DIY Red Carpet Beauty

Jennifer Lopez's sexy Grammys waves! Cameron Diaz's Oscar-worthy locks! Get the step-by-step how-to from the celebs' hair and make-up pros to recreate the season's best awards show beauty looks

01 of 30

JENNIFER'S WAVES

JENNIFER'S WAVES
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Hairstylist Robert Vetica created ’70s-inspired waves to complement silver Versace gown at the Grammys using Moroccanoil products.
How to Do It
1: Apply Oil Treatment on wet hair, create a middle part and blow dry.
2: Use a 1-in. iron to curl entire head.
3: Finger-brush curls, moving them away from the face, then apply Hydrating Style Cream.
4: Brush hair out and backcomb roots. Finish with Luminous Hairspray.

02 of 30

CAMERON'S FILM-NOIR GLAMOUR

CAMERON'S FILM-NOIR GLAMOUR
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“We took the Veronica Lake regal, smooth, classic Hollywood look and gave it a modern but glamorous twist,” says makeup artist Robin Fredriksz, who used Chanel cosmetics to keep Oscars palette warm – with an edge.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Soft Touch Eye Shadow in Sand, a deep brown, in creases of the lids.
2: Line entire eye with Intense Eye Pencil in Noir.
3: Sweep on several coats of Inimitable Mascara in Noir.
4: Line lips with Lip Definer in Rouge before applying true red Rouge Coco in Gabrielle.

03 of 30

SANDRA'S WINNING LOCKS

SANDRA'S WINNING LOCKS
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Complementing the intricate Marchesa gown that wore for her Best Actress win at the Oscars, Fekkai celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel gave the actress a simple, sleek look using the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Wash hair with Advanced Glossing Shampoo and Conditioner. Towel dry.
2: Part hair deeply to the side before using a Fekkai Round Brush to blow-dry hair straight.
3: Spray with Sheer Hold Hairspray and flat-iron from roots to ends.
4: Lightly curl ends of hair using a 1¼-in. curling iron, then finish with a dollop of Silky Straight Ironless Smooth Finish Serum.

04 of 30

RACHEL'S SOFT EYES

RACHEL'S SOFT EYES
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“We chose our palette based on the watercolor look of Rachel’s dress,” says makeup artist (and sister to the star!) Kayleen McAdams, who used Chanel products to create fairytale Oscar glow.
Four Easy Steps
1: Sweep Fluid Iridescent Eyeshadow in Fountain, a soft pink, onto eyelids.
2: Next, use dusty pinks and browns from Quadra Eyeshadow in Spices up to the brow bone and along the lid.
3: Apply Soft Touch Eyeshadow in Slate to the inner corners, followed by Inimitable Mascara in Noir on lashes.
4: Top Rouge Coco Lip Colour in Rose Comete, an iridescent pink, with Glossimer in petal-hued Futile.

05 of 30

KRISTEN'S ACADEMY AWARDS ELEGANCE

KRISTEN'S ACADEMY AWARDS ELEGANCE
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Avon Global Creative Color Director Jillian Dempsey created an Oscars look for that was “edgy glam, with a clean, youthful feeling.”
Four Easy Steps
1: Create a flawless base with Armani Silk Luminous Foundation accented with Shu Uemura Blush in Peach 45.
2: Play up eyes with Avon True Color Eyeshadow in Midnight Plum on lids followed by Jillian Dempsey for Avon Kohl Eyeliner in Black.
3: Sweep on DiorShow Mascara in Blackout.
4: Apply Jillian Dempsey for Avon Professional Multi-Pencil in peachy Twice as Nice to lips.

06 of 30

CHARLIZE'S ROSE LIPS

CHARLIZE'S ROSE LIPS
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“Her dress was inspired by a photograph of Marilyn Monroe where she’s covered in roses,” says makeup artist Shane Paish of Dior Oscars beauty look. “So my inspiration was English Rose who vacations in Paris.’”
Four Easy Steps
1: Perfect skin with DiorSkin Airflash Spray Foundation.
2: Dust the soft neutrals from 5-Colour Eyeshadow in Incognito onto lids. Then lengthen lashes with DiorShow Unlimited Mascara.
3: Create a flush with DiorBlush in peach-toned A Touch of Blush.
4: Make lips the focus using Rouge Dior Lipstick in Celebrity Red.

