How to Match Your Lipstick and Blush Like a Celebrity

How to Match Your Lipstick and Blush Like a Celebrity
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What’s the best way to look fresh-faced when your summer glow fades? Do like Emma Stone and Christina Hendricks and match your blush to your favorite lip color. It’s a quick trick to make your skin look instantly bright and polished. In a pinch you can even dab your lipstick directly onto your cheeks and blend: a classic satin formula lipstick is nearly identical to cream blush! Eight celebrities to inspire you, above.

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    Emma Stone

    Stone showed off the perfect cold-weather flush with a cool-toned blush and lipstick combination at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards. Try Sonia Kashuk’s Powder Blush ($10) in Flamingo and Hourglass’ Femme Rouge Velvet Crème Lipstick ($24) in Ballet.

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    Hannah Simone

    For a hot pink rendition, first find the right pink for your complexion, then match the blush accordingly, like Simone did at an event in New York.

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    Cate Blanchett

    Makeup artist Jeanine Lobell matched the mixture of Armani’s Rouge Ectasy Lipstick ($34) in #410 and #502 with Elizabeth Arden’s Ceramide Cream Blush ($24) in Pink under Lancome’s Blush Subtil ($30) in Rose Romantique on the actress. Slightly complicated? Maybe. Worth it? Definitely.

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    Christina Hendricks

    Hendricks matched her rosy pink blush to Dolce and Gabbana’s Classic Cream Lipstick ($32) in Cosmopolitan for a brunch in Los Angeles.

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    Emma Watson

    Add a bold brow, like Watson did at the GQ Men of the Year awards in London, to really make a statement.

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    Karolina Kurkova

    You can still go vibrant with your lip color, like Kurkova did at a party in Italy, just keep your flush subtle.

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    Lea Seydoux

    Even a bold red works! The French actress proved that classic isn’t boring at an opening party in Paris.

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    Leelee Sobieski

    If you do still have a tan, like Sobieski, go with orange hues like she did at an event in New York earlier this month. Try Tarte’s new Amazonian Butter Lipstick ($16) in Coral Blossom and Nars Blush ($29) in Torrid.

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    Lancome Blush Subtil ($30)

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    Armani Rouge Ectasy Lipstick ($34)

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    Sonia Kashuk Powder Blush ($10)

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    Dolce & Gabbana Classic Cream Lipstick ($32)

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    Elizabeth Arden Arden's Ceramide Cream Blush ($24)

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    Nars Blush ($29)

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