The red carpet was laid, the diamonds polished and the whiff of hairspray was in the air; cue the Golden Globes. Tinsletown was alight with the razzle and dazzle of the first awards show of the season, and the first ladies of both cinema and television definitely delivered in the beauty stakes.
BEAUTICATE LOVES... MARILYN MONROE AT THE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
In amongst the snapping and pap-ing, we got the scoop from the celebrity make up artists who painted the faces of Hollywood’s most famed dames, and shared the products they actually used. Pens at the ready; you’ll want to take notes. Cue the applause.
1. REESE WITHERSPOON – GOLDEN GIRL
America’s petite sweetheart opted for a smouldering, metallic-laden maquillage; with her make up artist Molly R. Stern creating a look that “shined brilliantly like the prize she is.” Shine she did; thanks to an array of products by Laura Mercier.
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LAURA MERCIER SILK CRÈME MOISTURIZING PHOTO EDITION FOUNDATION IN CREAM IVORY
LAURA MERCIER CRÈME CHEEK COLOUR IN BLAZE
LAURA MERCIER BAKED EYE COLOUR IN BLACK KARAT
LAURA MERCIER CRÈME EYE LINER IN NOIR
LAURA MERCIER FULL BLOWN VOLUME SUPREME MASCARA
LAURA MERCIER CRÈME SMOOTH LIP COLOUR IN MERLOT
2. KATE BECKINSDALE – COMPLEXION PERFECTION
Ms. Beckinsdale’s Globe glamour was impeccable; the classic English belle channelled an earthy, gently bronzed look. She screamed sultry siren, all the while without looking ostentatious, owing to an entirely Chantecaille makeover.
The English Rose was true to her elegant and pretty style; a flushed complexion, bold brows and tea rose stained lips keynote to her Globe look. Her flawless beauty was care of Chanel, naturellement.
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CHANEL LES 4 OMBRES TISSÈ RIVOLI
CHANEL JOUS CONTRASTE RELFEX
CHANEL PERFECTION LUMIÈRE VELVET
CHANEL IMITABLE WATERPROOF MASCARA
CHANEL HYDRA BEAUTY NOURISHING LIP BALM
CHANEL HYDRA BEAUTY ESSENCE MIST
4. DAKOTA JOHNSON – SMOKE AND MIRRO
The up and coming actress’ beauty was most definitely ‘it’ girl worthy; understated and earthy, not to distract from her sparkly and swanky gown. Like any cool cat, her smoky-eyed Globe guise came courtesy of Chanel.