Archive: Get the Look

Get The Look: Katy Perry and Becky G. at the 2014 VMA’s

2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Backstage & Audience

So what did you think of Katy Perry and Riff Raff’s homage to Britney and Justin in the all denim outfits?

Katy Perry Beauty Look by Jake Bailey:
Katy Perry’s VMA look tonight was quintessential Katy. Bright red lips, black liquid liner and big lashes. I first prepped her skin and then matched her skin tone to COVERGIRL’s Ready, Set Gorgeous Foundation in Warm Beige and began by buffing a thin layer all over her face and neck using a flat tipped, soft bristled kabuki style brush for a seamless airbrushed effect. I highlighted her under eye area and cheekbones with Ready, Set, Gorgeous Concealer in light/medium.

I began her eye makeup by blending a warm brown shadow, Flamed Out Shadow Pot in Scorching Cocoa into the crease of her eyelids and a pearlescent white shadow Flamed Out Shadow Pot in Blazing White onto her eyelid and browbone for highlights. I also dusted some of that same pearlescent shadow onto the ridge of her cheekbones for an extra glow. I then created a sharp jet black cat eye using Bombshell Intensity Liner. I finished the eye look with several coats of Bombshell Volume Mascara.

I then sculpted her cheekbones using the darker shade from the COVERGIRL’s Clean Glow Blush compact and added warmth to the apples of her cheeks with the paler peachier shades in the compact.

I completed the look by lining her lips with LipPerfection Lip Liner in Hot and the matching LipPerfection Lip Color shade in Hot 305. I topped the lipstick with a coat of Flamed Out Shadow Pencil in Crystal Flame for a metallic sheen. Just before she left I dusted her with a touch of Ready, Set, Gorgeous Powder in light/medium to keep her looking fresh for the red carpet.

2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Arrivals

Becky G. Beauty Look by Sarah Uslan:
Becky G.I started with the COVERGIRL Ready, Set Gorgeous Concealer and Foundation, which has powder built-in to help fight shine. I used the concealer in a V shape under her eyes to give them a bit of a lift before putting the foundation over – adding to the flawless overall look of her skin. Then I used bronzing powder to contour her cheekbones and also on the forehead and neck area to warm her skin tone plus Classic Color Blush in Silk Roses on the apples of her cheeks. Then I set the whole look with powder.

To bring in the silver in the studs on her skirt, I used the creamy Bombshell Shine Shadow in Ice Queen. It has these reflective pigments so your eyes dazzle when the light hits your face. Then with the Flamed Out Shadow Pot in Molten Black, I created a V from the outside edge of the lash line and going into the crease and blending inward. For shadow, I used Eye Enhancers 4-Kit Shadows in Drama Eyes and blended that all in. To finish off the look, I used the Bombshell Intensity Liner to create a bigger-than-normal, 60’s-inspired cat eye and layered on thee coats of Clump Crusher Mascara on the top lashes and one coat on the bottom. You get a ton of volume, and you can layer it on without clumps – perfect for touch-ups throughout the night. I also used a little dab of the silver shadow on the inner corner of the eye for a pop of shimmery color there.

For lips, we wanted something with a great color payout and also lustrous vibrant shine for the carpet, so we went with Colorlicious Lip Gloss in Berrylicious. For a while, matte lips were a big trend but gloss is definitely having a moment and is back in a big way!


Photos Courtesy: Covergirl/Marina Maher Communications.

Jessica Alba and Chrissy Teigen at the 2014 Guys’ Choice Awards- Makeup by Lauren Andersen for Avon

Spike TV's "Guys Choice" Awards - Arrivals

Get The Look: Jessica Alba
For Saturday’s red carpet, Avon Global Celebrity Makeup Artist Lauren Andersen gave Jessica a sultry, smoky eye that was inspired by the sleek, modern lines of her black leather dress.


Here’s how to get the look.

  1. Lauren applied Koh Gen Do Foundation as a base before applying Avon Ideal Luminous Blush in Heavenly Pink on Jessica’s cheeks with Lorac Mineral Bronzer to add a slight contour.
  2. Lauren then groomed Jessica’s brows with Votre Vu Brow Wax.
  3. Next, Lauren used Avon Glimmersticks Eye Liner in Blackest Black to line Jessica’s eyes and blended it out towards the outer corners. Lauren then used Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eye Liner as a shadow, using a tissue on the outer corner to create a crisp edge.
  4. To finish Jessica’s eyes, Lauren applied false lashes and a coat of Avon Mega Effects Mascara in Black.
  5. To complete the look, Lauren applied Avon Ultra Color Absolute Lipstick in Pink Renewal.


