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Gone Girl star Rosamund Pike looked so good last night it was borderline illegal, but the British beauty has her makeup artist, Melanie Inglessis for MAKE UP FOR EVER, to thank at least partially (the other part is good genetics). “As soon as I saw Rosamund’s custom Givenchy dress, I knew she was going to have a moment on the red carpet. I wanted to create a classic beauty look like the iconic Grace Kelly.”
Melanie kept Rosamund’s classic look pretty and simple as to not compete with her POW red dress from Givenchy.
“To prep Rosamund’s fair skin I applied SISLEY Sisleya Essential Skincare Lotion all over the face, followed by the refreshing SISLEY Floral Spray Mist. While the skin is still damp I applied SISLEY Hydra-Global Intense Anti-Aging Hydration to keep Rosamund’s skin nourished all night long. To reduce under eye puffiness I applied a thick layer of SISLEY Eye Contour Mask and left it on for 10 minutes. I finished with SISLEY Nutritive Lip Balm and left on until I was ready to apply lipstick. I wanted Rosamund’s skin to have a flawless matte finish and MAKE UP FOR EVER Step 1 Skin Equalizer Mattifying Primer, which comes out in March, locks in moisture while giving a beautiful matte canvas for makeup. It’s the perfect primer and creates the perfect base. Using a Beauty Blender I worked CHANEL Vitalumiere Aqua onto the skin, followed by SISLEY Phyto-Cernes Eclat Concealer for under the eyes. To recreate depth in the face I blended CHANEL Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base with MAKE UP FOR EVER Artisan Medium Powder Brush #126 and worked the product below the cheek bone, then gently swiped it across the top of the forehead and bridge of the nose for a sun-kissed glow. Next, I dusted MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Pressed Powder all over, which is a great talc-free and translucent powder to keep the look fresh.
To define and sharpen the brows I used MAKE UP FOR EVER Brow Seal Transparent Eyebrow Gel.
To enhance Rosamund’s beautiful eye shape I wanted to use earthy tones and dusted MAKE UP FOR EVER Matte Artist Shadow in #M-530 Eggshell all over the lid. I then used MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Liner in #M-50, Matte Bright Brown along the lash line and smudged it with CHANEL Illusion D’ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Mirage to create a softer look. I then added MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Shadow in #M-536, Milk Tea, to the crease to open the eye and used MAKE UP FOR EVER Artisan Large Blender Brush #242 in a back and forth motion to blend the shade and also added it along the lower lash line. I used CHANEL Inimitable Mascara in Brun on the bottom lashes and then applied MAKE UP FOR EVER Smoky Lash Mascara Rich Black to the top lashes to create more volume and lengthen the lashes.
For the perfect nude pout, I defined the lips with CHANEL Precision Lip Definer in Beige Innocent and then filled in with CHANEL Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in Mademoiselle.”
What was used: MAKE UP FOR EVER Step 1 Skin Equalizer Mattifying Primer ($36) Available in March; MAKE UP FOR EVER Artisan Brush Medium Powder Brush #126 ($55); MAKE UP FOR EVER HD Pressed Powder ($36); MAKE UP FOR EVER Brow Seal Transparent Eyebrow Gel ($18); MAKE UP FOR EVER Matte Artist Shadow in #M-530, Eggshell ($21); MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Liner in #M-50, Matte Bright Brown ($19); MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Shadow in #M-536, Milk Tea ($21); MAKE UP FOR EVER Artisan Brush Large Blender Brush #242 ($30); MAKE UP FOR EVER Smoky Lash Mascara, Rich Black ($23); SISLEY Gentle Buffing Facial Cream ($95); SISLEY Floral Spray Mist($100); SISLEY Black Rose Cream Mask ($162); SISLEY Sisleya Essential Skincare Lotion ($185); SISLEY Hydra-Global Intense Anti-Aging Hydration ($255); SISLEY Eye Contour Mask ($145); SISLEY Phyto-Cernes Eclat Concealer Shade 2 ($107); SISLEY Nutritive Lip Balm ($74); CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua Ultra Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15; CHANEL Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base; CHANEL Illusion D’ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Mirage; CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in Brun; CHANEL Precision Lip Definer in Beige Innocent; CHANEL Rouge Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in Mademoiselle
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