5 Of Erykah Badu’s Best Beauty Looks

We’re taking some tips from our favourite neo-soul songstress

Erykah Badu is well known for her offbeat style as well as her vocal and song writing prowess. Due to perform in London this July, we take a look at some of her most memorable hair and beauty looks.

With her iridescent skin, red berry lip and a gap-toothed grin, Ms Badu is proof that it’s not just what make-up you wear, but how you wear it. Get a statement lip à la Erykah of your own, we love Kat Von D’s Studded Kiss Lipstick in Vampira (£17 Debenhams)

Tickle Filter

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Sporting some formidable nose jewellery and a bandana, Erykah certainly isn’t afraid to forge her own style. While her stunning cranberry eyeshadow on the lower lid is the perfect complement for her hazel eyes. Get a similar look with MAC’s Eyeshadow in Oh My Mocha! (£13.50 maccosmetics.co.uk)


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A classic Badu look from the late 90s – with her signature headwrap (made famous in her video for the hit single “On and On”) and delicate tribal-inspired make up. Emulate Erykah’s goddess glow by applying BECCA’s Champagne Collection Shimmering Skin Perfector Poured over the cheekbones. (£33 Cult Beauty)

Mother of Tribe '97

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Proving her style chameleon credentials once again, Erykah here is the living embodiment of “big hair, don’t care.” Give your coils some extra oomph with Big Beautiful Hair’s Lace Front 3C Whirly Wig. (£29.99 Spell Beauty)

This woman feeds my soul. #erykahbadu

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With her science lab glasses and canary yellow talons, Erykah proves once again what a style chameleon she is. Get a sunshine-inspired mani yourself with O.P.I’s Need Sunglasses. (£12.50 House of Fraser)

Me and Big Mike 20 years and counting

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