06.10.14 Beauty, Hair

Get The Look: Kiernan Shipka’s Soft Wavy Tresses

Michael Kors Celebrates The Launch Of Claiborne Swanson Frank's "Young Hollywood" Portrait BookCelebrity hairstylist Bridget Brager worked with Kiernan Shipka to achieve the soft wavy tresses she sported while attending Claiborne Swanson Frank’s ‘Young Hollywood’ book launch hosted by Michael Kors on Thursday.

Sharing her beauty inspiration, Bridget said “Kiernan’s look was inspired by her beautiful Michael Kors dress. We opted for soft waves and shine.”

Bridget started by applying Kerastase Mousse Bouffante Luxurious Volumizing Mousse from roots to ends. Then she rough dried the hair until it was 85% dry and used a large round brush to smooth the hair until it was completely dry. For a quick and beautiful blow out, rough drying hair allows natural texture and volume to come out. Once you have a good foundation, using a round boar-bristle brush skinnies and smoothes the hair down and brings it together, which allows shine to come to the surface.

Next she sectioned out Kiernan’s bangs and used a large velcro roller, rolling the bangs back and away from the face for a swoopy soft bang effect, and secured with a duck-bill clip.

Using a 1.25 Inch T3 curling iron, she wrapped 1 inch sections of hair vertically, starting at the mid-shaft of each section and moving back towards the face, making sure to curl the ends. Once all the hair was set and cooled, she softened the waves by brushing them out. Then she used Kerastase Short Mania Semi-Matte Sculpting Paste and scrunched it into the hair for texture and light hold.

After brushing the bangs into place, Bridget finished the look with an all-over mist of Oribe Superfine Hairspray.

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Kerastase Mousse Bouffante Luxurious Volumizing Mousse
Kerastase Short Mania Semi-Matte Sculpting Paste
Oribe Superfine Hairspray

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01.10.14 Beauty, Hair, Makeup

Get The Look: Jessica Alba’s Global Citizen Festival Hair & Makeup

2014 Global Citizen Festival In Central Park To End Extreme Poverty By 2030 - VIP LoungeCelebrity makeup artist Quinn Murphy and celebrity hairstylist Rebekah Forecast worked with Jessica Alba for the 2014 Global Citizen Festival on Saturday (27 September).

Makeup artist Quinn Murphy shared the inspiration behind Jessica’s look: “To complement Jessica’s black Edun dress, I focused her look around black eyeliner while keeping the rest of the makeup bronze and warm. It was 80 degrees in Central Park so a sun-kissed coral look was unseasonably appropriate.”

Here’s how to get the look.
After prepping her skin with moisturizer, Quinn used Chanel Sheer Illuminating Base to create a smooth surface and add lasting power to the makeup. After applying RMS Beauty “Un” Cover-Up in Shade 44, Quinn next applied Armani Luminous Silk Foundation in #9 using a damp Beautyblender sponge.

Using the NARS Multiple in Vientiane, Quinn framed her face before applying the bronze cream on the edges of her face to create dimension – under the cheekbones, temples, and under the jawline.

Quinn applied the same NARS bronzer to the centre of her eyelids and blended it upward and out. Next, Estee Lauder Black Gel Eyeliner was applied along the top lash line, making the line thicker on the outer edges and giving it a flick for a cat-eye effect, before applying Armani Eyes to Kill Black Mascara on the top and bottom lashes.

Quinn then used NARS Powder Blush in Deep Throat on the apples of the cheeks before using NARS Powder Bronzer in Casino to subtly contour the cheekbones. It’s softer than a traditional taupe contour shade.

On her lips a sheer peachy-bronze lipstick that was Jessica’s own completed the look.

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Chanel Sheer Illuminating Base
RMS Beauty “Un” Cover-Up in Shade 44
Armani Luminous Silk Foundation in #9
NARS Multiple in Vientiane
NARS Bronzer
Estee Lauder Black Gel Eyeliner
Armani Eyes to Kill Black Mascara
NARS Powder Blush in Deep Throat
NARS Powder Bronzer in Casino

Rebekah Forecast also shared her inspiration: “My inspiration for Jessica’s hair was the music festival itself. Cool rock chic with a little bit of punk – hence the braid, giving the effect of a buzzed side. I also wanted a high pony to look young and effortless.”

Here’s how to get the look.

Rebekah began with wet hair, applying a volumizing spray at the roots to help create texture and volume. She blow dried the hair with a diffuser to keep the natural movement in the length and ends, but smoothed out the hairline.

Once the hair was dry, she sprayed the whole head with a small amount of dry shampoo to give a second-day feel. This also helps to get a good grip on the hair when pulling it into a high ponytail. She then used a brow mascara on the hair line to tame any flyaways.

Once the ponytail was secured, she sprayed a bit of thermal spray and used a flat iron to create irregular waves throughout the hair. The spray gave the hair great hold as she knew Jessica was going to be outside all day and touch ups would not be possible.

