Archive for August, 2010

Get Leighton Meesters Look

August 19, 2010

Meganegibson20 asked via Twitter how Leighton Meester got her gorgeous green and purple eye makeup on page 138 of our September issue. Megan, since you’re not alone in wanting to steal this look, we got the scoop on this Gossip Girl’s sultry shadow. Get the how-to after the jump…

Just in case a few of you thought you might be having beauty deja vu, this is going to clear it all up! Let’s rewind: remember when Amanda Seyfried, Zoe Saldana, and Leighton Meester posed for our nine (yes, nine!) glam April covers? Well, this picture was taken during that photo shoot too. But if you don’t have your April issue handy, don’t worry, because shadow this pretty is worth revisiting. Makeup artist, Chris Colbeck, who created the look, gave us the breakdown:

First, he prepped her skin with La Mer The Regenerating Serum. (Pricey, but look at that glow!). Then applied foundation with a Beauty Blender Cosmetic Sponge, “I cannot work without them,” he says, and finished with powder…

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Bring On Your Best Bronze!

August 16, 2010

For extra glowy cheeks, try Becca’s Cream Blush ( in Byzantine – a fantastic peachy gold shimmer. Don’t know where to put it? Just smile in the mirror and smooth a dot of color onto the apples of your cheeks and blend, blend, blend. Speaking of blending, check out the Beauty Blender that celebs like Mariah Carey, Shakira, Taylor Swift and Gwen Stefani are going gaga over – it’s perfect for any bronzing action on the face or body. Retailers can be found at or you can call 888-474-5369.

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