Showing posts with label Met Gala. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Met Gala. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Get The Look: Katy Perry and Issa Rae at the 2018 Met Gala


The Makeup Examiner Team is thrilled to be sharing the beauty breakdown of COVERGIRLs Issa Rae and Katy Perry. Last night, the ladies’ amazing makeup artists, Joanna Simkin (for Issa) and Michael Anthony (for Katy) gave us the scoop on how they created their flawless red carpet looks for you and your readers.The looks both incorporate the NEW TruBlend Matte Made Foundation, COVERGIRL’s most inclusive shade range to-date -- including 40 different shades across the skin tone spectrum.




“I wanted Katy’s skin to have a matte finish so we could control the highlights on the rest of her face. The new COVERGIRL TruBlend Matte Made foundation was perfect for this because it would stay on all night but also be comfortable, while giving her that matte finish we were going for. It really gave the perfect smooth canvas to let her eyes and lips stand out and glow. She looked very heavenly and ethereal – perfect for tonight’s theme! “I used the darker shades of the new COVERGIRL Peach Punch palette on the hollow of her eyes and went straight across towards the end of her brow, and the effect was that her eyes looked very wide and open. I also used the champagne color on the center of her eyes to make them really pop.” – Michael Anthony

COVERGIRL products used:
  • COVERGIRL TruBlend Matte Made Liquid Foundation - Shade L30 (Golden Ivory) & L40 (Classic Ivory)
  • COVERGIRL Vitalist Healthy Setting Powder – Shade Classic Ivory
  • COVERGIRL truNaked Scented Eyeshadow Palette in Peach Punch – coming to Walmart this June!
  • COVERGIRL Flourish by Lash Blast
  • COVERGIRL Lash Blast Amplify Primer
  • COVERGIRL Vitalist Go Glow Luminzing Lotion
  • COVERGIRL Easy Breezy Brow Micro-Fine + Define Pencil – Shade Honey Brown & Soft Brown
  • COVERGIRL Katy Kat Matte Lipstick – Kitty Purry
  • COVERGIRL Look Lock Up Setting Spray





"We wanted her skin to be ethereal for the theme but matte photos, so I used a big thick fluffy brush from the center of her face and worked my way out. I started from the middle to provide coverage and then blended it to the edges to create a subtle glow. For her eyes, I used a matte brown all over from the COVERGIRL Chocoholic palette, then added shimmery all over, and finished by glossing the top to create dimension. This gave her a slick eye look, and gave the appearance that she emerged from heaven." – Joanna Simkin

COVERGIRL products used:
  • COVERGIRL TruBlend Matte Made Liquid Foundation - Shade D80, Soft Sable
  • COVERGIRL Vitalist Healthy Highlighter – Shade #4
  • COVERGIRL Queen Collection Natural Hue Bronzer – Shade Ebony Bronze
  • COVERGIRL truNaked Scented Eyeshadow Palette in Chocoholic – coming to Walmart this June!
  • COVERGIRL Flourish by Lash Blast
  • COVERGIRL Lash Blast Amplify Primer
  • COVERGIRL Melting Pout Matte – Shade Paradise Lost
  • COVERGIRL Melting Pout Glitz
  • COVERGIRL Easy Breezy Brow Sculpt + Set Pomade
  • COVERGIRL Look Lock Up Setting Spray

COVERGIRL are available at mass retailers around the globe.


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Met Gala NARS Beauty Report

2016 MET GALA
Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology
NEW YORK, NY | MAY 2, 2016



NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Emi Kaneko to create the 2016 Met Gala makeup look for Chloe Sevigny, who attended wearing Simone Rocha. Please see below for more details and the products used to achieve this look.

Beauty Inspiration: “The hair and dress were the statement pieces for this look, so for Chloe’s makeup we kept her skin natural and glowing, with a twist of sexy.”

Key NARS products used: Velvet Matte Skin Tint | Sexual Content Dual-Intensity Blush | Mineshaft Velvet Lip Glide (NEW for Fall 2016)


 

NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Matthew Van Leeuwen to create the 2016 Met Gala makeup look for Lea Seydoux, who attended wearing Louis Vuitton. Please see below for more details and the products used to achieve this look.

