Although Moonstruck isn't a movie about a makeover, the transformation that takes place with Cher is noteworthy! The movie starts with her wearing dreary colors with little makeup and a dowdy bun with face framing grays. She's in a loveless, passionless relationship and then when she falls in love with Nicolas Cage she goes from black and white to color. She starts wearing clothes that show off her gorgeous curves and lets her hair down and colors the grays away. She sports a stunning burgundy lip which shows off her beautiful milky silky skin! I think this idea of a love makeover can be seen in a ton of movies and I love Cher's love makeover in Moonstruck!
- Hairstylist Aviva Perea / Starworks Artists
We're loving the retro-vamp style actress Beth Behrs sported to the Television Critic's Association party last night. Starworks Artists hairstylist Aviva coiffed the Two Broke Girls star and says she found inspiration in French style (and HAIR) icon Bridget Bardot. As for the blondes' soft parted bangs, Perea had this to say, "I wanted to change up Beth's bangs that are usually worn down and straight across." The change definitely added a softness to Behrs' usual look. Read on for more styling details…
PREP STEPS: I prepped her hair with Phythovolume Actif Volumizing Spray and rough dried her hair with my fingers. Then I used the T3 Single Pass Whirl Styling Wand and wrapped 2" sections, alternating direction with each section.
BANG THEORY: For her bangs I used a small Spornette mixed bristle brush and took little section of her bangs and blew them perpendicular to her hairline and away from her face. I sprayed a disposable mascara wand with Oribe Superfine Hair Spray and brushed them into place.
TEASED TO PLEASE: Once the rest of her hair cooled down I shook it out with my fingers and sprayed a healthy douse of Bumble & Bumble Thickening Dryspun Finish (my latest obsession). It creates texture and has hold. I then teased her hair at the crown and, starting from the temples, twisted back sections of hair and secured in the back with bobby pins!
It seems every year San Diego's Comic-Con gets bigger, better and more star packed. This year Hollywood's most-anticipated blockbuster titles descended on the So-Cal city and brought along all the celebs that bring our favorite characters to life. Our Starworks Artists helped create many red carpet looks for the eventful weekend. Check below for our styling credits.
Jennifer Lawrence. Hair - Mark Townsend / Starworks Artists.
Lily Collins. Hair - Mara Roszak / Starworks Artists.
Minka Kelly. Hair - Mark Townsend / Starworks Artists.
Elizabeth Olsen. Styling - Cher Coulter / Starworks Artists.
Zoe Saldana. Hair - Mara Roszak / Starworks Artists.
Scarlett Johansson. Makeup - Mai Quynh / Starworks Artists.
Lindy Booth. Hair - Aviva / Starworks Artists.
Emilie De Ravin. Hair - Aviva / Starworks Artists.
Anna Camp. Makeup - Adam Breuchaud / Starworks Artists.
Bitsie Tulloch. Hair - Luke Chamberlain / Starworks Artists.
Shailene Woodley. Styling - Kris Zero / Starworks Artists.
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Young starlets packed the red carpet during last nights' W Magazine cocktail party celebrating Women in Film. Hailee Steinfeld was named Max Mara's Face of the Future during the celebration. Starworks Artists helped create the rising stars glam red carpet look as well as looks for other budding ingenues. Check below for our styling credits.
Christa B. Allen. Hair - John D / Starworks Artists.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Styling - Penny Lovell / Starworks Artists
Ashley Madekwe. Hair - John Ruggiero / Starworks Artists.
Styling Notes: Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Dress - Max Mara
Shoes - Rupert Sanderson
Clutch - Edie Parker
Jewelry - Melinda Maria
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Pretty Little Liars star, Shay Mitchell, exudes summer cool on the July cover of ELLE Canada Magazine. Her tousled waves and tangerine lip have us yearning for the California coast. Hairstylist Aviva and makeup artist Jeannia Robinette are behind Mitchell's beauty story. Below we have their styling details; from matte lipsticks, dry shampoos and the body lotion Shay just had to keep for herself!
