An Ode to Kat Dennings: From One Lipstick Girl to Another

Because lips and a bod like that is the stuff of legend.

Kat Dennings
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I'm a lipstick fiend—through and through. So it's only appropriate that I feel chills up and down my spine every time I see Kat Dennings on a red carpet, in an interview, or on Google Images when I search her name during my spare time (#truth). She even starred in a movie in which her love interest was my secret (and arguably confusing) celebrity crush, Michael Cera. Basically, we're soul sisters. And I have the lipstick collection to prove it. Behold—in all her bodacious glory—Kat Dennings starring in The Best Lip Colors Imaginable, Part Un:

Kat Dennings

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People's Choice Awards, 2013

Kat Dennings

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People's Choice Awards, 2013

Kat Dennings

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People's Choice Awards, 2013

Kat Dennings

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Grammy Awards, 2013

Kat Dennings

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Iron Man 3 premiere, 2013

Kat Dennings

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Emmy Awards, 2012

Kat Dennings

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Thor: The Dark World world premiere, 2013

Kat Dennings

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Thor: The Dark World L.A. premiere, 2013

Kat Dennings

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Emmy Awards, 2012 (accompanied by her stylish and handsome boyfriend, Nick Zano)

Kat Dennings

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People's Choice Awards, 2013

Hallie has worked in beauty editorial for ten years and has been editorial director at Byrdie since 2021. Previously, she was a senior editor at Byrdie since 2016. During her time at Byrdie, she's written hundreds of high-performing stories on skincare, wellness (including fitness, diet, mental health, body image, et al) makeup, and hair. She's a regular on set, helping to source inspiration for makeup and hair looks, as well as interviewing celebrities, models, and other notable women and men in the beauty space.

Before that, Hallie ran Marie Claire's social media and wrote beauty and culture stories for the site, and helped launch Time Inc.'s digital-only beauty brand, MIMI. After college, she contributed to Time Out New York’s Shopping & Style section before landing her first beauty editor gig at Hearst's Real Beauty. Hallie's writing has also appeared in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle. Hallie graduated with a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.