Get the Look: Celebrity Makeup and Hair How-Tos to Try
From Lupita to Jennifer Lopez, find out how to recreate some of your favorite celebs' makeup looks.
Julia Roberts's Classic Look
Roberts appeared on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet in a classic black gown, Chopard jewelry and bombshell waves. Her makeup artist Genevieve Herr gave her a clean and elegant makeup look, creating an effortless glow. Find out exactly which products she used, here.
Khloe Kardashian's Pretty Waves
Kate Hudson's Sun-Kissed Glow
The 37-year-old actress’ sun-kissed complexion is equally as enviable as her recent summer vacation in the South of France. Her secret: Regular trips to Spray Di Solé in L.A. for an organic spray tan from spray tan expert, Svetlana Feller. Luckily, you don’t need to book a ticket to L.A. to get Kate’s golden glow. Sveltana has shared her head-to-toe pro-tips for the perfect self-tan for fair complexions. Get all the tips and details, here.
For the Equals premiere, celeb makeup artist Beau Nelson and hair stylist Adir Abergel teamed up to give Stewart (and face of Chanel Makeup), yet another edgy look for the books. Nelson wanted to give the star an "exaggerated feline shape" in terms of eye makeup while Abergel secured the tips of her hair with over a dozen black bobby pins. Get the full how-to and product list here.
Lucy Hale's Glowing Skin
Lucy Hale's skin was absolutely glowing for the 2016 Teen Choice Awards. Her makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan gave us the full scoop on the actress's skincare routine. She started by prepping her skin with Kate Somerville Goat Milk Moisturizer ($65; nordstrom.com) and Murad Invisiblur Serum. Get the full routine and list of products, here.
Sia's Red Lipstick
Lucy Hale's Red Lipstick
Makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan, the genius behind Lucy's iconic vampy appearance and so many others, shared a photo of the actress/singer rocking swept-back hair and a bold red lip at the Elizabeth and James Los Angeles Flagship Store Opening. Get full details on the classic look, here.
Kim Kardashian's Messy Bun
Kim Kardashian’s top knot is officially mile-high. The 35-year-old entrepreneur took her glam squad to the skies to get her ready for landing at Revolve’s summer party in the Hamptons. On her private jet, Kardashian’s hairstylist Justine Marjan piled the star’s strands into a messy bun with a few face-framing strands left out. Find out how to duplicate the effortless look, here.
Selena Gomez's Tour Makeup
The singer has been sporting incredible makeup looks on her Revival tour, like the copper smoky eye crafted by makeup artist Melissa Murdick. Recently, Murdick took to the tour's own Instagram account for a brief tutorial on how to copy the look (using Gomez herself as a model). Get the full tutorial and look here.
Anna Kendrick wore the perfect glossy blowout at the Los Angeles premiere of Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, and we had to get the scoop. The actress's hairstylist Craig Gangi used the staple blowout to counterbalance her modern, structured metallic dress designed by Calvin Klein. "Don't use too much product," he cautions. "A lot goes a long way, especially with high-end products like these. Less product means hair is touchable, soft and effortlessly beautiful." Get the full how-to and list of products, here.
A cat-eye is one makeup look that’s always in style any day, anytime. The Christian Dior haute couture show in Paris reminded us yet again why the feline flick is a timeless staple that we’ll never grow tired of turning to. Peter Philips, creative and image director for Dior Makeup gave the brand’s new ambassador Bella Hadid graphic lines for the show. “I wanted to create, for more than 40 looks, a free variation on eyeliner. It was a challenge to customize the look each time in an unusual and audacious way, creating makeup that was made-to-measure, just like haute couture is,” Philips said. Find out exactly which products to get for the graphic cat-eye, here.
Lucy Hale's Vampy Lipstick
At the iHeart Much Music Video Awards in Toronto, Lucy Hale's dramatic vampy lip and sleek bob stole the show. Celebrity makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan kept Hale's eye makeup elegant by applying a deep maroon shade of eyeshadow and a few swipes of mascara. Get the actress's full list of products (inluding that amazing lip color), here.
For the Thirst Project’s seventh annual Thirst Gala in L.A., Stewart pulled off an effortlessly cool hairstyle, which counterbalanced the actress's ladylike white lace dress by Preen. “We wanted the hair to be cool and fun in contrast to her beautiful dress,” says celebrity hairstylist Kylee Heath, who created the look. Find out how to pull of the actress's look, here.
