Get the Look: Star Beauty

Lea Michele's smoky eyes! Selena Gomez's cascade of curls! Get the step-by-step how-to from the celebs' hair and makeup pros to recreate Hollywood's best red carpet looks

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The Glee star brought her superstar glow to the red carpet with a makeup look created by Faiola using Nars cosmetics.
Four Easy Steps
1: Softly smoke-out eyes using neutrals from Bellissima Duo Eyeshadow and Coconut Grove Eyeshadow.
2: Brighten complexion with peachy pink Amour Blush.
3: Hit cheekbones with a touch of Laguna Bronzer.
4: Top nude Little Darling Lipstick with tropical pink Chihuahua Lip Gloss.

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A cascade of curls perfectly complemented ruffled dress at the People’s Choice Awards, in a look created for her by Jamal Hammadi using Hamadi Organics products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Add shine with Shea Spray before dividing dried hair into sections in a pie-slice pattern.
2: Protect ends with Shea Hair Cream, then curl throughout with a 1-in.-barrel iron, forming hair into an S-shape as you go.
3: Sweep hair cleanly to one side, leaving a shoulder exposed.
4: Affix at the back with a hair-band and pins, allowing front waves to fall forward.

03 of 26


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Pink lips and khol-lined eyes played up the actress’s classic beauty with a makeup look created by Genevieve using Lancôme products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Smudge Le Crayon Khôl in Black Ebony along top lash line and set with the black shade in the Les Gris L’Wren eye shadow palette.
2: Define liner at the bottom and inner corner of eyes with the palette’s shimmer gray shade.
3: Top Ôscillation Mascara in Black with Hypnôse Drama in Le Noir L Wren.
4: Define lips with L Absolu Rouge Lipstick in rose-petal pink Le Rouge L Wren.

04 of 26


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Soft pinks and neutrals played up the actress’s flawless face at the Blue Valentine premiere in an ethereal look created by makeup artist Jeanine Lobell.
Four Easy Steps
1: Dust lash line to brow with ivory and pink shimmer shadows from Ombres Perlées de Chanel palette.
2: Smudge the palette’s gray shadow along lash line.
3: After curling lashes, sweep on Kevyn Aucoin The Mascara – Curling in Rich Pitch Black.
4: Complete the look with pink Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Colour in Jersey Rose.

05 of 26


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“I wanted her to look to be effortlessly natural, yet chic and polished at the same time,” says Brian Magallones of the hairstyle he created for the actress at the N.Y.C. premiere of The Next Three Days.
Four Easy Steps
1: Mist damp hair with Phytovolume, concentrating at roots, before flipping head upside down to blow dry.
2: Working front to back, curl 2-in. sections of hair away from face using a 1-in-barrel iron.
3: Brush out waves using a Mason Pearson brush.
4: Set with Elnett hairspray and add shine with Rene Furterer Spray Gloss.

06 of 26


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Ruby lips were the focus of the actress’s high-impact makeup look, created by makeup artist Jeanine Lobell.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply beige Dior 1-Colour Eyeshadow in Beige Point on lids.
2: Trace Dior Liquid Eyeliner in Black along upper lash lines.
3: Sweep on Diorshow Extase Mascara mascara.
4: Top Dior Fantastic Plum lipstick with Zinnia Red.

07 of 26


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played up her bombshell appeal with sexy volume at the Morning Glory premiere. Sebastian Professional stylist Thomas Dunkin crafted the glamorous coif.
Four Easy Steps
1: Mist freshly washed hair with Sebastian Professional Volupt Spray and rough-dry, twisting hair in different directions until nearly dry.
2: Set hair with Velcro rollers in a brickwork pattern and use a diffuser attachment to complete drying. Allow hair to cool.
3: Apply a tiny amount of Sebastian Professional Matte Putty to ends of hair.
4: Create a low part so that bangs fall over one eye and set the look with Sebastian Professional Re-Shaper.

08 of 26


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“Anne wore a creamy dress, which was so amazing. It evoked images from Fellini movies,” says Chanel Celebrity Makeup Artist Kate Lee of the La Dolce Vita-inspired look she gave the at the Love and Other Drugs premiere.
Four Easy Steps
1: Even out skin tone with Chanel Vitalumière Fluid Makeup.
2: Blend Chanel Ombre d’Eau Fluid Eyeshadow in soft-gold Delta on lid and trace lash line with Laura Mercier Caviar Eye Liner in Midnight.
3: Groom brows using Anastasia Brow Gel.
4: Swipe Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in peachy-salmon Santal over lips.

09 of 26


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“We went for a sexy, sultry look with a retro-modern feel,” says Campbell McAuley, who created high-glamour waves for the Spike TV Scream Awards.
Four Easy Steps
1: Scrunch-dry hair while using a BHE Crave Hair Dryer.
2: Use a ½-in. iron to create tousled texture throughout.
3: Allow hair to cool before brushing through to transform curls into waves.
4: Create definition with a touch of Ctonics Elixir Milk.

