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Pat Benatar... Red Lips, Attitude and Those Eyes

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Do your remember how much of an impact Pat Benatar made on the eighties. So many women modeled themselves after one attribute or another.

  • Red lips were very much in vogue and Pat Benatar had it down to a fine art.

  • Her attitude was also something very much in the picture. She wasn't a lady you would want to cross without good reason. If you need a reminder, dig up some of her old videos.

  • It wasn't only her love of red lipstick, she loved intense colors and strong eye makeup. She is another lady who claimed the smokey eyes long before this decade.

  • While she prefers her hair long these days, I have to admit, I loved the messy curls or sleek shorter style she wore in the eighties.
  • She was asked once in an interview if she thought of herself as a sex symbol. She replied with a laugh with something to the effect that sex symbols don't look like she does when she takes off her makeup. She really did not think of herself as attractive.
**On a personal note, I would have loved to have had a peek in her makeup case.
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