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Friday, March 21, 2014
Divergent Star Shailene Woodley: Get The Look!
weekend’s most hotly anticipated movie opening is clearly Divergent and its
star, 22 year-old Shailene Woodley, is Hollywood’s latest it girl when
it comes to fashion and beauty. Last night she proved she owned the Red Carpet
at the star-studded NYC premiere. Shailene’s go-to makeup artist, Roxy, created
a very Spring-inspired look focusing on flawless skin with a pop of color on the
lips. A fan of the Physicians Formula Organic Wear Collection, here’s the 411 on
the complete look….
out on the red carpet in an all black, sleeveless Elie Saab jumper that was both
strong and structured while still being feminine and soft. Roxy described it as
“very Shailene” and it served as the inspiration for her makeup. “We wanted to
create an empowering, confident look and we drew inspiration from Audrey
Hepburn's classic eyeliner. We then added strong definition with shadows to
really spotlight her eyes while not being so bold that we couldn't rock the red
lip too. She's very young and youthful and too much makeup can appear
aging. In general, we never want anything overshadowing or hiding her natural
the look with Roxy’s step-by-step:
really good about taking care of her skin, so we don't need to worry too much
about adding extra hydration. I generally just spritz a hydrating elixir all
over her face, neck, and a little bit on her décolleté. We love one that’s
enhanced with natural ingredients that act as aromatherapy and awaken the skin;
it’s the perfect skin prep product.
Physicians Formula Organic Wear CC Cream in Light/ Medium with my
favorite foundation brush (the #6 from Chanel). Starting at the center of her
face, I blended it outwards until it melted perfectly into her skin. I love how
much pigment this gives, which allows for great coverage, and it erases any
unwanted shadows or imperfections. The texture is light, which helps to create a
flawless natural looking finish. The end result is a complexion that is even and
glowing, it the best version of your skin. Using natural products is
very important to Shailene and this one doesn’t compromise performance at
I used a golden
peach toned concealer under her eyes and along the edges of her nose to keep
this area fully highlighted and bright.
I used a bold
lipstain in a beautiful soft coral hue, and I applied it to the very top of her
cheeks, almost closer to her temples. I used a swirl and "POP" motion that gives
an almost airbrushed feeling and look to the skin. Because of the strong eye and
bold lip, I didn't want to create a "blush-ie" look, so that placement is ideal
to add a hint of color, without being too noticeable.
Physicians Formula Natural Wear 100% Natural Origin Bronzer in LIGHT to
contour her cheekbones using a tapered brush. Underneath the cheek bone, I
applied it in a back and forth motion to give it real structure. It incorporates
that strong "heroine" look, that's reflected in her jumper.
STEP 6: EYE
In her crease
line (using circular motions) and blending right to left - I used a golden honey
shadow that’s a shimmery, soft, champagne brown, perfect for adding the right
amount of definition. I then applied a subdued beige shade that glimmers in the
center of the lid to emphasize the eyes, making them look bigger. Lastly I
applied a white highlighting color in the inner corner of her eyes. It's a great
way to open up the eye and really make them sparkle.
I used a
waterproof black liner along the top of her lashline, being careful not to make
the line to thin or too thick. I used the edge of the brush, which was bent,
allowing for a more precise application. I start at the outer edges, where I
brush on a thicker line, and taper it as I move towards her tear duct. I find
that this route is easier, and that you have more control of the line, when you
start at the outer edge. Typically wherever you begin applying product, it will
always be heavier, so it's a great trick for that fuller exterior lashline. I
applied a little bit to the bottom lash line, and STOPPED at the middle and
blended out with a small shadow brush, creating more balance to the eye.
Shailene loves to
apply her own mascara, and does an impeccable job with it. I love watching her
connect with herself and her look in that moment. She knows how to give it the
right amount to pop her lashes, while still keeping them defined and voluminous.
She applied Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin CC Curl +
Care Mascara to both top and bottom, but more subtle on the bottom.
loves to apply her own lipstick. Again, this is a continuation in her being an
integral part of her look, giving her a moment to connect back with herself,
before being in front of the public's eye. She applied a stain straight from
the tube and used her finger to blend the product perfectly into her lips, while
still maintaining the vibrant color.