For the 2018 Critics’ Selection Awards, Stranger Issues actress, Natalia Dyer, walked onto the pink carpet with a make-up look that though extremely fairly, was pretty commonplace in terms of awards present magnificence. A colourful flick of eyeliner (purple, to be actual), softly outlined eyes, a nude lip, and the type of radiant, flawless pores and skin that may solely come from being 21, having knowledgeable make-up artist at your disposal, and nailing the genetic lottery. However what may come to a shock to you is that there is much more behind this look than meets the attention. In accordance with her make-up artist for the night time, Vincent Oquendo, it took three totally different mascaras construct up her lashes. Why three? I am going to let Oquendo clarify.
“The factor is that each mascara has a unique texture. It is like hairspray. You’ve a light-weight maintain hairspray, a medium maintain hairspray, and a robust maintain hairspray. And lots of people do not take into consideration layering mascaras with totally different textures, however when it is accomplished proper, it is so fairly.” Plus, he says, it is a key trick to make use of if you’re creating delicate, attractive seem like this one.
First, Oquendo broke out the Laura Mercier Lengthy Lash Mascara and wiggled that into the roots of the lashes and up by way of to the information. “It has a very smooth, pure method so it acts as an awesome base layer,” he explains. Subsequent — as a result of keep in mind, she’s on the purple carpet — he took Ardell Demi Wispies false lashes, reduce them in half, and glued the shorter half of the strip onto the outer corners of her eyes.
As soon as the lashes have been securely in place, Oquendo blended every part collectively utilizing the Lancôme Grandiôse Extrême Mascara. “I wiggled the wand simply alongside the center of her lashes and pressed them with my fingers to sort of mush…