Ashley Greene’s Gorgeous “Louder Than Words” Look


Ashley Greene’s Gorgeous “Louder Than Words” Look by mark Celebrity Makeup Artist Mai Quynh

Ashley Greene, mark Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for mark’s m.powerment campaign, kicked off February’s National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month to celebrate the new Youth Advisory Board formed by m.powerment by mark at the “Louder Than Words” event at the Avalon in Los Angeles yesterday.

m.powerment by mark is a philanthropic initiative dedicated to breaking the cycle of dating abuse and partner violence against young women. For more information, click here.

Below are mark’s Celebrity Makeup Artist Mai Quynh’s makeup tricks for creating Ashley’s gorgeous look.

”I began by applying mark Calm & Composed Super-Soothing Moisturizer all over Ashley’s face. After creating a clean, moisturized base, I used mark Primed for Perfection Face Primer. Then, I applied mark Min-A-Real Cream-To-Powder Foundation in Natural using the mark Foundation Brush. To take care of any imperfections, I used mark Good Riddance Hook Up Concealer in Light/Medium under Ashley’s eyes and around her nose.”

“For a soft, healthy flush, I brushed on mark Just Pinched Instant Blush Tint in Cheeky using the mark Foundation Brush to the apples of Ashley’s cheeks. Then, I dusted mark Matte-Nificent Oil-Absorbing Powder in Buff/Natural to set the look. For an extra glow factor, I layered mark Good Glowing Custom Pick Powder Blush in Cameo Glo using the mark Blush + Bronzer Brush.”

“I prepped Ashley’s eyes with mark Please Hold Eye Primer in Light/Medium. Next, I applied mark Keep it Going Longwear Eyeliner & Shadow in Exposure to her eyelid, from her lash line to her crease using the mark Flat Eyeliner Brush. Then, I applied mark I-Mark Custom Pick Eye Shadow in Java to her crease, blending it outward. To begin lining Ashley’s eyes, I used mark Keep it Going Longwear Eyeliner & Shadow in Entourage along her top and bottom lash lines using the mark Flat Eyeliner Brush. I extended the liner upwards and outwards for a cat eye effect. I finished Ashley’s eyes with two coats of mark Lash All You Want High-Volume Mascara in Black to her top and bottom lashes.”

“For Ashley’s lips, I used mark Lipclick Full Color Lipstick in Toasty and mark Pro Gloss Hook Up Lip Gloss in Swell to create a gorgeous, natural smile.”

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PREVIEW: Christian Siriano’s Spring/Summer 2012 Campaign video at the SOHO GRAND Hotel

Make Her Up has your FIRST LOOK at designer Christian Siriano’s Spring/Summer 2012 video campaign shot exclusively at the SOHO GRAND HOTEL in New York City, starring actress Mena Suvari.

Watch the video below!

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Reese Witherspoon: “I don’t think I need plastic surgery at this point.” PLUS: ‘This Means War’ REVIEW!

The stunning Reese Witherspoon covers the March issue of Glamour UK. She’s promoting her new film, ‘This Means War’. The photo shoot alongside the article is stunning. Reese looks better than ever!

She has two children, a husband and a very successful career – and she’s only in her 30’s! While the 35-year-old actress says that she doesn’t want any plastic surgery right now, she doesn’t know what the future will hold!

On plastic surgery:

“I’m not for it. I’m not against it. I have plenty of friends who do stuff and if it makes you feel good, great. But I don’t think it’s the fix for some sort of unease that you’re having about who you are as a human being. I don’t think I need plastic surgery at this point. Can we just go day-by-day on that one?”

On showing off her body in her new film:

She explains: “I don’t worry about it. I have the body I earned. I had two kids and I’m still strong and healthy.
And you start to have a different respect for your body the older you get. Instead of tearing yourself apart all the time, you start to go “Oh wow”.”

On being frugal(ish):

Despite earning millions of dollars per movie, Witherspoon admits she can be quite frugal when it comes to shopping.
Although she recently splashed out on a black Valentino bag, she revealed she can’t bring herself to buy an expensive bag from The Row – Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s fashion label.

“I have this fixation about this black leather The Row purse, but it’s so prohibitively expensive, I will not allow myself to buy it. I literally go to the store to visit it. Too much money – it feels decadent. I can’t wrap my brain around it. If I bought it, I’d only feel upset about it and take it back. However, she justified her purchase of the Valentino bag, because ‘it’s super-plain and beautiful and just feels like something you’ll have forever’.”

I just love her! There’s nothing I don’t like about her!

Erin and I went and saw an early screening of ‘This Means War’ last night – and I have to tell you – we absolutely LOVED it. I was really not expecting that. I don’t think the trailer is very good, and the whole premise just seemed so … lame. But it wasn’t! It was such a fun movie! I laughed – hard – and wasn’t expecting to! The chemistry between the three at the center of the movie is believable! There’s definitely a lot of cheese in this movie, and I rolled my eyes more than once, but I didn’t mind. It was a super fun movie, and I enjoyed every minute of it! PS: Tom Hardy and Chris Pine are HOT in it! Reese looks better than ever in this movie – her clothes were to die for! Chelsea Handler was hilarious. All the pieces just really fit together perfectly to make a really fun movie. It’s not going to win any awards – but I would definitely say it’s worth paying to see. Fun movie!

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New! Bumble and bumble Concen-straight Smoothing Treatment.

I am completely intrigued I think I have to try this!

Bumble and Bumble Concen-straight Smoothing Treatment

What it is:
A single-use hair-straightening product that provides manageability and frizz reduction for up to 30 shampoos.

What it does:
This gentle yet potent straightener features Bumble and bumble’s patent-pending Concen-straight Technology™. A non-damaging treatment, it straightens and smoothes hair while adding shine. A single application makes hair more manageable and easier to style while reducing frizz and flyaways.

What else you need to know:
Concen-straight Technology consists of a gemstone blend of pearl, tourmaline, Brazilian green malachite, and sapphire powder. These ingredients relax the inner S-bonds that give hair its natural curve. Polylysine, an amino acid, further refines the S-bonds to allow smoother shapes. A featherlight silicone blend seals, sets, and shapes hair straight for lasting smoothness and protection against heat. Ideal for all hair types, colors, and textures, this product is formulated without harsh straightening ingredients and is free of formaldehyde, cysteine, and lye.

Bumble and bumble recommends:
– For best results, use Bumble and bumble Straight Shampoo before applying the treatment. Do not condition.
– After the treatment, to maintain and increase the treatment’s effects, use Straight Shampoo and Conditioner.
– If blow drying, use Bumble and bumble Straight Blow Dry. This lightweight, heat-activated styling balm complements the Concen-straight Smoothing Treatment for the smoothest, softest looks.
– Customize your daily style: Air-drying (without heat) makes hair more manageable while revealing your natural texture. Blow-drying creates straight looks with body and movement. Using a flat-iron creates pin-straight looks.

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