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Ava DuVernay’s look at the 72nd Annual Golden Globes

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I am a huge fan of Ava and was so thrilled to see her at Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards show. She was by far one of my best dressed that night……everything was working, the navy dress, the makeup and the locs in an updo!

Ava DuVernay at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards 2015. Image via NARS PR.

Speaking of makeup, I was thrilled to see that her makeup was done by international makeup artist Uzo and NARS cosmetics. She looked gorgeous!

Here’s a breakdown of the look and an inspiration:

The Inspiration

“The look was about a woman in a position of power. Ava’s statement-making makeup was kept soft and ethereal to balance her bold hairstyle and architectural Zac Posen gown. I created a velvety, smoky chocolate eye and soft neutral shades for her cheeks and lips.”

The Key Makeup Products

Image via The Gloss

Her hairstyle was done by celebrity natural hairstylist Felicia Leatherwood and I loved this! Basically, if I had locs, I would want them to look like hers!

Image via Felicia Leatherwood and @chescaleigh

Dress by Zac Posen.

Image via Buzzfeed

NYFW @ Tia Cibani, makeup by NARS, F/W 2013

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Despite the fact that there is about foot of snow on the ground, the fashion world never stopped!  Here’s the makeup done by Uzo, NARS’ International Lead Makeup Artist, at the Tia Cibani show.

Uzo @Tia Cibani, image via NARS PR

The Inspiration…

“I love the 1920s feel to the collection, the nod to Art Deco, and the inspiration from Man Ray portraiture,” said Uzo. “I wanted a look that celebrated the beauty standard of that era but still keep things fresh and modern by pairing the bold lip with healthy, luminous skin.”

Face chart, Tia Cibani

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S/S'12 Trend Report: NARS at Joy Cioci

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NARS National Makeup Artist, Uzo created this look for the Joy Cioci show at New York Fashion Week 2011.  It seems that the very bold, bright lip continues into the next few seasons.  According to Uzo,

NARS National Makeup Artist Uzo

“Radiant skin is having a moment again, we were seeing very matte skin throughout the past few seasons, but dewiness is back, paired with a precisely-lined, bold lip.  It’s elegant, but it’s tough.”

Here’s what she created and the key products used:

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