Beauty Inspiration: “My inspiration for Lea’s makeup was from her stunning Louis Vuitton dress. I wanted to create a look that was simple and modern, with a bit of an edge given the theme of the night. Lea suggested a deep brownish lip would be great, and I totally agreed.”

Key NARS products used: Velvet Matte Skin Tint | Sexual Content Dual-Intensity Blush | Hyde Park Satin Lip Pencil



NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Monika Blunder to create the 2016 Met Gala makeup look for Juno Temple, who attended wearing Erdem. Please see below for more details and the products used to achieve this look.

Beauty inspiration: “Erdem loved the idea of combining Stevie Nicks with Old Hollywood and keeping Juno’s complexion fresh and dewy.”

Key NARS products used: Goddess Velvet Shadow Stick | Dione Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow | Stripped Velvet Lip Glide (New for Fall 2016)



NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Sarah Tanno to create the 2016 Met Gala makeup look for Lady Gaga, who attended wearing Versace. Please see below for more details and the products used to achieve this look.

Beauty inspiration: “Fashion in an age of technology is something I feel Lady Gaga has been a huge influence on. When creating this look for her Versace design I wanted to do something that was more rock in a modern and futuristic way. I focused on highlighted skin and a bold red orange lip.”

Key NARS products used: Fervor Dual-Intensity Blush | Desdemona Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow | Mineshaft Velvet Lip Glide (New for Fall 2016)



NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Jeanine Lobell to create the 2016 Met Gala makeup look for Jessica Chastain, who attended wearing Prada. Please see below for more details and the products used to achieve this look.

Beauty inspiration: “Once I saw Jessica’s beautiful peacock blue dress, I immediately wanted to go with a bright, bold raspberry lip.  I wanted to go for a chic, fresh Parisian look.”

Key NARS products used: Velvet Matte Skin Tint | Audacious Mascara | Vera Audacious Lipstick 


NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Georgie Eisdell to create the 2016 Met Gala makeup look for Alicia Vikander, who attended wearing Louis Vuitton. Please see below for more details and the products used to achieve this look.

Beauty inspiration: “My inspiration for Alicia’s look came from her unbelievable Louis Vuitton gown and of course the theme of the night. Alicia has absolutely perfect skin so I wanted it to glow. I wanted the rest of her face to be modern but not overdone, so I kept the look defined yet subtle.”

Key NARS products used: Hot Sand Illuminator | Sycorax Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow |Audacious Mascara 


NARS worked with celebrity makeup artist Kayleen McAdams to create the 2016 Met Gala makeup look for Rachel McAdams, who attended wearing Valentino. Please see below for more details and the products used to achieve this look.

Beauty inspiration: “Rachel is dripping in gold so I wanted to choose makeup that would complement the rich tones and give the whole look depth.”

Key NARS products used: Velvet Matte Skin Tint | Orgasm Blush | Liv Audacious Lipstick

All products, except where noted, are available at NARS.


Claire Danes and Gugu Mbatha-Raw At The Met Gala Get The Look



Claire Danes Cinderella Hair Get The Look:

  • Start with washing the hair using Infusium 23 Repair + Renew Shampoo, followed by treating the hair with Infusium 23 Repair + Renew Conditioner.
  • After towel drying, spray the Infusium 23 Repair + Renew Leave-In Treatment to protect from heat and styling, tame fly-aways and also get that undeniable shine!
  • Next, blow-dry the hair using the PRO Beauty Tools 1875W Ionic AC Motor and a round brush moving away from the face.
  • Use PRO Beauty Tools 1 ¼ Curling Iron just around the hairline to give hair beautiful glam curls. Then run fingers through the hair lightly to break it up.
  • Finally, pull hair back smoothly into a low ponytail. Twist the ponytail into a loose knot and secure with bobby pins for that final look.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, best known for her recent role in Concussion alongside actor, Will Smith, illuminated the red carpet at the most fashion forward event: Gugu blew us away in Gabriela Hearst with a Simple, Sexy Hair Knot styled by Schwarzkopf ULTIME celebrity hairstylist, Richard Collins.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Get The Look:
  • Start by applying Schwarzkopf styliste ULTIME Satin Frizz Control Heat Protection Spray to damp hair and blow dry for from root to tip.
  • Schwarzkopf Styliste Ultime Satin Frizz Control Straightening Spray, 6.8 fl oz
  • Using 1 or 1 ½ inch flat iron, depending on hair type, straighten all sections of hair, applying pea size amounts of Schwarzkopf styliste ULTIME Amino-Q Hold Gel for any flyaways. Pull hair back and secure in a low ponytail.
  • Divide the hair into two pieces, start with one side by folding the hair up and securing with bobby pins. Repeat on opposite side to create a simple, sexy knot. Finish and secure the look with Schwarzkopf styliste Amino-Q Hold Hair Spray.





