The Details of Jennifer Lopez's Nearly-Naked New Year's Eve Bodysuit

01/04/2010 at 07:13 PM ET

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When Jennifer Lopez first showed her longtime makeup artist Scott Barnes her sexy catsuit the day of her appearance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, she asked him, “Do you think it’s too much?” But, there wasn’t much doubt she’d be wearing the daring look, designed by stylist Paula Bradley. “She said, ‘It looks cool, right?’ She was so excited. She said ‘I like it!’” Barnes explains,“She was having such a good time and it really showed. She has confidence about her body. She’s not hiding behind any insecurities.” And Barnes marvels at her incredible shape, considering she is the mother of twins! “She is 40 and she’s had two kids,” he says. “Her body looks better than ever. It was so hot!” Husband Marc Anthony also approved, according to Barnes. The catsuit however, wasn’t quite as naked as it appeared on TV. “It was nude with black mesh over it,” says Barnes. “She wasn’t that cold. It was like having a ski suit on underneath.” And her bodysuit wasn’t the only sexy thing Lopez was sporting — Barnes highlighted her eyes with smoky makeup including charcoal eyeliner, several coats of mascara and Swarovski crystals sprinkled over her lids, paired with nude lipstick from Lancôme layered with pink gloss and a little highlighter on her cheekbones. “There was enough going on,” he says of balancing her out-there catsuit with a lighter makeup application. And lest this look be soon forgotten, Barnes places it with J. Lo’s most iconic look. “The bodysuit is right up there with her Versace dress [from the 2000 Grammy Awards],” says Barnes. “After a decade in the public eye, most women wouldn’t have the guts to wear something like that but she is so confident. She’s a woman and she celebrates it. Everyone else is trying to be a size zero but not her.” What do you think of J. Lo’s look? Vote in our poll below!–Liz McNeil

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Eden Lords on

Jennifer Lopez Is 40 & Hot

Fashionmom on

40 years old and twins!! Damn!! I wish I looked like that at 35 with two kiddos..:). I love J Lo’s confidence!! She’s hot an she knows it!! Go girl!!

Min on

It seems to me and others that Jennifer is not confident at all with her body.

What was she thinking, oh yes great body after the twins – Well think again, oops to late (again)what’s done is done. Just being honest.

gene borrego on

Are you kidding me! It was hot. Hey, dont be a hater! If ya got it, ya got it! It’s very daring and Jennifer is a very beautiful. Hey, Mark, whatch out buddy! I’m single!

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Lou on

Great Post

nicholas on

jlo you are hot babe i wanna see u naked and have sex with u and kiss yur boobs girl!

John on

Most people who commented are girls so they are probably jealous that they are fat and some will be fat when they’re 40. She is HOT.

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Please let me know if you’re looking for a writer for your blog. You have some really good articles and I think I would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d really like to write some content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me an email if interested. Thanks!

Anna on

Hi Diane!It has been quiet around here – – I have been omlhwreeved with my “real” job and preparing for a cross-country relocation . . . but I hope to get some good content up this week.I also plan on a post about the release (today, correct?) of your new book.I can’t wait for Monday’s guest post either – – it’s the first one I’ve had written from the viewpoint of a character and I think it’s exciting to read!

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