Teen Beauty: Ashley Greene at theTeen Choice Awards!

Celebrity makeup artist, Vanessa Scali, made “Twilight” hottie Ashley Greene sizzle on the red carpet last night at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards.

Since Ashley was wearing a light blue bustier top and flowery skirt by Dolce & Gabbana, Scali wanted to create a look that was sweet, summery and sexy.

“I wanted Ashley to have radiant skin, so I used shu uemura’s new red:juvenus skincare line first using the Vitalizing Refining Lotion followed by the Intense Revitalizing Concentrate,” said Scali. “These products feel weightless and penetrate quickly leaving the skin energized, refined and radiant.”

To complete the look, Scali gave Ashley, the winner of Teen Choice’s “Fresh Face”, a beautiful shimmery taupe eye and a well-blushed cheek. To recreate Ashley’s look, Scali suggests you take the following steps:

SKIN PREP: Two shu uemura red:juvenus products were used: Vitalizing Refining Lotion followed by Intense Revitalizing Concentrate. These products really made Ashley’s skin glow, creating the perfect canvas for makeup.

UNDEREYE: Lancôme’s Effacernes in Light Bisque. It gives clean, fresh coverage.

FOUNDATION: shu uemura Nobara Cream

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Shu Uemura’s Painting Gel Liner Collection.

Shu Uemura’s ultra-smooth, highly pigmented, long lasting gel eyeliners are just what this wanna-be makeup artist longs for. The new Painting Gel Liner Collection is a variety of artistically selected shades and textures, making it fun to mix and match colors for unlimited possibilities.


The colors are all beautiful. Nine shades range from the darkest shades we normally expect, plus some vivid accent colors, and some with glitter and full wattage shine.




The liners apply beautifully and glide on without tugging. You have about a minute or so to play with the liner once applies. After that, the line is there and there to stay, as my favorite part about these gel liners is just how resistant they are to sweat and tears. The formula does not allow for fading, flaking, chipping or smudging.


The Painting Gel Liner shade lineup:


  • Black
  • Night Blue
  • Brown
  • White - which I use to soften the darker or brighter colors for my own custom look
  • Vivid Blue
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Gold
  • Silver

The Painting Gel Liners are available now on counters, Shu Uemura boutiques as well as online.

The NEW Rouge Unlimited Pink Collection from Shu Uemura.

Can it get any prettier than Pink? Being that pink is my favorite color - always has been - I am so excited to see this new Rouge Unlimited Pink Collection from Shu Uemura. With a new patented technology, this is pink like no other.

As the leader in color and science, shu uemura breaks the boundaries of conventional color with Rouge Unlimited’s Pink Collection, a series of lipsticks and glosses made with a Pink Hybrid Pigment, one of the purest pink pigments ever discovered and patented by the cult Japanese beauty company. Thanks to
this breakthrough, this lip collection boasts the most vibrant hues available, creating new and unique shades of pink never seen before.

The collection boats 9 shades of Rouge Unlimited Lipstick and 5 shades of Gloss Unlimited.

Rouge Unlimited Lipstick - $23

  • PK312 - Soft Peachy Pink
  • PK316 - Warm Rosy Pink
  • PK321 - Soft Pale Pink
  • PK322 - Sheer Pink Beige
  • PK323 - Sheer Petal Pink
  • PK343 - Opaque Baby Pink
  • PK344 - Soft Lavender Pink
  • PK359 - Sheer Electric Pink
  • PK369 - Opaque Hot Pink

Gloss Unlimited - $22

  • PK310N - Clear Baby Pink
  • PK315N - Sheer Melon Pink
  • PK325N - Sheer Rosy Pink
  • PK333S - Pale Pink Sparkle
  • PK378S - Hot Pink Sparkle

These Pink Collection beauties are available now at shuuemura-usa.com, shu uemura boutiques and counters nationwide.