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24.01.18 Beauty, Makeup

Get The Look: Allison Williams’ SAG Awards Old Hollywood Glamour Bold Beauty

Allison Williams sported a dramatic beauty look for the 2018 SAG Awards, a first for her this awards season, swapping her otherwise romantic and soft beauty styles for a bolder and statement making look.

The stunning look created by Celebrity Makeup Artist Kelsey Deenihan was all about recreating the beauty and magic of Old Hollywood.

Her stunning and quite sparkly beaded and tasseled Ralph & Russo Couture gown was reminiscent of the dresses worn by the stylish socialites of the Jazz Age, and Kelsey wanted to incorporate some of that vintage glitz into her award’s look. To complement the drama of Allison’s dress, Kelsey kept the focal point of the look on a bold, classic red lip with a wine undertone. Here’s how she created this ultra-glam look:

SKIN: Kelsey really concentrated on treating the skin prior to applying the makeup. She believes that properly prepping the skin allows for an even and radiant base for foundation and beyond. Additionally, she loves to use a mask prior to any glam session if time permits. Thankfully, this was the case for this session and started off by applying Kiehl’s Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Mask to Allison’s skin. Its five-minute application allowed the skin to brighten up and instantly boosted its radiance. For added radiance and diffusing of any fine lines or wrinkles on the skin, Kelsey applied a layer of Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate after the mask.

Hydration was the next crucial factor to tackle during her skin prep as parched, lack-luster skin rarely holds makeup well. She massaged a layer of Kiehl’s Ultra Facial cream onto Allison’s skin and Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado to her under eye area. The skin under the eyes is more delicate than that of the rest of the skin and requires an extra layer of hydration. This also prevents the concealer from creasing or looking dry later in the evening.

FACE: Once the skin was properly prepped and moisturized, Allison primed the skin with Kiehl’s Micro-Blur Skin Perfector to diminish any excess shine and created a flawless canvas for foundation. Using a foundation brush, she blended the product onto her forehead and cheeks. Kelsey then, using a damp sponged, lightly buffed a layer of Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation in Number 3.5 onto the skin and brought it down to the décolletage. To brighten up the eye area, she dotted Avon True Color Ideal Nude Cream Concealer in Neutral and blended it out. For a subtle contour, Kelsey sculpted Allison’s cheekbones with Avon True Color Transforming Contour Stick in Medium and highlighted them with Avon True Color Illuminating Stick for added glow. To mimic that natural lit from within radiance, she tapped the Illuminating Stick onto the cheeks and blended the iridescence with her finger.

EYES: Moving to the eyes, Kelsey dusted the lids with Avon True Color Flawless Loose Powder to serve as a base for shadow. Using the Avon True Color Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Quad in Urban Skyline, she blended Shade #3, which is a grey-toned black, to the lash line and outer corners for definition. For further definition and drama, Avon True Color Glimmersticks Eye Liner in Blackest Black was applied to the upper lash line. Finally, to finish the eye look, Kelsey coated Allison’s lashes with a few layers of Avon True Color SuperExtend Nourishing Mascara in Black.

LIPS: Prior to applying color, Kelsey primed Allison’s lips with Kiehl’s Facial Fuel No-Shine Moisturizing Lip Balm for a smooth and ultra-hydrated pout. She then used a blend of Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick in Superb Wine and Supreme Red to create that bold red lip seen on Allison.

Kiehl’s Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Mask
Kiehl’s Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate
Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
Kiehl’s Micro-Blur Skin Perfector

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation in Number 3.5
Avon True Color Ideal Nude Cream Concealer in Neutral
NEW Avon True Color Transforming Contour Stick in Medium
NEW Avon True Color Illuminating Stick
Avon True Color Flawless Loose Powder
Avon True Color Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Quad in Urban Skyline

Avon True Color Glimmersticks Eye Liner in Blackest Black
Avon True Color SuperExtend Nourishing Mascara in Black
Kiehl’s Facial Fuel No-Shine Moisturizing Lip Balm
Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick in Superb Wine and Supreme Red

23.01.18 Beauty, Makeup

Get The Look: Nicole Kidman’s SAG Awards Glistening Copper Beauty

Nicole Kidman has been a shining star this awards season and the SAG Awards were no exception.

The actress dazzled in a sparkling copper-toned Armani Privé gown as she took home yet another award (Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries) for her brilliant performance in ‘Big Little Lies’. Nicole was evidently radiating joy at Sunday evening’s awards ceremony but it was her equally glistening warm-hued beauty look that wonderfully tied her whole look together.