07 of 30

CAREY'S PIXIE DO

CAREY'S PIXIE DO
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The Oscar nominee got a million-dollar look created by Suave Professional’s Jenny Cho using the brand’s affordable hair care products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply a dime-sized drop of Weather Protection 365 Anti-Frizz & Flyaway Cream Gel to damp hair.
2: Blow-dry hair while using a flat Mason Pearson brush.
3: Give the short style a feminine flair by side-sweeping bangs.
4: Set the look with Weather Protection 365 Humidity Defying Aerosol Hairspray.

08 of 30

MAGGIE'S HOT-PINK POUT

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To balance colorful Dries Van Noten dress at the Oscars, CoverGirl celebrity makeup artist Molly R. Stern wanted to “bring out the color of her eyes with some depth while keeping with the brightness of her overall style.”
Four Easy Steps
1: Smooth CoverGirl Smoky ShadowBlast in brown-toned Bronze Fire on lids and beneath lash line, followed by Shu Uemura P Brown 810 in the crease and N ME Brown 860 over entire lid.
2: Coat eyelashes with CoverGirl LashBlast Length mascara, alternating between Black and Brown.
3: Brush CoverGirl & Olay Simple Ageless Sculpting Blush in Rich Cinnamon on cheeks.
4: Complete the look with a bright-pink pout using Nars Lipstick in Schiap.

09 of 30

JENNIFER'S SMOKY EYES

JENNIFER'S SMOKY EYES
Jason Merritt/Getty

was radiant at the Oscars with a sexy makeup look created by Matthew Vanleeuwen using Nars Cosmetics.
Four Easy Steps
1: Smoke out lids with matte lilac D. Gorgeous Single Eyeshadow.
2: Sweep on lengthening mascara.
3: Dab cheeks with peach-coral Gueule de Nuit Cream Blush.
4: Create dewy nude lips using nude-pink Cruising Lipstick topped with gold-flecked pink lip gloss in Sweet Dreams.

10 of 30

JENNIFER'S CAT EYE

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“We went for a simple cat eye and bold lip,” says makeup artist Tia Dantzler, who played off retro Victoria Beckham dress for the Grammy Awards.
How to Do It
1: Apply brown-and pink-toned shades from Dior 5-Colour Eyeshadow in Sunset Café to lids.
2: Line eyes with Dior Waterproof Crayon Eyeliner in Trinidad Black, smudging under the eye.
3: Finish eyes with black DiorShow Mascara.
4: Add a pop of color to the lips with light-reflecting Dior Ultra-Gloss in Jersey Pink.

11 of 30

KRISTIN'S SOPHISTICATION

KRISTIN'S SOPHISTICATION
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Playing off Bell’s gold-banded Etro dress at the Grammys, makeup artist Mai Quynh used affordable Mark beauty products to create a sleek look.
How to Do It
1: Perfect skin with Face Xpert Flawless Touch Makeup and a touch of Good Riddance Hook Up Concealer. Set the look with Matte-nificent Oil Absorbing Powder.
2: Smudge Eyemarker Color On Line in Jet along the top lash line before dusting I-mark Custom Pick Eyeshadows in medium brown Tiki and neutral Magic on lids. Sweep on Lash Splash Hook Up Waterproof Mascara.
3: Apply Good Glowing Mosaic Blush Custom Color Palette in neutral Sandy to the apples of cheeks.
4: Gloss lips with Glow Baby Glow Hook Up Lip Gloss in m.powerment Peach.

12 of 30

KATY'S EXOTIC EYES

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Fresh off a trip to India – where fiancé Russell Brand proposed! – used her vacation as the inspiration for her Grammys look created by makeup artist Jake Bailey – complete with a bindi!
How to Do It
1: Dust face with Guerlain Les Violettes Matte Touch Powder and highlight cheeks with Coralista blush from Benefit.
2: Cover entire eyelid with the darker plum shade from CoverGirl Smoky Shadow Blast duo-pencil in Purple Plume and line top lid and inner corners with the golden shade from Smoky Shadow Blast pencil in Bronze Fire.
3: Apply several coats of Covergirl LashBlast Length mascara.
4: Finish with Covergirl Outlast Lipstain in Wild Berry.

