April 2007

Smart Makeup
Photo: Devon Jarvis

April 2007

01 of 06

Up, Up and...To the Side

Up, Up and...To the Side
Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

When it comes to updos, stars are really taking sides these days.

02 of 06

Up, Up and...To the Side

Up, Up and...To the Side
Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

"It's a flattering look because you see some hair in the front-which softens the face," says Cate Blanchett's stylist, Mark Townsend.

03 of 06

Up, Up and...To the Side

Up, Up and...To the Side
Tony Barson/WireImage

The antithesis of a tight, fussy chignon, this loose, asymmetrical style strikes the perfect balance between up and down.

04 of 06

Up, Up and...To the Side

Up, Up and...To the Side
Steve Granitz/WireImage

"You get the look of wearing your hair down, but it's still away from your face," says Townsend.

05 of 06

Smart Makeup

Smart Makeup
Devon Jarvis

If you didn't know better, you'd thinkInspector Gadget was designing makeup these days. Click a button on Stila's new Smoky Eye palette and a voice explains how to create a smoky eye.

06 of 06

Smart Makeup

Smart Makeup
Devon Jarvis

And for those still fumbling with clumsy compacts and multiple lipsticks, YSL offers Lip Twins, a compact cylinder with secret compartments sheltering a lip brush, lipstick, gloss and mirror. The best part? Neither of these special gadgets self-destructs after one use.

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