Academy Award winner Kate Winslet looked beautiful in a multi-toned one shoulder YSL dress. Celebrity makeup artist Jillian Dempsey wanted to create a classic, natural look.
First, she prepped Kate’s skin with Lancôme La Base Pro primer to create a smooth canvas for a polished complexion. She lightly brushed Lancôme Brow Expert in Naturel on the brows to play up their natural shape.
Jillian Dempsey for Avon Pro Eyeshadow Trio in Ice Shimmer was applied to the eyes and the lashes were coated with Jillian Dempsey for Avon Pro Mascara in Black. To create a sheer, neutral colored lip, Lancôme Color Fever Lipstick in Old Flame was applied for a soft, matte finish.
Frederic Fekkai’s Renato Campora tended to the tresses of Kate Winslet. The inspiration was a modern day Grace Kelly that compliments her total look and silhouette; a wavy texture with a dynamic shape.
Get the Look: Start by applying Fekkai More All Day Density Styling Whip on wet hair. Blow-dry smooth with the Fekkai Large Round Brush to create some volume. Then use a one inch curling iron and let it set for 20 minutes. Brush it through and use the Fekkai Coiff Magnifique Ultra Light Finishing Creme at the ends to help roll hair under. Finish with Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray.
Frederic Fekkai’s Adir Abergel styled Best Supporting Actress nominee, Marisa Tomei’s locks.
Inspiration: Cascades of soft movement mirroring the twists and turns of the dress.
Get the Look: Start by applying Fekkai More All Day Density Styling Whip to roots and Fekkai Coiff Perfector Anti-Frizz Silkening Creme from roots to ends. Blow dry hair with a round brush and pin it in place as it cools down. Next, take the hair and pin it loosely with hair clips in desired twist and turns. Make sure that the bangs are on an angle and look soft with some loose hair falling naturally.
Using hair pins and bobby pins place them to hold the shape and remove the hairclips. Finish with Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray.
Celebrity makeup artist Pati Dubroff created a “soft and romantic” look for presenter Jessica Biel. “
Jessica wore a very structured white gown with a 40’s vibe so I wanted the makeup to not be hard or structured,” said Dubroff.
Eyes: Super soft-no liner at all and only one coat of mascara. Benefit Creaseless Shadow in Gossip, Dior 5-Colour Eyeshadow in Petal Shine
Lips: Dior Addict Lipcolor in Infamous Pink
Cheeks: Kevyn Aucoin The Creamy Moist Glow in Nuelle
Skin: The skin on face and body is glowing with the help of Sensai Brightening Creme
Frederic Fekkai’s Adir Abergel styled Jessica Biel’s locks.
Inspiration: A very romantic almost victorian look, sexy and feminine.
Get the Look: Start out by applying Fekkai Coiff Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel at the roots combined with some on ends. After applying the products, take the blow drier and hand dry the hair completely getting all of the natural texture to come out. Follow this by taking a 1″ curling iron and curling random pieces. Once finished, pull up half of the hair allowing a few pieces to fall down and frame the face. Braid two small braids on either side of the temples and pull them back. To finish the look, spray hair with Fekkai Glossing Sheer Shine Mist and Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray.
For the 2009 Oscars, hairstylist Julie Baker used FHI Heat hair tools to help create a very elegant, modern chignon for her longtime client Queen Latifah.
“Latifah’s dress is very elegant, modern and chic, and her hair needs to complement this, so we decided on a modern chignon which features very smooth hair, a side part, bangs that swoop down in front, a low bun in the back that is off to the side,” said Baker.
To achieve this glamorous modern look, Baker dried Latifah’s hair using the new FHI Heat Nano Salon Pro 2000 blow dryer, then applied FHI Heat Hot Sauce (a heat-activated conditioner that protects hair) to slightly damp hair. Last, she used her favorite FHI Heat Runway styling iron to smooth out Latifah’s tresses, before styling it into a chignon.