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

01 of 20


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While helped kick off a charity initiative at the beach, makeup artist Karan Mitchell used Neutrogena products “that were not only beautiful but also high in SPF factors to guard [Vanessa’s] skin from getting too much sun.”
Four Easy Steps
1: Prep skin with Neutrogena Healthy Defense Liquid Moisturizer SPF 50, followed by Healthy Skin Liquid makeup in Tan #120 and Healthy Skin Brightening Perfector in #15 Medium under the eyes.
2: Sweep the peach color from the Butter Cream Nourishing Eye Quad #110 up to the brow. Use a damp brush to apply Copper Glow #130 to the middle and the inside corners of the lids. Finish eyes with Nourishing Eyeliner #10 in Cosmic Black on top only and Healthy Lengths Mascara in #06 Carbon Black.
3: Dust on bronze shade of the Healthy Skin Custom Glow Blush and Bronzer Duo in Natural on cheeks. Highlight the cheekbones with Healthy Skins Custom Blush in #26 Glow.
4: Finish lips with #510 Peach a Boo Neutrogena MoistureShine Lipstick layered under MoistureShine Gloss in Healthy Peach.

02 of 20


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“Whitney’s back from the beach to “The Hills” look!” is how her stylist Charles Baker Strahan describes loose waves at the show’s finale in L.A.
Four Easy Steps
1: Allow hair to air dry; then twist into coils and flat-iron them.
2: Create rough waves by wrapping coils around at the root and let set.
3: Curl select strands using a 3/4-in curling iron.
4: Backcomb at roots and set look with a product like Herbal Essences Body Envy Hairspray.

03 of 20


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paired sexy waves with a luminous palette created by Revlon’s Global Artistic Director, Gucci Westman, for the Knight and Day premiere in Brazil.
Four Easy Steps 1: Apply Revlon PhotoReady Makeup in Vanilla from the center of face outward.
2: Blend corals, browns and baby blues from ColorStay 12 Hour Eye Shadow Quad in Summer Suedes quad and apply to lids.
3: Define eyes by lining inner rims with Luxurious Color Kohl Eyeliner in Black, upper lash line with Revlon ColorStay Liquid Liner in Black and sweeping on Fabulash mascara.
4: Complete the look with Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Pink Pop.

04 of 20


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“The humid climate and tropical breezes of Cancun presented unique styling challenges,” says hairstylist David Babaii, who used Moroccanoil products to defend her hair against frizz while promoting her film Salt.
Four Easy Steps
1: Dampen hair and apply Moroccanoil Treatment before blow-drying.
2: Create soft hold with Hydrating Styling Cream and then make a side part.
3: Section hair into three parts: two on the side and a larger one in the back. Use a large round brush to blow each smooth.
4: Tousle hair and finish with Luminous Hairspray.

05 of 20


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Makeup artist Sammy Mourabit created a look that was “young, fresh, edgy yet modern,” for L.A. Eclipse premiere using Neutrogena products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Mix Skin Clearing Blemish Concealer with the Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector and apply beneath the eye only; Control T-zone shine with Skin Clearing Mineral Powder in Classic Ivory.
2: Apply Healthy Skin Custom Glow Blush and Bronzer using a sponge dampened with a touch of moisturizer.
3: Lengthen lashes with Neutrogena Healthy Lengths Mascara in Black/Brown.
4: Create high-shine lips with MoistureShine gloss in Glisten #20.

06 of 20


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To unveil screen-siren red tresses, Frederic Fekkai s Adir Abergel created a flirty, undone tuck-under using the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Advanced Full Blown Volume Styling Whip at roots and work through hair.
2: Blow-dry hair straight and spritz with Advanced Brilliant Glossing Sheer Shine Mist.
3: Use a 1-in. iron to curl hair throughout and follow with Ocèanique Tousled Wave Spray.
4: Pull hair back loosely and secure by knotting at the nape. Use fingers to encourage layers to fall naturally at the front.

