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Celebs at last night's Screen Actors Guild Awards may have been sporting the latest, greatest, most expensive eveningwear and jewelry around, but some of the loveliest ladies on the red carpet were rocking super-affordable cosmetics. Starlets including Sofia Vergara, Kyra Sedgwick, Amber Riley, Julia Stiles, Jane Krakowski, and Julie Bowen all wore CoverGirl makeup. True story. Here's how to get Mad Men's Christina Hendricks' CoverGirl-worthy look.
Celebrity makeup artist Vanessa Scali created Hendricks' Brigitte Bardot-inspired smoky-eyed bombshell look for last night's SAG Awards. "I am always sparing with foundation but especially with Christina's nearly flawless skin," Scali said. "I used NatureLuxe Silk Foundation in Alabaster, which was perfect for fresh, lightweight coverage. For a hint of color, I used Simply Ageless Sculpting Blush in Plush Peach on the apples of the cheeks, looking polished and fresh."
As for the devastatingly glamorous eye makeup, "I used Smoky ShadowBlast in Onyx Smoke on the lid from just above the crease down to the lash line," she said. "I swept out past the natural lash line at the outer corners of the eye to exaggerate the eye size and add a touch of red carpet drama. Also, to define the lash line, I used LiquiLine Blast Eyeliner in Black Fire. This pencil defines the eye by leaving intense color at the lash line but is very blendable for a soft look at the edges."
And her lashes? "Never leave home without lush and lengthy lashes," Scali said. "I used LashBlast Fusion Mascara in Very Black to create just that."
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