10/26/2012 10:48 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Natalie Wood, Screen Siren, Goes Bold And Looks Stunning (PHOTO)

Natalie Wood was the little lady with the big eyes who won over audiences in "Miracle on 34th Street" when she was only eight years old. But the young star grew up fast, dating Frank Sinatra, Dennis Hopper, Elvis, and Robert Wagner before she was even out of her teens and scoring three Oscar nominations before the age of 25. She acted in 55 films before her tragic drowning at the age of 43, some of which, like "Rebel Without A Cause" and "West Side Story" are the most iconic films in history. Natalie certainly didn't live her life half-heartedly and approached her makeup with the same flair for drama. The classic beauty started out with demure, ladylike looks at the beginning of her career, but embraced 1960s chic in bright clothes and lots of dark eyeliner.

In this 1965 photograph Natalie wears a beautiful regal purple coat, but it's her makeup that really takes center stage. She chose a seriously exaggerated cat eye that complements the delicate curls that frame her face. Nostalgic herself, Wood once said: "You know what I want? I want yesterday." And when we look at this picture we can really relate. Does Natalie Wood's look make you want to try statement makeup?

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