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Kristen Stewart Makeup Tutorial: Cannes 2012

Take a Look From Day to Night With Kristen Stewart's Makeup Artist

Kristen Stewart's impeccable skin and piercing green eyes make it impossible for her not to be a showstopper. Pairing her Reem Acra gown with a matching red lip just takes it to the next level. Her makeup artist, Beau Nelson, shares the tricks to create this look. Learn how to do it, and you'll want to make your own color match. On Kirbie: H&M.

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Hi, it's Kirbie. Today, I'm here again with Beau Nelson, Kristen Stewart's makeup artist, and today he's gonna show us how to take a daytime look into night specifically using Kristen's look that he gave her at Cannes. Kristen was wearing this amazing dress from Reem Acra that was red. And at first she was kind of, a little bit hesitant because it wasn't actually her premiere. It was for Robert's premiere, Cosmopolis. I saw like a real Hollywood moment waiting to happen. So, Beau, how do we take this look from day to night? Well, since you already have your foundation, your eyebrows and your eyelashes finished. All we have to do is set a little bit of highlight and contour and a red lip, and you're there. So we're gonna use a powder contour, and then we're going to go back in and we're going to shade exactly where the light would normally recede. Now we're going to use this product from Yves St. Laurent. So, just tap, tap, tap, tap, tap, tap, tap. Just like that. And I like to take it up a little bit onto the temples and on the top of the cheekbones. For Kristen's look, we wanted to do a really simple eye. And we did. And I was looking at it, and I thought, "It just needs a little something." Oh wow. And it's like a very sparkly, creamy, bouncy mousse product. I find that the best way to apply these is with my fingers. Because with a brush they tend to fall a little bit. And I'm just gonna go in and just touch and press along the eyelid. So now we're gonna go with our lip color and I like to start by lining the lip. This look I wanted, a lip that really match the dress. I know sometimes matchy-matchy isn't very cool, but I thought in this case, I think this would be the coolest thing ever. So this is jungle red and for Kristen it works because fair skinned beautiful. You're a little more tanned and just as beautiful, but I want to use a little bit of a different color on you. You take your lipstick right to the inside corners of your mouth The last thing I did for Kristen was I added a bunch of individual false eyelashes. Okay. With individual eyelashes, they're a little easier I think to put on yourself than a strip would be. I like to use a couple of different sizes of lashes to make it a little bit more realistic. In this particular look, we concentrated more on the outer corner but we did take a little bit all the way across. You know last step is just to powder a little bit lightweight or you need it. And there is the finished look from Cannes. Well I love this look, I feel like I'm ready to go out tonight. What do you think? I think you should. Well, thank you Beau and thank you guys for watching Celebrity Secret Weapon here on BellaSugar TV.

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Getting excited from any award show is not only the winners but also the fashions. It is a enjoyment to see them.
Emily2582187 Emily2582187 3 years
FYI... Kristen has *green* eyes. 
Advah Advah 3 years
Great video, thanks Kirbie! (btw that shimmery shadow looks beautiful with your skintone!) This was my favourite look from Cannes this year, great to get the details. And Beau Nelson seems incredibly nice..
1278368 1278368 3 years
I like both Kristen, she should be treated with a minimum of dignity, she is a talented actress and should be respected as such! She is great in this dress, beautiful!
Sabrina2782617 Sabrina2782617 3 years
ohh how interesting-- I always assumed that individual lashes would be harder to apply than full sets! Must try them now! 
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