Halle Berry and Jennifer Aniston have conquered many a red carpet and this Sunday at the Academy Awards was no exception. Now, get the secrets to Jennifer’s sun-kissed glow and Halle’s “Bond Girl” beauty look.
WHO: Chanel Celebrity Makeup Artist Kara Yoshimoto Bua
INSPIRATION: My inspiration for Halle Berry’s look came from her structured black gown with silver beaded vertical stripes. I wanted to keep the makeup look tonal and casual with this dress. I focused on punching up the eyes in a soft feminine way and played up her cheeks to balance this striking “Cadillac” of a dress. I wanted her face to stand out but not compete with the dress. Halle presented the James Bond tribute and so that was the theme of her look!
SKIN: To prep Halle’s skin, I gave her skin a good quenching with CHANEL Sublimage La Creme. Then I primed her skin with REVLON PhotoReady Perfecting Primer for a smooth application of foundation. With a foundation brush, I applied REVLON ColorStay Whipped Creme Makeup in Caramel on her face and neck lightly to even out skin tone. To warm up her face, I applied CHANEL Powder Blush in Frivole, a warm coral to bring out the brightness of her skin.
EYES: To bring illumination to the eyes, I prepped with REVLON PhotoReady Primer. To open and softly smoke up her eyes, I rounded them out by blending the red brown shade in the REVLON Eye Shadow palette in Graffiti into the crease. To define and thicken the base of the lashes and to pop the eyes, I drew in a hairline thin liner in the lash line with REVLON ColorStay Eyeliner in Black and extended out slightly past the ends of her lashes. To keep the look softer, instead of black inside the lower lid and in the lower lash line, I used CHANEL Long--Ã¢â¬ÂLasting Eyeliner in Espresso. To further soften and bring shimmer to the eyes, I applied REVLON PhotoReady Primer + Eye Shadow in Metropolitan blended out under the lash line. To open her eyes, I applied several coats of mascara in Le Volume de CHANEL in Noir on top and bottom lashes that again defines her eyes without looking heavy.
BROWS: I kept the eyebrows feminine and soft with CHANEL SculpRng Eyebrow Pencil in Brun Naturel which is a lighter, blonder brow color, to prevent the look from being harsh or hard feeling.
MASCARA: I curled the lashes and added two coats of Le Volume de Chanel Mascara in Noir.
LIPS: To hydrate and smooth the lips I applied CHANEL Rouge Coco Baume Hydrating Conditioning Lip Balm. I then shaped and rounded out her lips using CHANEL Precision Lip Definer in Praline D’or, lining slightly outside her lip line, and filled in the lips. Next, I smoothed a coat of matte Lipstick by REVLON ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in Private Viewing.
WHO: Chanel Celebrity Makup Artist Angela Levin
SKINCARE: We wanted this to be an easy day for Jennifer. She applied her own moisturizer, and I touched it and it was beautifully moisturized so just went on to add foundation.
FOUNDATION: I used CHANEL Perfection Lumière Long--Ã¢â¬ÂWear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 and mixed shades 32 Beige Rose and 70 Beige for a warm look. I set the look with CHANEL Double Perfection Lumière Long--Ã¢â¬ÂWear Flawless Sunscreen Powder Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in 70 Ambre.
BLUSH: I used CHANEL Powder Blush in Tumulte on the cheeks, which looks bright in the packaging, but gives a gorgeous freshness to the face. For shading around the cheeks and nose, I did something interesting by using two eye shadows! I used the beige--Ã¢â¬Âpearl shade from CHANEL Eyeshadow Duo in Taupe--Ã¢â¬ÂDelicate over the cheekbone and under the brow bone and the other shade around the nose.
EYESHADOW: On the eyes, I used CHANEL Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Apparance, a beautiful gold shade and CHANEL Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Mirifique as a base for Jennifer’s eye liner. I used CHANEL Quadra Eyeshadow in Dunes to shade the eye, and CHANEL Soft Touch Eyeshadow in Platine, under her browbone.
EYE LINER: I then applied a very black liquid eyeliner, CHANEL Automatic Liquid Eyeliner in Noir and applied CHANEL Illusion D’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in Mirifique on top of the liner.
MASCARA: After applying CHANEL Nourishing Mascara Base, I then added four coats of CHANEL Inimitable Intense Mascara in Noir for full lashes, and one coat of the mascara to the bottom lashes.
LIPS: I painted Jennifer’s lips with CHANEL Precision Lip Definer Rose Topaz and then layered it with CHANEL Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in Pygmalion (available May 2013) and topped that with CHANEL Glossimer in Envolee (available May 2013).
BODY: Lastly, I added CHANEL Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base to her shoulders and décolletage.
-- Ryan Patterson