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Red Carpet Whiz Kids

Meet the rising hair and makeup stars of the Hollywood beauty scene.

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Beauty Inc issue 04/12/2013

Meet the rising hair and makeup stars of the Hollywood beauty scene.

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MAKEUP ARTISTS

 

BEAU NELSON


NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Kristen Stewart at the Oscars, Nicole Richie for the Golden Globes, Jessica Chastain for the Toronto Film Festival in 2011

CLIENTS: Kristen Stewart, Lily Collins, Nicole Richie, Anna Paquin and Natalie Portman
BRAND CONTRACT:
Nelson is cofounder of the Beauté Cosmetics brand.

SIGNATURE STYLE: Classic looks that are modernized with contemporary takes on color and texture.
GO-TO PRODUCT:
Giorgio Armani Designer Lift Foundation

 

CAROLA GONZALEZ


NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Kerry Washington at the Oscars, the Golden Globes and the London premiere of Django Unchained

CLIENTS: Kerry Washington, Jaime King, Rashida Jones and Naomie Harris
BRAND CONTRACT:
None

SIGNATURE STYLE: Glowing skin and bold color choices for the eyes and lips.

GO-TO PRODUCT: Giorgio Armani Fluid Sheer in #2

 

KRISTEE LIU

 

NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Gloria Reuben at the Oscars, Bella Heathcote for the Vanity Fair Oscar party, Angela Sarafyan for the 2012 premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2

CLIENTS: Gloria Reuben, Bella Heathcote, Isabelle Fuhrman and Angela Sarafyan

BRAND CONTRACT: None
SIGNATURE STYLE:
A light hand and flawless skin.

GO-TO PRODUCT: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

 

STEPHEN SOLLITTO

 

NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Amy Adams at the Oscars and BAFTA Awards, Hailee Steinfeld for the Academy Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2011, Rebecca Hall for the premiere of The Town in 2010

CLIENTS: Amy Adams, Hailee Steinfeld, Rebecca Hall, Gillian Jacobs and Noomi Rapace

BRAND CONTRACT: None

SIGNATURE STYLE: Light, pretty and natural makeup looks.

GO-TO PRODUCT: Benefit Get Bent Mascara in Black

 

ADAM BREUCHAUD

 

NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Alicia Vikander at the Oscars, Karolina Kurkova for the Vanity Fair Oscar party, Anne Hathaway for the Kennedy Center Honors gala in 2011, Jessica Chastain at the Venice Film Festival in 2011
CLIENTS:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Karolina Kurkova, Kirsten Dunst and Lea Michele

BRAND CONTRACT: None

SIGNATURE STYLE: Softly-sculpted fresh skin and groomed brows.
GO-TO PRODUCT:
Dior Eyeshadow

HAIR STYLISTS

 

MARA ROSZAK


NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Zoe Saldana and Nicole Kidman at the Oscars, Emma Stone at the Golden Globes in 2011

CLIENTS: Emma Stone, Zoe Saldana and Mila Kunis

BRAND CONTRACT: None
SIGNATURE STYLE:
Polished, yet effortless-looking hairstyles.

GO-TO PRODUCT: Bobby pins and bungee cords from Boots

 

CREIGHTON BOWMAN


NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Samantha Barks at the Oscars, Dianna Agron at the 2012 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, Melissa Leo and Helen Mirren for the 2011 Oscars

CLIENTS: Helen Mirren, Jane Krakowski, Heidi Klum, Renée Zellweger, Evan Rachel Wood, Bryce Dallas Howard, Kelly Ripa and Christina Aguilera

BRAND CONTRACT: None

SIGNATURE STYLE: Beautiful, approachable hair with a modern twist.

GO-TO PRODUCT: Klorane Dry Shampoo

 

ALEX POLILLO

 

NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Alicia Vikander at the Oscars, Rooney Mara at the New York premiere of Side Effects, Cate Blanchett at the 2012 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala

CLIENTS: Rashida Jones, Alicia Vikander, Rooney Mara, Ashley Benson, Kristen Wiig and Gemma Arterton

BRAND CONTRACT: None

SIGNATURE STYLE: Hairstyles that are either romantic and ethereal or graphic and clean.

GO-TO PRODUCT: Bumble and bumble Surf Spray

 

JENNY CHO

 

NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Amanda Seyfried and Jennifer Garner at the Oscars, Amanda Seyfried at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, Carey Mulligan at the Grammy Awards

CLIENTS: Amanda Seyfried, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Carey Mulligan

BRAND CONTRACT: Suave
SIGNATURE STYLE:
Slightly undone, textured hair and loose waves.

GO-TO PRODUCT: Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Oil

 

TAKISHA STURDIVANT-DREW


NOTABLE RED-CARPET MOMENTS: Kerry Washington at the Oscars, the Independent Spirit Awards and the London premiere of Django Unchained

CLIENTS: Kerry Washington, Lucy Liu, Amber Riley and Gina Torres

BRAND CONTRACT: None

SIGNATURE STYLE: Curls and messy waves.

GO-TO PRODUCT: TRI Aerogel Hair Spray

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