The Hollywood recipe for red carpet success starts with skin. A beautiful, flawless complexion is the best accessory for anyone in attendance and those who walked the carpet at the 94th Academy Awards stars did not disappoint. Here, how the stars got ready for the grand return of the biggest night in Hollywood.
“Skin care is the first step of glamor,” wrote celebrity makeup artist Kristopher Buckle, who treated best actress nominee Chastain’s flawless face. The star had previously stated she was willing to skip the festivities to support her The Eyes of Tammy Faye makeup and hair team who were also nominated for an award, but whose category was cut from the broadcast. To prep her red-carpet look, Buckle shared that he used Crème de la Mer The Treatment Lotion ($180) and the Hydrating Infused Emulsion ($260), which gave her a lit-from-within superstar glow.
The Life & Beth star and Oscars co-host visited celebrity aesthetician Georgia Louise for a star-worthy pre-hosting facial treatment ahead of the evening’s events. For her base, celebrity makeup artist Mia Jones used Clé de Peau Beauté Brightening Mask Treatment Supreme ($300) and Brightening Serum Supreme ($330). To further the glow, Jones used the Brightening Enhancer Veil SPF 32 ($80) illuminating primer over the high points of her face and to contour her cheeks.
Doing double duty with a professional beforehand treatment with celebrity aesthetician Joanna Vargas, Oscar’s Pre-Show host Vanessa Hudgens also took matters into her own hands with some pre-red-carpet pampering using the SolaWave ($149) LED and microcurrent device.
The Pam & Tommy actress came to win us over once again with a pretty in pink dress and the fresh face to match. Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo prepped her with NATURIUM’s Phyto-Glow Lip Balm ($12), Vitamin C Complex Serum ($20), Multi-Peptide Eye Cream ($16) and the brand’s Multi-Peptide Moisturizer ($19) for a bright, smooth look .
A recent devote of The Beauty Sandwich Ivan Pol, Kardashian has been undergoing a series of radio-frequency skin tightening facials that have left her looking as youthful as ever. For her red-carpet debut Academy Awards debut, celebrity makeup artist Rokael prepped her with the CurrentBodySkin LED Neck and Dec Perfector ($469). “I love using CurrentBody neck and chest mask on Kourtney,” he says. “Her neckline and décolleté looked so healthy and glowing, and really popped with her strapless gown.”
Celebrity makeup artist Molly Stern complemented Rudolph’s orange Valentino with a fresh, sheer wash of color. To refresh her complexion, she started with the Kat Burki Goji Essence ($170) and followed with the Pause Well Aging Fascia Stimulating Tool ($115) and Kat Burki Biocell Correcting Serum ($240) to sculpt and lymphatic encourageatic flow. Kat Burki Vitamin C Intensive Face Cream ($64) gave her a healthy, smooth base under Armani makeup.
Celebrity makeup artist Tracey Levy prepped and primed Kunis with 111Skin’s Antioxidant Energizing Essence ($100). She then massaged the Y Theorem Repair Serum ($350) onto her face, neck and chest followed by the Rose Gold Illuminating Eye Mask ($105) to smooth around the eye area before makeup. The Y Theorem Day Cream ($270) and Hyaluronic Acid Aqua Booster ($135) gave her nourished, camera-ready skin.
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