Achieving the perfect red carpet look is about more than just picking a fabulous dress. As photographers snap photos and viewers at home check you out from head-to-toe, the make-up palette and even the shade of your manicure become just as important when creating that winning look.
Last night at the 65th Annual Emmy Awards, Sofia Vergara was the perfect example of how to get on every “best dressed” list by having all these elements in sync. By allowing her red Vera Wang mermaid gown be the focus, her make-up and nails were kept mostly neutral but with a fun twist.
I spoke to celebrity make-up artist Aileen Quintana of MakeUpByAileen.com, who has worked with Katrina Campins, Pitbull, and Luis Fonsi, about how you can recreate Sofia’s Emmy look using the same COVERGIRL products used on the “Modern Family” star.
You won’t believe this but you only need seven products to achieve this Colombiana’s Emmy look. The best part is that all the products make great basics that you can use again as often as you like.
“The most important step in creating this and any look is to start with clean, fresh face followed by moisturizer and primer,” Aileen explained. “This allows you to take full advantage of the benefits of the products while limiting waste.”
Once you’ve prepped your face, follow these steps:
Get the step-by-step instructions on page 2 >>