MAKEUP/ JEANNIA ROBINETTE (@jeanniamakeup)
INSPIRATION: We shot the ELLE Canada cover at the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica. It's the original hip Hollywood getaway hotel (pre-Chateau Marmont). It was really cold that day but Shay is such a pro and so awesome. The makeup inspiration was all about surfy, beachy, sexy beauty. The great thing about Shay is she has such a strong look that you can put any makeup on her and it will translate.
LIP: I knew I wanted to do a bold and powerful lip. I used NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Roman Holiday (hot pink) and Pop Life (bright orange) to get the look. I remember putting the pink on her and thinking "You gotta be kidding me! She can literally wear anything!"
Jeannia's Tip: Bright lipstick is a huge trend for summer but the bold hues can be a little scary for some. Try experimenting with your favorite colors in sheer glosses if you're not ready to take the matte lip plunge!
FACE: I used Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation to keep the rest of her face glowing and luminescent.
SKIN: I used my secret weapon, Mario Bedescu's Summer Shine Body Lotion. It smells like the beach and everyone I work with falls in love with it. I ended up giving Shay my bottle to keep. :)
- Makeup Artists Jeannia Robinette / Starworks Artists
HAIR / AVIVA (@avivaperea)
INSPIRATION: Shay has gorgeous long wavy hair and the vibe for the day was laid back island glamour!
PREP: I prepped her hair with Oribe Royal Blowout spray which is my personal favorite product that I pretty much use on all of my clients. It gives the hair gorgeous shine and helps to keep the frizz away! We shot at a hotel by the beach on a unusually foggy day so this product was a life saver.
VOLUME: I then added a little biT of Dove's Style + Care Nourishing Amplifier Mousse to the roots of her hair and hit the roots with the blow dryer for lots of volume!
WAVES: Then I took one inch sections of hair and sprayed Oribe's Heat Styling Spray from roots to ends and then curled in opposite directions using my favorite curling iron which is the T3 SinglePass Whirl Professional Styling Wand. I let her hair cool down and then shook out the waves with my fingers.
TEXTURE: For extra texture I mixed Dove's Invigorating Dry Shampoo and Oribe's After Beach Spray. The starch from the dry shampoo helped to keep the hair voluminous and the beach spray added shine and crazy great texture!
- Hairstylist Aviva / Starworks Artists
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Vogue Espana - April 2013. Hair color by Tracey Cunningham for Starworks Artists.
Emily Vancamp, FASHION - April 2013. Hair by John D for Starworks Artists.
Ashley Benson, Seventeen - April 2013. Makeup by Mai Quynh for Starworks Artists.
Juno Temple, Wonderland - Feb/March 2013. Hair by Aviva for Starworks Artists.
Hayden Panettiere, NYLON March 2013. Makeup by Jeannia Robinette for Starworks Artists.
Emily Vancamp - FASHION April 2013
I love working with Emily! She's so cool and easy to get on with. We shot this cover story at Siren Studios in Hollywood. The hair inspiration for the cover look was full bodied waves with a great side swept bang; a very "cover worthy" style. After we shot a few cover looks in studio, photog James White decided that we should go for an edgier and more moody look for the inside shots. We moved the shooting location into the stairway of the studio which really lent to a more gritty vibe. We did a couple of hair looks there. The first look was kept down (kind of like the cover) but the texture was more piece-y and tousled and the wardrobe changed to a darker palette. Then we did a great up style, that they used on the inside. We all just LOVED the moody set up!
SWA hairstylist John D
Ashley Benson - Seventeen April 2013
Ashley's wardrobe for the Seventeen shoot was red, white and blue and very American. So, I thought it would be fun to go peaches-and-cream for her makeup. I used Chantelcaille Cheek Shade in Wind to create her skins peachy tone and finished the look off with Ashley's signature smokey eye. She looked pretty and friendly, perfect for a day shoot. We shot at a ranch and I remember it was freezing that day. The whole crew was in down jackets and boots and Ashley was in cut-off shorts and tank tops. You'd never know from how happy she looks.
SWA makeup artist Mai Quynh.
