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Hair Trend Spotting Chic Bobs

Bobs have been extremely popular in Hollywood for quite a few months now, and never has that been more apparent than at Tuesday’s Stand Up For Cancer event, when everyone from host Reese Witherspoon to attendees Emma Roberts, Lily Collins and Jessica Alba arrived with their own version of the season’s hottest hairstyle.

The best part is how truly versatile this chic cut can be. To get Reese’s slightly messy-with-bangs version, use a texturizing product such as Blow Pro Beach Blow Texturizing Mist, and create subtle waves with a curling wand, such as Conair Infiniti Curling Wand Styler.

For Emma’s sleek and smooth version, blow dry with a paddle brush, and use a glossing product like John Frieda Frizz-Ease 100% Shine Glossing Mist.

And to get Lily’s smooth on top, but messy on the bottom look, combine the two techniques: Keep the top smooth, but add a texturizing product from half way down the shaft to the ends of the hair, and then after creating waves, comb through them with a wide-tooth comb to give the hair a slightly ‘undone’ look. Finish it off with a flexible hold hairspray.

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Blow Pro Beach Blow Texturizing Mist
Conair Infiniti Curling Wand Styler
John Frieda Frizz-Ease 100% Shine Glossing Mist
Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Working Hairspray

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Get The Look Sara Bareilles’ 2014 Grammy Awards Textured Braids

Sara Bareilles, known for her beautiful voice and lyrical impact, donned no-fuss, textured tresses at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

Celebrity hair stylist Rolando Beauchamp described the look as “rough, beautiful hair that pulled her face up and back.”

Beauchamp prepped the hair first, using Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Beach Chic Texturizing Spray on Sara’s damp hair. In order to create the texture, he rough-dried the strands. When the hair was dry, he made two loose cornrow braids from the front to the back of her head.

He used a 1 1/4 inch curling iron on the rest of the hair; wrapping around just the ends. Using a bit of Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Move It Manipulating Gel, he worked it into Sara’s hair, section by section. This created more of a “slightly slept-in” look.

To set the hair, he gave it a few spritzes of Garnier Fructis Style Extreme Control Anti-Humidity Hairspray.

The result? Effortless waves and braids to compliment her feminine Blumarine gown.

Get The Look Sara Bareilles’ 2014 Grammy Awards

Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Beach Chic Texturizing Spray
Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Move It Manipulating Gel
Garnier Fructis Style Extreme Control Anti-Humidity Hairspray

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20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - ArrivalsStylists and makeup artists alike seem to be against the matchy-matchy trend, but Elisabeth Moss may have just proved them wrong. With bold red lips to complement her bold red Michael Kors gown, Elisabeth stepped out looking gorgeous (and not the least bit matchy-matchy).

Celebrity makeup artist, Jenn Streicher for Maybelline New York, was inspired by the city of love. “When Elisabeth stepped into her dress, elegance, grace and Paris all came to mind!” says Streicher.

Streicher prepped Elisabeth’s skin with Hourglass No 28 Primer Serum, then sponged on Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation #5 and blended outwards. The liquid foundation was set with the Maybelline New York Dream Wonder Powder, which was applied on Elisabeth’s nose, forehead, and chin.

Elisabeth’s cheeks were brought to life with Maybelline New York Face Studio Master Glaze in Just-Pinched Pink.

For her eyes, Streicher kept it simple as not to clash with the lip color. She swept Maybelline New York Eye Studio Color Tattoo Metal in Barely Branded over her lids and also along her bottom lash line. She completed the eye look with a quick flick of Lancome Liner Design in Black Fishnets.

Next was Elisabeth’s pout, which was dressed up in Maybelline New York Color Elixir Lip Color in Signature Scarlet. Streicher applied extra product onto the middle of her mouth for more definition.

Elisabeth carried both the Maybelline powder and lip colour in her clutch throughout the night for touch-ups.

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Hourglass No 28 Primer Serum
Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation #5
Maybelline New York Dream Wonder Powder
Maybelline New York Face Studio Master Glaze in Just-Pinched Pink
Maybelline New York Eye Studio Color Tattoo Metal in Barely Branded
Lancome Liner Design in Black Fishnets
Maybelline New York Color Elixir Lip Color in Signature Scarlet

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Nail Trend Spotting - 2014 SAG Awards Chic Naturals

A few of the gorgeous ladies who attended the annual SAG Awards showcased some lovely, light-coloured manicures. Though each manicurist had different inspirations in mind, they all lead to the same thing: elegance.

Celeb manicurist Lisa Postma was inspired by “something very Parisian” and dressed up Elisabeth Moss’ nails in a beautiful neutral color: Essie’s Cocktails and Coconuts, which is part of their upcoming resort collection.

