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Monday
Feb252013

Get the Look: Jennifer Lawrence at the Oscars® 2013.

 

Jennifer Lawrence won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2013 Oscars®. Jennifer is such a beautiful young starlet who stole the show. Her look was beautiful. From her Dior dress with matching nails, beautiful makeup and updo, her look was my favorite of the night.

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Makeup

Jennifer's makeup was done by Celebrity Makeup Artist Jillian Dempsey. Jillian used Dior makeup on Jennifer, as Jennifer is the new face of Dior's Miss Dior campaign.

On her face, Jillian used Diorskin Forever Foundation, Diorskin Nude Tan Bronzer and Diorblush in Peachy Keen #553. On her eyes, she used Dior 5-Couleurs Eyeshadow in Bleu de Paris #254, Diorshow Mascara in Catwalk Black #090, and Dior Style Liner. On her lips were shaded with Dior Addict Lipstick in Beige Casual #222.

Hair

Dove Celebrity Stylist Mark Townsend did Jennifer's hair. He said "Jennifer Lawrence is a dream to work with, she is so unbelievably fun and inspiring." Here is the how-to in Mark's words.

How to:
I started by applying a few drops of Dove Nourishing Oil Care Anti-Frizz Serum to her damp hair and combed through. This serum is loaded with natural almond and coconut oils to give the hair extra moisture and shine.

Next, I added a large dollop of Dove Nourishing Curls Whipped Cream Mousse to her hair and blow dried with a large round brush.

To give the hair texture and shine I added a nickel size of Dove Frizz-Free Shine Cream-Serum in my hands and then raked through the hair. Then, I took random pieces from each side and loosely twisted them and pinned them together at the back of the head with eight bobby pins in crosses.

Then, I took the remaining hair and gathered it into a loose playful bun and finished as always with Dove Strength & Shine Extra Hold Hairspray.

Nails

Jennifer Lawrence's manicurist, April Foreman, did Jennifer’s nails using COVERGIRL Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss in Forever Frosted. The Best Actress winner chose the color because she wanted something understated and classic, that was opaque but dressier than a sheer nude.

Monday
Feb252013

Get the Look: Anne Hathaway at the Oscars® 2013.

 

Anne Hathaway looked beautiful at the 2013 Oscars® last night. She may have not been a favorite amongst the fashion people, but I think she looked beautiful in the simple pastel pink Prada gown. Her hair looked stunning - better than I have seen her wear it in a long time; her makeup and nails were on point with the overall look.

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MAKEUP

Anne's makeup was done by CHANEL celebrity makeup artist Kate Lee. Here are the details in Kate's words.

Inspiration:
My inspiration for Annie's look came from the color of the beautiful delicate pink dress. Annie looked instantly statuesque the moment she put it on and I felt that this dress was worthy of some classical "Movie Star Beauty." No tricks. just sttention to detail, timeless beauty and glamour.

Skincare:
Great long wearing foundation begins with proper skincare. Annie's skin was given a good dose of hydration with CHANEL Hydra Beauty serum, followed by Laura Mercier Hydrating Foundation Primer.

Foundation:
I wanted to make sure that we still saw the quality and texture of Annie's skin but make sure that the velvety finish would stay put throughout. I used a combination of CHANEL Vitalumiere Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SP 15 to make the skin uniform and add luminosity. Then I used just a little CHANEL Perfection Lumiere Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF15 only where needed. The cheekbones, jaw line, bridge of nose and crest of upper lip were highlighted using MAKE UP FOR EVER Uplight. To complement the highlighting and to carve out the cheekbones, I used Illamasqua Cream Color Pigment in Hollow. Once I had my perfect canvas, I set everything in place with Cle De Peau translucent loose powder.

Blush:
The cheeks were mainly sculpted during the application of the base, highlighter and shading color, but to finish the look and add a little flush I lightly dusted just the apples of her cheeks with CHANEL Powder Blush in Star Dust.

Eye Shadow:
I started by priming the lid with Laura Mercier's Eye Canvas to help keep the shadow in place. The eyes were a beautiful lilac grey shadow blended into a soft almond shape that followed Annie's socket line. I then traced a black line across the outer two thirds on the lash line and tapered it into the gentle tick.

Mascara: I always use waterproof mascara for award ceremonies, especially when my client is a nominee! I curled the lashes and applied on generous coast of CHANEL Inimitable Waterproof Mascara in Noir from root to tip, top and bottom. Waterproof mascara generally dries faster and helps hold in the curl. I custom-made the lashes to fit Annie's eye shape and to finish the look.

Eyebrows:
I took my time sculpting the shape. The brows were combed into shape and intensifies by using Anastasia's Brow Wiz pencil in Brunette, which I then blended using a stiff angled brush. Once I had the shape I wanted, I added a coast of Anastasia's Brow Gel to hold them in shape.

