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get the look: Debra Messing at the 2012 Golden Globes

Check out Debra Messing’s full look at Just Jared!


“Debra said she wanted knock-em-dead eyes. She wanted a super smoky dramatic look, so we made it all about glamorous eyes, and accentuated them with a shiny, natural nude gloss on the lips.” – Jeannia Robinette, celebrity makeup artist

 

And be sure to check out Debra’s face chart!

Complexion:

Cheeks:

  • To make her cheekbones pop, she used tarte’s new Amazonian clay 12-hour blush in buff a warm nude with a touch of shimmer, on the apples of her cheeks and along her cheekbones.

Eyes

Lips

style envy: Elizabeth Banks

 With the return of 30 Rock tonight, we’re most excited to see our favorite funny girl again. Not Tina Fey or Jane Krakowski – though we love them too – but the only woman who can truly steal a scene from Alec Baldwin: Elizabeth Banks. We’ve been fans of Elizabeth since her campy debut in Wet Hot American Summer, when she showed us that she wasn’t afraid to be silly (or sloppy – remember that make out scene with Paul Rudd?) With roles in everything from the 40 Year Old Virgin to Spider Man, she’s proved herself a versatile and ever-hilarious actress – and she’s equally dynamic on the red carpet.

This girl isn’t afraid of making a statement with stunning colors or unique silhouettes. Whether in a drop-dead-gorgeous chiffon Versace or a cut-out, modern take on the flapper dress, Elizabeth always stands out in the usual sea of safe, neutral-toned shifts (usually doing so with a bright smile and a dirty joke.)

By pairing her fashion-forward choices with simple, pretty hair and makeup, she also avoids looking too over-the-top. And with the fabulous Effie Trinket as Elizabeth’s latest character inspiration, we can’t wait to see what she’ll rock on the Hunger Games tour.

Get her look: To recreate her flawlessly glowing skin, try our smooth operator™ Amazonian clay illuminating serum and shimmering powder, then top off with a swipe of gifted Amazonian clay smart mascara.

celeb winter style

2011 may be little more than a memory now, but the brutal reality of a cold, hard winter is very much with us. While comfort and warmth are musts, you don’t have to forgo style to get them.

Here, Hollywood’s most elegant and trendy school you on how to rock the winter months.

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Hot Mommas: Celebs Rocking the Baby Bump

It would appear that we’re in the midst of a Hollywood baby boom! Every day another celeb announces that she’s about to join the baby-on-board club. While maternity fashion has come a long way in the past few decades, it can still be a challenge to rock the bump in formal wear. Here, we’ve rounded up a hand full of ladies with the fashion chops to make pregnancy look utterly chic!

Who do you think wins Best Dressed Mommy in the Making?

Not yet ready for your own bundle of joy? Fake that incredible mommy-to-be glow with our smooth operator™ Amazonian clay illuminating serum.

Meet the Pro: Bret Boreman

Makeup artist Bret Boreman with celebrity client Maria Menounos

Celebrity makeup artist Bret Boreman has been perfecting the beauty of women for over eighteen years. Known for creating flawless and fresh looks, he’s worked with famous faces like Minka Kelly, Sienna Miller, Cindy Crawford and Betty White. We got the opportunity to grill the makeup legend on everything from what’s on his iPod to his favorite tarte product.

What fall/winter makeup trend are you looking forward to recreating?

I am most excited that lip color is finally making a huge come back! Love a defined liner on the eyes and a bold burgundy or orange lip color on the lips.

What’s your beauty secret weapon?

A smile and a great attitude.

Who are some of your celeb clients?

Rachael Taylor, Minka Kelly, and Maria Menounos to name a few.

Favorite tarte product?

I am obsessed with the tarte Amazonian clay 12-hour blush. The colors are beautiful and melt into the skin.

Guilty pleasure?

Eating ice cream while taking a bubble bath.

If you weren’t a makeup artist…

I would want to be “America’s Next Top Model” or a veterinarian.