Juno Temple - WONDERLAND Feb/March 2013
Juno is so naturally cool! She walked in with a gigantic coat on and the most amazing flowing wild red hair and I just wanted to spotlight her natural coolness! I used Fekkai COIFF Bouffant-Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel, which is my go-to product when I want to create a matte messy texture and volume at the same time. Then I used my fingers to rough dry the product in with my fingers. There was no brush used the whole day! Then I used my other favorite product which is ORIBE Dry Texturizing Spray all over from roots to ends. It was a very overcast chilly Sunday morning and everyone was very sleepy and moving slow. Then Juno walked in with a huge smile and her electric hair and it felt like the sun had just started to shine!
SWA hairstylist Aviva.
Hayden Panettiere, NYLON April 2013
The wardrobe from the Nylon shoot were very 80's; colorful and fun. I knew I wanted to do a raw/cool look for the makeup and focused a lot of attention on the eye. I used a lot of black eyeliner and elongated the eye using eye shadows. We left the rest of the face raw to make sure the look stayed young and fresh. I think it went great with the 80's glam clothes.
SWA makeup artist, Jeannia Robinette.
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The Screen Actor's Guild hosted their 19th annual awards ceremony this weekend in Los Angeles. During the event, actresses like Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence continued their winning streaks while on the red carpet tv and movie stars alike brought the glamour! Check below for all the Starworks Artists beauty credits:
Presenter Rose Byrne. Styling by Penny Lovell for Starworks Artists.
Jenna Fischer of The Office. Makeup by Jeannia Robinette for Starworks Artists.
Gloria Reuben of Lincoln. Makeup by Kristee Liu for Starworks Artists.
Ariel Winter of Modern Family. Hair by Aviva for Starworks Artists.
Jennifer Garner. Hair by Adir Abergel for Starworks Artists.
Lea Michele of Glee. Hair by John D for Starworks Artists.
Amy Poehler of Parks and Recreation. Hair color by Tracey Cunningham for Starworks Artists.
Naomi Watts of The Impossible. Hair color by Tracey Cunningham for Starworks Artists.
Melissa Rauch of The Big Bang Theory. Hair by Luke Chamberlain for Starworks Artists.
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Jessica Paré of Mad Men. Makeup by Mai Quynh for Starworks Artists.
I wanted Jessica to look graceful, but modern. Jessica's natural beauty shines through while keeping the focal point on her eyes. My inspiration came from the forest green chiffon dress. It's classic couture with bad girl edge speaks to the regal essence of the overall look.
FOUNDATION: I used a combination of CHANEL Vitalumiere Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF15 on the high planes of the face and added a littleCHANEL Perfection Lumiere Long-Wear Flawless Fluid Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 through the center of the face to give a silky complexion.
BLUSH: On the apples of her cheeks, I lightly dusted CHANEL Powder Blush in Star Dust. I then added CHANEL Poudre Signée De Chanel Illuminating Powder above the cheekbones and a tiny amount on the bridge of the nose to add dimension and illumination.
EYE SHADOW: The eyes were the big focus of this look! Using CHANEL Quadra Eyeshadow in Mystic Eyes, I added depth to Jessica's eye shape by using the bronze shade on her entire lid and blended it very softly upwards and outwards. On the inner lid, I mixed the light beige and soft pink shade and applied it as a highlighter to the inner eye. Then, I smudged the dark chocolate shade along her top and bottom lash line, blending this color into the bronze shadow. I rimmed her eyes with CHANEL Stylo Yeux Waterproof Long-Lasting Eyeliner in Espresso.
LASHES: I curled the lashes and added two coats of CHANEL Inimitable Mascara Waterproof in Noir to her top and bottom lashes. I added individual lashes to finish the look.
Makeup Artist Mai Quynh for Starworks Artists
Jennifer Lawrence of Silver Lining's Playbook. Hair by Mark Townsend for Starworks Artists.
I was inspired by Old Hollywood glamour, so I wanted Jennifer's hair to show that influence and inspiration, but I wanted it to be young and very modern as well.
HAIR CARE: I started by applying a nickel size amount of the new Dove Color Care Leave On Conditioner into Jennifer's damp hair; she's colored her hair so much lately so her hair needs added moisture and protection.
WAVES: I loaded her hair with the Dove Style+Care Nourishing Curls Whipped Cream Mousse and blow dried with a large round brush. To give her hair a loose wave, I wrapped sections of hair varying from 2 to 5 inches around a 1 1/4 inch curling iron, leaving the ends out.
