Gemma Chan is no stranger to shutting down a red carpet with her fearless fashion and enviable hair and makeup looks. So it came as no surprise that the L’Oréal Paris spokes was striking at the Los Angeles premiere of the new Marvel Studios' film Eternals, in which she stars as a superhero. If taking our breath away is a superpower, then Chan’s at the pinnacle of her abilities. Her effortless and romantic makeup and hair played perfectly with the charming fairytale vibe of her white dress. It all came together for a look that was both red carpet glamorous yet accessible. Luckily for us mortals, Chan’s look was achieved using affordable beauty products that you can snag right at the drugstore. Keep reading to get the product breakdown for this scroll-stopping timeline-worthy look.
Before laying down any red carpet look you need to prep your skin to allow the makeup to look its best. Start by cleansing and exfoliating the skin and following up with this hydrating serum. Massage into the skin for a dewy and soft complexion.
To start the base of the skin, apply this lightweight foundation for a fresh and dewy finish. It’s transfer- and sweat-resistant and waterproof to last you through any event. Apply a darker shade to the cheeks and jawline to create depth and dimension.
To create a bit of color and a natural, healthy glow, lightly apply this satin blush to the cheekbones. The creamy formula goes on effortlessly without caking or drying.
Create an eye-catching eyeshadow look with a mix of matte and shimmery shades. Start with a matte hue, like Mix And Matte, as the base and build on it as you see fit. Apply to the upper lash line, blending it out and upwards to create the shape with the applicator.
Grab this eyeliner to define your eyes, opting for a bright shade like Chan’s burgundy to give it a subtle pop. With a fluffy brush buff it into the eyelid for a base. Then draw a thin line in the shade ivy along the upper lash line and pull it upwards to look effortless but still bold.
No full glam look is complete without lashes that stand out. To open the eyes, layer this volumizing mascara with three to four coats to really build up the drama.
For eyebrows that are sculpted and polished, this waterproof eyebrow pencil is your go-to. The fine tip lets you make tiny hair-like strokes. Just comb and blend with the attached spoolie and you have your desired brows in minutes.
Complete your statement look with a statement lip. This collection of nudes is equipped with an application bullet shaped to help you create the perfect put. Try Chan’s shade, Nu Exuberant, for a festive fall-inspired lip look that you can wear well into the holiday season.
Editor’s Tip: Red carpet makeup should have gorgeous red carpet hair to match. To get Chan’s timeless tousled chignon, reach for the L’Oréal Paris EverPure Sulfate Free Bond Strengthening Color Care Shampoo and L’Oréal Paris EverPure Sulfate Free Bond Strengthening Conditioner to start your styling with freshly washed hair. Then finish with the L’Oréal Paris Elnett Strong Hold hairspray to keep it all in place throughout the night.
Written by: Shalwah Evans, Photo Design: Sarah Duvivier
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