Red-Carpet Ready 101: Pro Tips

Want to hit up your next big event like an A-list celeb? We consulted top fashion and beauty experts to find out how you can take a paparazzi-approved pic, avoid wardrobe malfunction, and rock any red carpet.

By Kate Schweitzer

January 5, 2011 5:00 PM
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When in Doubt, Add Gloss

To make your daytime makeup look party-ready without the hours-long primping period, simply add gloss, says Chu. "Apply clear balm — Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream is a makeup artist favorite — to your eyelids whether bare or with eyeshadow underneath," she instructs. "Add a sheer illuminator to tops of cheekbones and dab gloss to the center of your lips over your lipstick. This'll freshen up your existing look and add instant glamour."
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