Best Hair and Makeup 2010
Best Hair and Makeup 2010
- “I wanted Sandra Bullock’s hair to be a straight style with some architectural lines at the bottom,” said Frederic Fekkai stylist Adir Abergel, who created the look. “The most important component was the curved part, which started right above the arch of her brow.” As for the neatly bent ends? Abergel created pin curls along the bottom few inches of hair, let them cool and then raked through them with a comb to flatten and smooth.
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Best Oversized Updo
Sarah Jessica Parker has gorgeous hair-and tons of it-which is exactly why this ornate updo worked so well. The artfully woven pieces show off her impeccable hair color: A nuanced mix of honey blond and rich brunette.
Best Short Style
Carey Mulligan’s hair may be short, but her shoulder-grazing earrings were extra-long, and we loved the contrast between the two. The star also gets points for keeping her eyebrows a subtle taupe, which anchors her face, and prevents the eye-popping platinum from feeling over-the-top.
Best Hair Accessory
“I’m calling Maggie Gyllenhaal’s look ‘Muse of Spring,’” said stylist Mark Townsend, who created the look. He smoothed the hair with a few drops of Moroccanoil Treatment before blowing it out, setting it in barrel curls, and pulling it back into a large cluster. “The over-sized bun gives it a young, fresh, editorial feel,” he said. He finished by tucking in a black jeweled barrette by Jennifer Behr.
Best Down 'Do
Tina Fey’s textured, brushed-back look was both soft and edgy. The slight height on top looks easy and unforced; the loose tendrils in back are touchably appealing.
Best Pastel Glow
"There was a wash of cool tones in Rachel McAdams’s dress, so I wanted her makeup to have that same watercolor sheerness,” said her makeup artist, Kayleen McAdams. She blended pink, rose gold and slate shadow on the eyelids and kept the lips neutral with rosy lipstick and a touch of Chanel Glossimer lip gloss in Futile, a petal pink shade.
Best Light Pink Lips
"The look I was going for with Amanda Seyfried was movie star glamour with a young, fresh and modern feel," said her makeup artist, Monika Blunder. She accentuated her already milky skin with ivory foundation and kept the lips neutral with Chanel Coco Rouge in Perle. "It’s the perfect pinky beige," she said.
Most Radiant Skin
Zoe Saldana’s makeup may have been simple, but her skin was unforgettable-creamy, glowy and absolutely flawless. The shimmery apricot flush on the apples of her cheeks, which was created with NARS The Multiple color stick, added the perfect whisper of color. "With luminous skin and neutral-glossed lips, I was able to really focus on her beautiful almond-shaped eyes," said her makeup artist, Vera Steimberg.
Best Statement Lipstick
"Sometimes with red or fuchsia dresses it can be tough to find the right lip color without going too matchy-matchy," says makeup artist Jeanine Lobell, who created Vera Farmiga's look. "This was a super-matte, perfect pink without any blue in it at all." The only downside? The magic shade is from Lobell's new line, which launches this fall.
Most Dramatic Shadow
Nicole Richie took her cat-eye makeup further than usual by layering liquid liner with shapely silver and deep gray shadow. A strip of thick false lashes finished the vampy, '60s-inspired look.
Best Nail Polish
While the rest of her peers sported plain buff nails, Demi Moore stepped it up with a grayish beige, or greige, shade. We love the way the updated neutral popped against both her blush dress and her mellow gold clutch.