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Lorde Lip: The Exact Lip Colour Lorde Wore at the 2014 Grammy Awards

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Keith Urban's new face, Madonna's 60 plastic-surgery years, Beyoncé's smoky eyes -- whatever. Last night's beauty moment at the 2014 Grammy Awards belonged to 17-year-old winner Lorde. Her goth-dark lip colour was the talk of Twitter. Then she won two Grammy Awards. After the jump: the exact Lorde lip colour recipe that caught everyone's eye.

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Tweets flew about Lorde's lip colour as the young singer/songwriter performed her hit song "Royals" at the 2014 Grammys. This was the New Zealand-born artist's first year at the event, as a performer and as a nominee. Aside from all the "Lorde's lipstick at the Grammys" tweets, she finished the night on a high note with awards for Best Pop Solo Performance and for Song of the Year.

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Makeup artist Amber Dreadon, aka Amber D, is a New-Zealand-based MAC senior artist and the pro responsible for Lorde's blackened purple lip colour. She created the shade with the following recipe: MAC Vino lip pencil + MAC Cyber lipstick + MAC Heroine lipstick.

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Vino is a deep violet purple liner ($18 at; Cyber is a black-purple satin lipstick ($18 at; Heroine is a bright purple matte ($18 at

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Did you geek out about Lorde's lipstick at the Grammys? MAC recently brought Heroine back as a permanent colour; have you already added it to your stash?

For details on Amber D's inspiration and all the makeup she used for Lorde's look, visit For more on Lorde's win and more photos (including her dipped fingertips à la Michele Lamy, wife of Rick Owens -- our Liza Herz noted the Michele Lamy connection), visit Follow Amber D on Twitter via @MAC_Amber_D.

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