Inspired by the stunning iridescence of her gown and her radiant personality, Celebrity Makeup Artist Molly Stern created a look that complemented her evening’s sartorial choice. Opting for a look that incorporated shimmering copper shades and emphasizing the high points of her face, Nicole’s beauty look was fresh and topped off with a bold lip and lush lashes. Using Neutrogena’s extensive skin and color collection, here’s how Molly created Nicole’s winning look for the evening:

SKIN: Always star with a makeup-free, cleansed face. For well hydrated and prepped skin, Molly massaged a layer of Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream onto the skin. This created a smooth canvas for foundation while the anti-aging properties absorbed into the skin.

FACE: Once moisturized, Molly buffed Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup in Natural Ivory onto the skin. She then followed with Neutrogena Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector in Fair to brighten up the under eye area. To warm up the skin, Neutrogena Healthy Skin Blends in Sunkissed was blended onto the cheeks for a subtle glow. For an added pop of color, Molly diffused Neutrogena Healthy Skin Blush in Rosy atop Sunskissed.

EYES: To warm up the look even further, Molly incorporated the luxurious coppery shade of Nicole’s dress into her eye look. She began by saturating and blending Neutrogena Nourishing Long Wear Eye Shadow + Primer – in Soft Taupe, a copper-toned shadow onto the lids. She framed the eyes by lining them in Neutrogena Nourishing Long Wear Eye Liner in Spiced Chocolate. The final step to creating Nicole’s elegant eye look was layering a couple of coats of Neutrogena’s new Hydro Boost Plumping Mascara in Black onto the lashes. “The Hydro Boost mascara was easy to use and really gave her a feathery, fluffy lash that always completes the look,” says Molly.

LIPS: For an added dose of luxurious color, Molly chose a bold wine lip with a soft finish to tie up the full look. To create the dramatic pout, Molly applied Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Lip Shine in Velvet Wine to the lips.


Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup in Natural Ivory
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector in Fair
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Blends in Sunkissed
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Blush in Rosy (blush)
Neutrogena Nourishing Long Wear Eye Shadow + Primer – in Soft Taupe (copper shade)
Neutrogena Nourishing Long Wear Eye Liner in Spiced Chocolate
Neutrogena New Hydro Boost Plumping Mascara in Black
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Lip Shine in Velvet Wine

12.01.18 Beauty, Makeup

Mandy Moore’s Poppy Coral Golden Globes Beauty Look

This year’s Golden Globe Awards red carpet was flooded with beautifully styled and elegantly designed black gowns, but it was the bright coral belt on Mandy Moore’s Rosie Assoulin gown that helped her shine among this stylish crowd. Similarly, her beauty look conveyed the same pop of color that presented a fresh spring-like look for this winter event.

Inspired by this bright shade and 80’s Roxy Music album covers that depicted sculpted skin with dewy accents and bold lips and eyes, Celebrity Makeup Artist Matin, created a chic look that highlighted Mandy’s best assets. Here’s how to achieve this playful and youthful look:

SKIN: A well-hydrated face provides a healthy canvas for flawless makeup application. To achieve a bright and evenbase, Matin applied Charlotte Tilbury’s Instant Magic Facial Dry Sheet Mask. This smoothing mask instantly revived the skin and replenished radiance. For added moisturize to the skin, he followed by blending Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream onto her face, neck, shoulders and arms and primed the skin with the color-correcting Charlotte Tilbury Brightening Youth Glow.

FACE: To further emphasize the radiance of Mandy’s skin, Matin applied Charlotte Tilbury’s Hollywood Flawless Filter in 5 (to launch March 2018) to the high points of her face, tops of her cheekbones and brought down to her shoulders and back. This new product mimics the flawless effects of social media filters and provides a youthful and glamorous glow upon application. To even out her skin, Matin buffed in Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic Foundation in 5 and sculpted the face with Charlotte Tilbury’s Hollywood Contour Want in Light/Medium. For future definition of the color and highlight, he followed with Charlotte Tilbury’s Filmstar Bronze and Glow in Light/Medium. For brightness and a demure flush of color, Matin blended Charlotte Tilbury’s Cheek to Chic Blusher in Ecstasy onto her cheeks. Finally, to set the skin, he lightly dusted Charlotte Tilbury’s Airbrush Flawless Finish in 2 to the face.

