Need to look like a million dollars — but don’t want to spend it? These three makeup looks, worn by three major A-listers, all used at least one product you can run out and buy right after work for less than a couple cocktails. Try one tonight — or all three this weekend — and let us know how it goes!
Kate Hudson: The star spiced up her California-girl look with a pretty, plummy smoky eye to contrast with her dewy cheeks and nude lips at the premiere of Clear History. Makeup artist Melanie Inglessis gave the star a “rock-and-roll-meets-feminine” look to go with her quilted denim Balmain dress.
The Almay spokesmodel was a total knockout in products that all clocked in under $15. Inglessis gave her great skin with Almay’s Smart Shade CC Cream, then added a glow with Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blush in “Pinched.” To give make Hudson’s eyes pop, she rimmed eyes with Almay Intense i-Color Defining Liner in “Mocha” and then layered on the Liquid Shadow in “Amethyst” and Smoky i-Kit in the green eyes palette. Finally, a mix of Almay’s Color + Care Liquid Lip Balm in “Rosy Lipped” and Revlon’s Super Lustrous Lipstick in “Honey Bare” gave Hudson the perfect nude pout.
The N.Y.C. premiere of We’re The Millers was a big day for Aniston, stylewise. Not only did she wear a purple (not black!) dress, she went for a slightly punchier pink lip color than normal. Guys love Aniston’s signature “natural” makeup, so pair her long lashes and glossy lips with a sexy LBD this weekend and you’ll be fighting off men at the bar.
Makeup artist Angela Levin shielded Aniston’s skin from N.Y.C.’s heat and smog with Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer (with SPF 15 of course). She topped that with FACE Picture Perfect Foundation in “O” and “J,” then bronzed skin with Chanel’s Les Beiges in “N40” and created sun-kissed rosy cheeks with Chanel Blush Créme in “Revelation.” Three coats of Chanel Inimitable Mascara and Edward Bess “Natural” Defining Lip Liner finished the look. (And of course, we can’t let the hair go unheralded — it’s Living Proof magic via her BFF Chris McMillan! Prime Style Extender kept it from wilting in the messy weather.)
The newly-21-year-old went outside her comfort zone as well, wearing a pale pink lip at the Young Hollywood Awards. Avon makeup artist Lauren Anderson created a “sophisticated rocker chic look” for the star with darker brows to offset the lighter lip.
For a sparkling, smoky eye look, Anderson used Avon’s Ultra Glimmersticks Liqui-Glide eyeliner and Mega Effects mascara, then darkened her brows with Votre Vu Arch De Triumphe Brow Definer and added even more sparkle with Urban Decay Moondust eyeshadow in “Diamond Dog.” A swipe of Avon Totally Kissable lipstick in “Lacy Mauve” and some cheek contouring completed the dramatic look — great for a night out in Vegas.
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