L’Oréal Paris Met Gala Get The Look


For 2016, the Met Gala which occurred last night may 2, was centered on the idea of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology". And as with previous years, the Red Carpet sizzled. Directly from L’Oréal Paris, we have the Red Carpet looks for Brie Larson, Emma Stone, Mackenzie Davis and Karlie Kloss!


 BRIE LARSON (HAIR)

HAIR STYLIST: Mara Roszak, L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Hairstylist

INSPIRATION: “Brie wore this modern, cool-girl Proenza Schouler dress, which was glamourous, yet very wearable. We wanted the hair to have a wet look and feel simple and relatively casual and effortless.”

  1. On damp hair, Mara applied L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Extreme Style Gel with a wide-tooth comb. She used enough gel to cover the hair without it feeling overly saturated with product.
  2. Next, she had Brie tilt her head back and gathered hair into a low ponytail at the nape of the neck, applying a bit more gel on the ponytail.
  3. She then used a ghd air hairdryer to blow dry hair until hardened.
  4. Next, she took a little piece of hair and wrapped it around the elastic of the ponytail, fastening with a bobby pin.
  5. Mara used L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Tousle Waves Spray to completely saturate the hair, creating a dampened look.
  6. To finish, she applied L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Extreme Style Gel again to through the ponytail to keep it secure.


 
EMMA STONE (HAIR)

HAIR STYLIST: Mara Roszak, L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Hairstylist

INSPIRATION: “Emma wore this gorgeous white, flowy Prada gown with sharp gun metal details for an ethereal yet edgy look. We wanted the hair to have a strong, powerful presence.”

  1. Mara started by washing Emma’s hair with L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Shampoo and conditioning with L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Conditioner.
  2. Then, Mara prepped Emma’s hair with L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Boost It Volume Inject Mousse and parted it off to the side. To disguise Emma’s bangs, she pinned them off to the side.
  3. Next, using a small round brush and ghd air hairdryer she blow dried the hair to create volume.
  4. Then, she pin curled hair and sprayed all over with L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Strong Hold.
  5. After several minutes, Mara took the pins out and used the 1 ¼ inch ghd Curve Soft Curl Iron to go over the curls.
  6. Next, she brushed out the curls to create looser waves, spritzed all over with L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Sleek it Stand-Smoother Serum Spray for shine and applied L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Strong Hold to keep hair in place.


 
MACKENZIE DAVIS (HAIR)

HAIR STYLIST: Mara Roszak, L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Hairstylist

INSPIRATION: “Because Mackenzie wore an intricate, detailed gown, we wanted the hair to have a simple, modern feel.”

  1. Mara prepped Mackenzie’s damp hair with L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Curve It Elastic Curl Mousse and used a blow dryer to rough dry
  2. Next, she applied L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT High Lift Creation Spray to add texture and volume to the hair.
  3. For a workable hold, Mara applied about a pea-size amount of L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle TXT IT Hyper-Fix Putty.
  4. She then gathered the hair and pulled back into a bun, securing with multiple bobby pins. Mara purposely let some of the bobby pins shows in order to create an effortless style that looked as if Mackenzie could have created it on her own.
  5. Lastly, she pulled some pieces out around the face and applied L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Extra Strong Hold to lock the hair in place.


KARLIE KLOSS (MAKEUP)


MAKEUP ARTIST: Sir John, L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Makeup Artist

INSPIRATION: “Karlie’s dress was the ultimate influence tonight. She wore a very cool design by Brandon Maxwell, so we wanted to keep the look fresh and hip. We went for contrasting textures with her skin and lips and also opted for a very dramatic lash.”

