Why are we ladies notorious for being fashionably late? Because it takes time to look this good! But what if you could have camera-ready hair and makeup in half the average prep time? You can with our classic and universally flattering makeup tutorial and simple yet elegant hair styling steps.
FACE FUNDAMENTALS: You know the drill. Start this look with your usual beauty basics: Primer | Concealer | Foundation | Contour | Blush | Brows
Need a refresher course? Click the image below to view the video “Step-by-step to a Flawless Face.”
Next: start with your makeup
L.A. pro makeup artist Arpi Nazaryan shows us the way to make eyes look glam, while keeping the focus on a cherry red lip in as few steps as possible.
Give the lash line on your upper lids a soft shadow finish with MAC Carbon Eye Shadow using MAC brush #212 and pulling the skin taut with your other hand. If you like a cat eye, wing the line out as desired.
Apply Chanel’s Le Volume De Chanel mascara to lashes. If you want a fuller look, use false lashes as well.
LOWER LASH LINE
Line the lips with MAC Cherry Lip Liner and fill in the entire lip with the same pencil for a matte finish to complete the look.
now it’s time for hair
Arsineh Ghazarian, master hairstylist from L.A., shares her speediest styling tips to create a polished look with fabulous texture.
CURL & SPRAY
Use a 1” curling iron to set dry hair in curls and spray with Kenra Professional Volume Spray #25.
COMB & SEPARATE
Comb out the hair gently from root to tip with a Paul Mitchell wide-tooth comb to create glamorous waves. Separate the hair with your fingers to soften the waves.
SECURE WITH PINS
The final Look!