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Steal the Look: Felicity Jones at the Premiere of Theory of Everything

Steal the Look: Felicity Jones  at the Premiere of Theory of Everything

Celebrity makeup artist Sabrina Bedrani created the look for Felicity Jones for the red carpet premiere of The Theory of Everything. “Felicity is wearing a black gown with the top and bottom in lace, so we wanted to create a look that was more edgy with a strong smokey eye – not too romantic as to contrast the lace,” Bedrani says. Here’s how to steal the look: Bedrani started by applying the Orlane Absolute Skin Recovery Care Anti-Fatigue Serum to her skin.  “This serum was perfect for today because we’ve been doing press for 4 days and with having makeup on and off, on and off, the skin can get a little dull.  Right after applying this serum, I felt the skin plumping up and the makeup went on so much smoother.  I followed by applying...

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Steal the Look: Jordana Brewster at the Hammer Museum Gala

Steal the Look: Jordana Brewster at the Hammer Museum Gala

For any of you going through steal the look withdrawal, here’s a good one for you: Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg worked with Jordana Brewster this weekend for the Hammer Museum Gala in Los Angeles. “The inspiration for the look was mysterious fall. With the change in seasons, I wanted to move away from lighter and airier looks and incorporate fall shades. A darker eye was the perfect complement to Jordana’s dress,” Greenberg said. How to get the look from Jamie Greenberg: Eyes: Started with an eye primer as a base. Then took the light gold shades from the mark. Eye Dream of Glam Palette and placed them all over the lid and crease. Next, I took the black shade from the same palette and smoked out the corner of her eye. I reinforced the dark...

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AHAVA Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate Serum

AHAVA Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate Serum

I actually came across AHAVA sort of backwards. Years ago, I was on a Birthright Israel trip and we spent one afternoon at the Dead Sea. It’s so funny how recent it feels when it was well over a decade ago. Anyway, I remember being blown away at how amazing my skin felt following our Dead Sea foray, and then — years before I was a beauty girl — I became obsessed with finding products that contain Dead Sea minerals, and came across AHAVA. Now, I’m a bit older, and have a bit more products in my arsenal, and I still love AHAVA, who have just released a serum that promises to recharge, rehydrate, and illuminate. I’ve been using the AHAVA Dead Sea Osmoter for about a week, it’s a unique concentrated serum helps rehydrate your skin...

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My Rain Bonnet Has Gone Modern

My Rain Bonnet Has Gone Modern

I don’t think it comes as any surprise that I’m immoderately obsessed with my hair. Blame my mom (my inspiration in most things), but I’ll risk life and limb to protect a blowout. True story: My mom once shattered an elbow running to beat out the rain. It’s her only broken bone ever. And while I’ve had many non-hair-related injuries, in the situation, I’d have done the same. Because of this — bones aren’t very easy to fix, you guys! — we’ve been trained to carry disposable shower caps with us at all times. And I do. They are in my purse. I take them out on a rainy day, in case a hotel bathroom has a shoddy shower cap situation, at a dentist office, on water rides…really, you never fully know when...

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Steal the Look: Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmy Awards

Steal the Look: Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmy Awards

If you are watching the red carpet of the Primetime Emmy Awards right now, you may just have caught a glimpse of the ageless Julia Louis-Dreyfus, in hair by David Gardner. “Julia’s dress, a classic silhouette, combined with her amazing cheekbones became the inspiration for her Emmys look,” said David Gardner. David created a shorter, choppy layered look for the actress to help exaggerate her beautiful bone structure and help achieve a clean, healthy and effortless style perfect for a strong, confident woman like Julia. Here’s how to recreate the look at home: Start by shampooing and conditioning hair from mid-length to ends with Oscar Blandi Jasmine Smoothing Shampoo and Jasmine Smoothing Conditioner ($22 each). For high shine, add a few drops of Oscar...

