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Do or Don't: Orange Eyeshadow (Yep, I Said ORANGE! Emmy Rossum Dared To Wear It ... )

By Glamour Magazine Feb 27, 2012 6:31PM

by Petra Guglielmetti, Glamour Magazine

When Beth posted about Emmy Rossum's lovely ponytail, blog commenter amoscari noted something else about the pretty starlet's look: "The hair looks nice but can we talk about her eyeshadow? It's ORANGE! Whaaat is up with that?"

Yes, it's true: Emmy did choose an unusual light-orange eyeshadow color for this pre-Oscars party.










A closer look:
It's not neon orange, but it's still a daring and unusual choice. Here's what Emmy's makeup artist, Amy Nadine, had to say about the look: "Emmy picked a gorgeous buttercup yellow Oliver Tolentino '50's-silhouette party dress that was made out of pineapple and hemp fibers for the Global Green Oscar Party, so I wanted to use Tarte, as it's my favorite green makeup line. Inspired by the sweetness of the dress's color and form, I chose a color palette of sherbets and bubble gum, perfectly suited for spring."

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To get this wash of apricot eye color, she swept on the sienna color from Tarte's Femme Naturale Eyeshadow Palette all over Emmy's lids, followed by a soft petal pink in the crease.

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So: What do you guys think of this orange eyeshadow color? Would you ever wear it yourself? Is it a beauty Do or Don't?

Photo: Getty Images

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