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The brand-new brunette played up natural glamour at a magazine event with a palette of soft Revlon colors.
Four Easy Steps
1: Even skin tone with PhotoReady Makeup in Nude.
2: Dust lids with ColorStay 12 Hour Eye Shadow in Blushed Wines, followed by a sweep of ColorStay Eyeliner in Blackberry.
3: Lengthen lashes with GrowLuscious by Fabulash in Blackened Brown.
4: Top ColorBurst Lipstick in Lilac with Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Lilac Pastelle.

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The Mad Men vixen hit the show’s season finale celebration with a vintage look created by Tina Turnbow and inspired by her floral dress.
Four Easy Steps
1: Prep skin with La Mer the Moistuizing Lotion.
2: Softly smudge Tarte emphasEYES Aqua-Gel Eyeliner in green along top and bottom lash lines.
3: Give cheeks a rosy glow using Tarte Natural Cheek Stain in coral-pink Tipsy.
4: Brighten lips with peachy-coral stain from Tarte Rise & Shine Lip Stain topped with balm.

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“Blake was wearing Lanvin, and it was very flowy, so we wanted to do something sleek that wouldn’t take over the look,” says Rod Ortega of elegant chignon he gave for the Spike TV Scream Awards.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply T3 Polish serum on ends and blow hair dry using a T3 Featherweight dryer and flat brush.
2: Flatiron select strands of hair only using a SinglePass flatiron, bending up at tips.
3: Pull hair back into low pony and spray tail with dry shampoo to create workable texture.
4: Tuck pieces into the base of the ponytail one small section after another, anchoring into the elastic band using pins.

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“The look was a strong lip with a soft eye – a little ’50s influenced,” says Julie Harris of the glamorous makeup palette she used on the at an Afghan Hands charity event.
Four Easy Steps
1: Perfect skin with Armani Luminous Silk Foundation and Laura Mercier Secret Concealer.
2: Dust brow bone, cheek bone and eyes’ inner corners with Jemma Kidd Makeup Dewy Glow Allover Radiance, and lids with Nars Duo Eyeshadow in rose-gold Kuala Lumpur.
3: Trace top lash line with Kanebo liquid liner and sweep on Lancôme Définicils Precious Cells mascara.
4: Brighten lips with Nars Lipliner Pencil and Lipstick, both in Jungle Red.

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“The makeup trends for this season fit perfectly with the look of the Mad Men TV show,” says Jim Crawford of Moss’s ’50s-with-a-modern-twist that he created for the show’s season four finale, using Clarins cosmetics.
Four Easy Steps
1: Eschew powder and play up dewy skin by applying a mix of equal parts Instant Smooth Foundation and HydraQuench Cream moisturizer.
2: Dust lids with Mono Eyeshadows in shimmery bronze Gold Leaf over iridescent taupe Chestnut Freeze.
3: Sweep Wonder Perfect mascara on lashes.
4: Define lips with Rouge Prodige True Colour Hold & Shine Lipstick in pin-up worthy Fusion Red.

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It was all about a natural glow for at the Pink Party event in L.A. where Leslie Lopez played up her flawless skin with Neutrogena products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Smooth skin with Skin Liquid Make-up and brighten under-eyes by patting on Healthy Skin Brightening Eye Perfector.
2: Dust cheeks with Healthy Skin Custom Glow Blush & Bronzer Duo in Posie Glow.
3: Sweep on black Neutrogena Healthy Lengths mascara.
4: Play up lips’ natural pink with MoistureShine Lip Gloss in Refreshing Rose.

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Perfectly tousled hair pinned up softly in the back gave a romantic appeal at the You Again premiere, in a look created by Fekkai stylist Ange Grmoyles using the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Mist roots with Advanced Full Blown Volume Lifting Hairspray and rough-dry with fingers.
2: Curl sections of hair using a 1-in. iron, leaving ends straight.
3: Create texture by applying Au Naturel Dry Shampoo at crown and teasing roots.
4: Pin layers at back into a half-up do, allowing bangs to fall naturally into place.

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Modern matte lipstick complemented Hall’s teal Vionnet dress at the Venice Interanational Film Festival in a stand-out look created by Stephen Sollitto for Nars, using the beauty brand’s luxe products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Create a base with Sheer Glow Foundation.
2: Dust outer corners of eyes with deep violet Daphne Eyeshadow and line lids with brown Coconut Grove Eyeshadow.
3: Add a subtle flush to cheeks with pink-brown Douceur Blush.
4: Dab lips with Red Square Velvet Matte Lip Pencil, then apply a mix of deep red Vesuvio and Terre de Feu Pure Matte Lipstick.