Currently playing on your iPod?

Michael Bublé

Who are you itching to work with?

I am already working with  three of the most beautiful women in the world while working on Charlie’s Angels…so I feel pretty lucky already.

Latest splurge…?

A pair of Burberry rain boots.

 

What makeup artist would you like to know more about? Tell us on Facebook!

 

 

 

Hello, MollySims.com!

 

There are a lot of things we’ve always loved about Molly Sims: her eclectic and effortlessly chic style, her open and honest approach to beauty, the fact that she’s a dedicated humanitarian, a bona fide southern belle, and just an all-around lovely person.

Oh, yeah, and she’s a huge tarte fan.

Now we have one more thing to add to the What We Love About Molly list: A few weeks ago, Molly launched MollySims.com. It’s an amazing site that offers fashion tips, beauty advice, and Molly’s insights on life, style, fitness, and well, everything else under the sun. Plus, the site has an interactive online community where users can chat and share with each other.

The icing on this amazing cyber cake? MollySims.com’s first Product Worship post was on our smooth operator™ tinted moisturizer!  Thanks, Molly!

Make sure to check out the site — your skin will thank you for it!

 

Style Inspiration: Camilla Belle in exposed

 

Lovely and ethereal, Camilla Belle never makes a beauty faux pas—so we were absolutely thrilled when she was spotted wearing our LipSurgence matte lip tint in exposed.

We got the chance to chat with celeb makeup artist Brett Freedman, the man behind Camilla’s flawless look, and asked him to explain what inspired the look.

“Since the eyes were the focal point I wanted Camilla’s lips to be fleshy; understated yet have enough pop not to look low watt,” said Freedman. “I’m a big fan of tarte’s matte pencils because they go on so smooth and give lips a fresh, modern look.”

We love the iridescent eyeshadow paired with the subtle and feminine hue of the lip. This look truly embodies classic beauty with a modern edge.

What do you love about this look? Will you try it out yourself?

Celebrity Halloween Costume Roundup 2011

 

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It’s no secret that Halloween is one of our favorite holidays here at tarte! Not only do we indulge in sweets and costumes, but we love to see celebs getting into the spooky spirit too. Here are our favorite celebrity Halloween costumes of 2011.

Left to right: Liv Tyler as Cat Woman, Kim Kardashian as Poison Ivy, Holly Madison as Rapunzel, Heidi Klum as a living biology lesson, and below is Debra Messing in Day of the Dead makeup.

 

Style Envy: Emily Blunt’s Modern Chic

We love our Brits: the attitude, the accents, the style! Take Emily Blunt for instance, she not only has amazing cheekbones but a fantastic fashion sense as well. Emily always looks put together and her classic, yet modern wardrobe makes her this week’s style star. Perhaps she picked up a few style tips while on the set of The Devil Wears Prada — but I have a hunch she was just born chic!

Absolutely adorable, fashionably fearless, we tip our trendy caps to you Emily.

Cheerio tartelettes!

Jen’s Pick: The Kind Life

Sure, Alicia Silverstone broke into the Hollywood A-list playing a ditzy, spoiled teen in 1995’s box office hit Clueless, but her most important role has been as an advocate for environment protection and healthy living.

And while the 2009 release of  her book The Kind Diet ultimately cemented Alicia’s leadership  in both the healthy living and animal cruelty movements, nothing speaks to her commitment to these causes more than her amazing blog called The Kind Life. The blog offers tips and advice on ways to live greener, healthier and cruelty-free lives.

I personally love The Kind Life. It has an amazing following with a ton of interaction. Alicia does a lot of research on the topics she discusses and posts photos featuring people’s success stories in changing their lives and living green. After looking over the blog, I went straight to Amazon and purchased her book. As you know, green living is very important to me and I jump at any opportunity to incorporate new tips or advice into my daily life.

This is my shout out to Alicia Silverstone, a true Green Queen!

How are you fighting to care for our Earth and help diminish your carbon footprint?