Monday, March 18, 2013

Olivia Wilde Makeup Look - Premiere of "Incredible Burt Wonderstone"

REVLON Global Brand Ambassador Olivia Wilde attended the Los Angeles premiere of her new film, “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.” Celebrity Makeup Artist, Melanie Inglessis, created a smoldering smoky eye to complement Olivia’s sexy and sophisticated black Gucci gown.

“I went with Olivia’s classic look, a sexy smoky eye, but kept it chic and fresh by incorporating metallics into the look,” said Inglessis. “To create dewy skin I applied a luminous foundation with a wet sponge all over the face. Next I applied a warm creamy blush to the apples of the cheeks, this helped soften the overall look and keep her looking young and fresh.”

“The focus of this look is definitely the eyes,” said Inglessis. “To start I applied a primer over the lids so the shadow will adhere better and last longer. Then start by creating the shape of the smoky eye by tracing both top and bottom rims with a thick black line. It doesn't have to be perfect as it will be blended. The darker around the rim of the eyes, the sexier the eyes will look. Next I applied a dark cream shadow to fill the entire lid and create a base to which the powder eyeshadow will stick. I also used this color on the bottom lash line to start creating the smoky eye. I applied a dark burgundy powder shadow to lid and under the eye on top of the cream to create a bit more depth. The trick to a good smoky eye is blending! Blend all of the colors with a medium and small size shadow brush according to the eye shape that you want. I like to blend a smoky eye with a strong but light shimmer eyeshadow on the outside of the eye. I also used this color on the inner corner of the eyes for brightness. To finish the eyes, I curled the lashes, applied one coat of mascara to top and bottom lashes, waited for it to dry and repeated a second time. I topped the look off with a really pretty baby pink on the lips and applied it with my finger, building the color for a natural and polished look.”

Inglessis used the following products for Olivia’s red carpet look:


Revlon ColorStay Aqua Mineral Make Up, $13.99
Revlon ColorStay Undereye Concealer, $8.99
Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blush in Pinched, $12.99


Revlon PhotoReady Eye Primer + Brightener, $9.99
Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner in Black, $6.79
Revlon ColorStay Smoky Shadow Stick in Torch (darker shade), $8.99
Revlon ColorStay 16H Eyeshadow Quad in Precocious (burgundy shade), $7.49
Revlon Luxurious Color Diamond Lust Eyeshadow in Starry Pink. $4.99
Revlon PhotoReady 3D Volume Mascara in Black, $8.99


Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in Front Row, $9.99

All products are available at www.revlon.com.

Disclosure: I did not receive any products nor was paid for this promotion. I was provided info from the PR firm to share. Any expressed opinions are my own and personal thoughts. No other compensation was given.

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