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To announce role as ambassador for Olay Skin Care, hairstylist Patrick Melville created a simple, modern and elegant chignon.
Four Easy Steps
1: Blow-out hair using a round brush.
2: Control frizz with a touch of Aveeno Smoothing Shine crème.
3: Create a chignon by pulling hair back as if putting it in a ponytail, but don’t pull ends through. Twist and pin hanging pieces neatly around the chignon’s base.
4: Mist with hairspray to set the look.

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“Audrina’s dress was outrageous! I went in the complete opposite direction with her makeup to keep everything fresh and contemporary,” says Physicians Formula celebrity makeup artist Joanna Schlip who created rock-star look.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply bronze shadows from Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner in Green Eyes to lids.
2: Use a tiny brush to trace Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Gel Cream Liner in Green Eyes along lash lines, and sweep Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Mascara on lashes.
3: Dust cheeks with Nars Blush in pink Orgasm.
4: Keep lips neutral with M.A.C Lip Pencil in Subculture and Tinted Lip Glass in Revealing.

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“We decided a soft natural, effortless style was the way to go with her sexy short dress,” says Creighton Bowman, who played up long hair to complement her Armani Privé dress for the Toronto Passion Play premiere.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Foam by Lisa Chiccine from root to end on towel-dried hair followed by Okara 2 Phases No Rinse Conditioner by Rene Furterer.
2: Blow hair dry, then prep for curling with Lisa Chiccine Weightless Satin Hairspray.
3: Section off hair and create random waves using a medium-barrel iron.
4: Add texture with a little dry shampoo, and finish with a touch of Lisa Chiccine Shine Weightless Anti-Frizz Serum.

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“I wanted to bring out the natural, organic beauty of Natalie s hair, says Nexxus Creative Director Kevin Mancuso of the Black Swan premiere look he gave using the brand’s products. I went for touchable texture and a feminine silhouette.
Four Easy Steps
1: Prep hair with Gorgeous Curls mousse, combing through to ends.
2: Blow hair dry using a diffuser attachment, smooth ends with a round brush and set with large Velcro rollers.
3: Let cool, remove curlers and tousle before using a medium-barrel iron to create bottom-of-the-shaft curls around the face, moving toward the back.
4: Finish the look by running a dime-size amount of Sleek Finish taming lotion followed by a misting of Comb Thru hairspray.

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“My inspiration was the era of the ’60s, says makeup artist Melanie Inglessis of Michele’s all-NARS makeup look at the Emmys. “I thought of Raquel Welch and Bridget Bardot: the winged eye, the nude lip.”
Four Easy Steps
1: Create a base for shadow with PRO-PRIME Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base.
2: Define lids with gold and steel Tzarine Duo Eyeshadow and teal Palladium Soft Touch Shadow Pencil.
3: Dust cheeks with soft pink-brown Douceur Blush.
4: Keep lip nude with Tashkent Pure Matte Lipstick.

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high-drama Emmys look included flawless makeup, which was created by makeup artist Matin using Laura Mercier products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Perfect skin with Crème Smooth Foundation in Suntan Beige.
2: Dust lids with gold shadow.
3: Rim eyes with Brown Copper Khol Eye Pencil.
4: Keep lips neutral with Shimmer Lip Colour in Sand castle topped with Lip Glacé in Bare Beige.

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hairstylist Laini Reeves – who also created her recent bridal look – gave her elegant finger waves using Moroccanoil products at the Emmys.
Four Easy Steps
1: Work a mix of Intense Curl Cream and Moroccanoil Treatment from middle to ends of hair.
2: Create a side part, tucking hair behind one ear, and pin-curl hair in alternating patterns.
3: Mist with Glimmer Shine Spray and let air-dry for one hour while applying makeup.
4: Gently brush hair and pin at the nape and affix a diamond accessory above right ear.

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“I used ultra feminine colors with super sculptural liner for a cool update on that classic late ’50s silhouette,” explains Jones’s makeup artist Rachel Goodwin for the Emmys, who used Chanel products to play up the glamour.
Four Easy Steps
1: Create an exaggerated cat eye using Liquid Eyeliner in Noir along the lash line.
2: Sweep on two coats of Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir on top lashes and one coat of Purple on bottom lashes.
3: Dust cheeks with pale pink cream cheek color.
4: Finish the look with Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss in Confidence.

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Playing up natural glow, Chanel celebrity makeup artist Angela Levin created a flawless red-carpet look at the L.A. premiere of The Switch.
Four Easy Steps
1: Perfect skin with La Mer Fluid Foundation.
2: Dust Chanel Powder Blush in softest pink Rose Pétal.
3: Blending from light to dark, define eyes with browns and coppery rose shades from Chanel Tentation Cuivré shadow palette, followed by Tarte Clay Pot Eyeliner in Black and Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir.
4: Keep lips naturally glamorous with Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Colour in beigey peach Cashmere.

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