10 Minute Makeup Looks

10 Minute Makeup Looks
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 20, 2012

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At the “Live: At Roseland” special screening, Beyonce glowed in a shimmery rose eyeshadow and matching lip.
Ready…Set…Glow! Once your foundation or powder is set, add a shimmery, bronze shadow to your lids. Go into the crease with a slightly darker shade, and fill in under the brows with a shimmery gold shade. Add black eyeliner and mascara before topping off the look with lipgloss and a bit of blush.

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At the Veuve Cliquot Polo Classic, Sanaa Lathan looked flawless in perfectly defined brows and a come-hither red lip.
Ready…Set…Glow!: Apply your foundation and prep your eyelids with a dab of nude shadow as a base for your liner. Grab an eyelash curler and curl the lashes at the base and in the middle of the lash for a natural-looking curl. Apply a dramatic stripe of liquid liner on your upper and lower lashline and apply your mascara. Finish your look with blush and your favorite red lipstick.

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Raven Symone rocked the red carpet in wintergreen eyeshadow at Debbie Allen’s “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker.”
Ready…Set…Glow!: After you’ve applied foundation, coat your eyelids with an eyeshadow base. Use a light silver shadow to all over the lid then go into the crease and outside corner of the lid with a pale green shadow. Add a defined line of black liquid liner to the lashline and add mascara. Light blush and rosy lipgloss complete the look.

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Jill Scott arrived at the ESSENCE Black Women in Music event in neutral eye shadow, heavy black eyeliner and a dazzling, shimmery lip.
Ready…Set…Glow!: This look starts with a coat of neutral toned eyeshadow with a slightly darker shade in the crease of the eye. Add a soft line of gold pencil under the eye for drama, and line the upper and lower eyes with jet black pencil. Apply a coat of mascara, a gentle swipe of blush and finish off with your favorite shade of shimmery lipgloss.

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At the “Laugh at my Pain” premiere, Gabrielle Union turned heads with her subtle, metallic pewter eyeshadow.
Ready…Set…Glow!: Start by applying a tinted moisturizer or lightweight, liquid foundation. Use a dark silver shadow to fill in your eyelids and add black pencil eyeliner to your upper and lower lashline. Finish off the look with a swipe of blush, a coat of mascara, and a sheer lip tint.

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Savannah Brinson showed off her newly-engaged glow, in a fun fuchsia lipstick at the Remy V New Year’s Eve Dinner in Miami.
Ready…Set…Glow!: With a strong lip color like Savannah’s, it’s so easy to pull off barely-there makeup on the rest of your face. Apply your foundation and start dressing up your eyes with a skin-tone brown shadow. Add a lighter shade under the brows for a bit of highlight then line the lids with a thick eye pencil. Apply mascara then add bronzer to the apples of the cheek. Your last step will be to load on your favorite fuchsia lipstick.

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Michael Michele goes for the gold in a gorgeous deep bronze eyeshadow and glossy nude lip at the premiere of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.” Ready..Set…Glow!:Most of our time with this look will be spent on the eyes. Start with an eyeshadow base over the entire lid. Apply a layer of bronze shadow then choose a dark brown shadow to fill in the crease of the lid. Dab a bright gold shadow in the crease of the eye then apply black eyeliner and a coat of mascara. Peach blush and pink gloss finish off the look.

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At a press event for “Good Housekeeping” Jennifer Hudson looked amazing in a sexy, silver shadow and a bright orange lip.
Ready…Set…Glow!: After you’ve set your flawless foundation, you’re going to apply three shades of eyeshadow to get Jennifer’s metallic eyes—silver as a base, gold in the inner corners and dark brown in the crease. Black eyeliner and mascara will come next, followed by application of your vibrant, orange lipstick.

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