SHINE: Then, I took a small amount of Dove Frizz-Free Shine Cream-Serum in my hands, rubbed my hands together and then raked my fingers through the waves to break them up and give the hair amazing shine.
TEXTURE: I then took the hair from the right side, twisted it and then pinned it in the back with a few bobby pins. To give the hair a cool, lived-in texture I sprayed Oribe Dry Texture Spray from mid-length to ends and scrunched with my hands.
HOLD: As always, I finished by spraying Dove Strength & Shine Extra Hold Hairspray liberally all over to keep her hair in place all night and give the hair even more shine."
Hairstylist Mark Townsend for Starworks Artists
Michelle Dockery of Downton Abbey. Hair by Mara Roszak for Starworks Artists.
For me, the process always starts with the dress. With Michelle, her stylist [Micaela Erlanger] saw the vintage Ralph Rucci dress about a week before the awards. The dress is from the '90s, Micaela said; it’s kind of a recent vintage piece. I would say it's that kind of cool, '90s vibe.
Michelle already had this new bob haircut that’s kind of '90s—ugh, I think that '90s bob is so awesome! So, I pulled images of other chops of a similar shape [photo 5], and pictures of Winona, other models and actresses from that era, and brought those to discuss with her, and then we, as a group, came up with a slightly sleeker, more structure feel.
CLEAN PART: The first thing I did was part her hair. I wanted the part to be really, really clean—super straight—because the dress has really straight lines. It’s always good to part the hair when it’s wet because when you try to do it after it's dry, it doesn’t stay. I blew it dry off her face, on the side that we knew we were going to tuck back behind her ear.
SOFT CURLED BOB: I pin-curled the hair to give it some volume and texture and movement, let that set for a couple of minutes, sprayed it lightly with Moroccan Oil Hairspray, which is a light-hold hairspray. Then I went back in and used a couple of T3 Hot Rollers, which are really awesome, and replaced the pin curls with those. Then, I let it all out and added a few bobby pins to make sure the hair would stay tucked under on one side.
SLICKED BACK SIDE: I added a little bit of texture with more hairspray—I just spray it on the palm of my hand and scrunch the hair—and used the tiniest bit of gel on my finger, just running it over the top layer of hair to smooth down any flyaways. Michelle has amazing hair; it really does what you want it to do, so I'm lucky in that department.
Hairstylist Mara Roszak for Starworks Artists.
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SWA EXPERT: Aviva
STAR ROSTER: Beth Behrs (2BrokeGirls), Ariel Winter (Modern Family), Georgia King (The New Normal)
THE INQUIRY: I'm going to a very formal dinner party next weekend with my husband (think ball gowns, tuxedos, and waltzes)... Do you have a preference on hair down or hair pulled up when it comes to these types of events? What is one simple up-do you look to when pressed for time?
Karen, San Diego
THE SOLUTION: When trying to decide whether to put hair up or leave it down for formal events I always start with the shape and volume of the dress. If the dress is full on the bottom I usually like to keep the hair less voluminous. It's not a tried and true rule but its good to think about the head to toe silhouette and try to create balance. I also think that when women think formal and black tie they can easily overwork their hair and end up with fussy up-dos. I think to stay modern and effortless; remember less is more.
If you do decide to put your hair up I would say the best thing to do is to practice mastering a chignon. Once you know how to throw your hair up with a few bobby pins you can make the look versatile playing with texture and volume. For example you can have a sleek and clean bun or a tousled and textured bun. Either way there should be no prom ringlets or stiff hair spray!
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Award season is right around the holiday corner; as evidenced by last night's Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle Magazine party celebrating the 2013 Golden Globes. Seasoned veterans and rising stars alike came out in honor of the upcoming award ceremony. Check below for SWA credits:
The New Normal's Georgia King. Hair by Aviva for Starworks Artists.
Glee's Lea Michele. Hair by Mark Townsend for Starworks Artists.
Chasing Mavericks' Abigail Spencer. Hair by Luke Chamberlain for Starworks Artists.
Smashed star Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Styling by Penny Lovell for Starworks Artists.
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