Summer Beauty 2013:
Bare-faced Beauty: Everything You Need to Know
Shiny Nude Lips
Sometimes nude lips looks daytime casual, but Padma Lakshmi's is dressy enough for evening. To make nude lipstick more dramatic but still natural-looking, pick one with “a hint of sheen so it's not matte and pasty, with a tad of color like peach or pink in it,” says her makeup artist Nick Barose. Also keeping nude lips dressy is pairing them with a little extra eyeliner, mascara, and blush so you look “natural but not washed out,” he says.
Evangeline Lilly swept onto the red carpet at The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug premiere in a black slightly sheer Alberta Ferretti gown with a lace overlay and tiers of tulle at the skirt, keeping all accessories to a minimum, save for studs and a gold bracelet.