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Kerry Washington’s Blue Lids Are a New Breed of Smokeshow

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - ArrivalsThere were plenty of smoke shows at the Emmys tonight—Taylor SchillingKate Mara, and Lizzy Caplan, to name just three—but the eyes that stood out in a sea of bronze, black, and gray belonged to Kerry Washington. Playing off the blue miniskirt underneath Washington’s fiery orange Prada gown, makeup artist Carola Gonzalez created shimmery navy lids using Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow in Cosmos up into the crease and along the lower lashes, topping the azure pigment with Neutrogena Crease Proof Eye Shadow in Forever Platinum. For definition, Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Liner in Twilight Blue was applied on the inner waterline before lashes were lacquered with “four coats” of Neutrogena Healthy Volume Mascara. To enhance her already bulked-up fringe, a few falsies were added. “Lashes are what seal the deal,” said Gonzalez. The pro attributed the celeb’s flawless base to Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer in SX11 and sculpted cheekbones to Neutrogena Healthy Skin Custom Glow Blush & Bronzer in Raisin Glow—a “universal shade,” the face painter noted, that flatters the entire spectrum of skin tones. Washington’s nude nail polish was the inspiration for her matching lip: Neutrogena’s MoistureSmooth Color Stick in Warm Caramel. Despite all the buzz surrounding the Scandal star, and the fact that E! was predicting what she would wear down the red carpet during their prep session (all options the actress found “hilarious”), Washington wasn’t the only one the glam squad had their eyes on—4-month-old Isabelle was in tow. “She’s always the center of attention,” quipped Gonzalez. I guess a nomination, a hit television show, and svelte post-baby silhouette won’t win you everything.

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