07 of 20



Frederic Fekkai’s Renato Campora was inspired by screen icon Elizabeth Taylor for the waves he created for at the Jonah Hex premiere using the brand’s luxe products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Full Blown Volume Styling Whip to damp hair.
2: Blow-dry using a round brush before creating a deep side part.
3: Using a 1-in. iron, curl hair throughout and coil into pin curls to cool.
4: Brush out and secure the finished look with Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray.

08 of 20


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“I would call the look ‘babe face’,” says Nick Barose of the glamorous, yet touchable, makeup look he created for at the Fifi Awards.
Four Easy Steps
1: Use a brush to apply Cle de Peau Silky Cream foundation, then blend over with dampened sponge.
2: Smudge Estee Lauder DoubleWear ShadowCreme in Antique Gold over lids and beneath eyes, followed by black mascara on top lashes only.
3: Add a pop of sheer pink color to cheeks by applying Nars blush in Desire on apples and sweeping upwards toward the temples.
4: Line lips with Kanebo lip pencil in neutral 04 and follow with a coat of pink DiorKiss Luscious Lip-Plumping gloss in Berry Smoothie, tapping off excess.

09 of 20


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To present at the MTV Movie Awards, played up her natural appeal using a neutral palette of Revlon products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Even complexion with PhotoReady Makeup in Nude.
2: Brighten cheeks with Powder Blush in Tawny Peach.
3: Apply Illuminance Crème Shadows in Not Just Nudes to lids, Luxurious Color Eyeliner in Sparkling Silver to inside corners, ColorStay Eyeliner in Black along top and bottom lash lines and sweep Grow Luscious by Fabulash in Black on lashes.
4: Finish with Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Peach Petal.

10 of 20


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As Mark’s newest face, debuted an ethereal look at the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball, created by Mai Quynh using the brand’s affordable products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Perfect skin-tone with Face Xpert Flawless Touch Makeup in Honey, Good Riddance Hook Up Concealer in Light/Medium around nose and under eyes, and Good Glowing Mosaic Blush Custom Color Palette in Golden Glo on cheeks.
2: Apply I-mark Custom Pick Eyeshadow in light taupe Biscotti to inner eyelid and medium brown Magic over entire lid, followed by dark brown Gioia at crease and along bottom lash line.
3: Trace Keep it Going Longwear Eyeliner & Shadow in Entourage along top lash-line only.
4: Top Dew Drenched Moisturlicious Lip Color in nude-brown Mist with Glow Baby Glow Hook Up Lip Gloss in bronze Player.

11 of 20


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“Scarlett wanted something simple but stylized for the Tonys,” says iconic stylist Oribe, who created sophisticated updo for her award-winning evening.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Gel Sérum to damp hair and blow dry.
2: Using a large-barrel iron, curl hair throughout and apply Soft Lacquer Hair Spray.
3: Apply Spray Dry Texturizing Spray to roots only and tease.
4: Smooth hair back into a French twist and secure with Soft Lacquer Hair Spray.

12 of 20


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Celebrity makeup artist Amy Oresman played up spritely pixie do with a palette of Neutrogena makeup that included subtle shades of emerald shadow at the CMAs.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Healthy Skin Glow Sheers foundation set with Healthy Skin loose powder.
2: Dust Healthy Skin Custom Glow Blush and Bronzer Duo in Posie Glow over face and neck.
3: Using Nourishing Eye Quad in Garden Party, define eyes, carefully blending out and focusing deepest moss shade along the lash line, followed by lengthening mascara.
4: Balance a bold eye with MoistureShine Lipstick in peachy Sheer Luck and a touch of gloss on the bottom of lip.

13 of 20


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Sultry eyes were key to the makeup look that mark celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh created for appearance at the Breakthrough of the Year Awards using the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Even tone with touches of Good Riddance Hook Up Concealer followed by Powder Buff Natural Skin Foundation.
2: Dust cheeks, forehead and chin with Bronze Pro Bronzing Powder in Bronze.
3: Create a smoky eye by blending I-Mark Custom Pick Eye Shadow in medium brown Gioia and deep brown Corset on lid before rimming lids with No Place to Run Eyeliner Pencil in Jet Set.
4: Give lips soft appeal with Lipclick Full Color Lipstick in neutral Malt.

