Rihanna's best makeup looks that prove she's the queen of cool

Rihanna loves to shake up her makeup, but never loses her unique take on beauty. We're looking at five of her best looks that prove she's the queen of cool.

Rihanna first hit the music scene with Pon de Replay way back in 2005 (where does the time go?). Since then, she's amassed a myriad of awards, hit singles and even some TV and film roles. Not to mention her uber-hip clothing line Fenty Puma and, of course, the Fenty Beauty range. Not bad for someone who's only 30, eh? Today, though, we're celebrating some of Rihanna's best makeup looks over the years. We've chosen five that prove that she is the queen of cool.

Harpers Bazaar


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Although Rihanna loves to wear bold colours a lot of the time, this natural look is one of our favourites. Keeping things simple allows her natural beauty to shine through.

Vogue Arabia


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Sapphire blue eyeshadow is the key to creating this beautiful makeup look for Vogue Arabia. We love that the lip colour was kept neutral to allow it to really pop.

Met Gala 2014



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Make-up on fleek #metgala2014 #rihannametgala2014

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Soft, shell pinks and a sharp winged liner worked perfectly to create a feminine look for the Met Gala back in 2014.


The character of Bubble in the 2017 film Valerian was made for Riri. We adore the bold blue eyeshadow combined with a classic red lip.

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Black lipstick on anyone else always ends up looking ghoulish. But on Rihanna? Amazing.

Which of these Rihanna looks is your favourite?

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