  1. To start, Sir John prepped Karlie’s skin with Youth Code Skin Illuminator All-in-1 Moisturizer SPF 20 to help moisturize and start building the ultimate glowing effect.
  2. Next, he worked on Karlie’s brows, first penciling in with Brow Stylist Definer, then brushing the brows high with the spoolie end. He then finished with a spritz of Elnett Satin Hairspray to lock Karlie’s brows in place.
  3. For the eyes, Sir John used a taupe, matte shadow from Colour Riche La Palette Nude, on the top lid to sculpt the eye. He then lined the upper lash line with Infallible Black Velvet Liner. The underneath of the eye was left clean with no liner or shadow.
  4. For lashes, Sir John first placed multiple individual lashes on the outer corners of Karlie’s eyes. He then took Voluminous Superstar Red Carpet Mascara and applied two coats. 
  5. Next, he used Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation all over Karlie’s face, starting the contrasting textures.
  6. To begin to build the glowy finish, he applied True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator in Golden with a fluffy brush. He placed the product under Karlie’s cheekbones, on her temples, under her neck and on her collarbone.
  7. Sir John then set the liquid bronzer with the NEW! Glam Bronze Bronzer Powder (*Limited edition; launching mid-May).
  8. True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator in Ice was then applied on the high areas of Karlie’s cheeks and a little bit in the tear duct of her eyes to help brighten without using concealer.
  9. For the lips, Sir John used Infallible Pro-Matte Gloss in Rouge Envy. He first applied two coats, then tapped a little translucent powder on top and finished with one last coat. 

KARLIE KLOSS (HAIR) - HAIRSTYLIST: Frankie Foye for L’Oréal Paris

INSPIRATION: “The moment I saw the Brandon Maxwell dress Karlie would be wearing I instantly knew her hair needed to be sleek and shiny. I wanted a strong, graphic look with a flawless finish.”

  1. Frankie started by applying L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Boost It Air-Whipped Densifying Foam in sections to Karlie’s damp hair, then blow dried with a big, round brush
  2. Once dry, she used L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Boost It Air-Blown Texture Mist on the roots for an added natural lift.
  3. She then applied a pea-sized amount of L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Lustrous Oil Serum all over the hair for shine.
  4. Then, she teased the roots, made a razor sharp size part and pulled the hair back into a perfect chignon.
  5. Lastly, Frankie finished the look by spraying L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Extra Strong Hold on a big blush brush to hold tiny fly-aways and give the look a super sleek finish.




Tuesday, May 5, 2015

MET Gala 2015 Red Carpet Beauty Get The Look



It’s safe to say that the Red Carpet got rocked at the MET Gala, which took place Monday May 4 in NYC. Celebs offered up varying interpretations, via dramatic and glamour eveningwear, inspired by the Met Gala's “China: Through The Looking Glass theme.” In a TME exclusive, we’ve got the looks from NARS, L’Oréal and Alterna for mega celebs like Katie Holmes, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Alexa Chung, Dakota Johnson and many more! 

FKA Twigs - Makeup by Uzo, NARS International Lead Makeup Stylist

Beauty Inspiration: "It’s about FKA Twigs herself, the young ingénue who is complex and edgy, but can still morph her persona into minimalist chic. The beauty look is understated sophistication with a polished complexion, subtle shading and a bold groomed brow."

Key NARS products used: All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation, NARS Christopher Kane Silent Nude Blush, NARS Christopher Kane Nucleus Lip Gloss


 Lady Gaga - Makeup by Sarah Tanno for NARS Cosmetics

Beauty Inspiration: "I was really inspired by the texture and detail in Alex's designs. I wanted Gaga to look like a walking editorial out of a magazine. The Met Gala is the one event where you can really push the boundaries, so I decided to do something strong that fit this year’s theme."

Key NARS products used: Himalia Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow, Violet Atom Illuminating Multiple, Greta Audacious Lipstick


Alexa Chung - Makeup by Tamah K. for NARS Cosmetics

Beauty Inspiration: "The inspiration was Wong Kar-wai’s movie ‘In the Mood for Love.' We decided to go in the vein of 1960s China and play up the ethnicity of Alexa’s features as she is part Chinese."

Key NARS products used:  All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation, Brigitte Audacious Lipstick

 Claire Danes - Makeup by Matin for NARS Cosmetics

Beauty Inspiration: "I was looking at Chinese illustrations from the 20s and loved the look of a maroon wash on the eyes and cheeks and stained dark cherry or oxblood red on the lips. I wanted to use a version of that which was suitable on the red carpet."

