Get the Look: Star Beauty

Get the step-by-step how-to from the stars' hair and make-up pros to recreate Hollywood's best red carpet looks

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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.

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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.

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JENNIFER'S SMOKY EYES

JENNIFER'S SMOKY EYES
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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JENNIFER'S ROMANTIC LOOK

JENNIFER'S ROMANTIC LOOK
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The Neutrogena headed to the Valentine’s Day premiere with a soft makeup created using the brand’s budget-friendly products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Dab Continuous Hydration Eye beneath each eye. Then perfect complexion with Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup.
2: Dust lids with a mix of shimmering Nourishing Eye Quad Copper Glow and Nourishing Eye Quad in green-toned Garden Party, followed by Nourishing Eye Quad in Blue Smoke in crease.
3: Sweep on Healthy Volume Mascara in Carbon Black.
4: Create lush, natural lips using sheer MoistureShine Lip Stick in Anything Rose.

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JULIA'S SEXY SMILE

JULIA'S SEXY SMILE
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Playing up the most famous features – her mouth and her eyes – celebrity makeup artist Genevieve balanced the Lancôme ambassador’s muted lip color with precisely lined eyes – exclusively using the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Line eyes with Artliner liquid liner in Noir.
2: Dust lids with sheer pink shadow from Color Design Eye Shadow Quad in Haute Sunset, followed by darker pink on crease.
3: Lengthen lashes with Hypnôse Drama Mascara in Excessive Black.
4: Line lips with Le Lipstique in Fraichelle, followed by Color Design Matte lipstick in Pink Preview. Finish with a glossy dab of Juicy Tubes in Tickled Pink.

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JESSICA'S MAKEUP

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For fashion’s big night out, balanced her slinky Ralph Lauren Collection gown with a natural palette of Revlon products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Prime face with PhotoReady in Vanilla powder and add Revlon Cream Blush in Rosy Glow to cheeks.
2: Apply Luxurious Color Satin Eye Shadow in Platinum Glimmer to eyelid and Luxurious Color Perle Eye Shadow in Glistening Snow to the inner eye.
3: Coat lashes with Grow Luscious by Fabulash in Black.
4: Add a touch of color to lips with ColorBurst Lipstick in Soft Rose.

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SIENNA'S MAKEUP

SIENNA'S MAKEUP
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“We were channeling Brigitte Bardot and decided to do a ’60s-influenced eye,” says makeup artist Kate Lee, who used Chanel products to create stunning Met Gala look.
Four Easy Steps
1: Dampen tip of Intense Eye Pencil in Marine and fill in upper lids as a base.
2: Press navy shadow from Quadra Eyeshadow in Bleu Celeste on over base.
3: Blend Powder Blush in Rose Bronze on the apples of the cheeks.
4: Apply Rouge Allure in Mythic to lips.

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SCARLETT'S HAIR

WORK YOUR WAVES
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To complement the structure of icy Armani Privé dress, celeb hairstylist David Babaii created a softly textured updo for the Iron Man 2 L.A. premiere.
Four Easy Steps
1: Work Moroccanoil Intense Curl Cream into wet hair and then scrunch hair to create waves.
2: Top dryer with a diffuser to help shape curls and dry hair.
3: Gather hair and pin around the back of the head, twisting into a bun.
4: Finish with a mist of Moroccanoil Glimmer Shine Spray.

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JULIANNE'S MAKEUP

JULIANNE'S MAKEUP
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“She said that she felt like Superstar Barbie,” says ACM makeup artist Troy Surratt, adding, “and she does sort of look like a fairy-tale princess!”
How to Do It
1: Apply Clé de Peau Concealer in Honey beneath eyes with a Beautyblender sponge.
2: Using LORAC duo Hot Flash, dust bronzer along cheekbone and blush on apples only.
3: Define lids lash-to-brow with Shiseido Hydro-Powder cream shadow in Glistening Sand. Use deep brown shadow from Dior 5-Colour Eyeshadow in Beige Massai for crease and top liner. Sweep lashes with a volumizing mascara.
4: Brighten lips using Clark’s Botanicals Ultra Rich Lip Tint in Carlotta Pink.

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HILARY'S MAKEUP

HILARY'S MAKEUP
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“My concept was to give Hilary a simple yet absolutely current, radiant look,” says makeup artist Brigitte Reiss-Andersen of Duff’s glam look at an N.Y.C. event. “By keeping the face neutral, I was able to use a modern orange-based shade for [her] lips.”
How to Do It
1: Even skin-tone with Armani Luminous Silk foundation in 6.
2: Give cheeks a warm glow using M.A.C. Blushcreme in Lilicent and Benefit Hoola bronzer.
3: Softly smoke out eyes with Nars Duo Cream Eyeshadow in Madagascar, line with Armani Smooth Silk Eye Pencil in 12 Brown Black and sweep on Lash Discovery Mini-brush mascara in Black.
4: Define lips with a coral color like M.A.C Cremesheen Glass in Richer, Lusher.