Gigi Hadid's Dark Lipstick
We spotted Hadid at an event wearing a stunner of a goth-inspired lip, and we just had to know what it took to create it. It turns out that makeup artist Erin Parsons only used Maybelline products (Hadid is one of the faces of the brand), so you are officially one quick walk away (to your nearest drugstore) from pulling off Gigi's look. Get the list of products here.
Jessica Alba's Smoky Eye
Jessica Alba rocked blue eyeshadow at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. She gave the shade a modern update—while serving some serious punk rock vibes, at that. A sculpted brow framed her graphic eye without competing, while her clean complexion and tawny nude lip added some balance. Find out how to copy the edgy look, here.
Kim Kardashian's Reverse Cat-Eye
Kim Kardashian wore a bold reverse cat-eye to the De Grisgono party at the Cannes Film Festival, and looked amazing. Instead of sweeping a graphic strike along her top lid, the star's makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic concentrated the drama along the lower lash line, extending the noir hue into an upward flick. He wanted to keep the drama on the lower portion of the eye, so he kept shadow and liner on the top pretty minimal. Find out which products to use to get the edgy look, here.
Amal Clooney's Old Hollywood Glamour
The human rights lawyer made her Cannes Film Festival debut in a classic Old Hollywood glamour look by makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury. Clooney's classic red lips, loose curls, and long lashes complemented her Versace gown perfectly. Get a list of beauty products used to create the look, here.
Kristen Stewart's Sultry Look
Stewart attended the screening of her new project, Café Society in Cannes donning a sultry makeup look, fit for the face of Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld's muse. The smoky eye and red lip were done by the actress's makeup artist, Lucia Pica. Find out exactly what products she used to get the look, here.
Lauren Conrad's Beachy Waves
Lauren Conrad is known for her loose, beachy waves that many of us have tried to recreate at home, but the results never have the quite the perfect bend like Conrad’s strands. Her hairstylist and co-founder of the Beauty Department blog, Kristen Ess shared her trick for styling Conrad’s lived-in waves in a recent post on the blog. What sets Ess’ method apart from other beachy waves tutorials is that in her technique both a curling iron and a flat iron play major parts in achieving the look. Find out the full process here.
Kendall Jenner's Bubble Pony
Hairstylist Jen Atkin gave us the scoop on how to get this fun update on the classic ponytail. “We wanted a look to compliment Kendall’s textured dress and sexy, lace-up shoes,” she says. "This ‘do really updates the classic ponytail in a fun and modern way.” Find out how to get the full look here.
Shailene Woodley's Soft-Focus Makeup
Woodley requested that beauty pro Kara Yoshimoto Bua use eco-friendly, all-natural skincare and makeup for her InStyle cover shoot. “She is passionate about her health and well-being, and doesn’t like to wear too many products,” says Yoshimoto Bua. Find out which products she used to get her look here.
Saoirse Ronan's Sultry Waves
Ronan turned heads on the Oscars red carpet in an award-winning combination: The best actress nominee paired her sparkling emerald backless Calvin Klein gownwith equally show-stopping sultry, textured waves. Ronan’s hairstylist Adir Abergel was inspired by the eye-catching details of her dress, “I wanted to give her an undone, textured blowout with a brushed-out, beautiful wave hand-raked back away from the face,” he said. Get all the details on the look here.
Gigi Hadid's Sexy Hair and Makeup
When Gigi Hadid stepped out for the Sports Illustrated 2016 Swimsuit Issue event, her gorgeous hair and makeup caught our eye. Her hairstylist, Jennifer Yepez, explained, "Last night Gigi had this amazing see-through body suit. We wanted to keep things sexy and chic, so I gave her long sleek hair." Patrick Ta was the makeup genius behind Hadid's stunning burgundy eye makeup. "We wanted to do something bold yet beautiful," he told us. Get details on the full look here.
Adriana Lima's Romantic Hair and Makeup
The model stepped out for the 2016 amfAR New York Gala with a red carpet-worthy ponytail and sultry smoky eye. Her hairstylist, Jennifer Yepez, calls the pretty pulled back look #couturehair on Instagram and her makeup artist, Morgane Martini worked her magic around those piercing blue eyes. Find out how to get the full look here.
