Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Get Their Red Carpet Looks ; Master the Hollywood Makeover. LISA HAYNES Reveals How to Glam Up Just like an Award Winner

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Get Their Red Carpet Looks ; Master the Hollywood Makeover. LISA HAYNES Reveals How to Glam Up Just like an Award Winner

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THE frocks aren't the only thing scrutinised on the red carpet. Beauty is just as key in making or breaking a look on the best dressed lists.

This year's 86th Academy Awards drew the biggest audience in a decade, with 43 million viewers in the US alone tuning in to watch.

With the added pressure of the world's spotlight, it's no surprise that A-listers enlist hair and make-up pros to ensure they dazzle the second they step out of the limo.

Unlike the couture dresses, cosmetics worn on the red carpet don't come with budget-busting price tags, so anyone can choose their own winning look.

LUPITA NYONG'O'S SHIMMER NAILS EVERY Oscar winner needs perfect talons to clutch her shiny gold accolade. Best Supporting Actress Lupita Nyong'o sported subtle shimmer to complement her baby blue Prada gown. "We decided to co-ordinate pearlescent pale pink nails with her accessories," says Deborah Lippmann, celebrity nail artist. A layer of Gel Lab Base Coat was applied.

Then, to make the lacquer super-opaque, three coats of La Vie En Rose, topped with a layer of Gel Lab Top Coat.

BEST PRODUCT AWARD: Deborah Lippmann Limited Edition La Vie En Rose Nail Lacquer, Pounds 16 (lookfantastic.com) NAOMI WATTS' SLEEK HAIR AN OLD school Hollywood icon was the inspiration for Naomi Watts' contemporary, sleek hairstyle.

"I wanted that Grace Kelly elegance that Naomi possesses to shine through," said Giannandrea, celebrity hair stylist. "We opted for a straight blow-out to feed off the edginess of her dress."

" Naomi's hair was dried with a large round bristle brush to add shine before flat ironing. As a finishing touch, Giannandrea ran his fingers through the styled hair with heated Macadamia Natural Oil Healing Oil Treatment. BEST PRODUCT AWARD: Macadamia Natural Oil Healing Oil Treatment, from Pounds 12.95 (macadamiahair.co.uk) JESSICA BIEL'S PASTEL BLUSH WEARING Chanel Couture, glowing skin was the only accessory Jessica Biel needed.

"I wanted to do something fresh, light, and feminine," said Kayleen McAdams, CK One Color global make-up artist. "There were so many beautiful pastels in her dress, so I played with those tones."

After applying a base, a pink glow was created by applying the cream portion of CK One's Cream & Powder Blush Duo in Breath 100, right on the apples of Jessica's cheeks. …

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