Kerry Washington showed up at the 2014 Oscars and looked amazing! The mom-to-be has not let pregnancy wear her down. She looked flawless and her makeup look was stunning — did you love it?
Looking radiant, Kerry Washington, 37, showed up at the Oscars in Los Angeles, California on March 2 wearing a slightly dramatic makeup look and an elegant half up/half down hairstyle. She looked very chic and her skin was perfectly sun-kissed. Read more about her glowing look below!
Kerry Washington At Academy Awards — Flawless Face
Kerry never disappoints when it comes to showing up to an award show. For the 2014 Oscars, she looked phenomenal with her minimal yet dramatic makeup. Kerry’s face was kept very clean while it was contoured heavily on the cheekbones. Her blush was a mild pink tone and it was blended to perfection. She wore light purple eyeshadow, eyeliner on both top and bottom lash lines, and long lashes. However, it was her dramatic deep red lip that stole the show. Amazing! Kerry’s makeup look was created by Carola Gonzalez.
Here’s the exact how to from Carola:
“To prep Kerry’s skin I always use Neutrogena Shine Control Primer on her face and Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm on her lips for hydration before lipstick application. It really helps to keep lips moisturized and diminish appearance of dryness on lips. Leave for at least 20 minutes before lipstick application. For flawless glowing skin, I applied foundation all over Kerry’s face to even it out of any imperfections.
I highlighted her cheekbones with Neutrogena Healthy Skin Blends in Sunkissed. This added radiance and the perfect shade of color to Kerry’s cheekbones for this specific look.
I then brushed Kerry’s eyebrows and filled them in with brow powder. I didn’t want her eyebrows to be very dark so I went with a shade a bit lighter than her own.
On the eyes, I used Neutrogena Crease Proof Eye Shadow in Stay-Put Plum all over Kerry’s eyelids and blended on crease. I only used one shade to keep eyes to a bare minimum. No need for dramatic eyes today, it wasn’t part of the look I was going for.
However, I did use Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Liner in Cosmic Black to line the upper lash line, right where the lashes connect with the skin, and diffused it with a brush to soften the liner. I then applied 5 coats on top lashes with Neutrogena Healthy Volume Mascara in Carbon Black to add lots and lots of volume, and two coats on the lower lashes. Top lashes, to me, are the most important and the ones that make the eyes stand out the most. I really like this mascara because it adds the right amount of volume and you can build lash without clumps.”
I used a dark lipstick topped with Neutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Stick in Rich Raisin to add a bit of sheen.”
Kerry Washington’s Half Up Hair
Kerry’s hair was also very elegant and sleek for the event. She chose to use the classic half up/half down look. The actress parted her hair on the side and swiped it back while tying it together loosely. Her hair was then loosely curled and layed perfectly down her back and over her shoulder. Kerry’s hair was created by Takisha Sturdivant-Drew.
Kerry posted a photo on Instagram and discussed her overall look for the evening.
What an amazing look for the mommy-to-be, right? Tell us what you think HollywoodLifers.
— Jenn Baez