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Tuesday
May032011

Get the Look: Naomi Watts at the 2011 MET Ball.

For her look at the MET Ball last night, Naomi Watts was made up by celebrity makeup artist Jo Strettell.

Inspiration:
“Naomi was wearing the most beautiful sheer, peachy-beige dress with long sleeves and a fitted body with layers of a billowing skirt made in the finest net and encrusted with diamonds, which was absolutely  breathtaking.  I wanted to contrast the sparkly fairy feeling by creating strong eyes, a contoured cheek and a pale, beige-nude with a hit of grey.”

How-To:
“To prepare the skin, I used CHANEL Sublimage La Crème.  Then I evened out the skin to a natural, glowy finish using CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15 in Beige-Tendre.  

On the eyes, I used colors from the CHANEL Quadra Eyeshadow in Mystic Eyes, lining the lash line above and below and lining the socket line with CHANEL Intense Eye Pencil in Ambre, and then blending and smoking with the darker brown eyeshadow shade from the palette.  Next, I started highlighting the inside corner and ball of the lid, as well as the brow bone, with the lighter color in the Quad.  I then curled the lashes and applied CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir.

I used a golden blush to contour the cheeks, and then finished the look with CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Biarritz on the lips.”

Products used:
CHANEL Sublimage La Crème, $390.00

CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15 in Beige-Tendre, $45.00

CHANEL Quadra Eyeshadow in Mystic Eyes, $57.00

CHANEL Intense Eye Pencil in Ambre, $28.00

CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir
, $30.00

CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Biarritz
, $32.00

Tuesday
May032011

Get the Look: Dianna Agron at the 2011 MET Ball.

Dianna Agron's makeup look was created and applied by celebrity makeup artisit Angela Levin for last nights MET Ball.

Inspiration:  “Clean, beautiful and simple.”


How-To:
Angela prepped Dianna’s skin with CHANEL Sublimage La Crème and then applied CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15 in Beige Rose – Tendre to even out her skin, adding CHANEL Éclat Lumière Face Pen in Beige Rosé under the eyes, and setting the look with CHANEL Natural Finish Pressed Powder in Clair – Translucent 1.

For the eyes, Angela used CHANEL Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Ebloui and Mirifique (available in July 2011), she then used Talika Eye Brow Extender in Light Brown to shape the eyes, and completed the eyes with CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir.

Dianna’s look was finished with CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Boy on the lips and CHANEL Powder Blush in Orchid Rose on th

e cheeks.

Products used:
CHANEL Sublimage La Creme Texture Supreme, $390.00

CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15 in Beige Rose - Tendre, $45.00

CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Boy, $32.00

CHANEL Illusion d'Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Ebloui and Mirifique, $36.00 (Available on chanel.com July 2011)

CHANEL Joues Contraste Powder Blush in Orchid Rose, $43.00

CHANEL Poudre Universelle Compacte Natural Finish Pressed Powder in Clair Translucent 1, $45.00

CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir, $30.00

Tuesday
May032011

Get the Look: Christina Hendricks at the 2011 MET Ball.

Celebrity Makeup Artis Vanessa Scali made up the gorgeous makeup look for Christina Hendricks for the 2011 MET Gala, held last night in New York City.

Inspiration:
“Christina’s makeup was directly inspired by her strapless dress.  The dress had an earthy, mermaid feel.  You can picture her appearing from out of the mist in Ireland just in time for the Ball.  This look is a contrast of simplicity and sophistication:  nude skin, ruddy-rosy cheeks and flush lips paired with intense, sultry copper eyes.”

How-To:
“First, I prepared her skin by using CHANEL Sublimage La Crème.  This cream is rich, luxurious and penetrating.  Then I applied CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15 in Beige-Pastel.  This formula is so exciting!  From the moment I tried it, it has been a staple in my bag.  It’s effortless to apply and light as air -- perfect for making the skin look nude, but flawless.  CHANEL Powder Blush in Rose Petale was applied to the apples of the cheeks blending outward.

For definition and intensity, I lined her eyes with CHANEL Intense Eye Pencil in Noir at the base of the lashes and on the inside rim of the eye (one of my favorite ways to secretly make lashes look thicker and define the eyes is to line the inside rim, on the waterline).  Then using CHANEL Makeup Shadow/ Liner Brush #4, I smudged the line for a softer effect.  Using the rich copper shade from the CHANEL Quadra Eye Shadow in Spices, I applied color from the lash line to just above the crease and swept past the natural outer corner to exaggerate and elongate the eye.  This color continues under the bottom lashes, blended well.  Then to highlight the brow bone, I used a touch of CHANEL Fluid Iridescent Eyeshadow in Delta.  I finished the eye by framing it with lush, dramatic lashes – CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir.  You can never have too many lashes and this mascara really delivers.

For lips I wanted a flush, clean look so I used CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Sari D’Eau.  And the last touch was a dusting of CHANEL Natural Finish Pressed Powder in Clair – Translucent 1 on her T-zone.”

Products used:
CHANEL Sublimage La Crème, $390.00

CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15 in Beige-Pastel, $45.00

CHANEL Powder Blush in Rose Petale, $43.00

CHANEL Intense Eye Pencil in Noir, $28.00

CHANEL Quadra Eye Shadow in Spices, $57.00

CHANEL Fluid Iridescent Eyeshadow in Delta, $32.00

CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir, $30.00

CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Sari D’Eau, $32.00

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