13 of 30

RIHANNA'S SIGNATURE HAIRSTYLE

RIHANNA'S SIGNATURE HAIRSTYLE
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The hairstylist Ursula Stephen shares the secret behind her fashion-forward look on music’s biggest night – using Motions products that cost under $20.
How to Do It
1: Create a foundation for the style using Silkening Shine Relaxer System.
2: Apply Foaming Wrap Lotion to the longer hair at the crown, molding upwards and towards the right side of the head. Sit under a hooded dryer to set.
3: Apply Original Oil Moisturizer Hair Lotion throughout hair and then use a flat iron on small sections of hair in an upward motion.
4: Finish with Shine Enhancing Pomade.

14 of 30

LEA'S RADIANCE

LEA'S RADIANCE
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“I wanted to create an old Hollywood meets new Hollywood vibe,” Michele’s makeup artist Melanie Inglessis says of the Glee star’s look at the SAG Awards. “Lea and I agreed that a glowy, shimmery look with a little smoky eye was the way to go.”
How to Do It
1: Perfect complexion with DiorSkin Airflash Spray Foundation.
2: Define eyes using Dior 5-Colour Eyeshadow in Beige Messai, followed by a sweep of Chantecaille Le Stylo liner and two coats DiorShow Blackout Mascara.
3: Dust apples of cheeks with Chantecaille Cheek Shade in Wind followed by a touch of Chantecaille La Baleine Blanche illuminator on cheeks and brow bones.
4: Create a glamorous neutral lip with Chantecaille Super Lip Sheer in Eclipse.

15 of 30

NICOLE'S BOHEMIAN CURLS

NICOLE KIDMAN
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” always inspires me, but for the 2010 SAG Awards, her beautiful skin-tone and breathtaking beauty took the lead,” says her hairdresser David Babaii, who played up the nominee’s newly auburn hair color with glossy, tousled curls created using his signature WildAid products.
How to Do It
1: Spray towel-dried hair with Bohemian Beach Spray, then rough-dry hair by moving hands in various directions to create texture.
2: Create a side part and divide hair into sides, back, crown and nape.
3: Wrapping sections around the inside of barrel, alternate between a 1-in. and 1½-in iron, starting at nape.
4: Finish with Bohemian Beach Spray, loosening curls with fingers.

16 of 30

MARION'S MILLION-DOLLAR CHIGNON

MARION'S MILLION-DOLLAR CHIGNON
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“I have a fantastic hair dresser,” Marion Cotillard explained to PEOPLE of how she decided on her ’20s-inspired SAG Awards hairstyle. “He does something and if I like it, we’ll just stay with it. And if I don’t, it changes.” Robert Vetica created a soft bun for the star, interwoven with a 22-carat Chopard bracelet.
How to Do It
1: Apply Moroccanoil Treatment to wet hair, followed by Moroccanoil Hydrating Cream, for definition and soft hold.
2: Create a low side part, and pin-curl the sides in the direction of face, followed by another section in back.
3: When dry, brush out, create a low ponytail and wrap a jeweled bracelet around the base before pinning into a strategically messy bun.
4: Add a touch of shine with Moroccanoil Glimmer Shine Spray.

17 of 30

ANNA'S ELEGANT UPDO

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“For the SAGs, she wanted it to be simple, simple, simple,” says celebrity hairstylist Stephanie Hobgood, who created Kendrick’s relaxed updo using Davines products.
How to Do It
1: Shampoo and condition hair using the Davines LOVE line.
2: Coat hair with Davines For Wizards No.1 Finest Non Oil.
3: Leave heavy fringe around face, pin back what remains in slightly messy bun.
4: Spray with Davines For Wizards No. 7 Crystal Fixative Lacquer.

