Lipstick, Lashes & Updos: Emmys Beauty Breakdown
JANUARY JONES'S SLEEK BUN & INDIGO EYES
The Look: To keep the attention on January’s sculptural black Zac Posen dress, Frédéric Fekkai stylist Renato Campora went with a “very modern” tight updo. Makeup artist Rachel Goodwin amped up the drama with deep blue winged eye shadow.
Key Products: Fekkai Coiff Sheer Hold Spray and Chanel Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Apparition
LUCY LIU'S OMBRé EYES
The Look: Makeup artist Kristofer Buckle gave Lucy a “strong ombré” eye look, going from black shadow at the lashes to nude at the brow bones.
Key Products: MAC eye shadows in Carbon, Brown Script and Brule, plus Clarins Fix’ Make-Up mist to keep everything in place
KAT DENNINGS'S BURGUNDY LIPS
The Look: Wearing one of the night’s hottest colors, the 2 Broke Girls star went for a matching rich lipstick.
Key Product: Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Icon
ALLISON WILLIAMS'S FRENCH TWIST
The Look: Not only did she steal the spotlight in an elegant emerald Oscar de la Renta gown, but the Girls actress also had one of the prettiest updos of the night, courtesy of celeb stylist Ted Gibson.
Key Product: Ted Gibson Beautiful Hold Hairspray
JULIE BOWEN'S SULTRY EYES
The Look: “Julie always looks good with a smoky eye,” says makeup artist Heather Currie, who used a mix of black, gray and chocolate shadows to create the smoldering effect.
Key Products: MAC Eyeshadow in Carbon, NARS Matte Eyeshadow in Thunderball and Bengali, and Clarins Instant Smooth Line Correcting Concentrate (to keep skin matte)
SOFIA VERGARA'S BOMBSHELL WAVES
The Look: ” is a sexy woman who can work a full volume look,” says Jen Atkin, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy celeb stylist, who gave the Modern Family stunner a ’60s-inspired do.
Key Products: Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy Volumizing Root Boost Shampoo and Conditioner
ZOOEY DESCHANEL'S RASPBERRY LIPS
The Look: The New Girl star’s makeup artist Jorjee Douglass wanted a look that would offset Zooey’s pale blue Reem Acra gown. “She’s a risk-taker who follows her instincts,” Douglass says.
Key Product: Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Ballet
LESLIE MANN'S TEAL EYELINER
The Look: The actress got a beauty boost from celeb makeup artist Pati Dubroff, who made Leslie’s eyes look as stunning as her marigold Naeem Kahn gown.
Key Products: Lancôme Line Design Gel EyeLiner in Dress Up Teal, Color Design Infinite 24H in Eternal Gold and Hypnôse Star Mascara
CHRISTINA HENDRICKS'S SOFT WAVES & BOLD LIPS
The Look: Describing the Mad Men actress’s look as “sophisticated old Hollywood glamour,” celeb hairstylist Gregory Russell went for big, loose curls. Makeup artist Vanessa Scali wanted to add contrast to Christina’s neutral Christian Siriano gown with a dramatic lip color.
Key Products: Frizz-Ease Curl Reviver Styling Mousse and Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Icon (the same shade as Kat Dennings’s!)
JULIANNE MOORE'S CLASSIC BLOWOUT
The Look: With a dress as bright and bold as Julianne’s yellow Dior, Frédéric Fekkai stylist Renato Campora aimed for a “simple yet breathtaking” center-parted blowout.
Key Product: Fekkai Full Blown Volume Styling Whip
CLAIRE DANES'S ELEGANT WAVES
The Look: The (and one of the night’s big winners!) went for a do that “channeled Veronica Lake,” says celeb hairstylist Peter Butler.
Key Product: Frizz-Ease Sheer Solution Lightweight Frizz Control
LENA DUNHAM'S CHIC HAIR AND DRAMATIC EYES
The Look: It was all about the Girls star’s eyes, which makeup artist Jo Strettell enhanced with lots of winged-out liner. Celeb hairstylist David Gardner also drew attention to Lena’s eyes with a simple shiny do.
Key Products: Black gel liner, black waterproof mascara and Sebastian Professional Halo Mist
EMILY VANCAMP'S DEWY SKIN
The Look: It was over 90 degrees on the Emmys red carpet, but the Revenge actress managed to appear glowy, not greasy, thanks to celebrity makeup artist Rosie Johnston: “She looked gorgeous walking out the door.”
Key Product: Talika Instant Beauty primer
JESSICA PARé'S ORANGE RED LIPS AND MAJOR LASHES
The Look: The goal was to make the Mad Men actress look “elegant but still young and approachable,” says makeup artist Kate Lee, who decided on a bright lip color and “full luscious lashes.”
Key Products: Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Coromandel and Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir
HEIDI KLUM'S SHINY WAVES
The Look: She worked racy double thigh-high slits, but her loose do was “soft and easy,” says Heidi’s hairstylist Oribe.
Key Products: Oribe Volumista and Soft Lacquer Heat Styling Spray
KERRY WASHINGTON'S SIMPLE CHIGNON
The Look: “She wanted to keep it unbelievably simple, just like what s on the runways,” says hairstylist Kiyah Wright of Kerry’s updo.
Key Product: Clairol Professional Jazzing in Clear (a shine-enhancing pre-treatment)
MINDY KALING'S GLOSSY HAIR
The Look: Aside from her belt, Mindy’s best accessory was her mirrorlike mane, which was inspired by Bianca Jagger, says hairstylist Luke Chamberlain.
Key Products: Matrix Biolage Volumizing Mousse and Biolage Exquisite Oil Replenishing Treatment
JULIANNA MARGULIES'S ROSY FLUSH AND SLICK CHIGNON
The Look: Makeup artist Molly Stern played up Julianna’s floral-print Giambattista Valli with radiant skin and natural colors, while hairstylist Adir Abergel went for a deep side-parted updo.
Key Products: BY TERRY Baume de Rose, L’Oréal Paris EverStyle Smooth & Shine Serum and Elnett Satin Extra Strong Hairspray