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30.09.14 Beauty, Hair

Get The Look: Rosamund Pike’s Modern, Cool ‘Gone Girl’ World Premiere Hair

Get The Look Rosamund Pike's Modern, Cool 'Gone Girl' World Premiere Hair

Celebrity hairstylist Kylee Heath worked with Rosamund Pike for the 52nd Annual New York Film Festival Opening Night Gala Presentation and World Premiere of ‘Gone Girl’ on Friday.

When explaining her beauty inspiration Kylee said, “We wanted a modern, cool look to go with Rosamund’s beautiful look.”

Here’s how to get the look.

Starting with damp hair, Kylee sprayed Serge Normant Styling Spray from roots through ends, creating a straight centre part, and blew dry the hair with her Eco Croc Blow Dryer, starting in the front to really set the part. Once the hair was dry she sectioned off the front sections to pin into place last.

Kylee divided the remaining hair into three horizontal sections and put each horizontal section into an individual ponytail, twisting and pinning the little ponytails into mini messy buns with Burman Matte Mini Bobby Pins. Then she took the pinned-away front sections and pulled them back, combing them smooth with a fine-tooth comb. She pinned each section, blending them in with the mini buns. The point was to have contrast – sleek in the front and a textured style in the back.

The look was finished with Leonor Greyl Light to Medium Hair Spray for shine and hold.

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12.09.14 Beauty, Hair

Get The Look: Chloe Grace Moretz’ ‘The Equalizer’ Toronto Film Festival Premiere Modern Updo

Get The Look Chloe Grace Moretz' 'The Equalizer' Toronto Film Festival Premiere Modern Updo

Celebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell worked with Chloe Grace Moretz for the premiere of ‘The Equalizer’ held during the 2014 Toronto Film Festival.

For the beauty’s hair inspiration Gregory said, “We wanted to create an effortless modern updo to accommodate the structured Dior dress.”

Here’s how to get the look.

He began by applying Leonor Greyl Mousse au Lotus Volumatrice on her damp hair through the entire top of her head at the roots. He then rough dried the hair 90% and finished with a ceramic round brush to smooth slightly.

Next he waved her hair with a 1″ iron before combing through with his hands, made a part, and fastened a section right in the front with a duckbill clip. He then pulled the rest of her hair back low and fastened it with a bungee hair tie. Next he rolled the hair into a very loose bun using bobby pins to secure it, making sure it was not too perfect.

Gregory then applied Leonor Greyl Eclat Naturel through the sectioned hair from root to tip for definition. Next he twisted back the section, creating a pompadour shape to the front, and fastened it down to her head with hair pins before pulling a few pieces out around the face, tucking some behind her ears and leaving some out for softness and framing.

To finish, he used Leonor Greyl Laque Souple Hairspray for soft hold.


Leonor Greyl Mousse au Lotus Volumatrice
Leonor Greyl Eclat Naturel
Leonor Greyl Laque Souple Hairspray

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10.09.14 Beauty, Hair, Makeup

Get The Look: Kate Bosworth’s ‘Still Alice’ Toronto Film Festival Premiere Hair & Makeup

Get The Look Kate Bosworth's 'Still Alice' Toronto Film Festival Premiere Hair & Makeup

Celebrity makeup artist Pati Dubroff and celebrity hairstylist Bridget Brager worked with Kate Bosworth for the premiere of ‘Still Alice’ during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Monday.

Here is how to get her stunning look.


“The lady in RED. A red dress always leaves me wondering – do I go with a red lip or a nude lip? I decided to go for the RED,” said Pati on the beauty inspiration.

“The face is all about structure and contour. I spent time making sure every bone was sculpted, contoured, and highlighted. The same with the eye – no colour, just shades of skin. The cheek got a slight flush of a peachy bronze.”

NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Pop Life, a soft red, was applied to Kate’s lips before a deeper red lipstick was added, with a lip brush, to contour the edges. Pati then used red lip gloss, straying from the outdated matte look, to brighten up the lips and mimic the shiny palettes of her dress.


Bridget said, “My inspiration for Kate’s hair was a 90’s feel – sleek and modern.”

She started by applying a golf ball sized amount of Bumble and Bumble Thickening Mousse, starting at her roots and brushing it down to her ends. She then blew the hair out using a large round brush.

After her hair was dry, Bridget created a middle part and flat ironed her hair mid shift to ends using a T3 Flat Iron. Once hair was smooth, she took a small section on each side, just In front of the ear, and twisted the section tightly back. She then used a dab of paste to add shine and hold, and secured the two sections with a small clear plastic elastic.

Once the look was set, she used a bit of Moroccan Oil on the ends of her hair for shine and a quick spray of Oribe Superfine Hairspray.

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NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Pop Life
Bumble and bumble Thickening Mousse
Moroccan Oil
Oribe Superfine Hairspray

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