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AMANDA'S GLAM WAVES

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Seyfried went retro at the N.Y.C. Chloe premiere, with soft waves created by Frederic Fekkai’s Renato Campora using the brand’s styling products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Create a side part in damp hair, spray with MoistureShine Coiff Perfecteur Anti-Frizz Silkening Crème and blow dry.
2: Use a 1-in. curling iron to create curls throughout.
3: Sweep and twist hair into a chignon at back and secure with bobby pins, leaving a few select pieces loose.
4: Set with Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray.

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JENNIFER'S SUN-KISSED BEAUTY

JENNIFER'S SUN-KISSED BEAUTY
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“I was inspired by her gorgeous nude dress and her beachy hair,” says makeup artist Angela Levin look she created for Aniston’s N.Y.C. Bounty Hunter premiere with Chanel products.
How to Do It
1: Prep skin with Sublimage Serum followed by Mat Lumière Fluid Makeup in Natural.
2: Using Collection Essentielle de CHANEL palette in Paris-New York, dust lids with light brown matte shadow before wetting brush and using to line top and bottom lash-lines.
3: Sweep on two coats of Inimitable Mascara.
4: Top nude Rouge Coco Lip Colour in Beige Felin with light pink gloss from the Paris-New York palette.

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MIRANDA'S CHIC & SMOKY EYE

MIRANDA'S CHIC & SMOKY EYE
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“Miranda has such beautiful skin so I wanted to keep her make-up soft but playful,” says makeup artist Coleen Campbell-Olwell, who added a touch of color to Cosgrove for her Kids Choice Awards win using Neutrogena products.
How to Do It
1: Dust SkinClearing Mineral Powder over a base of Skin Clearing Oil Free Foundation in Natural Ivory.
2: Blend Nourishing Eye Quad in Vintage Wine over lid and under bottom lash-line, followed by Nourishing Eyeliner in Brown Sugar along top lash-line and Healthy Lengths Mascara in Black Brown.
3: Contour cheeks with Healthy Skin Custom Glow blush in Berry Glow bronzer and blush set.
4: Complete the look with MoistureShine Lipstick in petal pink Sheer Luck.

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VANESSA'S SHIMMERING PALETTE

VANESSA'S SHIMMERING PALETTE
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hit the Vanity Fair Oscar party in a romantic look created by Karan Mitchell with affordable Neutrogena products.
How to Do It
1: Apply Healthy Skin Liquid Makeup, followed by Healthy Skin Brightening Perfector beneath eyes and a dusting of Healthy Skin Loose Powder.
2: Blend buff pink from #80 Sweet Dusk Nourishing Eye Duo up to brow and darkest shade on the outside corners and in crease.
3: Wing top lash-line with #20 Brushed Pewter Nourishing Eyeliner and inside lids with Nourishing Eyeliner #10 in Cosmic Black.
4: Top Moisture Shine Lipstick in #310 Playful Plum with #110 Fruity Pink Moisture Shine gloss.

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ANNE'S LOOKING-GLASS BEAUTY

ANNE'S LOOKING-GLASS BEAUTY
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new film might be whimsical, but for the Alice in Wonderland premiere makeup artist Kate Lee kept the look strictly high-glamour with Lancôme.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Photôgenic Lumessence foundation to skin.
2: Smoke out lid with Color Design Eye Shadow in slate Ciel du Soir, trace lash line with Le Stylo Waterproof Eyeliner in plum Prune, and add Hypnêse Drama Mascara.
3: Dust cheeks with Blush Subtil in soft pink Sheer Amourose.
4: Apply L’Absolu Rouge lipstick in rose-gold Rendez-Vous.

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KRISTEN'S POMPADOUR

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Paying homage to ’50s rockabilly style, hairstylist Adir Abergel gave the Runaways star a modernized pompadour using Fekkai products for the film’s premiere.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Full Blown Volume Lifting Hairspray to roots and blow-dry.
2: Starting at hairline and working toward crown, curl top of head in 2-in. sections using a 1-in iron. Lightly wave sides.
3: Backcomb roots and spray them with Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray before smoothing top of hair with a paddle brush.
4: Set with Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray.

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KATE'S VINTAGE WAVES

KATE'S VINTAGE WAVES
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As an Oscar presenter, stole the show with softly structured curls created by Frederic Fekkai’s Renato Campora using the brand’s products.
How to Do It
1: Apply Coiff Strong Hold Volume Mousse mixed with Coiff Perfecteur Anti-Frizz Silkening Creème roots to ends.
2: Create a side part and dry hair while using a large round brush.
3: Use a 1-in. iron in small sections to form loose waves.
4: Finish with Sheer Hold Hairspray.

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VICTORIA'S HAIR

VICTORIA'S HAIR
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“I decided the hair needed to be clean, simple with some slight texture to seem effortless, just like the clothes! says Ken Paves of his inspiration for Beckham’s hair at the LG launch with pal .
Four Easy Steps
1: Blow-dry hair.
2: Apply Self Help: Care of Ken Paves A Shining Soul Volume-Friendly Glosser.
3: Using a 1-in. iron, randomly curl some pieces towards the front of face and others towards the back.
4: Finish with Self Help: Care of Ken Paves Healthy Boundaries Hairspray.