Spike TV's "Guys Choice" Awards - Arrivals

Get The Look: Chrissy Teigen
For the 2014 Guys’ Choice Awards, Avon Global Celebrity Makeup Artist Lauren Andersen wanted to give Chrissy Teigen a summery glow and a coral lip to complement her bright yellow dress.

Here’s how to get the look.

  1. Lauren groomed Chrissy’s brows with Votre Vu Brow Wax.
  2. Next, Lauren lined the eyes with Avon SuperShock Gel Eye Liner in Intense Brown, applied a wash of MAC Crushed Metallic Pigment across the lids and coated the lashes with Avon Mega Effects Mascara in Black.
  3. To create Chrissy’s natural, sunkissed glow, Lauren applied YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat Illuminating Foundation and then brushed on a Lorac Bronzer to her cheeks.
  4. To complete the look, Lauren gave Chrissy a coral lip by blending Avon Ultra Color Absolute Lipstick in Silky Peach and Wild Ginger.

You can find more information or purchase the Avon products used to create these looks online at

Get The Look: Kaley Cuoco Kids Choice Awards Makeup

Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards - Arrivals

(Photo source Getty Images)

mark Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg paired a pink glossy lip with an edgy eye for Kaley Cuoco at the 2014 Kids Choice Awards today.

“The inspiration was girly punk,” Greenberg said. “We smoked out the eye and gave it some black liner for the edge and kept the lip girly with a gloss.”

While getting ready for the show, Kaley shared this Instagram of her and Jamie getting ready:

kaley cuoco instagram KCA

(Photo source Instagram)

Here’s how to get the look from Jamie Greenberg:

Eyes: Start with mark Please Hold Eye Primer as a base, layer on i-mark eye shadow in Chenille on the inside of the lid and i-mark eye shadow in Pewter on the outside of the lid. Line the top and bottom lash line with mark’s No Place to Run Eye Liner in Jet Set. Finish with 2 coats of Chanel Le Volume Mascara.

Face: Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, blended mark Blooming Pretty and Chic Frills palettes on the cheeks and Cle de Peau Concealer

Lips: mark Juice Gems in Cherry Bomb

All mark products available at

Jessica Biel’s 2014 Oscar Beauty Look

86th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

(Photo Credit: Gregg DeGuire – WireImage)


JESSICA BIEL – 2014 Oscar Awards

Makeup Artist: Kayleen McAdams, ck one color global makeup artist

Inspiration: “I wanted to do something really fresh, light and feminine. There were so many beautiful pastels in her dress, so I played with those tones.”


  • I prepped Jessica’ skin with moisturizing face and eye products, Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream Intense Hydration and Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado, to give her makeup a good base to stick to.
  • Then, I used a damp Beauty Blender to apply ck one 3-in-1 face makeup with SPF 8 in fair 200, followed by ck one 3-in-1 concealer in light 1 underneath the eyes, around the nose, and along the edges of her mouth to even out her skin.
  • I used Charlotte Tilbury Sculpt and Highlight Powder on the tops of Jessica’s cheekbones, down her nose, and on her cupid’s bow.
  • I finished her skin with ck one cream + powder blush duo in breath 100 right on the apples of her cheeks and set it with the powder side of the product to give the look staying power throughout the night.


  • For Jessica’s eyes, I started by using a fluffy brush to apply ck one cream + powder bronzer duo in deeply bronzed 400 all over the lid.
  • Then, I used ck one powder eyeshadow in expose and evolved on the inner corners of the eye and along the lash line at the outer corners.
  • I completed her eye with two coats of ck one volumizing mascara on the top lashes to pump up the lashes.
  • Then, I applied the same mascara onto an eyelash comb and combed through the bottom lashes to slightly darken them.


  • For Jessica’s lips, I used Tarte Lip Surgence in Lucky to cover her whole lip with a matte pink; I also used this product in the center of her lips to give dimension and add moisture to her look.
  • Lastly, I gave Jessica’s lips a good coating of Kiehl’s Facial Fuel No-Shine Lip Balm to soak in while I did her eyes.


Check out the Kiehl’s products used to create Jessica’s look at your local store or online at