An Ode to Amy Winehouse—A True Beauty Icon

By  July 25, 2011

This past weekend the world lost one of its most soulful voices when Amy Winehouse passed away at 27. While her vices and addictions certainly marred many people’s opinions of her, it was her unwavering dedication that stood out the most to us—namely her massive 60s beehive and exaggerated caked-on eyeliner. Rarely spotted without either (whether stumbling through a performance or strolling down her Camden block), from Frank to Back to Black and beyond, she steadfastly stuck with her signature look, and for that she’ll forever be a beauty icon in our eyes. Rest in peace, darling Amy. We’ll continue to rock big hair and inky cat-eye makeup just for you.

Shiseido Accentuating Creamy Eyeliner, $26 at Barneys.com | Bumble and bumble Thickening Hairspray, $26 at Bumbleandbumble.com.

Almay Liquid Eyeliner in Precise Black, $6.99 at Ulta.com | Not Your Mother’s She’s a Tease Volumizing Hairspray, $5.99 at Ulta.com.

NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Black Bean, $4.49 at Ulta.com | Pantene Pro-V Fine Hair Style Lasting Volume Maximum Hold Hairspray, $3.99 at Drugstore.com.