Lady Gaga's Red Eyeshadow
Gaga's ruby red eyeshadow from Super Bowl 50 may have been a daring look (in true Gaga fashion, natch), but we may be seeing a lot more of the trend in months to come. "Red shadow is the new smoky eye. It's absolutely wearable for a night out and is actually very flattering," says her makeup artist Sarah Tanno. Find out how to get the look here.
Beyonce's Metallic Lip
Beyonce shut it down at Super Bowl 50 with a killer performance and a shimmery lip look that got our attention. Her makeup artist, Sir John said the look was created by mixing a mauve nude that offers high-intensity color with a bit of sparkle. Find out exactly how to duplicate the look, here.
Emmy Rossum's Parisian-Inspired Makeup
At the 21st annual Critics' Choice Awards, Emmy Rossum made heads turn in a gorgeous red carpet ponytail and timeless makeup. Her makeup artist Jo Baker said, "We often reference and admire the French women and their approach to their uncomplicated, flattering makeup.I enhanced the eyes just enough to draw attention without overpowering the face or this gorgeous Dior dress." Find out how to create the full look here.
Lupita Nyong'o's Daring Blue Lips
The force was definitely strong with the actress at the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere in London, where she paired her daring Proenza Schouler number with a graphic updo and a bold blue lip. "To pull off fun, unusual color like this, the key is to keep the rest of the makeup not as colorful," makeup artist, Nick Barose tells InStyle. "Even though it's dramatic, it's still fun, but completely wearable. The effect is feminine and not harsh." Find out how to create the full look here.
Emma Roberts' Rose Gold Smoky Eye
The blonde bombshell did a unique take on the smoky eye at the 2015 Emmy Awards. Roberts' makeup artist, Lauren Anderson, created the soft smoky eye using a mix of light pink and bronze shadows. Find out exactly how to get the actress's look here.
Lupita Nyong'o's Silver Eyeliner
We fell in love with Nyong'o's party-ready metallic eyeliner she donned at a recent Star Wars "Force 4 Fashion" event. Her makeup pro for the evening, Nick Barose, shared his secret to pulling off silvery makeup with ease. Get all the details here.
Natalie Dormer's Pretty Pastel Makeup
For the Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 L.A. premiere, star Natalie Dormer wore a dreamy Vivienne Westwood gown and gorgeously flirty pastel makeup. Luckily, we were able to catch up with the expert behind the look, Matthew VanLeeuwen, to find out all the details on the masterpiece.
Jennifer Lopez's Smokey Eye and Bronzed Skin
No one wears that sexy bronze glow quite like Jennifer Lopez! At the 2015 American Music Awards, the singer wore the perfect combination of smoky eye and radiant skin. Recreate Lopez's look with the exact step-by-step instructions straight from her makeup artist, Mary Phillips.
Layer Faux Lashes Like Kim Kardashian
The Kardashian clan's talented makeup artist, Patrick Ta, shares insider tips on how to create fuller, fluffier, eyelashes with faux lashes.
Julianne Hough's Sexy Smoky Eye
While taping Dancing With the Stars, Hough pumped up the wow factor with a bold, hypnotizing eye. Read the how-to straight from Hough's makeup artist Spencer Barnes to recreate the brilliant smoky eye effect.
Jennifer Lawrence's Softly Glamorous Look
For a Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 premiere, Lawrence wore a floor-sweeping Dior gown, with a glamorous makeup look. Get all the details on the demure look here.
Carrie Underwood's Party-Ready Makeup
Lupita Nyong'o's Unexpectedly Chic Red Eye Shadow
The actress rocked red in an unexpected place: on her eyes. Nyong’o’s touch of red eyeshadow looked beautiful against her deep green Jason Wu gown, and we got all the details on the bold makeup decision from her makeup artist.
Kim Kardashian's Gold Eyes and Barely There Lip
We are always paying close attention to the selfie queen’s beauty looks, and her makeup from the first-ever InStyle Awards did not disappoint. In fact, Kardashian attended the event with her makeup artist, Charlotte Tilbury, who won Makeup Artist of the Year. Find out how to recreate her gold eye and barely there lip here.
Jessica Biel's Flawless Skin
Biel was literally glowing at the Fashion Group International Night of Stars Gala. The actress and new mom wore an emerald Dolce & Gabbana dress, but it was her glowing skin that stole the show. Find out how Biel prepped for the night here.