Red Carpet Fashion Awards

24.03.14

Burberry Makeup

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Natural and innovative, the Burberry Make-up range reflects the ready-to-wear mood by enhancing your skin. The range is breathable, lightweight and looks imperceptible.

Net-A-Porter.com’s hero buy is the Fresh Glow Fluid – illuminating and hydrating, it will leave your complexion glowing.

Beauty Trend Spotting Orange Lipstick

With brighter skies comes brighter lipstick, but celebs aren’t waiting for the weather to heat up to try the latest beauty trend- orange toned lipstick. The citrusy color makes a flirty statement and celebs such as Shay Mitchell, Cobie Smulders, Jamie King, and Kristen Bell are setting the tone.

Celebrity makeup artist, Veronica Chu, demonstrated the fiery-orange hue on Shay Mitchell’s pout using Covergirl Lipperfection Lipliner in Passion and Covergirl Lipperfection Lipcolor in Fame.

Cobie Smulders’ tangerine hue can be replicated with a bold colour like Givenchy’s Rouge Interdit Satin Finish Lipstick in Fruity Orange.

Jamie King opted for a tone with a hint of coral. Urban Decay Super- Saturated High Gloss Lip Color in Punch Drunk has similar undertones.

Kristen Bell made the look her own with a soft shade similar to the Sephora Collection Ultra Shine Lipgloss in Sweet Orange.

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Chrissy Teigen Bold Pink LipChrissy Teigen looked stunning wearing a Monique Lhuillier gown to the 2014 Oscars on Sunday.

Lauren Andresen, celeb makeup artist for Avon, focused on giving Chrissy a bold lip while leaving the rest of her face soft and natural looking.

Starting with Chrissy’s brows, she applied Votre Vu Brow Wax to groom the hairs.

A soft pink eyeshadow from Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad in Emerald Cut was dusted onto Chrissy’s lids. Her lashes were then fully coated with Avon Mega Effects Mascara.

Her sun-kissed glow was created by using YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat Illuminating Foundation then layering a Lorac Bronzer over it.

Her look was topped off with a swipe of Avon Ultra Color Absolute Lipstick in Pure Orchid.

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Votre Vu Brow Wax
Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad in Emerald Cut
Avon Mega Effects Mascara
YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat Illuminating Foundation
Lorac Bronzer
Avon Ultra Color Absolute Lipstick in Pure Orchid

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86th Annual Academy Awards - ArrivalsCamila Alves looked gorgeous on the red carpet wearing Gabriela Cadena to the 2014 Oscars on Sunday.

Celeb makeup artist Patrick de Fontbrune started with Camila’s skin. First, he moisturized her face with vbeaute’s Undercover Agent Anti-Wrinkle Protecting Serum, then patted vbeaute’s Eye Never Anti-Aging Eye Cream around the eye area.

After prepping her base, he then used a tinted moisturizer to even out her complexion, but still giving her more of a sheer coverage. Using Votre Vu Belle Poudre in Golden Medium and Medium, he applied this to her forehead, nose, and eyelids as a primer.

He dusted her lids with Votre Vu’s Palette Play in Copper, specifically choosing a brown beige and gold colors together. He then lined her eyes with a soft, black eyeliner and finished her eye look with coats of mascara.

Her beautifully flushed cheeks were all thanks to Vu-On Rouge in Amourette (available this coming summer). He then contoured her face with bronzer.

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vbeaute Undercover Agent Anti-Wrinkle Protecting Serum
vbeaute’s Eye Never Anti-Aging Eye Cream
Votre Vu Belle Poudre in Golden Medium and Medium
Votre Vu Palette Play in Copper

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New York Fashion Week Beauty Trend Fresh, Dewy Skin

There’s nothing better than clear, fresh-looking skin–and we saw exactly that during fashion week. From subtly sculpted cheeks to the perfect placement of highlighter, this look is not only wearable, but it’s totally easy to imitate.

The look at Diane von Furstenberg was ballerina chic. Makeup artist James Kaliardos focused on the contouring of the models’ cheeks by using different shades of concealer. He widened their eyes with a nude liner just on the waterline and topped off the lids with a creamy gray shade and a mauve lip hue for additional sheen. Finishing off with coats of mascara, he truly made the models look as if they were ready for their final bow.

Diane Kendal, for Prabal Gurung, skipped powder to keep a dewy finish for her look. She started with MAC Cosmetics Face and Body foundation as a base and then layered on a rosy cream blush, for the ultimate “flushed” appearance. Brows were brushed up, for a touch of unruly youth. Kendal wanted very little color in the lips, so she applied just a hint of foundation to tone down color.

Rag & Bone also debuted highlighted features and clean skin, but with a twist. Makeup artist Gucci Westman was inspired by Katharine Hepburn and created a contrasting, thick line of black liner that flicked into a wing at the ends. He used pointed Q-tips to clean up the liner shape, making it look really graphic.

Rose and apricot were the shade combo that Tom Pecheux used on models’ cheeks at the Ralph Lauren show. His trick to perfectly flushed apples? Instead of swiping the brush onto the skin, he pushes it in. “Otherwise it just sits on top,” he explained. The top lashes were given generous coats of Estee Lauder’s Sumptuous Two Tone Mascara in black, and the bottom in brown.

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tarte lights, camera, lashes™ inner rim brightener
M.A.C. Face and Body Foundation
Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner
Estee Lauder’s Sumptuous Two Tone Mascara

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Beauty Trend Spotting 60’s Inspired Makeup

You may find it difficult to modernize bell-bottoms or a crushed velvet blazer, but with a perfectly winged eye and a naturally pale lip, anyone can channel the beauty trends of the 1960’s. Stars such as Kelly Rowland, Zoey Deutch, Mélanie Laurent, and Bella Thorne have all went retro during their recent red carpet appearances. Here’s how to make the trend your own in a few easy steps.

After completing your usual foundation routine, line upper lashes using black gel eyeliner. Celebrity makeup artists love the Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner in Black Ink. The creamy texture gives you more control for creating straight lines and tend to stay put longer, minimizing smudging. As you work your way to the outer corners drag the fine tip brush lightly upward to create the winged effect. Continue this motion working slightly over the line you’ve created until you get the desired thickness. No 60’s look is complete without intense lashes, so get Twiggy with it and layer on the mascara.

The trick to flawless lips is exfoliation. The pros tackle chapped lips by dabbing their finger in oil and sugar to create a natural scrub. Once your canvas is smooth pat on liquid foundation to even discoloration. Choosing the perfect nude can be a daunting task, but just remember these key things when picking the right shade. Light complexions should opt for nudes with a peach base, as they add warmth to your face. Nudes on the rosy side help to illuminate olive or medium toned skin and a hint of gold makes darker skin glow. Mirror Brigitte Bardot’s creamy lips with NYX Butter Gloss, which has a shade for every complexion.

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Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner
NYX Butter Gloss

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