Stars' Day-to-Night Beauty
Like any busy working mom, the sticks to blush, a touch of shadow and some liner during the day. But she goes full-on A-lister after the sun sets, amping it up with a soft smoky eye, coral cheeks and a bold red lip.
The Glee star does your standard weekday trifecta – a nude glossy lip, bronze cheeks and a healthy dose of mascara – then switches to an after-hours palette featuring heavy liner, filled-in brows and a pomegranate pout.
Not only is she our latest style crush, but the 12 Years a Slave star commands attention with her makeup moves too, braving bold blue liner for a daytime event and an even more daring purple shadow all over her lids (teamed with a lavender pout) to hit the red carpet.
As hard as it is, we’re going to need you to pull your attention away from Lily’s captivating bushy brows to vote on your favorite look. The actress pairs a soft pink lip with rosy cheeks and black liner while promoting her new film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones during the day. But for the evening premiere, she amps up the drama selecting a deep berry pout, long spider lashes (we’re guessing falsies) and shimmery metallic eyeshadows.
Our Celeb Style Council member would be the honorary chair of our Celeb Beauty Council (if we had one). Why? Because she knows how to transition flawlessly from clear gloss and a few swipes of mascara in the morning to a vibrant fuchsia lip and an extra coat or two of mascara in the evening.
The wears red lipstick the way the rest of us swipe on Chapstick. But she does experiment with her eyes, switching from basic liner and mascara to sparkly blue shadow all around the lid.
Tay’s definitely doesn t need lots of makeup to look DDG (Drop Dead Gorg). And when she really wants to play up her almond shape eyes, she knows just how to do it: black liner on her water line and a mix of smoky gray shadows.
Olivia Wilde has the art of date night makeup down to a science. Case in point: Her amazing transition from dewy skin, pale lips and barely-there shadow to a majorly-lined, smoky look that makes her icy blue eyes appear even more piercing.
It’s always refreshing to see the with minimal makeup. But in true Heidi fashion, she loves to dial things way up for a red carpet event, as seen by her allover shadow (choosing several blue shades for extra emphasis) and mega lashes.
If you want to give winged liner a try, tape this photo of to your bathroom mirror for reference. The Hart of Dixie star executes the trend flawlessly, adding peach blush and bubblegum pink lips, a stark contrast from her natural daytime glow.
Looking for yet another reason to fawn over ? How about her seamless transition from a pink cheek, shimmery shadow, glossy lip trifecta to a post-sunset bold fuchsia pout and heavily lined eye.
is always keeping up with the latest fashion and beauty trends (her topknots are some of the best in the biz), so it’s no surprise she goes from a nude-gloss, subtle-smoky-eye combo to an after-hours-appropriate bold blue liner that matches her lace top.
Freida proves you can rock a smoky eye during the day as long as you pair it with clear gloss. For a red carpet-ready look, she adds even more black liner to her inner rims and vamps it up with a candy apple red lip color.
Between her flawless complexion and perfectly shaped brows, Lucy doesn’t need much more than some bronzer and pink gloss to look totally gorgeous. But we kind of love when she goes all out with a bright pink pout, winged eyeliner and major lashes.
No matter the time of day, the lashes always look amazing. But she adds heavier eye makeup, some bronzer and swipes on berry lipstick to take her fresh-faced self into evening.
Olivia Pope has a lot of secret weapons. And the woman who plays her has one also: a deep-red lipstick. She uses it to instantly go from office-appropriate to date-ready, a feat almost as impressive as getting the president elected.
Let’s put aside the hair for a moment and vote instead on nothin’-but-lipstick look vs. her darker matte lip, paired with major lashes and sparkly shadow on her upper lids.
Who says you can’t do winged-out liner during the day? Not Nina, who smartly wears the dramatic eye with dewy skin and a nearly nude lip. She sexes things up by doubling down on the liner, adding copper shadow and contouring the hell out of her cheeks.
Shimmery shadow is sort of like sequins: It tends to go over better after the sun sets. Ginnifer knows this and goes for black liner on her upper lash line in the morning and light-reflecting gray shadow in the evening.
It’s a matchy-matchy morning for , who lines her eyes in purple to coordinate with her suit for an early a.m. appearance. But it’s a sophisticated soir when she opts for black liner, iridescent shadow and a high-gloss lip in the p.m.
Most people add a bold lip for evening, but leave it to the envelope-pusher to rock hot pink on her pout when the sun’s still high in the sky and go for a nude lip at night. Of course, what she’s lacking in lip color later, she more than makes up for with a serious cat eye and sparkly green shadow in two tones.
No need to lug your whole makeup kit to work just because you’re going out later. Transition your look with just one product as does. Her subtle smoky eye gets sexed up with nothing but dark metallic shadow applied all the way to the brow bone.
The star shows that heavy liner can work while the sun’s still up as long it’s paired with a neutral gloss and a little bronzer. Once the sun sets, though, wing out upper lids with a carefully applied shimmery black shadow, plus an extra coat of liner below.
Mascara on the upper and lower lashes and a bit of rosy blush, as seen on , is fresh, flirty and helps you look awake when you’re heading out the door. Have a few more minutes to prep before going out for the evening? Play with sparkly, colorful shadow, highlighter and contouring.
A swipe of bronze shadow and a little pink gloss was all needed to look polished for a sunny bash. For a night event, she pulled back her hair and wore a deep burgundy lip shade, plus a few extra coats of mascara.
The usually opts for the ultimate guy-hot look (glowing skin, major lashes and glossy lips), but on a recent red carpet she dialed up the drama with more girl-hot makeup: intense eyeliner and a deep berry pout.
Dewy skin and a light pink lip was low key and lovely for a daytime event, but opted for drama with gold eye shadow and a classic red lip to play up her Old Hollywood ensemble at the Met Gala.
coined the term “smize” (as in “smile with your eyes”) and Tyra made quite the statement with her peepers when she ditched her shimmery-yet-subtle eye shadow for an ultra-dramatic application of winged-out smoky shadow.
Rosy pink lips are all the needs to look polished, but she also looks great glammed up with a deep plum pout and long lashes.
The red carpet pro proved that daytime makeup doesn’t have to mean less makeup by playing with blue shadow and a coral lip (the perfect complement to her flirty do). Then, for a night on the town, she went with a wash of smoky shadow and fuschia lipstick.
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opted for a simple sweep of mascara one day, then added complementary shadow and inky waterlines for an after-dark look.
She looks totally laid-back and lovely with a hint of purple shadow and barely-there gloss, but bright red lipstick and a slicked-down style prove that the actress is a style force to be reckoned with.
With delicate features and a rosy complexion, the easily transitions from fresh-faced to vamp with a sweep of merlot lip stain and heavy liner.
After rocking her trademark golden glow poolside, the Hills alum adds dramatic liner and a cranberry lip stain for the MTV Snow Jam VIP launch event.