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Cat Deeley’s Emmy Awards Look with Avon

"So You Think You Can Dance" host Cat Deeley wowed the crowd when she stepped onto the red carpet tonight at the 64th annual Emmy Awards. Makeup Artist Amy Strozzi was the visionary behind the nominated host’s stunning beauty look. Amy put the focus on Cat’s eyes, layering a wet coffee shadow over a blend of multiple mocha shades for a modern take on the classic smokey eye.  Amy then upped the drama by smudging a dark brown liner on both top and bottom lashes and swiping black mascara on lashes for the finishing touch. To offset

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Christina Hendricks Emmys Style with John Frieda

Taking inspiration from Christina’s platinum Christian Siriano dress, celebrity stylist, Gregory Russell created big Hollywood waves for the red carpet. Russell described Christina’s look as “sophisticated old Hollywood Glamour.”·         Step 1 – Texturizeo   On dry hair, apply Frizz-Ease® Curl Reviver Styling Mousse ($5.99 at drugstores) to 1" sections until all of the hair has been covered. This is to build texture while taming frizz. Brush hair using a Mason Pearson flat brush to dry out the mousse and create

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Make Up For Ever Black Tango ~ Get the Look

I know a lot of you were as in love with the Promo image for Make Up For Ever Black Tango for fall as I was so I thought I would give you the breakdown of the look. I can't wait to try and replicate this!The image below outlines the products used to create the complexion.Here is the step by step to create the look:Apply the black shade with red highlights from the Black Tango Palette and blend with the appropriate brush from the palette.Then apply the same shade at the lower eyelid and blend with the point of the brush.Apply the

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Bright-n-Smoky with Kevin James Bennett for Kryolan

The wonderfully talented Kevin-James Bennett has delved into the bolder Fall 2012 trends and created 3 looks for the season for Kryolan Professional Makeup. Here is what Kevin had to say about his creations:Let’s face facts, I’m a makeup junkie (to the core) and I’m in cosmetic nirvana because the trends for Fall/Winter 2012 are not just a re-boot of the same old “natural” look.I’ve created these 3 looks with a distinctly fashion forward edge but retained a modern elegance by careful editing and specific placement. These are not

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Get the Look ~ Kate Beckinsale at the Total Recall Premier with John Frieda

Celebrity hairstylist artist Mara Roszak created Kate Beckinsale’s look for last night’s Total Recall premiere in Los Angeles. Taking inspiration from Kate’s structured dress, Roszak created a texturized look for the red carpet. Roszak described Kate’s look as “edgy and undone, with an effortless feel.”Get Kate’s look in three simple steps:Step 1 – Prep and TexturizeAchieving the undone quality of Kate’s hair relies on creating texture while preventing flyaways. Start by evenly applying John Frieda Frizz-Ease Curl Reviver Styling

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Get the Look ~ Cia Maritima Fashion Show and Make Up For Ever

MAKE UP FOR EVER ALLIANCE artist, James Vincent served as key make up artist for the Cia Maritima fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami. James created an easy yet elegant look that would be suitable for either a chic beach day or an exquisite evening out.Photo credit: Make Up For Ever Complexion & Cheeks: James applied MAKE UP FOR EVER Face & Body Foundation to even out skin tone while keeping the coverage sheer. To give a glow that flushes through the skin, he used MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Microfinish Blush #4

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Get the Look ~ Mara Hoffman Fashion Show and Make Up For Ever

MAKE UP FOR EVER ALLIANCE artist, Lottie served as key make up artist for the Mara Hoffman fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami.  The look featured a bold smoky eye with “desert outlaw” flair.Image credit: Make Up For EverComplexion & Cheeks: Lottie gave the models a sun kissed glow by mixing MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Invisible Cover Foundation with MAKE UP FOR EVER Uplight #22 and blended it into the skin. She then gave definition to the face by sculpting with MAKE UP FOR EVER Mat Bronze to areas that the sun

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Fall Beauty Trends – Guest Post

This fall you are given a fun assortment of beauty trends to play with. No matter what your taste you will certainly find something that you like. Metallic Colors Metallic colors on the dark side are strong for fall. The colors that we are seeing the most of are deep reds, blues and chromes all of which are shiny and can be used to create a variety of looks. You can use metallic colors on your eyes, lips and nails to get a noticeable

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Christa Potter is a professional makeup artist with a passion for introducing women to the newest and best in beauty with a touch of fashion and lifestyle.

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