Blonde Bombshells are Back

09/19/2006 at 09:36 AM ET

The classic platinum blond screen siren is back in a big way this fall. Scarlett Johansson (left) plays up her pinup girl good looks (and sexy curves) with platinum curls and deep red lips in her movie, The Black Dahlia, which just opened last weekend. And Christina Aguilera and Gwen Stefani rock the old-school combo of pale skin, platinum locks and crimson lips on a daily basis. Red lipstick is one of the big emerging beauty trends, and the platinum hair is a nice counterpoint to all the brunettes popping up lately. Tell us: Is this a look you would try?

To Get the Look:

For a splurge, try Chanel Rouge Hydrabase in Fire and Besame Pressed Powder, which has 40’s style packaging for that extra retro flair.

For a steal, try Revlon’s Super Lustrous Lipstick in Fire & Ice, an authentic 50’s color, and Neutrogena Healthy Defense Powder compact.

Photo: LJP/Flynet Pictures; EPA

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marie on

i like it
anything she puts on looks good on her
cause she aint like hilary or lindsay
that have to be anerxic to look beautiful

Sassy on

So do most people think that died blond hair and a ton of makeup look classy? Geez.. I must have missed the fashion advice and I’m glad I stayed with natural beauty and makeup that enhances, and does not make me look just plain cheap. Classy always wins.

Shea on

I think Madonna’s cut is great, but the color makes her look 10 years older. Sorry Madge, honey makes you look yummier. Platinum makes you look like you are in need of senior citizen discounts.

Terra on

I really think that Gwen is the only woman I’ve ever really liked this look on. Platinum is just a fake color – how often do you really see it naturally? I can’t think of once. As for the red lipstick, it’s over the edge as well.

Christina, honey, your hair is played out. Miss Aguilera is of a hispanic descent – why isn’t she proud enough to show her natural beauty??? I loved her with dark (and natural) hair.

Leave the classic Marilyn Monroe look to Marilyn – she is the only one who deserves it!

aimr on

SO over scarlett johanssen!

Becca on

It is hard to pull of red lipstick without your teeth appearing yellow. I even have bleached teeth and it makes them look dull. tips?

Shantae on

Even though I’m a straight woman, Scarlett Johannson is beautiful.

Shantae on

Once again, I’m straight, but damn! Her and Angelina Jolie… WOW! lol Scarlett Johannson is beautiful and she just exudes sex appeal.

krystal on

I bleached my hair a few weeks ago. Not only did it look terrible it looked unhealthy. That what i think scarlet hair looks like, terible and unhealthy.

Sick of the BB's on

Blondes are overrated. What about all of the darker-haired ladies? Surely they are deserving of some of the “bombshell” status!

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