EYES: For the classic Charlotte Tilbury mesmeric eye look, Matin used Charlotte Tilbury’s Luxury Palette in The Dolce Vita. To define Mandy’s eyes, he saturated the entire lid with Charlotte Tilbury’s Colour Chameleon in Golden Quartz and followed with The Dolce Vita palette. He then applied a healthy coating of Charlotte Tilbury’s Full Fat Lashes in Glossy Black to her lashes which resulted in incredibly voluptuous lashes which framed the completed eye look.

LIPS: To tie in the poppy coral accent of her dress, Matin chose Charlotte Tilbury’s Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick in Walk of Fame, a statement-making lip in a lush orange-based red tone.


Charlotte Tilbury Instant Magic Facial Dry Sheet Mask
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream
Charlotte Tilbury Brightening Youth Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter in 5 (to launch March 2018)
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation in 5
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour Want in Light/Medium
Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze and Glow in Light/Medium
Charlotte Tilbury Cheek to Chic Blusher in Ecstasy
Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish in 2
Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette in The Dolce Vita
Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon in Golden Quartz
Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes in Glossy Black
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick in Walk of Fame

15.11.17 Beauty, Makeup

Get The Look: Gigi Hadid’s Bronzed Beauty Glamour WOTY Look

While Gigi Hadid stunned in an intricately designed, nude and gold embellished Zuhair Murad gown at this year’s Woman of the Year Awards, it was her elegant bronzed beauty look that tied the whole look together.

Celebrity Makeup Artist Patrick Ta created her look for the evening, using similar bronzed and iridescent tones seen on her couture gown. Having worked with the Maybelline New York spokesmodel for four years, Patrick drew inspiring from her natural beauty, ultimate creating a flattering look that was both youthful and glamorous.

Using Gigi Hadid’s debut collection with Maybelline, here’s how Patrick created this golden goddess-like look:

SKIN: Starting with a freshly cleansed face, Patrick applied a hydrating facial oil to create a luminous and smooth complexion. It is essential to drench the skin with as much moisture to build a foundation that is both dewy and radiant. He followed with Gigi Hadid x Maybelline Liquid Strobe in Iridescent on the high points of the face, which maximizes the glowing effect on the skin, ultimately looking as though it is lit from within.

FACE: In keeping with the fresh look, Patrick skipped the heaviness of foundation and opted for a lighter look with Gigi Hadid x Maybelline West Coast Glow Tinted Primer in Medium Deep. To sculpt and enhance the face, he applied the bronzer and highlighter from the Gigi Hadid x Maybelline Jetsetter Palette, softly contouring the cheeks and mimicking a golden candle-lit glow along the tops of the cheekbones. Using the blush shade from the same Jetsetter palette, Patrick dusted the product onto the cheeks in a soft buffing motion. This diffuses both the color and contour together giving the skin a youthful bronzed finish. To lock in the effortless and dewy look, Patrick recommends misting the face with a setting spray for a lasting luminous finish.

EYES: Using the Gigi Hadid x Maybelline West Coast Warm Eyeshadow Palette, Patrick created a mesmeric look that beautifully framed Gigi’s bright eyes. Beginning with the Monte-Cito shade, he blended the shaded onto the crease of the eyes using Gigi Hadid x Maybelline West Coast Glow Contour Brush. Following with the Gigi Hadid x Maybelline East Coast Glam Eyeshadow Brush, he saturated the eyelids in the Summer-Land shade and blended it upwards to the crease. To enhance both the upper and lower lash lines, Patrick followed by blending Pacific Coast Highway along both and layering the shade Firehouse atop that. To soften the brown liner-like look, he lightly blended Summer-Land along the lower lash line. Finally, to brighten the eyes, apply the shade Blondie in the inner corners for an eye-opening effect. Finish the eyes by giving the lashes a good curl and coating them twice in Gigi Hadid x Maybelline East Coast Glam Fiber Mascara.

BROWS: To achieve that glamorous look of fuller and more defined brows, Patrick applied Maybelline New York Brow Precise Micro Eyebrow Pencil in Blonde along her brows.

LIPS: For the finishing touch to this warm and glamorous look, Patrick chose a universally flattering nude tone. He enhanced the lip shape while providing depth in color with Gigi Hadid x Maybelline East Coast Glam Liner in McCall and followed with Gigi Hadid x Maybelline East Coast Glam Matte Lipstick in the same shade.

