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Vanessa Hudgens: Crown Braid Beautiful — Expert Spills On Look

Thu, January 23, 2014 12:55pm EDT by Dory Larrabee 2 Comments
Vanessa Hudgens Braids
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While promoting her upcoming flick ‘Gimme Shelter’ in Chicago in early January, Vanessa rocked a stunning crown braid and hot pink lip. We have the details on her exact hair and makeup look below!

Vanessa Hudgens looked perfect while promoting her movie Gimme Shelter, where she plays a homeless teen. Makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan told “Her role in the movie is gritty, so we went the opposite and brought fresh and flirty back!” Get her exact hair and makeup look right here.

Vanessa Hudgens’ Braids — Get Her ‘Gimme Shelter’ Press Look

Kelsey started with Vanessa’s makeup:

“This particular look was for a press day for Vanessa’s new movie, Gimme Shelter. Her role in the movie is gritty, so we went the opposite and brought fresh and flirty back!

Vanessa has amazing skin, so I applied the lightest layer of Armani Luminous Silk Foundation to her face followed by Chanel Les Beiges Powder in 50 (significantly darker than her natural tone) to the cheeks as a natural contour, adding La Prairie Cellular Radiance Creme Blush in Berry Glow on the apples of the cheeks.

Vanessa’s Dramatic Transformation

To make the eyes pop, I opted to keep the eyeshadow close to the lash line and smudged Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow in Rich Brown along the top and bottom lash lines. I rimmed the bottom and upper water lines with Tarte EmphasEyes Inner Rim Eye Pencil in Black.

On her lips I used NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Jardin des Plantes.”

Get Vanessa’s Gorgeous Crown Braid

Kelsey tells “Her hair was prepped with Rene Furterer Vegetal Mousse and I did a quick, rough dry to add texture.

I then separated the hair in two sections, braided them and twisted them up onto the top of her head to create a halo or crown. I secured with hair pins and sprayed to hold. Lastly, I pulled at the braid a bit and ran my hands over it to mess it up for this effortless flirty style!”

Do you love Vanessa’s hair and makeup look, HollywoodLifers?

— Dory Larrabee

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