13 Jackie Kennedy Onassis Beauty looks stunned

While the former First Lady was unquestionably revered for her sleek style, Jackie Kennedy Onassis’ beauty looks over the years show that she had a keen eye when it came to her makeup and hairstyles.

The late Jackie O, as she was known, wore a wide range of hairstyles, lipstick shades (which she often matched with her outfit), and eye shadow looks. Sure, she was famous for her styled bob and strong eyebrows, but Kennedy turned things around – both during her 50 years in the White House and after.

However, the basis of her overall beauty style was the First Lady’s diligent skin care routine. Based on official documents made public By her facial specialist, Erno Laszlo, Kennedy has kept herself hydrated (head to toe) and her complexion clear and glowing with regular gentle exfoliation. Laszlo also recommended that she follow a high protein diet to further help with healthy skin.

Jackie O was in the public eye for most of her life and, whatever the occasion, always stepped out looking neat and sophisticated. To honor her lasting influence, here’s a look at some of Kennedy’s most memorable beauty looks.


Pastel Eyeshadow

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The former First Lady opted for a pastel palette for her makeup at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1974. Her lightly colored lids, pale pink blush, and subtle pink sheen on her lips accentuated the details of her printed dress.


Fringe curtain

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Kennedy rocked a number of different styles of bangs over the years. In the mid-’70s, she rocked a curtain fringe that framed the face, which she wore with a bob that grazed the shoulders.


Shiny lips

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At an event in 1978, Jackie O paired her gold glitter top with a glossy lip for an all-over shine. She completed her look with a touch of blush and mascara for subtle yet gorgeous glamor.


Chic headband

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Kennedy’s hair was worn long and loose when she attended an event in 1970. She kept her lengths pulled back with an ultra-thin headband that added a classic touch to her look.


baby bangs

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For a variety of shorter bangs, Kennedy wore a curly baby bang. The tendrils were above her full eyebrows, and she styled them with a voluminous bouffant during a theatrical performance in 1970.


Bob hairstyle

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One of her most iconic hairstyles, of course, was the bob – a look that is still immensely popular today. At an event in 1979, Kennedy wore her curled ends and extra volume at the crown.


Long pixie

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During her husband’s first year as president, Jackie O sported a shorter outfit. She was seen in 1961 with bangs and a layered pixie.


Baby blue lids

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One of her most vibrant makeup looks: the pastel blue eyeshadow – worn from the lash line to the browbone – and the blush and lipstick combo Kennedy wore to an event in Paris. 1966. She showed off the glam with half of her hair pulled back into a bouffant top.


Little bread

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Jackie O opted for a more casual but incredibly chic low bun while vacationing in Capri, Italy.


Ribbon hairstyle

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Of course, you can’t forget about Kennedy’s wedding look. In the private ceremony, she accessorized her half updo with a white ribbon tied in a bow.


pink pout

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One case where Kennedy matched her makeup with her outfit: In a portrait taken in 1989, she was seen wearing an all-peach-pink color scheme.


Natural Glow

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While attending the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Jackie O sported a sophisticated bouffant, which let her radiant complexion shine.


Face framing layers

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Kennedy adopted a more 70s-style haircut in 1975, a look she sported with framing layers that flattered her features.

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