Gigi Hadid x Maybelline Liquid Strobe in Iridescent
Gigi Hadid x Maybelline West Coast Glow Tinted Primer in Medium Deep
Gigi Hadid x Maybelline Jetsetter Palette
Gigi Hadid x Maybelline West Coast Warm Eyeshadow Palette
Gigi Hadid x Maybelline West Coast Glow Contour Brush
Gigi Hadid x Maybelline East Coast Glam Eyeshadow Brush
Gigi Hadid x Maybelline East Coast Glam Fiber Mascara
Maybelline New York Brow Precise Micro Eyebrow Pencil in Blonde
Gigi Hadid x Maybelline East Coast Glam Liner in McCall
Gigi Hadid x Maybelline East Coast Glam Matte Lipstick in McCall

Credit: Getty

17.10.17 Beauty, Makeup

Get The Look: Kristen Stewart’s Elle WIH makeup

Celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg worked with Kristen Stewart for Elle’s Women in Hollywood event yesterday evening.

Here’s how to get the look.

“I first prepped the skin using the Chanel Hydro Beauty Micro Cream to give the makeup a great base to lay on.”

“Since we went with such a smokey eye, I started first with Kristen’s eyes. I used the Chanel L’intemporel Eye Shadow Palette with Chanel Le Crayon Khol Eyeliner Pencil in black and lots of layers of Chanel Le Volume Mascara. For her lashes, we used Ardell Lashes in Short Black Trios.

“Then for skin I used one of my all-time favorite products Chanel Vitalumiere Foundation to give a perfect complexion. Then I used the Chanel Correcteur Perfection Concealer. After applying concealer, I added some colour to the cheeks using the gorgeous Chanel Nude Blush Joues Contraste in Jersey and Chanel Soliel De Tan for the bronze glow on the apples of her cheeks”.

“Last but not least I gave Kristen’s lips some natural color by applying a light layer of Chanel Rouge Coco Stylo Lipshine in the shade Panorama.”


Chanel Hydro Beauty Micro Cream
Chanel L’intemporel Eye Shadow Palette
Chanel Le Crayon Khol Eyeliner Pencil in black
Chanel Le Volume Mascara
Ardell Lashes in Short Black Trios
Chanel Vitalumiere Foundation
Chanel Correcteur Perfection Concealer
Chanel Nude Blush Joues Contraste Jersey
Chanel Rouge Coco Stylo Lipshine in Panorama

27.09.17 Beauty, Makeup

Get the look: Karlie Kloss’ desert-inspired warm makeup

Celebrity makeup artist Vincent Oquendo worked with Karlie Kloss for Dior’s Spring 2018 presentation yesterday in Paris, France.

INSPIRATION:
“Karlie’s look for Dior was inspired by the desert, I’m very inspired by those warm orange and beige tones of the desert and the last Dior collection was shown in the desert it felt like a natural fit.”

GET THE LOOK:
“Karlie’s skin was prepped using Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Acid Serum and Charlotte Tilburys Magic Cream. For creating luminous skin, a combination of Mac Face and Body and NARS Sheer Glow foundation in M2 was used as a base, followed by Serge Lutens Color Correcting Concealer.

To give structure to the cheekbones, Kevyn Aucoin’ Contour Pen in Medium was swiped under the cheekbones and blended into the foundation. To give more depth and warmth to the contour, Dior’s Diorskin Nude Air Tan was overlaid on top followed by Dior-skin Nude Air Luminizer on the high points of the cheekbones to create more dimension and a luminous glow. To give the skin color and classic French girl cheeks, Dior Blush in both Rose Chérie and New Red were lightly swiped over the apples of the cheeks and blended into the cheekbone, giving a rosey flush to the face.

Both blushes were also lightly washed over the eye lids to create a natural, mono chromatic feel. Karlies brows were shaped and feathered using Anastasia of Beverly Hills Eyebrow Powder Palette, and set with Glossier’s Boy Brow in Brown. The look was tied together by filling in the lips with Charlotte Tilburys Lip Pencil in Pillow Talk, topped off with Rouge Dior Liquid Lip in Jungle Matte and Dior Lip Glow.

Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Acid Serum
Charlotte Tilburys Magic Cream
Mac Face and Body
NARS Sheer Glow foundation in M2
Serge Lutens Color Correcting Concealer
Kevyn Aucoin’ Contour Pen in Medium
Dior’s Diorskin Nude Air Tan
Dior-skin Nude Air Luminizer
Dior Blush in both Rose Chérie and New Red
Anastasia of Beverly Hills Eyebrow Powder Palette
Glossier Boy Brow in Brown
Charlotte Tilburys Lip Pencil in Pillow Talk
Rouge Dior Liquid Lip in Jungle Matte
Dior Lip Glow