Christina Aviles, Sarah Hyland’s manicurist, went for something simple and clean. Essie’s upcoming Vanity Fairest looked gorgeous against Sarah’s baby pink gown.

Michelle Dockery sported quite a cocktail of pinky lights thanks to celeb manicurist Christina Aviles. The combo: Essie’s Ballet Slippers and Mademoiselle. She wanted to pair Michelle’s classic black and white gown with something class and fresh.

Essie

Essie Cocktails and Coconuts
Essie Vanity Fairest
Essie Ballet Slippers
Essie Mademoiselle

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20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - ArrivalsIf anyone doesn’t believe that Lupita Nyong’o is ‘the one to watch’ on the red carpet this award season, they haven’t been paying attention to the stunning fashion and beauty choices the newcomer has been making in the past few weeks. At the SAG Awards on Saturday night, it was no exception. Lupita’s stunning Gucci gown was a real attention-grabber, and her makeup was just as striking.

Lupita’s makeup artist, Nick Barose, explains that her makeup was inspired by Lupita’s gown–”the flowers across Lupita’s chest inspired me to do something with her eyes that reminded me of butterflies on flowers” but “to keep the look from being too matchy-matchy, I kept the blue eyeshadow only in the inner corners of the eyes, and then mixed in two other colours, purple and yellow, to mimic butterfly wings. Lupita can carry colour like no one else.”

To start things off, Nick massaged Chanel Sublimage L’Essence Essential Revitalizing Concentrate and Chanel Sublimage La Crème Yeux into Lupita’s skin, let it sit for five minutes, and then blotted it off with tissue, so it left behind just enough moisture for a perfect canvas.

Then, since her eyes were going to be so colourful, Nick didn’t want Lupita to look like she was wearing blush, so he dusted Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Emotion onto the apples of her cheeks to add dimension. Next, he applied Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Colour on to her T-zone, under her eyes, onto the bridge of her nose and along her chin to brighten up her face.

For the statement-making eyes, Nick used the bright turquoise shade (top left) from the Chanel Les 4 Ombre Quadra Eye Shadow in Fascination from the inner corner of Lupita’s eyes to the center, and then applied Chanel Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow in Amethyst from the outer corners toward the center, but did not let the two colours meet.

Then he used Chanel Limited Edition Le Crayon Khôl Intense Eye Pencil in Pêche Cuivré in the center of the eyes, blending it into the other two colours with his fingers. Next, he took a small shadow brush and combined all the colours together, to make sure you couldn’t see where each colour ended.

Then he took the Pêche Cuivré pencil again and coloured along Lupita’s brow bone and took Chanel Stylo Yeux Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Noir Intense and lined the lash lines and applied two coats of Chanel Inimitable Waterproof Mascara Multi-Dimensionnel in Noir on the upper lashes only.

To finish the eyes, Nick used Chanel Stylo Yeux Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Violine from the inner corner to the outer corner along the lower lashline, and then topped that off with the same purple shadow he used on the lids.

To make sure the brows looked polished, but not too bold, Nick used Chanel Crayon Sourcils Sculpting Eyebrow Pencil in Brun Cendré to create a fuller shape, and then went over that with a bronze eye shadow to tone the colour down.

Finally, for her lips, Nick shares, “We did break the beauty rule of ‘if you do dramatic eyes, don’t do bright lips,’ but this look called for something whimsical, so a neutral lip would have fallen flat.”

First, he used Chanel Rouge Coco Baume Hydration Conditioning Lip Balm and let it sit on the lips to moisturize, before then blotting it off. Then, he traced the edges of the lips with Chanel Le Crayon Lèvres Precision Lip Definer in Framboise and then filled them all in, and then blotted it off. Next, he applied Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Passion, which he also blotted off. “To make the lips look like a stain and not too lipstick-y, I just removed the colour as I went,” explains Nick. “That way the colour popped in a gentle way and gave the look a feminine touch.”

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Chanel Sublimage L’Essence Essential Revitalizing Concentrate
Chanel Sublimage La Crème Yeux
Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Emotion
Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Colour
Chanel Les 4 Ombres Quadra Eye Shadow in Fascination
Chanel Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow in Amethyst
Chanel Limited Edition Le Crayon Khôl Intense Eye Pencil in Pêche Cuivré
Chanel Stylo Yeux Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Noir Intense
Chanel Inimitable Waterproof Mascara Multi-Dimensionnel in Noir
Chanel Stylo Yeux Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Violine
Chanel Crayon Sourcils Sculpting Eyebrow Pencil in Brun Cendré
Chanel Rouge Coco Baume Hydration Conditioning Lip Balm
Chanel Le Crayon Lèvres Precision Lip Definer in Framboise
Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Passion

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