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EVA'S HAIR

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I like to work with Eva s natural texture, which is wavy,” explains Ken Paves of the look he gave her at co-hosted LG launch with friend . “I let it air dry without any product and then work from there!”
Four Easy Steps
1: Spritz hair that is almost totally dry with Self Help by Ken Paves Stop Putting Up Walls Styling Mist.
2: Loosely pull hair back into a low chignon.
3: Secure with bobby pins for an effortless look.
4: Finger through firm-hold hairspray to keep volume on top intact.

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AUDRINA'S HAIR

AUDRINA'S HAIR
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By plaiting long locks into a side braid, John Frieda International Creative Consultant Harry Josh gave her summer’s easiest look.
Four Easy Steps
1: Part hair deeply at the side, letting bangs sweep across forehead.
2: Grab hair and secure at the neck on the side opposite the part.
3: Create a simple braid from root to ends, securing with elastic.
4: Finish the look by pulling out strategically chosen pieces and misting the look with John Frieda s Luxurious Volume All Out Hold Hairspray.

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DIANNE'S MAKEUP

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“We wanted to emphasize the lips to pick up on Dianna’s red dress, and yet ensure the eyes had impact,” says makeup artist Lisa Garner of the look she created recently for Glee’s Argon.
Four Easy Steps
1: Dust lids with M.A.C shadows Grain and Era followed by Nars Duo Eye Shadow in Cordura.
2: Trace lash-line with Estee lauder Automatic Eye Pencil Duo in Walnut Brown.
3: Top one row of Duralash Naturals Knot-Free Flare individual lashes in Medium Black with a second row. Sweep on Maybelline Great Lash in Blackest Black.
4: Complete the look with Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dolce Vita.

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KATE'S HAIR

KATE'S HAIR
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soft waves, created for her by Frederic Fekkai’s Adir Abergel, were inspired by old-Hollywood glamour.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Fekkai Full Blown Volume Styling Whip to damp hair and part above highest peak of brow’s arch.
2: Blow dry hair using a round brush.
3: Curl 2-in. sections of hair throughout using an iron and pin in place to cool.
4: Brush hair smooth using a flat brush and mist with Fekkai Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray.

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WHITNEY'S HAIR

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Celebrity hairstylist Kristin Ess of Chris McMillan Salon perfected pin-straight locks for a magazine party in L.A.
Four Easy Steps
1: Prep cleansed hair with a soy-based leave-in conditioner.
2: Apply a small amount of Moroccanoil to hair’s ends.
3: Blow dry.
4: Finish by running a flatiron roots to ends.

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JESSICA'S MAKEUP

JESSICA'S MAKEUP
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“Jessica had a really dramatic dress on, so I wanted to keep the look fresh and pretty and then smoke up the eyes a bit to add some glamour,” said makeup artist Jeannia Robinette who used Dior products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Smoke out eyes using 5-colour Eyeshadow in Earth Reflection.
2: Line eyes with Waterproof Crayon Eyeliner in Trinidad Black, then sweep Diorshow Mascara on lashes.
3: Dust cheeks with DiorBlush in Peachy Keen.
4: Create soft lips with Dior Addict High Shine Lipstick in Sketch Pink #864 topped with Dior Addict Lip Polish in Fresh Expert.

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KATE'S MAKEUP

KATE'S MAKEUP
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Almay’s newest face represented brand in style at a Rainforest Fund event using all Almay products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Even complexion with Smart Shade makeup.
2: Apply Intense I-Color Eye Shadow in Trio for Browns using the medium shade for the crease and the darkest shade across the lid.
3: Sweep on One Coat Dial-Up Mascara in its highest degree.
4: Add Pure Blends Lipgloss in Natural over Hydracolor Lipstick in Nude.

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BLAKE'S MAKEUP

BLAKE'S MAKEUP
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The Gossip Girl radiated an envy-inspiring glow at the Metropolitan Costume Institute Gala with a Nars makeup look created by Elaine Offers.
Four Easy Steps
1: Dab on Skin Smoothing Face Prep.
2: Apply Smudge Proof Eyeshadow base to eyelid and then cover eye with Soft Touch Shadow Pencil.
3: Apply Beverly Hills Multiple Tint to cheeks.
4: Keep lips neutral with Lipstick in Love Devotion.

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EMMA'S HAIR

EMMA'S HAIR
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Star hairstylist Ted Gibson tousled shoulder-grazing bob for the Met Costume Institute Gala, setting the look with his signature products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Mist damp hair with Build It spray plus a touch of Tame It lotion, then blow dry.
2: Part hair deeply to the side.
3: Curl throughout using a medium-barrel iron.
4: Add shine with Beautiful Hold hairspray.

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