14 of 20


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“We brought the length up a bit for something more fresh, playful and sexy!,” says Nine Zero One salon’s Riawna Capri, of the structured waves she gave Sigler at the French Connection Fall 2010 launch event.
Four Easy Steps
1: Prep cleansed hair with Unite Eurotherapy 7 Seconds Condition leave-in detangler.
2: Apply Oribe Royal Blowout and blow-dry hair.
3: Smooth tresses and add create waves using Unite Eurotherapy Flat Iron.
4: Finish the look with luster-enhancing Unite Eurotherapy Shina-Mist spray.

15 of 20


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For the charitable Super Saturday event, celeb makeup artist created a soft, natural look to complement mark Brand Ambassador white PureDKNY dress.
Four Easy Steps
1: Start with mark Get a Tint Tinted Moisturizer Lotion in Buff/Natural all over skin. Cover redness with Good Riddance Hook Up Concealer to cover any redness.
2: Dust mark Matte-Nificent Oil Absorbing Powder in Buff/ Natural over face and mark Good Glowing Custom Pick Mosaic Blush in Hush Baby on apples of cheeks.
3: Cover eyelids with mark Mini Mark It Stick in Shell. Line eyes with mark Keep It Going Longwear Eyeliner and Shadow in Entourage. apply mark Make it Big Lash Plumping Mascara in Raven.
4: Apply mark Lots of Lacquer Super Color Lip Gloss in Pop to lips.

16 of 20


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Inspired by metallic Gucci dress, hairstylist Robert Vetica created a sleek look for the L.A. Salt premiere using Moroccanoil products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Light to wet hair and comb through.
2: Blow dry hair straight and then spray Glimmer Shine Spray all over head.
3: Spray head with Luminous Hairspray to keep flyaways down.
4: Run comb through hair right away to loosen the look.

17 of 20


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“I played upon bronze hues in Neutrogena’s color palette to bring forth an ingénue appeal,” says makeup artist Dawn Broussard of Roberts’ look for the Teen Choice Awards.
Four Easy Steps
1: Dust Neutrogena Healthy Skin Custom Blush Bronzer duo in Natural Glow over entire face.
2: Apply Neutrogena Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector to lid and under eye. Then dust Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Quad in Sea Shell and Butter Crème to lid.
3: Fill in lash line, blending Neutrogena Nourishing Eyeliner in Brushed Pewter out onto lid. Apply Neutrogena Healthy Lengths mascara in Black/ Brown.
4: Finish look with Neutrogena MoistureShine Lip Soother in Glimmer and a touch of MoistureShine Lip Smooth in Sparkle to middle of the lip.

18 of 20


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Michele’s one request for founder Mark Townsend when styling her hair was simple, “Wow me!” she said. And did he ever. “Only the fringe and the top layer is Lea’s hair,” he explains of the chic tuck-under he created for the TCAs.
Four Easy Steps
1: Pull back hair into a twist.
2: Tuck under at the nape of the neck.
3: Secure the style with bobby pins.
4: Strategically add clip-in extensions to create a blunt, bob effect.

19 of 20


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After cutting hair into a bob, hair styling legend Oribe added a little sexy edge with some rough tousling.
Four Easy Steps
1: Dry hair upside-down, avoiding touching strands with the dryer.
2: Direct Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray at root to add texture and lift.
3: Create modern waves by curling hair’s mid-shaft only, leaving ends untouched.
4: Tousle hair with fingers.

20 of 20


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Inspired by beauty icon Catherine Deneuve, makeup artist Fabiola paired strong eyes with a simple matte lip for Jones’s Mad Men premiere using Nars cosmetics.
Four Easy Steps
1: Prep skin with Pro-Prime Skin Smoothing Face Prep followed by concealer.
2: Define lids with sable and black violet Brousse Duo Eyeshadow and aubergine and graphite Eurydice Eyeshadow.
3: Add a soft pink flush to cheeks with Douceur Blush.
4: Mattify lips with Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in dusty rose Dolce Vita.

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