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Makeup artist Hung Vanngo opted to turn the evening's collective lean toward carmine on its head, daubing Ratajkowski's pout with a shimmery pink nude that kept the focus on her high-impact eyes.
To avoid any renderings too literal or ironic, Robbie traded carmine lips for a swipe of rose, the hue also applied along cheekbones.
This means commonly used cosmetic ingredients like beeswax, lanolin, and carmine (a dye made from beetles' wings) will be replaced.
Its carmine colored bark adds interest in the winter months, and in spring, meadow green foliage deepens to a wine color with the onset of warmer temperatures.
Reflecting Yuki’s artistic sensibility, each chapter narrated from her perspective begins with a description of an exotic shade of pigment — carmine, raw umber, quinacridone gold — selected to correspond to its mood.
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Origin and Etymology of carmine
First Known Use: 1712See Words from the same year
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