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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Turban Takeover


Photo credit @rosiehw photographed for @violetgrey

There is something so sophisticated about a turban’s exotic charm. For unruly hair and flawless skin days, the turban is the answer. Wandering around London and the French Riviera this season, I was astounded by how the turban has transitioned from being a resort-wear staple (thank you Missoni), to a city slicker alternative, to a summer hat.

With Mario Testino’s The Towel Series portraits of famous faces sporting the towel turban, there is certainly a buzz that refuses to subside. Model turned actress, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, teams her turban with lit-from-within skin, beautiful natural makeup, diamonds, and a modern take on the French manicure. Here’s how to emulate her look.
The Rules
1. With hair swept up and covered, the emphasis is on your skin. Keep yours looking dewy and fresh with a helping of the Chanel Blanc De Chanel Sheer Illuminating Base. Worked into just cleansed skin, it provides a hit of radiance before foundation.
Chanel Blanc De Chanel Sheer Illuminating Base

2. Your eyes will instantly become a focal point with this headgear so ensure that your eyebrows are looking ship-shape and standing to attention. You could even brush through some clear brow gel to keep them firmly in place. Blitz any dark circles with the help of the Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer.

Nars Radiant Creamy

3. Mix a little of the Tom Ford Skin Illuminator into your foundation when applying it to your cheeks and it will deliver a soft focus radiant glow in a pretty dusky pink hue.

Tom Ford Skin

4. Curl your eyelashes and add a couple of layers of mascara. The Givenchy Noir Couture in Black Satin mascara works wonders to create a full set of fluttery lashes.

Givenchy Noir Couture in Black

5. Dab a little of the Stila Convertible Color in Peony cream lipstick onto your lips. This award-winning cream blush gives a healthy flush of color to your complexion in a matter of seconds.

Stila Convertible Color in

6. Give yourself a modern French manicure with metallic dipped tips. The YSL La Laque Couture Nail Colour in 28 Bronze Aztec will do just the trick. Just ensure to keep a steady hand.

YSL La Laque Couture Nail

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