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Tuesday
May032011

Get the Look: Sophia Vergara at the 2011 MET Ball.

Sofia Vergara looked beautiful, as usual, at the Met Ball last night.  Her makeup was done by Celebrity Makeup Artist Kayleen McAdams.

Sofia Vergara wore a Carolina Herrera and it was all in the eyes for this beauty look!

For skin I wanted her to have a silky, light look; I used COVERGIRL NatureLuxe Silk Foundation in Nutmeg and set that with COVERGIRL Clean Pressed Powder in Warm Beige and used COVERGIRL Cheekers Blush in Plumberry Glow. This gave her a warm look with soft cheeks.

We wanted to make the focus of this look the eye so we went with a strong black liner but as a subtle cat eye rather than a harsh line.

In order to give the liner staying power, I like to layer different products.  I started by lining the eye into a cat eye shape with COVERGIRL LiquilineBlast Eyeliner in Black Fire and then went over that same line with COVERGIRL LineExact Liquid Liner  in Very Black. 

I then blended dark chocolate brown eyeshadow starting from the outer corners and blending in towards the center.   

Along the bottom lash line I used the COVERGIRL LiquilineBlast Eyeliner in Brown Blaze and blended the liner with a black shadow to set it.

I then used two coats of the COVERGIRL LashBlast Fusion Mascara in Very Black to thicken the lashes and finish her look.

For her hair, Sophia was styled by Hair Stylist Gio Campora.

Beauty Inspiration:

“For Sofia's hair, I wanted to add volume and texture for a natural yet elegant look.”

Get the Look:

“I started by using Phyto Volumizing Spray at the base of the roots and then added some Fekkai Mousse for extra volume and thickness throughout her hair. I then used a round brush and a blow dryer in order to give her hair even more volume. I took small sections and pulled each one upwards with the round brush while blowing it dry to give the roots a lift. Once her hair was dry and volumized, I used a teasing comb at the roots in order to help maintain the volume and thickness. To add texture, I used a curling iron for soft, light curls to add natural looking waves. Lastly, I used Elnett hairspray to finish off the look.”

Tuesday
May032011

Get the Look: Salma Hayek at the 2011 MET Ball.

Salma Hayek attended the Met Ball in New York CIty last night and Celebrity Makeup Artist Kristofer Buckle did her beautiful makeup.

Salma was wearing the last gown Alexander McQueen made! I used peach and gold to add heat to the neutral browns in the smoke around Salma’s gorgeous brown eyes.

First, I blended in COVERGIRL NatureLuxe Silk Foundation in Nutmeg to accentuate her golden complexion.

I used COVERGIRL ExactEyelights Eye-Brightening Eyeshadow in Vibrant Brown to add drama to the upper lashline using a soft brush. Then with a flat lining brush used a metallic black closer to the lash line. Then, I added two coats of COVERGIRL LashBlast Fusion Mascara in Black for extra pop!  On her cheeks I used a peachy pink color, COVERGIRL & Olay Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush in Plush Peach. Lastly, I used a gold eye shadow on her cheek bones to give her an ethereal glow.

To finish her look, I used COVERGIRL LipPerfection lipcolor in Sultry.

 

Tuesday
May032011

Get the Look: Jessica Szohr at the 2011 MET Ball.

Jessica Szohr Preps Skin with KeSARI and TEMPTU AIRbrush Makeup for her look at the 2011 MET Ball.

INSPIRATION: Celebrity makeup artist Talia Shobrook says “Essential to red carpet ready beauty is having flawless skin from all angles in three dimensions, and blending makeup seamlessly with a minimal amount of product for the most skin-like, dewy finish.”

STEP ONE: PREP

·         KeSARI Triphala Radiance Firming Serum to nourish and firm the skin.

“We prepped the skin with this serum as this gave a great base for the flawless skin that is needed and required for being red carpet ready, it is firming and brightening, while adding moisture.”

Available: www.hsn.com, $44.50

STEP TWO: FACE

·         TEMPTU AIR pod Foundation in Golden for the base and then contour with Espresso

Available: www.sephora.com, $55

·         TEMPTU AIR pod Highlighter in Champagne applied to the eyebrow bone and the cheekbone for highlight

“TEMPTU Airbrush Makeup allows you to invisibly blend all the elements to create a gorgeous, dewy three dimensional base with seamless contour and highlight that is the most minimal amount of makeup – perfect in person and in pictures.”

Available: www.sephora.com, $35 

STEP THREE: BODY

·         TEMPTU AIR pod Bronze in Warm Glow

“No red carpet look is complete without attention to the body. I used TEMPTU Bronzer on her shoulders and décolleté to add shimmer and glow to her skin.”

Available: www.sephora.com, $35 

Tuesday
May032011

Get the Look: Kristen Stewart at the 2011 MET Ball.

Frederic Fekkai Celebrity Stylist Adir Abergelc reated super chic tresses for Kristen Stewartfor the 2011 MET Gala, held last night in New York City.

INSPIRATION:  A hint of glamour with beautiful fullness and texture

LOOK: A tousled low chignon full of volume and texture

How to get the look: Abergel started out by applying Fekkai Coiff™ Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel to the roots to add volume and then loosely dried the hair with his hands.  With a ¾ inch iron he created a natural wave and sprayed Fekkai Beach Waves to keep the curl. Then he let the hair fall into a rough middle part and pulled the hair back into a low chignon.  To secure the look, Abergel finished with the Fekkai Coiff™ Sheer Hold Spray letting a few pieces fall in front to shape the face.

THE PRODUCTS ALL BY FEKKAI: Fekkai Coiff™ Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel ($24), Fekkai Beach Waves ($24), Fekkai Coiff™ Sheer Hold Hairspray ($24)

For her makeup, Kristen turned to celebrity makeup artist Beau Nelson.

Kristen was wearing a stunning Proenza Schouler gown and she and the designers decided they wanted a striking smoky eye with a nude lip for her beauty look. I started by applying COVERGIRL NatureLuxe Silk Foundation with a synthetic brush in a circular motion to give her skin an even, radiant glow and added a touch of concealer where needed. On her eye, we wanted to try something a little different than the traditional smoky eye, so I started by lining the entire eye with COVERGIRL LiquilineBlast in Black Fire then and smudging it all around the eye. I then went over it close to the lash line with the COVERGIRL Line Exact liquid liner in Black for added drama and diffused the edges. To set the liner, I applied the black shade of COVERGIRL Smoky ShadowBlast in Onyx Smoke so the black would stay in place all night and finished by lining the inner rim of her eye with the LiquilineBlast. I then curled her lashes and applied COVERGIRL LashBlast Fusion in Black, 2 coats on the top and one on bottom.

On her face, I created a contour using a taupe/brown blush and added a touch of shimmer with a NARS highlighter.

On Kristen’s lips, I first applied foundation to create a nude canvas and then COVERGIRL LipPerfection lipcolor in Kiss, applying it in a tapping motion with my finger. I finished her lips with COVERGIRL ShineBlast Lip Gloss in Glow, which she took with her along with COVERGIRL Clean Pressed Powder for a quick touchup later. Kristen loves to always try something different and we’ve never done a smoky eye that stayed so close to the lashes, it was almost a little punk.