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Golden Globes: Jennifer Garner's silver gown gets a pop of color with her rosy red lips

January 18, 2010 | 12:35 am

 Jennifer Garner's beaded Versace gown had the mom of two glowing like a goddess on the red carpet.  With the neutral tone and simple silhouette of her dress, makeup artist Kate Lee and hair stylist Adir Abergel worked their magic in order for the gown to come alive rather than drown the actress out in a heavy drape of silver-taupe fabric.

"Inspiration always comes from the dress and creating an overall look," says Lee, who worked Garner's pale complexion so it popped with a hint of color and a lot of contour.  "The day is very long for Jennifer, so I prepped the skin with Chanel's Hydramax," which is what she describes as a"'drink of water for the skin." Lee lined the eyes with a chocolate-brown eyeliner and created depth to the eye with a palette of dark burgundy, beige and taupe. She hit Garner's cheeks with a color from Neutrogena called Apricot and a sweep of Nars' Amour blush on the apples of the cheek.

To get that deep rosy color on the lip, Lee applied a color from Chanel's Rouge Coco collection called Rouge Orage, which she describes as "a rosey-ruddy color with a slight iridescence that really shows off the texture of the lips."

Frederic Fekkai celebrity stylist Abergel gave Garner a half-up, half-down look, because it elongated her frame and did the overall look the most justice.  He prepped the hair to withstand the humidity and rain by mixing in volumizing and anti-frizz products from Fekkai.  Abergel twisted her hair into pin curls for that easy wave that he separated with his fingers.  To make sure the bobby pins didn't slip out of place, Abergel sprayed them with a Fekkai sheer hold air spray before putting them in the hair.  "I do that to give them more traction.  It's a great trick for grabbing the hair so they don't slip."

--Melissa Magsaysay

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