Celebrity Hair & Makeup: Kate Beckinsale at 2012 Golden Globe Awards

With the help of makeup artist Molly Stern and Frederic Fekkai Stylist Renato Campora, the ever gorgeous Kate Beckinsale looked even more so tonight at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Read on for the full breakdown!

Kate Beckinsale at 2012 Golden Globe Awards

Molly began by moisturizing Kate’s skin with Natura Bisse’s The Cure Cream. She then primed with Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer which creates a flawless canvas for makeup, followed by a light application of Hourglass Illusion Tinted Moisturizer in Sand. Molly loved the sheer finish of the foundation which allowed the British beauty’s gorgeous skin to shine through.

Molly used the bronze tone in Hourglass Illume Crème-to Powder Bronzer Duo in Sunset to add warmth to her skin, and followed with the blush tone applied on the apples of her cheeks. She then dusted NARS Miss Liberty high on her cheekbone to add an extra glow.

Molly used the bronze shade of Hourglass Visionaire Eye Shadow Duo in Gypsy as a base, and set it with NARS Galapagos Eye Shadow, smudged deep into the lid. For an extra pop of light, she dabbed Chanel Blazing Gold Ombré Essential over the inner lid. Her lashes are deep and jet-black due to Hourglass Film Noir Full Spectrum Mascara, followed by Hourglass Film Noir Lash Lacquer which was painted over them for an extra kick of drama.

Hourglass Femme Rouge Velvet Crème lipstick in Fresco was used as a base on Kate’s lips, followed by Hourglass Extreme Sheen Lip Gloss in Imagine for a glistening sheen.

Kate Beckinsale hair at 2012 Golden Globe Awards

Renato created a modern take on a french twist that focuses on texture and body on Kate.

To achieve a base of texture and manageability, Renato applied a blend of the Fekkai COIFF™ Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel and the Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Cream throughout the hair, followed with a rough blow dry. Next, Renato used a 1½ inch curling iron to create loose curls, letting the curls set for 10 minutes so they fell, creating little bit of a wave. Next, he separated the hair into three sections, two low pig-tails and a ponytail in the middle. All three pieces were secured with clear hair ties. Renato finished by weaving the three pieces into a high bun. He secured th

Celebrity Manicurist Michelle Saunders used a mix of essie’s Lady Like and Au Natural to compliment Kate’s gorgeous cream dress.

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Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE, Glamour.com, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


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