Key NARS products used: Desdemona Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow, Ingrid Audacious Lipstick, Audacious Mascara (NEW for Fall 2015)


Fei Fei Sun - Makeup by Maki Ryoke for NARS Cosmetics
  
Beauty Inspiration: "The inspiration for the look was Babe Paley traveling to China in the 30s. The eyeliner really had to be created for Fei Fei’s face; it was quite thick to enhance her eyes. The Babe Paley inspiration came through in the lipstick - it complemented Fei Fei’s Asian skin tone and really popped."

Key NARS products used: Carmen Audacious Lipstick, Carpates Eyeliner Stylo


 Dakota Johnson - Makeup by Patti Dubroff for NARS Cosmetics

Beauty Inspiration: "I was inspired by Dakota’s sparkly, high-shine dress which was short and flirty. I made her beauty look all about gorgeous, lush skin and added a little drama to her eyes for effect."

Key NARS products used:  Vanessa Audacious Lipstick | Black Valley Eye Paint, Audacious Mascara (NEW for Fall 2015) 


 Reese Witherspoon - Makeup by Molly Stern for NARS Cosmetics

Beauty Inspiration: "The look was modern and crisp. I wanted Reese to have a super clean, bright complexion with bold features, so I paired intensified brows with shadowed liner, which framed Reese’s gorgeous blue eyes and allowed her glowing skin to shine."

Key NARS products used: All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation, Fervor Dual-Intensity Blush, Anita Audacious Lipstick, Audacious Mascara (NEW for Fall 2015)


Emily Blunt - Makeup by Jenn Streicher for NARS Cosmetics

Beauty Inspiration: "When I saw the dress I knew I wanted to stay classic as Emily is such an archetypal beauty and her gown embodied just that with its minimalistic silhouette yet highly embellished design. Keeping her skin fair and really playing up her lips instead of her eyes."

Key NARS products used: All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation, Vera Audacious Lipstick

All NARS products, except where noted, are available online at NARS and NARS boutiques.


Beyoncé - Makeup Artist: L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Makeup Artist, Sir John 

Beauty Inspiration: “I was inspired when I saw Beyoncé with all of her hair off her face. It automatically gave her an awakened, child-like look that I wanted to enhance with a bit of an anime vibe. I also wanted to play up her makeup since her Givenchy gown was long, sheer and covered in jewels,” shared Sir John.

Step 1: Prep face with L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation focusing on keeping the T-zone matte. Sir John worked to play up her luminous skin tone and over-exaggerate a fresh, youthful appearance
Step 2: To create contrast, he mixed L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator in Golden and Rose (Available July 2015) and applied to the cheeks. To further sculpt the cheek and add dimension, he applied L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Powder, which also helps absorb light
Step 3: Sir John made Beyoncé’s tan skin really pop by directly contrast with a pastel mint lid. He created a mod eye by applying a mix of L’Oréal Paris Infallible Eye Shadow in Endless Sea and Infinite Sky
Step 4: For a “deer in the headlights” look, Sir John applied L’Oréal Paris The Super Slim Liner by Infallible to the top lid and into the lash line. He purposely kept the bottom lash line clean with no liner and mascara to further enhance the wide eye finish
Step 5: To complete the look, he added tons of L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara so eyes popped, and added a touch of L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Lip Color in Neverending Nutmeg to simply and subtly enhances the shape of lips


Karlie Kloss - Makeup Artist: L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Makeup Artist, Sir John 

Beauty Inspiration: Sir John was inspired by the elongated silhouette of Karlie’s Versace dress, which lead to the decision of creating an enhanced summery, beachy look with a fresh, modern, evening twist.

Step 1: Sir John prepped skin with the super-rich L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Volume Filler Re-Volumizing Daily Moisturizer to create a flawless, moisturized base 
Step 2: Then he used L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator in Ice (Available July 2015) for a glowing, luminous complexion
Step 3: Next, he blended L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator in Golden (Available July 2015) to sculpt and define Karlie’s cheekbones
Step 4: Following the silhouette of Karlie’s dress, Sir John opted for a fresh eye look and elongated the eye applying L’Oréal Paris Silkissime Eyeliner by Infallible in Green Ivy to the top of the eyelid. By starting the liner at the middle of the eye and drawing under the lash line, the eye appears more open
Step 5: To create maximum impact, Sir John added L’Oréal Paris Infallible Smokissime Powder Eyeliner Pen in Black to the lash line, followed by the several layers of the L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara for extra intensity
Step 6: To complete the look and create a super nude lip, Sir John applied L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Lip Color in Everlasting Caramel

Karlie Kloss (Hair) - Makeup Artist: L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Hairstylist, Mara Roszak  

Beauty Inspiration: “Karlie wore a gorgeous Versace gown, which automatically feels a little sexy. I really wanted her hair to be moveable and soft, so we went for a tousled, glamorous look,” shared Mara.

