Awards season isn’t over by a longshot, but we’ve already pin-pointed our
Awards season isn’t over by a longshot, but we’ve already pin-pointed our favorite red carpet beauty trends! Here, we caught up with A.J. Crimson, co-creator of Keisha Whitaker’s Kissable Couture lipgloss line and celeb makeup artist (his devotees include Amerie, Fergie, Keyshia Cole), who gave us pro tips on how to create these superstar looks at home.
“The navy smokey eye is a new take on an old trick,” says Crimson. “Instead of using a black or dark gray shadow, blend a deep, midnight blue shade along top and bottom lids. For a day look, only apply shadow to the top lid.” To keep your smoky shadow from smearing, Crimson suggests first blending a navy eye pencil over lids before layering on shadow. “”http://www.amazon.com/Sue-Devitt-Eye-Intensifier-Pencil/dp/B000U80G0Q" target="blank" is a really great eyeliner."