18 of 30

DIANE'S BRAIDED CHIGNON

DIANE'S BRAIDED CHIGNON
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Using Kruger’s glamorous Jason Wu gown as inspiration, celebrity stylist Mark Townsend created a soft, romantic look with a braided side-chignon for the SAG Awards.
How to Do It
1: Comb Moroccanoil Treatment through dry hair with fingers.
2: Curl 2-in. sections of hair with 1½-in. curling iron. Then rake hands through hair with Moroccanoil Hydrating Styling Cream.
3: Gather hair behind left ear and loosely braid. Loop end of braid up and pin it behind ear.
4: Spray hair with L’Oréal Elnett Extra Strong Hold Hairspray

19 of 30

KATE'S EYELINER

KATE'S EYELINER
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Inspired by structured Marchesa dress for the the Golden Globes, makeup artist Leslie Lopez gave the star a “clean, sophisticated, pretty look” using Chanel products.
How to Do It
1: Prep face with Chanel Sublimage Fluid before applying L’Oréal True Match Foundation in N-3.
2: Define crease with gray from Quadra Eye Shadow in Blue Celestes. Highlight brow bone and beneath lash line with the silver-white shadow.
3: Line inside of eye with Almay black eye pencil. Apply Chanel Inimitable Mascara in Noir to lashes.
4: Apply Aqualumière Sheer Colour Lipshine in warm pink Malta to lips.

20 of 30

REESE'S MAKEUP

REESE'S MAKEUP
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As an Avon ambassador, received the royal treatment at the Golden Globes with a spectacular look created for her by her makeup artist using Avon products.
How to Do It
1: Perfect skin with Magix Tinted Face Perfector in Medium and Ideal Shade Concealer in Light Medium.
2: Smoke out eyes using True Color Eyeshadow Quad in Mocha Latte, followed by Glimmersticks Eye Liner in Cosmic Brown along lash line. Coat lashes with Jillian Dempsey for Avon Professional Mascara in Black.
3: Dust cheeks with True Color Blush in Classic Aura.
4: Give lips a natural luster with Ultra Color Rich Lipstick in Never So Nude.

21 of 30

PENéLOPE'S SOFT CURLS

PENéLOPE'S SOFT CURLS
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Playing up her fresh-from-vacation tan, iconic hairstylist Oribe channeled classic Hollywood glamour for mane of cascading curls at the Golden Globes using his signature Oribe products.
How to Do It
1: Work Gel Serum through hair. Spray with Imperméable anti-humidity spray.
2: Set hair with hot rollers.
3: Brush loose curls into place and spray with Superfine Hair Spray.
4: Pin back hair on one side with a bobby pin and spray again to set.

22 of 30

JULIA'S SULTRY LOOK

JULIA'S SULTRY LOOK
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For gorgeous Golden Globes glow, makeup artist Genevieve played up a dramatic eye and neutral pout using Lancôme products.
How to Do It
1: Apply Bienfait Multi Vital Teinté over face and then Color Design Cream Blush in Petticoat Pink to cheeks.
2: Line eye with Le Crayon Khol in Black Ebony. Apply several coats of Definicils Pro Mascara in Black.
3: Line lips with Le Lipstique Lip Liner in Natural Mauve. Fill in with L’Absolu Rouge in Coquette.
4: Top lip color with Juicy Tubes in Hallucination.

23 of 30

DREW'S GLAMOUR

DREW BARRYMORE
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“The overall look was simple and classic,” says makeup artist Debra Ferullo of the Golden Globes look she gave . “Her dress was so amazing that I didn t want the makeup to compete, so I selected warm tones for a natural, soft look.”
How to Do It
1: Even complexion with Dior Skinflash Primer and DiorSkin Nude Foundation.
2: Define eyes using CoverGirl Smoky ShadowBlast in Bronze Fire and CoverGirl LashBlast Length Mascara.
3: Dust cheeks with CoverGirl Simply Ageless Blush in Plush Peach.
4: Complete the look with Dior Addict Lipstick in Hollywood Rose #753.

24 of 30

FERGIE'S GLOW

FERGIE'S GLOW
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The was radiant on the Golden Globes red carpet in a look created by Ronit Shapow using Yves Saint Laurent makeup.
How to Do It
1: Even complexion using Perfect Touch Radiant Foundation #5.
2: Brighten bridge of nose and cheekbones with Touche Eclat #2.
3: Apply lots and lots of false lashes, topped with Mascara Singulier in black.
4: Define lips with Rouge Volupte #2, topped with Golden Gloss.

