Recently wed Christina Hendricks from TV’s Mad Men lit up the stage at Sunday’s Golden Globe Ceremony.  If you were inspired by her luminous look, here’s the beauty secret to her success straight from her make-up artist.


“Effortless and chic: sheer satin eyes, pink milkmaid cheeks and a siren mouth. Christina’s dress has a sexy, yet soft look. We mirrored this with her make up. I love the contrast of the angelic, innocent face with the sexy edge of a strong mouth.”

How To:

PREPARE:  I used shu uemura’s new Depsea Hydrability Moisture Cream.  This cream seriously hydrates, yet disappears into the skin leaving the skin feeling fresh and smooth.

UNDEREYE:  Lancôme’s Effacernes in Porcelain.

FOUNDATION:  Applied minimal foundation, because Christina has nearly flawless skin.  I used shu uemura’s Nobara Cream Cover Stick foundation.

BLUSH:  I used shu uemura’s brand new Satin Radiant Stick Blush on the apples of the cheeks. 

HIGHLIGHTER/EYESHADOW:  I used Satin Radiant Stick in Highlight all over the eye (from lash line to brow) then swept it down to highlight the very peak of the cheekbones.

EYE LINER:  To define and elongate the lashline, I used shu uemura’s Drawing Pencil in Black.  Also, to open up the eye, I lined the inside rim of the eye with shu uemura’s Eye Light White.

LASHES:  For luxurious lashes we added shu uemura’s Flare eyelashes in Black and finished with a coat of Ultimate Expression Mascara.

LIPS: I used shu uemura’s Rouge Unlimited #134

shu uemura Products Used:

Depsea Hydrabilty Moisturizing Cream (NEW!)

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Satin Radiant Highlight Stick from Égérie, our Spring 2010 color collection that just went up online! (NEW!)

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Nobara Cover Cream Stick Foundation

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Drawing Pencil in Black

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Eye Light Pencil White

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Flare False Eye Lashes

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Ultimate Expression Mascara

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Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in #134

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Blog Post by Always a Bridesmaid Columnist Darren Elms.

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