Step 1: To start, Mara applied L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle BOOST IT Blow Out HeatSpray to damp hair
Step 2: Next, she blew out hair starting at the front and using a round brush around the face and sides, rough drying the back
Step 3: Then, Mara wrapped random sections of hair around a 1 ¼ curling iron, keeping the ends out for smooth and soft waves
Step 4:  She sprayed the hair with L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Extra Strong Hold to lock the look in place and then brushed out the hair a bit to soften the wave
Step 5: Next, she applied a few spritzes of L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare High Lift Creation Spray for more body and hold
Step 6: Last, Mara sprayed more L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Extra Strong Hold all over hair to complete the look


Carey Mulligan (Hair) - L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Hairstylist, Mara Roszak  

Beauty Inspiration: “Carey wore this gorgeous Balenciaga gown with a stunning collar so, because of the high neck, we wanted to put the hair up. I love this look – it’s ethereal with a slightly modern edge that still feels effortless,” shared Mara

Step 1: Mara started by spraying the entire head with L’Oreal Paris Advanced Hairstyle CURVE IT Elastic Curl Mousse, then rough dried hair with a blow dryer
Step 2: Next, she pin curled the sections around Carey’s face to give extra height to the look
Step 3: Mara split the back of the hair into three sections, fastening each section into a pony tail and then wrapping into individual buns, locking in with L’Oreal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Strong Hold
Step 4: Next, she let out the front pieces and touched them up with a curling iron before pinning them to the back of the hair
Step 5: With a tiny bit of L’Oreal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Strong Hold on her fingertips, Mara loosened the front pieces for added softness around the face


Lily Collins (Hair) - L’Oréal Paris Celebrity Hairstylist, Mara Roszak  

Beauty Inspiration: “Lily wore classic Chanel. We’ve already done so much with her short haircut, so for this look we really wanted a more timeless, simple look.”

Step 1: Mara trimmed a few pieces of Lily’s hair up front to give a shorter bang look
Step 2: Next, she used a ½ wide curling iron to curl random pieces of hair
Step 3: Then, Mara applied a minimal amount of L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle LOCK IT Clean Style Gel as a shield to keep hair in place
Step 4: She sprayed L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray Strong Hold onto her hands and pieced out bangs using her fingertips
Step 5: To finish the look, Mara turned to L’Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle SLEEK IT Strand-Smoother Serum Spray, which smoothed hair and locked in the style


Julianne Moore - Makeup Artist: Elaine Offers for L’Oréal Paris

Beauty Inspiration: “Julianne wore a gorgeous black Riccardo Tisci gown with jet beading and corseted accents.  She debuted a shorter hairstyle and we used her signature makeup color palette of taupes and plums, amping it up a bit for the occasion,” shared Elaine.

Step 1: Elaine prepped skin with L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Volume Filler Daily Volumizing Moisturizer
Step 2: She then blended L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation with Magic Lumi Light Infusing Primer for a combination of coverage and luminosity
Step 3: To brighten up the face, Elaine dotted her go-to L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift CC Cream under the eyes, down the center of the nose and across the top lip
Step 4: Next, she penciled in brows using L’Oréal Paris Brow Stylist Designer in Blonde, and the upper lashlines with Infallible Smokissime Eyeliner in Brown Smoke
Step 5: Elaine defined eyes with a selection of rich plum and chocolate hues from the NEW L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche La Palette Nude Smokey, adding Infallible Silkissime Highlighter to the waterlines to open up the eyes
Step 6: Next, she finished off the eyes with coats of L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara
Step 7: Last, Elaine used both L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro Lip Colour in Raisin Revival and Mesmerizing Merlot to concoct Julianne’s signature plum lip look