25 of 30

KATE'S GLAMOROUS GAZE

KATE'S GLAMOROUS GAZE
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Makeup artist Jillian Dempsey played up stunning Yves Saint Laurent gown with a coordinating navy eye and glowing complexion.
How to Do It
1: Apply Armani Luminous Silk Foundation all over face.
2: Highlight cheeks with Avon Be Blushed in Blushing Nude and Benefit That Gal brightener.
3: Line eye with Jillian Dempsey for Avon Professional Kohl Eye Liner in Navy. Add several coats of Lancôme "Hypnose Mascara" in Excessive Black.
4: Create a matte lip with Serge Lutens Lipliner and Lancôme “L’Absolu Rouge” in Rich Cashmere.

26 of 30

CHRISTINA'S SUBTLE SHIMMER

CHRISTINA'S SUBTLE SHIMMER
Kyle Rover/Startraks

“I wanted to create a soft natural look on Christina to complement her gown and new haircut,” says Kristofer Buckle who used Nars Cosmetics on the pop star. The final look is chic and seamless, with an earthy colored smoky eye and glowing skin”
How to Do It
1: Apply Firming Foundation to face and set with Pressed Powder.
2: Using India Song Duo Eyeshadow, sweep the light shadow across the lid. Use the darker shade to highlight the outer corner of the lid. Define the lower lash line with the rich brown shadow from the Cordura Duo Eyeshadow. Finish with Larger Than Life Lengthening Mascara.
3: Apply Orgasm Illuminator to cheekbones, décolletage and shoulders and Mata Hari Blush to the apple of cheeks and browbone.
4: Line lips with Fantasia Lipliner Pencil followed by Niagara Lipstick.

27 of 30

ZOE'S WAVES

ZOE'S WAVES
Kyle Rover/Startraks

Soft, retro Hollywood waves played up the Avatar star’s glamorous look on the Golden Globes red carpet – and it was all created by TRESemme celebrity stylist Mara Roszak using the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply 24 Hour Body Foaming Mousse to damp hair, part and blow dry using a small round brush.
2: Mist 24 Hour Body Finishing Spray over hair, curl 1-in. sections using a 1-in. iron, and pin to head to set for 10 minutes.
3: Delicately brush out curls, then tame flyaways with Anti-Frizz Secret Smoothing Crème.
4: Pin one side behind ear and finish with Frizz Shield Finishing Spray.

28 of 30

EMILY'S LOCKS

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After cutting hair to shoulder length just for the Golden Globes, Laini Reeves weatherproofed her look against the downpour using Living Proof products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply No Frizz Wave Shaping Cream for medium to thick hair.
2: Add Living Proof Full to play up hair’s natural texture.
3: Create pin curls by wrapping half-inch pieces of hair around fingers and then pinning them to the top of the head, alternating the twisting motion clockwise and counter-clockwise to add dimension.
4: Let hair dry naturally then use a medium- and small-barrel curling iron to accent random locks, finishing by using a flatiron to straighten the bottom inch of each curl.

29 of 30

SANDRA'S ROMANTIC CURLS

SANDRA'S ROMANTIC CURLS
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never looked more gorgeous accepting her best actress Golden Globe than with her cascade of soft curls created by Frederic Fekkai celebrity stylist Adir Abergel, who used the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Part hair on an angle and blow-dry using Fekkai Coiff Perfecteur Anti-Frizz Silkening Crème.
2: Using a 1-in iron, curl hair away from face.
3: Backcomb bottom layers of hair and tuck hair under with pins before applying a pinch of Fekkai Coiff Nonchalant Piecing and Forming Wax.
4: Pull a few curls from the look and mist with Fekkai Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray.

30 of 30

CHRISTINA'S RED-HOT POUT

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Kyle Rover/Startraks

Makeup artist Vanessa Scali created Hendricks’s “effortless and chic” Golden Globes look – pink milk-maid cheeks and a siren-red pout – using Shu Uemura products.
How to Do It
1: Apply égérie Satin Radiant Stick in Blush to the apple of checks. Switch to Radiant Stick in Highlight all over eye and to the tops of cheekbones.
2: Elongate lash line with Drawing Pencil in Black. Line the inside rim of the eye with Eye Light White.
3: Add Flare false lashes in Black and finish with a coat of Ultimate Expression Mascara.
4: Apply Rouge Unlimited #134 to lips.

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