04.11.14 Beauty

The Net-A-Porter Beauty Holiday Kit

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The Net-A-Porter Beauty Holiday Kit has arrived.

Net-A-Porter editors have selected 14 of our must-have skincare, makeup and hair products for this limited-edition beauty box.

This luxurious set makes the perfect gift for beauty enthusiasts or that person who has everything. Net-A-Porter just love the cult classic Tata Harper’s Rejuvenating Serum and the Show Beauty Divine Thickening Lotion.

The Holiday Kit has a retail value of £226 but is available for £60 exclusively on Net-A-Porter.com.

30.10.14 Beauty, Hair, Makeup

Get The Look: Kat Dennings amfAR LA Inspiration Gala Makeup

Kat Dennings amfar makeupCelebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell and celebrity makeup artist Beau Nelson worked with Kat Dennings for the amfAR LA Inspiration Gala on Wednesday (October 29).

HAIRSTYLIST GREGORY RUSSELL

On his beauty inspiration Gregory said, “We decided on a high-shine wave set to complement Kat’s gown tonight.”

Here’s how to get the look.

On damp hair, he applied R+Co Chiffon Styling Mousse through the roots and lengths of the hair. He then blew it out with a ceramic round brush and pin curled each section, securing with clips. He then curled each section with a 1 inch curling iron and again pin curled to cool.

After hair was cooled, starting at the nape, he softly brushed out each section with a Mason Pearson Popular Brush. Once brushed all the way through, he sprayed Serge Normant Dry Oil through the lengths and brushed again until his reached his desired shape.

Finally, he pinned the waves where he wanted them and set the style with R+Co Outer Space Flexible Hairspray.

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R+Co Chiffon Styling Mousse
Serge Normant Dry Oil
R+Co Outer Space Flexible Hairspray

MAKEUP ARTIST BEAU NELSON

Sharing his beauty inspiration, Beau said “Kat really is a natural beauty, so I wanted to accentuate that. The inspiration for this look came from the beautiful colours in the skin from classical paintings. I wanted to heighten the beautiful skin colours I see naturally in Kat’s face and take them to a surreal level.”

Here’s how to get the look.

Her skin was kept matte using Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation on a flat brush. He used Cinema Secrets Concealer under the eyes and on any redness, and powdered the skin with La Mer Loose Powder.

Bobbi Brown Blush in Pretty Coral gave a soft natural flush to the cheek and sculpted the cheekbone and jawline using Surratt Blush in Grisaille to contour.

Her eyelids are naturally a really pretty peachy-brown, so he mixed two shades of blush from NARS (Silvana and Gina) and washed them (using a soft domed shadow brush) over her eyelids, blending them to slightly above the crease of her eyes to give a heightened sense of colour.

On her lips he applied Tom Ford Lipstick in Casablanca, blotted it, and then dusted on a tiny bit of loose powder to make it matte.

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Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation
Cinema Secrets Concealer
La Mer Loose Powder
Bobbi Brown Blush in Pretty Coral
Surratt Blush in Grisaille
NARS Blush in Silvana
NARS Blush in Gina
Tom Ford Lipstick in Casablanca

Credit: Getty

28.10.14 Beauty

Beauty Spot.

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Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Magic Cream
This cream is a secret mix of patented anti-age ingredients, a hyaluronic acid booster plus floral extracts that lift and transform tired skin in an instant.

Think of a wilting flower that’s just been watered – skin is flooded with moisture for a glowing complexion in a flash, no matter how dehydrated or lacklustre your skin may look.

Whether you’re stressed at your desk, dehydrated after a long-haul flight or an all-night hedonist with hungover skin, cheat the appearance of eight hours sleep with Charlotte’s magic cream, for a lasting dewy, plumped-up finish.

SK-II Facial Treatment Mask
This is a radiance and moisture-enhancing facial mask used by the like of Cate Blanchett and Kate Bosworth to get their radiant red carpet glow is one of the bestsellers of the SK-II line.

This 100 percent cotton mask drenches the skin with pitera’s fusion of vitamin, amino acids, minerals, and organic acids, while working to revitalize, comfort, and provide intense hydration.

It immediately replenishes dehydrated skin, leaving it refreshed and cool.

27.10.14 Beauty

Naomi Watts Is The Newest L’Oreal Ambassador

Naomi Watts - New L'Oreal Ambassador - In ParisNaomi Watts attended a L’Oreal presentation dinner on Wednesday (October 22) in Paris, France where she was unveiled as a new L’Oreal Ambassador.

She joins a growing list of celebrities who are all ‘worth it’, following in the footsteps of fellow actresses Blake Lively, Eva Longoria, Julianne Moore and Zoe Saldana, as well as models Natasha Poly, Lara Stone and the very recently announced Karlie Kloss.

I’m excited to see the actress gracing our screens, delivering that famous line in the near future.

Then there’s Cannes. The actress is often seen during Cannes wearing Marchesa with Bulgari jewels, so I’m guessing not much will change there.

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24.10.14 Beauty, Makeup

Get The Look: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Shimmering Eyes

unnamedCelebrity makeup artist Lisa Storey worked with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for the FORWARD by Elyse Walker & Anthony Vaccarello Dinner on Wednesday (October 22).

Lisa explains, “Rosie wanted a simple look for a casual event so I focused on a shimmering eye.”

Here’s how to get the look.

Lisa began by dusting the lighter shade of the Tom Ford Eye Color Quad in Seductive Rose over the entire eyelid, followed by the darker shade on the edge of the eye, top and bottom.

She used a small, soft brush to give a tinge of colour from the darker shade and applied the light-pink shade more intensely to the inner corner of the eye. Then she framed the eye behind the lash line with Tom Ford Eye Defining Pen, extending the line out beyond the lash line to give the eye a little lift. She then applied Dior Blackout Mascara to the top and bottom lashes.

On the cheeks she used Tom Ford Cheek Color in Wicked to give a vibrant pinky glow.

On the lips she used L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Glossy Balm in My Baby Doll.

Lisa finished with a light dusting of Tom Ford Illuminating Powder.

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Tom Ford Eye Color Quad in Seductive Rose
Tom Ford Eye Defining Pen
Dior Blackout Mascara
Tom Ford Cheek Color in Wicked
L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Glossy Balm in My Baby Doll
Tom Ford Illuminating Powder