Huffpost Style

The One Thing We Almost Missed On The 2014 Met Gala Red Carpet

Posted: Updated:

Well, Nicole Richie wasn't the only purple-haired lady on the 2014 Met Gala red carpet last night.

None other than Lupita Nyong'o stepped out with a purple French roll. We repeat, Lupita's strands were a deep shade of eggplant. Everyone probably missed this major hair moment because her green ensemble really took the cake in making jaws drop, so it's not a surprise that her purple-hued strands nearly surpassed our eyes.

To create this look, her stylist Ted Gibson prepped her strands with his Ultimate Shine products. Then he added pieces for the French roll, connecting the extensions with gel and hairspray.

Of course, when Lupita flaunts color she doesn't stop at one use. Makeup artist Nick Barose dressed Nyong'o's lids in Lancôme Color Design Eye Shadow in Miss Sweetheart D (a rich violet) and layered on sheer chocolate and bordeaux lip colors for a golden finish.

lupita makeup front met gala

lupita front hair

profile lupita purple

Also on HuffPost Style:

Met Gala 2014 Red Carpet Arrivals
Share this
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Lupita Nyong'o Wears Unique Green Prada Dress to Met Gala 2014 ...

Did Lupita Nyong'o Just Make Her First Fashion Misstep at the 2014 ...

Lupita Nyong'o at the Met Gala 2014 - PopSugar

Lupita Nyongo Met Gala Dress Pics 2014 - Refinery29