Rad Or Bad: Elle Fanning's Creepy-Ballerina Beauty Look

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We approach red eyeshadow with trepidation. Though we've seen it done really well (à la Scarlett Johansson for Dolce & Gabbana), we've also seen it done really, uh, not so well — improper application can result in what looks like a nasty case of pinkeye. But, leave it to Elle Fanning to walk this fine line with confidence: The actress was spotted sporting exaggerated red eyeshadow at the London premiere of Maleficent.
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What we find particularly striking about this look is the contrast of the shadow against Fanning's porcelain skin. Her complexion is beyond flawless — we'd venture to say doll-like — and the addition of this unnatural shade around the eyes makes her appear almost otherworldly. In fact, the usually fresh-faced Fanning has managed to look eerie and ethereal all at once. Might she usher in a new era of creepy-chic beauty?
It seems to us Fanning and red shadow have got a mutually beneficial relationship going on. But, what say you, readers? Weigh in with your scarlet-stare feelings in the comments below.

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