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How-To: America Ferrera's TRL Look

How-To: America Ferrera's TRL Look

YumSugar and I saw this picture of America Ferrara at TRL, and we've been reduced to saying things like, "Wow, she sure is pretty!" I like her look here because it's simple, and it lets her beautiful complexion take center stage. It's a good example of makeup that just makes you look fresh and natural, not like you're wearing makeup.

Check out Fab's guide to America's outfit, and for instructions on how to get this makeup look,

America's Makeup:

  • Foundation: America has beautiful freckles, and if you're similarly blessed, let them show through. Cover any blemishes and under-eye circles with a concealer, but leave the rest of your face bare. If you do decide to use a foundation, try a tinted moisturizer or a mineral makeup foundation—stay away from anything matte. Dust a powder highlighter on places where the sun would hit your face—the bridge of your nose, your cheekbones, and temples.
  • Lips: Apply a semi-sheer pink lip gloss to lips.
  • Cheeks: Choose a peach-pink or bronze-pink blush. (If your skin color is close to America's or darker, go with bronze pinks; if it's lighter, stick with the peachy pinks.) Smile, then use a blush brush to apply a light dusting of blush on the apples of cheeks.
  • Eyes: Apply a neutral beige shadow to the eyelid, then a slightly lighter one just below the orbital bone. Line the inner eyelid (below your upper lashes) with a brown-black eyeliner. Be sure to use one with a soft edge, not a sharp pencil point. Repeat the process on the bottom eyelid, but this time, use a mossy green liner on the lower lash line. Curl your lashes, then apply a coat of black mascara.
  • Brows: Use a non-shimmery eye shadow or brow powder that matches your hair color. Dip a brow brush into the powder, then tap it to remove excess powder. Brush the powder through your brows to define them.

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BethS BethS 9 years
Ooh, I like her hair, I'm trying to grow mine out to just like that (stupid bangs, grrr)! She's really pretty!
cleegiants cleegiants 9 years
here's a young star who looks age appropriate but still classy. keep it up america!
quelle quelle 9 years
wow, she looks great! :)
LadyP LadyP 9 years
Very pretty!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
That's such a nice clean look! Her skin looks so soft and beautiful!
mrsyuen mrsyuen 9 years
I like her make up, she looks pretty and flawless
Amanda-La Amanda-La 9 years
I'll only be able to get away with solely tinted moisturizer when my skin clears up. Until then I'll just have to wish my skin looked like hers.
demonkitty18 demonkitty18 9 years
even under all the ugly betty get up, you can still see how preety she is.
Cherryluv Cherryluv 9 years
Love her, gorgeous girl!
Leopardcc Leopardcc 9 years
She is a very beautiful girl
yadihottey yadihottey 9 years
she does look quite beautiful!!!!!!
Mintie Mintie 9 years
She is beautiful!
sunshinevaness sunshinevaness 9 years
She looks fabulous.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
she looks great!
Zahara-Pitt Zahara-Pitt 9 years
very pretty
LuciLu LuciLu 9 years
she looks so pretty here! love the lip color!
rlveronica rlveronica 9 years
She's gorgeous! :)
bealotus bealotus 9 years
Gorgeous skin! I love her freckles.
LauraW68 LauraW68 9 years
Beautiful!
stormynite03 stormynite03 9 years
She looks absolutely perfect.....flawless
PernillaMarie PernillaMarie 9 years
very pretty look
askmetostay askmetostay 9 years
love this look! wish i could will my hair to grow the couple inches to this length!
tati33 tati33 9 years
Her makeup does look nice..
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