In this video tutorial I'll show you how to get Eva Longoria's sultry look form the 2012 Alma Awards.
By Charleen Gonzalez for Shine Latina Eva Longoria
Eva looked stunning on the red carpet of the Alma Awards. This Latina sure knows how to bring the "wow factor". Let's go step by step on how to re-create this look.
Apply a moisturizing base like Clarins Beauty Flash Balm to hydrate and replenish the skin. Then, apply a makeup primer to ensure the longevity of the makeup. I used Tarte's Clean Slate Poreless 12-Hr Perfecting Primer. Eva had very matte looking skin, so I used Tarte's Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation to create a flawless canvas. In order to expertly blend your foundation, try using Urban Decay's Optical Blurring Brush. To hide those under-eye circles, I applied a bit of Tarte's Maracuja Creaseless Concealer, and blended it in with Sigma's P88 Precision Flat Angled brush. I also used Bare Minerals new Stroke of Light Eye Brightener to give a bit of radiance to the eye area. To set the makeup, I used Jouer's Replenish and Protect Hydrating Powder with Bare Mineral's Precision Face Brush. Don't forget to fill in your brows! I like using Anastasia's Brow Wiz in Brunette to give them a soft natural look.
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Begin by applying an eyeshadow primer like Tarte's Clean Slate 360 Creaseless 12-Hr Smoothing Eye Primer, to make sure your shadow colors stay vibrant. I took Stila's Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner in Empress, a pearly white, and highlighted the inner tear duct area of the eyes. Then, I used Bare Mineral's Ready Eyeshadow 8.0 The September Issue palette, and took the antique white shadow with a flat shader brush, and placed the color in the inner eye area. Then, I chose the glimmering clove color from the palette, and applied it to the rest of the eye up to above the crease. With a deep eggplant color and a rounded crease brush, I shaded the outer corners of the eyes to give them a smoky effect. Taking a light brown color from Stila's In the Know Eye Shadow Palette, I blended the edges of the eyes with a blending brush. I finished the shadows with a cream color form the Bare Minerals palette, and applied it to the brow bone area.
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Afterwards, I lined my upper lash line with Stila's Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Black. With Mark's No Place to Run Longwear Eyeliner in Jet Set (black) and Steely Glaze (gray), I took the black pencil and lined my upper and lower water line. Then, I took the gray pencil and smudged it under the lower lash line. In order to add drama to the lashes, I added false lashes from House of Lashes in Au Naturale. These lashes look natural, yet still amp up any look.
Subtle blush and bronzer
I wanted to add a bit more luminosity to the look, so I used Benefit's Watt's Up! just to the highest points of my cheekbones. Eva didn't have much blush on, so I applied very lightly Benefit's Bella Bamba blush to the apple of my cheeks with a blush brush. Then, to shade and contour my face, I applied Urban Decay's Baked Bronzer in Toasted, a matte bronze, just under the cheekbones and temples.
Eva's nude lips went very well with her smoky look, and I found almost the exact match for lipstick and gloss! Begin by prepping the lips with a lip exfoliator like Bite Beauty's Whipped Cherry Lip Scrub. For lipstick, I used Bite Beauty's Luminous Creme Lipstick in Retsina, the perfect nude lipstick! Then lastly for the lips I used Bite Beauty's Lip Shine in Prosecco, a sheer nude, just on the center of the lips.
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