Lips:
Annie has full and perfectly balanced lips. I wanted to avoid matching the lips to the dress so I chose a shade slightly more intense and then blended it down till I got just the right shade. The lip color was CHANEL Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Seduisante with just a dab of concealer mixed in to make it one shade lighter.

I sent her on her way with a powder puff and her lip color.

HAIR

Fekkai stylist Adir Abergel, who has worked closely with Anne this awards season, created another beautiful look for the star. He was inspired by the clean lines of Anne's Prada gown and 1950s glamour.

How to:
 1.  Begin by applying Fekkai Coiff Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel from roots to ends to maximize volume in short hair
 2.  Blow dry hair using fingers to create additional lift and bring out hair's natural texture
 3.  Once hair is completely dry create separation using a dime size amount of Fekkai Coiff Nonchalant Piecing & Forming Wax
 4.  Finish the look by tucking the sides behind your ears and using Fekkai Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray for the perfect all night hold.

NAILS

Anne's nails were done by manicurist Tom Bachik with a shade from L'Oréal Paris’ new limited-edition Versailles Romance Colour Riche Nail Collection in The Palace Life.

Inspiration:
All eyes were on “Best Supporting Actress” nominee, Anne Hathaway, as she walked the red carpet for the Academy Awards. To complement Anne’s simple, sophisticated look, Tom mirrored the soft pink color of her dress by choosing a similar shade for her nails. A fan of subtle nail art, Anne chose to add a personal touch to her look by having Tom add meaningful initials to her ring fingers.
 
How to:
Tom went with the pale baby pink shade The Palace Life. On Anne's ring fingers, he used a metallic silver nail pen to delicately paint the initials of Anne's grandmothers (maternal and paternal).

Monday
Jan142013

Get the Look: Jennifer Lawrence at the 2013 Golden Globes.

 

Jennifer Lawrence is so refreshingly young and beautiful. She rocked the red carpet at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards and was my overall favorite of the night. Her makeup was created by Jillian Dempsey with L'Oreal Paris products; her nails were manicured by April Foreman with Sally Hansen; and her hair was styled by Dove Celebrity Stylist Mark Townsend.

Makeup:

For Jennifer’s makeup, Jillian was inspired by the sleek, form-fitting red hot Christian Dior Haute Couture dress Jennifer wore paired with Chopard jewelry, Brian Atwood shoes and a Ferragamo clutch. Jillian explains, “I decided to play off the vibrancy of her poppy red dress with both warm and neutral hues.”
 
STEP-BY-STEP:

STEP 1: Prep skin with L’Oréal Paris Magic Lumi Primer ($12.95) to create a silky finish followed by L’Oréal Paris True Match Super-Blendable Makeup ($10.95) and Makeup Forever Shine On ($30)

STEP 2: Dab the L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift Color Lift Blush in Berry Lift ($12.95) under the cheekbone and blend outwards to create a health flush and highlight on the cheeks

STEP 3: To create a rich effect and build dimension on the eye, blend and contour shades of warm gold and coffee using L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Eye Shadow Quad in Army Brat 312 ($7.95)

STEP 4: Apply Chanel Automatic Liquid Eyeliner in Black ($34) to create an exaggerated edge followed by multiple coats of black mascara for intense lashes with L’Oréal Paris Telescopic Shocking Extensions Mascara in Blackest Black ($9.95)

STEP 5: To lend a natural sheen to the lips, start with a pale pink stain like L’Oréal Paris Colour Caresse Shine Stain by Colour Riche in 183 Pink Resistance ($9.99) then layer a nude lipstick over it, L’Oréal Paris Colour Caresse by Colour Riche Luminous Lipcolour in 181 Sheer Linen ($9.99)

Nails:

April Foreman was the expert behind Lawrence 's nail look, using Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Sheer Ecstasy for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture--Comedy or Musical nominee.

To get the look, Foreman shaped Lawrence ’s nails “sqound” giving both a square and round look.  Keeping her hands hydrated, Foreman applied Sally Hansen Smooth and Perfect Hand Crème before applying 2 coats of Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Sheer Ecstasy.
 
Hair:

"When I saw Jennifer's Dior Couture gown I immediately knew I wanted to pull her hair up to accentuate the amazing silhouette of the dress.

- I started by applying a large dollop of the Dove Style+Care Nourishing Curls Whipped Cream Mousse to her damp hair and dried with a diffuser attachment to encourage her natural curls.

- Next, I took random sections of hair and sprayed the Dove Style+Care Strength & Shine Flexible Hold Hairspray before wrapping the hair around a 1/2 inch curling iron to enhance the curls, and then sprayed Oribe Dry Texture spray all over and scrunched with my hands.

- Then, I took 3 to 4 inch sections of hair around the hairline and loosely braided them before pulling all the hair back into a low chignon and secured with bobby pins.

- As always, I finished with the Dove Style+Care Strength & Shine Extra Hold Hairspray to keep the hair in place all night."