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Chanel Beaute was in full attendance at the 81st Annual Academy Awards. Diane Lane, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman were all wearing Chanel Beaute products and their amazing makeup artists are sharing the inspiration with us!  

Rachel Goodwin was the makeup artist who created Diane Lane’s look and here is what she had to say about it:

“The first thing I noticed when I saw Diane was her va va voom black dress!
I wanted her makeup to be super sexy and stong, like she is. Because it
was the Oscars, I focused on bumping up the eyes with lots of mascara and
lashes, and sent her down the carpet glowing and gorgeous.”

Chanel Beauty Tip:

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Rachel opened up Diane’s eyes with browns and taupes from the CHANEL Quadra
Eye Shadow in Demure. She created a sultry look with soft browns in the
crease and a soft ivory on the lids up to the brow bone. The eyes were
lined with an Elizabeth Arden smoky eye pencil, and several coats of CHANEL
Inimitable Mascara in Noir-Black gave her a dramatic, seductive look. To
give Diane’s skin a dewy, glowing look, Rachel applied CHANEL Teint
Innocence Naturally Luminous Fluid Makeup mixed with a bit of Neutrogena
Oil-Free Moisturizer. On the contours of the cheeks, she applied a peach
cream blush from Jouer. Finally, to complete the strong, sexy look, Rachel
gave Diane a bold orangey red lip with CHANEL Hydrabase Lipstick in Fuego.

Jeanine Lobell created Natalie Portmans look for the show and here is what she had to say:

"My inspiration for Natalie on Oscar night was her dress... The colour was
a fantastic orchid, and being Rodarte, I wanted to do cool punk rock sexy
fairy make up."

Chanel Beauty Tip:

Jeanine was going for a smoky eye, and used CHANEL Silky Eye Shadow Duo in
Orient Express. She used the pale pink as a base and the dark purple smoked
around the eye on the lid and smudged in lower lash line. She added CHANEL
Intense Eye Pencil in Noir inside the eye, and lots of CHANEL Inimitable
Mascara in Noir-Black for thick sexy lashes. She used CHANEL Perfect Brows
in Brun, using the two colours to make a strong brow, but keeping it soft.
Jeanine then used CHANEL Powder Blush in Narcisse, a flattering, bright
pink shade, high on the cheek bones. She then added CHANEL Glossimer in
Galactic for a more pale lavender lip. Finally, for a sexy, bronze sheen,
Jeanine applied CHANEL Sheer Brilliance in Sunkissed on Natalie's arms,
shoulders, and décolleté.

Angela Levin is the makeup artist who created both Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidmans’ looks for the evening.

Here is what she had to say with regards to Jennifer Aniston’s makeup:

“When I spoke to Jen before the Oscars, we decided we wanted to create a
look that exuded modern glamour. She had just returned from vacation, and
she had that relaxed, glowing feeling, which we wanted to display on the
red carpet. She is the quintessential California glamour girl, and she was
radiant as always on Oscar night.”

Chanel Beauty Tip:

Angela prepped Jennifer’s skin with CHANEL Hydramax + Active Moisture Boost
Cream. She then used a foundation brush to apply CHANEL Lift Lumiere
Firming and Smoothing Fluid Makeup in Beige all over the face. Under
Jennifer’s eyes, Angela applied CHANEL Lift Lumiere Smooth and Rejuvinating
Eye Contour in Beige Lumiere. Instead of a traditional blush, Angela dabbed
a bit of CHANEL Hydrabase Lipstick in Coco Red on the apples of Jennifer’s
cheeks. She then applied CHANEL Sheer Brilliance in Sunkissed around the
tops of her cheekbones, closer to the eye, for a bit of shimmer.
Jennifer’s eyes were a combination of LORAC eye shadows in Jade, Black, and
Serenity, and a Tina Earnshaw shadow in Aubergine. Her lashes looked extra
glamorous thanks to CHANEL Inimitable Mascara in Noir-Black. On Jennifer’s
lips, Angela used CHANEL Aqualumiere Lipshine in Panarea, available in
April. To complete the look, she dusted Soleil Tan de CHANEL Bronzer on
Jennifer’s skin, an exclusive creation product from CHANEL also launching
in April.

Regarding the ever stunning Nicole Kidman here is what makeup artist Angela Levin says:

“When I asked Nicole what we wanted to do for the Oscars, she told me she
just wanted to look beautiful! So I decided to go for basic, beautiful
makeup that shows who she is - an unbelievable beauty, timeless and
glamorous. Her look was pure and gorgeous, just as it should be for the
81st Academy Awards.”

Chanel Beauty Tip:

Angela prepped Nicole’s skin with he favorite skin care product, CHANEL
Hydramax + Active Moisture Boost Cream. On her eyes, she used the sultry
shades from the CHANEL Quadra Eye Shadow in Reflets d‘Ombre. Several coats
of CHANEL Inimitable Mascara in Noir-Black were applied to create a
glamorous, modern eye. She applied CHANEL Blush Duo Tweed Effect in Tweed
Rose on Nicole’s cheekbones. For an added flawless effect, Angela used
CHANEL Natural Finish Pressed Powder in Translucent 1 all over Nicole’s
face. To create a sophisticated, glossy wine coloured lip, she applied
CHANEL Aqualumiere Gloss in Bubble Plum.

Well Nicciknows feels that all of these looks were a screaming success and can’t wait to try recreating them on clients! Chanel Beauty products can be found at Nordstrom,  Bloomingdales and  Macy’s.


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