Jessica Alba Mixes Two Mascaras for a “Lashy” Pink Carpet Look


Jessica Alba applying lipstick

There was an onslaught of all-pink appears on the Baby2Baby Gala on November 12, and Jessica Alba understood the project. Alba, who serves on the non-profit’s board of administrators, arrived on the gala in a pink floral robe with attractive ‘60s-inspired glam. Alba regarded beautiful, and we merely had to know what went into her search for the night. Forward, Alba and her make-up artist, Mai Quynh, reveal solely to Byrdie how they prepped for the night.

Jessica Alba Baby2Baby pink dress

The Gown

Earlier than moving into the sweetness aspect of issues, allow us to permit a second for Alba’s jaw-dropping robe to sink in. The actress and founding father of The Sincere Firm wore a Carolina Herrera floor-length gown, which featured fake flowers of various pink shades. Alba stored her equipment minimal, with diamond bracelets on every of her wrists in addition to glowing diamond drop earrings.

The Inspiration

Alba had a selected look she wished to emulate together with her glam: fiery ‘60s class. “I actually wished a clear, fashionable tackle 60’s femme fatale,” Alba reveals to Byrdie solely. “Tremendous lashy, daring lip—[but] as a substitute of a purple lip, we went with a enjoyable pink to enhance my gown. For the hair, a contemporary model of Brigitte Bardot.”

Jessica Alba Baby2Baby

With ‘60s glamour hitting the mainstream, Quynh provides that she discovered inspiration in style week. “I used to be actually impressed by the entire daring lips on the runway, so we used these lovely, long-lasting Sincere Magnificence Liquid Lip shades as the point of interest of your complete look.”

The Glam

To begin, celeb hairstylist, Brittney Ryan, created a half-up-half-down chocolate brown hairdo with quantity on the star’s crown, together with massive waves all all through. The quantity and face-framing items gave Alba that Bardot-inspired really feel she was on the lookout for.

As for the make-up, Alba admits that her favourite a part of her look was the truth that it was made utilizing clear merchandise (from Sincere Magnificence, after all). She tells Byrdie, “[My makeup] feels timeless and female! I really like that each step of my look was created utilizing clear magnificence. It’s proof you could get most protection and payoff with clear merchandise.”

Jessica Alba getting her makeup done

To prep for the look, Quynh first sculpted the star’s pores and skin with the Shani Darden Facial Wand ($399) earlier than including moisture with the Sincere Magnificence Hydrogel Cream ($20).

Quynh mentions that certainly one of her favourite methods to lock a glance in is by layering cream and powder complexion merchandise. “I layered all of the merchandise beginning with basis, Sincere Magnificence Recent Flex Concealer in shades Fawn and Tawny ($22), and the Creme Cheek in Rose Pink (16),” says Quynh. “Then I set [the makeup] with the Invisible Blurring Powder ($23) and added the Lit Powder Blush in Flirty ($16) on high on the cheekbone. That ensures the look will final all evening lengthy.”

Quynh stored Alba’s eyeshadow minimal and used the Sincere Magnificence Get It Collectively Eyeshadow Palette ($23) to sculpt out her crease and added shimmer to the lid with the Eye Catcher Lid Tint in New Love ($18). Alba’s eye look was all about including brightness and opening up her eyes, which is why Alba wore two totally different mascaras. “To realize an excellent ‘lashy’ look, I truly combined two totally different mascaras—the Sincere Magnificence Excessive Size Mascara + Lash Primer ($18) for elevate and size and Sincere Magnificence Excessive Quantity Mascara + Daring Lash Primer ($20) to create most quantity,” she tells us.

Jessica Alba putting lipstick on

Utilizing two mascaras, although, can go away a spidery end which is why Quynh used the Tweezerman Lashcomb ($17) to tease out any clumping and create separation. Quynh completed the eyes space with the Sincere Magnificence Forehead Pencil in Ash Blonde ($14) so as to add form to Alba’s brows.

And for the grand finale, Alba additionally wore two totally different lipsticks, Sincere Magnificence’s Liquid Lipstick in shades Love and Goddess ($15), to attain the brilliant pink hue she was after. Alba reveals her trick to creating the colour pop on the purple carpet: “Professional tip: Use concealer across the edges of your lip to outline the road of your lip.”

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