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The boldest celebrity lipstick looks

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From Lupita Nyong'o's metallic blue lips at the Star Wars premiere to Joan Smalls' bold purple pout at the Met Gala, we took a look at the boldest celebrity lipstick looks for edgy beauty inspiration – click through for the full gallery…

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Lupita Nyong'o made quite the impression at the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere in London, turning heads with a bold and edgy metallic blue lipstick. Thinking of trying the look yourself? Take note from the actress and keep the rest of your make-up simple – your lips alone will make the ultimate beauty statement.

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Joan Smalls topped beauty lists around the world when she arrived at the Met Gala showing off her high fashion credentials with a matte purple lipstick. To complement the striking look, Joan kept the rest of her make-up to a bare minimum save for dramatic black lashes, styling her hair into a chic side plait.

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Jessica Alba proved that a bold lipstick shade can be just as classic as it is edgy, opting for a bright coral shade at the Golden Globes, to complement her elegant pink strapless gown.

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Rihanna is renowned for her fearless approach to hair and make-up, but the star upped the beauty stakes at her party in New York Fashion Week when she stepped out with a deep, shimmering blue shade.

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Demi Lovato channelled the 1920s with her dark smokey eyeshadow and her glossy black locks styled into finger waves – and the deep ruby red lips only served to add to the sultry effect.

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Solange Knowles showed off her chic beauty credentials with a neon pink shade, to perfectly offset her stylish white fluffy jacket and green patterned trousers.

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Emerald green was Rihanna's chosen shade for the iHeartMusic Radio awards. Channelling her gothic side, the bright shade added a pop of colour to her striking all-black ensemble.

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Ariana Grande opted for an edgy bright violet matte shade as the VMAs, adding bronzed glittering eyeshadow and black winged eyeliner for ultimate red carpet cool.

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Jennifer Lawrence showed off her girly side with an elegant bright pink shade for the Met Gala, to complement her striking Dior gown – if you want to try a bold lipstick, pink is a great start as it's eye-catching but also understated enough for a glamorous finish.

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If you have brightly coloured hair and want to try a bold lipstick without overdoing it, opt for a pale pink shade like Pixie Lott – this girly and strong look will add the extra wow factor to your hair and make-up look.