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Steal the Look: Chloe Grace Moretz at the VMAs

Steal the Look: Chloe Grace Moretz at the VMAs

Chloe Grace Moretz looked adorable on the red carpet last night at the VMAs. Want to steal the look? Celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh shares the intel. Chloe was wearing Louis Vuitton pink pants and lacy burgundy top with LV monogram accents. While Chloe typically favors a sophisticated bold lip, this time the emphasis is all on the eyes and skin for a final look that Mai described as simply creamy and pretty. Mai prepped skin with moisturizer containing cucumber for a cooling, calming effect. Then she tapped on TEMPTU’s Undereye Concealer inFair 104 where the skin needed extra coverage, including under the eyes and around the nose. After prepping the skin, she used TEMPTU AIRpod Foundation in Ivory and blended the color down through the neck area for even...

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Steal the Look: Lucy Hale at the MTV Video Music Awards

Steal the Look: Lucy Hale at the MTV Video Music Awards

mark. Brand Ambassador Lucy Hale is hosting the MTV VMA pre show tonight, and looks absolutely gorgeous. Want to steal the look? Celebrity Makeup Artist Kelsey Deenihan explains how! Face: “To start I applied La prairie Cellular Creme Platinum Rare Ultimate Rejuvenating Cream all over Lucy’s face followed by Armani luminous silk foundation in #6 for a flawless base. Next I set the base with mark. Great Finish Pressed Perfecting Powder in Light. After the face was set I applied mark. Glowdacious Illuminating Powder in Amped Up. The darker slightly shimmer powder works great as a contour and adds subtle color to Lucy’s cheeks. I finished the cheeks with mark. Touch & Glow Shimmer Cream Cubes to really catch the light and illuminate the...

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Steal the Look: Chloe Grace Moretz at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards

Steal the Look: Chloe Grace Moretz at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards

At last night’s Teen Choice Awards, Chloe Grace Moretz was wearing Valentino, and it was a pretty daring, baroque-inspired choice. “Her hair is down and natural so we went with a semi-smokey eye and light lips to play off of the dark colors that she’s wearing,” said celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh, who created the look for Chloe for last night’s Teen Choice Awards using Votre Vu cosmetics. Eyes “After prepping her face with La Mer Moisturizing Cream, I started with her eyes.  I first smudged Votre Vu’s Le Joli Crayon in Charbon into her lash line. Then I rubbed a bunch of the pencil on the back of my hand, took a stiff, synthetic eye shadow brush and applied it like a cream eye shadow all over her lower lid fading up to the...

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Steal the Look: Selena Gomez at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards

Steal the Look: Selena Gomez at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards

For this weekend’s Teen Choice Awards, Selena Gomez’s look was created by John Frieda Hair Care celebrity stylist Lona Vigi. Always adorable on the teen scene, this was a pretty grownup look for Selelan, one that, according to Vigi “weaves confident, youthful, sexy, a hint of bold, but still very sweet. To start, Vigi misted Selena’s hair with an Evian atomizer in order to prep her hair and keep it in the cleanest condition. Next, she applied a dime sized amount of the John Frieda Frizz Ease Original Six Effects Serum into her hands, and rubbed them together before going into Selena’s hair, starting at the roots and pulling all the way to the ends. “This serum is like a BB Cream for the hair,” said Vigi. “It covers...

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Check Out My Vente-Privee Summer Beauty Twitter Giveaway!

Check Out My Vente-Privee Summer Beauty Twitter Giveaway!

Great news! I’ve teamed up today with vente-privee USA to make your summer a bit more beautiful! We have these great summer beauty gift bags to give away courtesy of vente-privee. To win? o   Follow @ventepriveeusa  and @AlyWalansky on Twitter o   RT my tweet about the giveaway (be sure you include the hashtag #vpsummergiveaway) o   I’ll select three followers at random, and announce the winners at the end of the day! Winners will receive a prize pack worth over $350, which includes premium beauty products from Nuxe, Institut de Karite and Lierac plus a stylish Carlos Falchi summer beach tote. Good luck! Terms and Conditions: I will select winners (3) at random from all retweets of initial tweet on the same day of the initial...

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