Let’s be honest – the Academy Awards on Sunday were good for more than just reflecting on the merits of various films. If that weren’t the case, there wouldn’t be a torrent of coverage devoted to picking apart the attire and makeup.

It’s no secret that the ’80s revival has been happening for quite some time (in other words, since the ’80s). That being said, we’re excited to announce that there’s no better time than the present moment to flaunt a bubblegum pink pout.

Between the occasionally all-too-youthful pop of lip gloss and the sometimes matronly veneer of lipstick, what it is a sophisticated lady to do?

This spring, reach for anything that looks good enough to eat. Ripe, juicy lip colors are the new thing come first thaw, though ladies who are desperate for a balmier clime can certainly preempt the trend – the winter-weary will thank you for it.

It’s hard to believe that just six years ago, Carrie Underwood wasn’t a household name. However, after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005, Underwood became one of music’s hottest performers. And while singing may be her passion, the girl sure seems to love her cosmetics.

While many women enjoy painting their faces with cosmetics, some wear makeup with the intention of attracting attention from the opposite sex. And though many looks are alluring, there is some makeup that men may not like.

While Ashley Greene may be known to many as vampire Alice Cullen of the Twilight franchise, she’s recently made headlines for her show-stopping red carpet appearances around the world. And while she typically looks stunning when out and about, it seems that we shouldn’t expect to catch her in the same thing twice.

If there is one thing that Taylor Swift is known for besides her country hits, it’s her beautiful blonde hair. Swift’s strands look great straight, but it’s her natural curls that we really flip for.

Warm up in the winter with orange lipstick

While 2010 was filled with a plethora of red carpet looks that left many speechless, people were also captivated by dramatic makeup on movie screens around the country.One of the most remarkable appearances was Natalie Portman in Black Swan.

One of the hottest looks of the season may seem more suited for the summer, but is heating up the winter just fine – bright pink lipstick. This ultra-feminine trend has graced such famous faces as Kate Bosworth and The X Factor contestant Cher Lloyd, but there are a few things women should be aware of before painting their pouts.

Emma Stone had a phenomenally successful year. The actress hit box office gold with her film Easy A and went on to land the role of Gwen Stacy in the upcoming Spider-Man movie, proving that she’ll be one to watch in 2011.