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Sarah Jessica Parker's "Fearless" Met Gala Beauty Look

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Sarah Jessica Parker

The bold eye was so very SJP.

Some thought Sarah Jessica Parker was channeling Carrie Bradshaw in her Monse look at the Met Gala in New York City on Monday; some thought the musical Hamilton. One thing’s for sure: She stayed true to herself when it came to hair and makeup. The actress’ mane was kept free and down, and her eyes — like Olivia Wilde's and Kate Mara's — were strong. 

"Bold eyes are always the priority for Sarah," says makeup artist Leslie Lopez, "She loves a good, strong eye and loves using Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour in Tuxedo ($29)," which is a matte black. Lopez used it to line Parker’s peepers, adding brightening pops of metallics with the Rosegold and Gilded Gold shades. A few coats of Rimmel London Extra Super Lash Mascara ($8.50) finished things off.

Ultimately, although the actress has a predilection for smoky eyes, Lopez says the theme came into play in deciding the look. "She loves to stick with the theme, so we took a look at her ensemble — which I fell in love with — and hair and found a makeup look that complements all of it," says the makeup artist. "I would say it’s chic, thoughtful and fearless."

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