Jennifer Lopez - Makeup Artist: Mary Phillips for L’Oréal Paris

Beauty Inspiration: “All I have to say is RED DRAGON! The hair is slicked back and very fashion forward in its ‘finish’ and texture, but very tasteful. The makeup really ties in the red dragon theme, but in a very subtle way. She has that classic JLO skin, we kept the glow, the tone- and all of those elements that people love, but I would definitely call this glow a ‘special occasion’ glow. You're going to see a lot of reds, oranges, peaches, but in a very diffused blown out way. We play a lot with merging her eye color with her cheek color, which is Eastern Asian-inspired, and pays a bit of a homage to the disco 70's era. Her lips are a golden coral and her eyes have a very thin black liquid liner line on the upper lash only. You might notice an overall golden finish to her skin, which is because I dusted that everywhere as a finishing touch to play up the crystals in her breathtaking red Versace gown. She almost looks ethereal. She floated in with this dress,” shared Mary.

Step 1: To start, Mary applied L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Miracle Blur, which is great for filling in the depths of fine lines and allowed foundation to glide on with ease
Step 2: Mary used L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Spray & Set Makeup Extender Setting Spray before, during and after makeup. She explained that it gives skin the perfect finish making it her skin-must
Step 3: Next, she applied L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro Matte Foundation in Classic Tan all over the face
Step 4: To brighten and plump in all the right ways, Mary added two-in-one L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift Serum Absolute Concealer
Step 5: To create the signature bronzed glow and for a bit of sheen, Mary applied Armani Sun Fabric Sheer Bronzer
Step 6:  Mixing Lancôme Limited Edition Blush Subtil Crème in Coral Alize, Brise Rosee, and Rouge Mistral and L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour in Classic Wine created a super slick balmy blush, which Mary patted all along the temples, tops of the cheek bone and into the eye lids. She also dabbed the mixture at the very center of her mouth and blended outwards, which she described as almost a faint "popsicle mouth” look
Step 7: For the eyes, Mary applied L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara in Black, which fanned lashes out and added thickness primarily to their tail ends
Step 8: For bold color and precise, long-lasting application in one stroke, Mary applied L’Oréal Paris The Super Slim Liner by Infallible
Step 9: Mary then applied L'Oréal Paris Brow Stylist Brow Plumper in Transparent, which she credits as having the perfect hold
Step 10: To complete the look, she added a shiny punch of a subtle color using L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Le Gloss in Peach Fuzz -- the luster and sparkle tied the look together to completion

All products are available at online at L’Oréal Paris and mass and drugstores nationwide.


Gabrielle Union – Got2b Celebrity Hairstylist, Larry Sims

Beauty Inspiration: “We wanted to give her something super fresh, with a rock star vibe at the same time” says Sims. He adds, “I gave her a razored bob cut that is shorter in the back with elongated tips in the front, and layered throughout.”

Step 1: Once Larry finished cutting Gabrielle’s hair, he went section by section starting at the nape of the neck and sprayed Got2b Guardian Angel Flat Iron Balm to protect hair from heat styling
Step 2: Next, Larry set his blow dryer to cold on the highest setting to give her strands a wispy and voluminous finish
Step 3: He then took Got2b Playful Crème Pomade, rubbed it into his palms and ran the product through her hair for added texture
Step 6: Next, he used a few drops of Got2b Glossy Anti-frizz Shine Serum for additional shine and frizz control, and finished with Got2b Mind Blowing Fast Dry Hairspray to set the look

Got2b products are available at DrugStore.com


Katie Holmes – Celebrity Stylist DJ Quintero

Beauty Inspiration: For the 2015 MET Gala, Katie Holmes paid homage to Chinese style with an elaborate, navy, Zac Posen dress embroidered with Asian-inspired clouds and side cut-outs.

Step 1: On damp hair, apply a dab of Alterna Haircare Caviar CC Cream to the ends only
Step 2: Blow dry using a medium-sized YS Park round brush, keeping the front and side pieces straight and the back of the hair beveled inward
Step 3: Run a 1 ½ inch Harry Josh flatiron through hair, from root to tip
Step 4: Shake hair and spray Alterna Haircare Caviar Perfect Texture Finishing Spray throughout for body and texture
Step 5: Spray Alterna Haircare Bamboo Beach Summer Sun Shine Spray throughout for smoothness and shine

Alterna Hair Care products are available online and select salons.