Aaliyah’s Good Hat Hair and Sporty Lip Gloss

This look feels just as wearable in 2020 as it was in 2000.

Aaliyah at a Revlon charity event in 2000.
Aaliyah at a Revlon charity event in 2000.

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Aaliyah, in addition to being a bright talent in the music industry lost too soon, was also easily one of the most significant beauty icons of her time. (I mean, not just anyone gets a MAC makeup collection in their honor.) So of course she managed to make a simple black baseball cap look chic as hell for a charity walk. 

When I came across the above photo of Aaliyah attending a philanthropic Revlon event back in 2000, I was struck by how simultaneously

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13 Buzzy Lip Balms That Will Replace Your Cherry Chapstick

Neon-bright eyeshadows in the summer. Moody black nail polishes in the winter. Floral fragrances for spring. We know, groundbreaking. But in 2020 — when we’ve all been stuck inside for so long that the seasons have all sort of blended together — fashion and beauty trends are following suit.

The recent rise in loungewear clothing has led to a rise in loungewear makeup, including comforting lip-care products that you’d typically see in the colder months. But these tinted glosses, cushiony balms, and glossy oils are far more appealing than the half-used tub of Carmex buried in the pocket of your winter coat. From Summer Fridays to KNC Beauty, some of your favorite skin-care brands have taken on the lip-care category with gorgeous results.

Whether you’re looking to keep your mouth moisturized under your face mask or you want shiny, plump lips for your next FaceTime date,

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