Get the Look: Salma Hayek's Sultry Makeup

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Salma Hayek looked glam and fabulous at the Here Comes the Boom premiere in New York City. With a strong red lip, she proved that focusing on one feature really makes a statement. Here's how to get the look, courtesy of Genevieve Herr, Salma's makeup artist for the event.

"For the Here Comes the Boom premiere, we wanted bright lips, full of color," said Herr. "Therefore, I wanted to keep the eye color toned down for a beautiful fresh look.” Herr used products from the Nuance Salma Hayek line, available exclusively at CVS/pharmacy.

To start, Herr prepped Salma's skin with her Flawless Finish Liquid Foundation in the medium warm shade. She set the look with a light dusting of translucent finishing powder.

Next, Herr applied the Flawless Mineral Cheek Trio in Apricot to the apples of Salma's cheeks. Use a big, fluffy brush to avoid blush "streaks."

Using two types of mascaras, Herr opened up Salma's eyes. First, she applied one coat of Full Effect Ultra Volumizing Mascara to create lash volume. She then applied on coat of Winning Look Ultra Defining Mascara to separate and define the lashes. She topped off the look with Lasting Wear Gel Liner in black to create even more definition.

Finally, the main attraction: the lips! Herr used Color Vibrance Lipstick in Paprika. To keep your color from bleeding, start off with a lip-liner that is the same color as your lips. Then finish with the lipstick. 

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