At 56, Pamela Anderson’s minimal makeup look at the Met Gala sparks debate – “Looks older than her age”

In my opinion, the lives of celebrities are often far from enviable. While they may have reached the pinnacle of success that countless people dream of, amassing wealth, fame, and admiration along the way, the drawbacks of being constantly in the public eye are substantial.

For one thing, I don’t think I could handle the relentless criticism that A-listers endure. Everyone becomes a critic, and even when celebrities do something right, there’s always a crowd ready to tell them they’re wrong.

Just imagine trying to live your life when every move you make and every outfit you wear is scrutinized and discussed by strangers. Newspapers print stories, gossip spreads, and before long, you’re being analyzed by the masses simply for living your life.

Celebrities like Pamela Anderson, who have spent years in the limelight, know this reality all too well, though that doesn’t mean they’re immune to the hurtful comments people make.

This is especially evident after high-profile events like the Met Gala, where attendees push the boundaries of creativity with bold and sometimes bizarre outfits.

Critiquing someone’s wardrobe choices for a red carpet event is common, but it’s another thing entirely to criticize their appearance— their hair, skin, or makeup.

For instance, Pamela Anderson made her Met Gala debut earlier this week, moving away from her recent no-makeup look to wear a minimal touch-up that drew attention.

The 56-year-old dazzled in a beautiful cream-colored dress by Oscar de la Renta, adorned with diamond strings and crystals, reportedly featuring nearly 200 carats from Pandora. She looked stunning, mingling with the elite of the entertainment industry. Her makeup was understated, with golden eye shadow, pink blush, and glossy lipstick.

Yet, criticism followed.

“This ain’t it, Pam. Could have done so much better here, especially with the hair. Not a good look at all,” one person commented.

“She looks older than her age. More like a woman in her mid-60s,” said another.

“She is glowing but wish she had fuller brows. It’s so distracting and very drag-Queen makeup,” wrote a third.

A fourth added: “Seems she didn’t wear much makeup and didn’t have time to finish her hair?”

“Her hair looks like she was sleeping on bad pillows!” said a fifth.

Fortunately, others were quick to praise the actress.

“Pamela is the best and the most beautiful of the whole lot. Simple, elegant, natural and stunning and practical,” wrote one fan.

“She looks better than 90% of women there,” gushed another.

A third opined: “Style and good taste unlike too many others.”