Makeup Masters

Hilary Swank
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Makeup Masters

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Rebecca Romijn

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THE EXPERT L.A.-based makeup artist Monika Blunder is an expert at creating glamorous red-carpet looks for clients like Rebecca Romijn, Katherine Heigl, Molly Sims and Jessica Alba.
EXPERT TIP Get the most out of your eye shadow! "Intensify the color by using Nars cream eye shadow as a base and follow it with Nars dry shadow," advises Blunder. "Applying layers also helps maintain a longer-lasting look. I applied it on Amy Ryan for the Oscars and it held up all night!"
BUY ONLINE NOW NARS Cream Eyeshadow, $21

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Eva Longoria Parker

Eva Longoria Parker
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THE EXPERT Tasha Reiko Brown has worked with many young Hollywood stars, including Eva Longoria Parker, Rachel McAdams, and Evan Rachel Wood.
EXPERT TIP Brown loves Armani foundation, especially because a little goes a long way. "It has a smooth satiny finish that leaves skin with coverage, but also a subtle glow," she says.
BUY ONLINE NOW Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation, $58.

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03 of 13

Cameron Diaz

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THE EXPERT L.A.-based Troy Jensen has made up cool blondes like Cameron Diaz, Rebecca Romjin, and Catherine Denueve.
EXPERT TIP "I love Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals mineral foundation," says Jensen. "I was introduced to this product by Rebecca Romjin and it is now a must-have in my kit. I use it on everyone-it's a great product and looks very natural."
BUY ONLINE NOW Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals SPF 15 Foundation, $25.

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04 of 13

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel
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THE EXPERT L.A. makeup artist Robin Siegel has worked behind the scenes on Friends, as well as feature films. She's also helped Zooey Deschanel, Sharon Stone, and Felicity Huffman get red-carpet ready.
EXPERT TIP Siegel offers this tip when it comes to lush lashes: "Put mascara on lower lashes first, to prevent top mascara from transferring to lids when looking up to apply bottom mascara." Her product of choice? Dior Show. "It gives lashes the fullest, thickest, darkest look without any clumps."
BUY ONLINE NOW Dior Diorshow mascara, $24.

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05 of 13

Marcia Cross

Marcia Cross
Brian Henn; INF

THE EXPERT Brett Freedman's childhood obsession with makeup led this L.A.-based makeup artist and creator of Vanitymark cosmetics to utilize his natural talents on clients like Marcia Cross, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lucy Lui and Brooke Shields.
EXPERT TIP Freedman says, "I was actually turned on to Model Co. Tanning spray by Sophia Bush at the Teen Choice Awards. She brought out the hot pink can and told me when she was doing the film The Hitcher, she had to look middle-of-the-summer tan in January. I've used it ever since on everyone from Vanessa Hudgens to Kate Walsh because it's so natural and it really stays."
BUY ONLINE NOW Model Co. Tan Airbrush in a Can, $42

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06 of 13

Renee Zellweger

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THE EXPERT After learning the ropes from beauty bigwig Laura Mercier, it wasn't long until N.Y.-based makeup artist Kristofer Buckle used his expertise to create looks for clients Renee Zellweger, Demi Moore, Jennifer Lopez and Blake Lively.
EXPERT TIP "To create a natural look, use Laura Mercier's tinted moisturizer," says Buckle. "With such natural colors that blend perfectly with the skin it goes completely undetected. When I worked on Laura Linney for the Oscars, I knew it was a job for this tinted moisturizer. Every one in the room was complimenting her skin and asking what I used!"
BUY ONLINE NOW Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20, $42

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07 of 13

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt
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THE EXPERT L.A. artist Mitzi Spallas produces natural makeup looks for stars like Jennifer Love Hewitt, Helen Mirren and LeAnn Rimes.
EXPERT TIP To get smooth skin without the heavy look of foundation, try Cle de Peau undereye concealer. "You can use it instead of foundation in certain areas of the face and top it off with a slight bit of powder to keep your skin looking healthy, natural, and flawless!" says Spallas.
BUY ONLINE NOW Cle De Peau undereye concealer, $68.

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08 of 13

Christina Applegate

Christina Applegate
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THE EXPERT Known for creating iconic makeup looks, Lizbeth Williamson has transformed the faces of Christina Applegate, Mary-Louise Parker, Uma Thurman and Kate Walsh.
EXPERT TIP There's timelessness in the classics. "Revlon Lipstick has classic colors that have been around for 30 to 40 years," said Williamson who uses the lipstick as a go-to for period films. "I love going to the drugstore and finding the very same shades of my youth still in stock."
BUY ONLINE NOW Revlon Lipstick, $8.

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09 of 13

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst
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THE EXPERT N.Y.-based makeup artist, Margot Boccia, is a pro on the Hollywood film scene, creating onscreen looks for clients like Kirsten Dunst, Jessica Simpson, Eva Mendes, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Beckinsale and Julia Roberts.
EXPERT TIP For a blush that really works with many skin tones, try L'Oreal True Match. "When it was first introduced, I was impressed at how right on the shades are," she says. "And the blush is easy to blend. To achieve this look, apply it at a high point to the apple cheeks."
BUY ONLINE NOW L'Oreal True Match Blush, $10.50

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10 of 13

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston
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THE EXPERT L.A.-based Angela Levin uses her background in makeup special-effects to help create dramatic looks on Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Garner and Sheryl Crow.
EXPERT TIP Before Aniston bared it all in The Break Up, Levin made sure the star's skin was golden. She suggests using waterproof Make Up for Ever sheer liquid face-and-body makeup in Caramel for a temporary tan that won't rub off.
BUY ONLINE NOW Make Up for Ever, $38.

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Beyonce

Beyonce
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THE EXPERT Mally Roncal creates smoldering smoky eyes on clients, including Beyonce, Ashlee Simpson and Zooey Deschanel.
EXPERT TIP Use Lancome's Dual Finish powder in a shade two hues deeper than your skin to slim your face. Brush it along the hairline from ear to ear, then dust your jawbone.
BUY ONLINE NOW Lancome Dual Finish powder, $35 .

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Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner
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THE EXPERT Matin may have a master's degree in molecular biology, but thankfully for clients Jennifer Garner, Angelina Jolie, Mandy Moore and Claire Danes, he chose a career as a makeup artist.
EXPERT TIP To get the illusion of higher cheekbones, apply pink blush along the top of cheek apples. Use a non-fluffy blunt-cut brush.
BUY ONLINE NOW M.A.C blush in Desert Rose, $17.50.

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Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank
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THE EXPERT Makeup artist Kara Yoshimoto Bua always spotlights the most striking feature on her clients, who include Hilary Swank, Rosario Dawson and Michelle Williams.
EXPERT TIP Multiple layers of mascara get clumpy. Instead, dip the edge of a stiff Shu Uemura 60B brush into wet mascara bristles and run it from roots to tips.
BUY ONLINE NOW Shu Uemura 60B Brush, $29; Max Factor mascara, $5.

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