How to Get Red Carpet Ready. What Superstar Emmanuelle Chriqui Swears By.
NARS Audacious Lipstick
My own lip color is really dark, so when I see a lipstick in the tube, it’s never the same color on my lips. I used to put foundation on my lips to neutralize the color, but this shade by Nars, Raquel, is my perfect nude. It gives me the J.Lo lip that I love on the red carpet, which I’ll pair with a bold eye. For early morning call times, I might do a bright lip for a pop and to look more awake, but it’s one or the other. I believe that less is more.
Dior Diorskin Nude Air Luminizer Powder
I have very sensitive and oily skin, so I still need to touch myself up into the evening. The Dior powder agrees with my skin. It has a little bit of color so it compliments my skin tone, but it doesn’t over powder or look cakey. I just Swear By it. I love it.
Marjan's Favorite Kreaton Organic
It has everything in it. It’s green with a little fruit and chia seeds for that yummy gelatinous texture. I can’t eat a meal before stepping out on the red carpet. At that point the adrenaline is rushing, and nobody says that eating a meal on a nervy stomach is a good thing! After the hoopla is over, then I’ll eat, but having a good green juice beforehand sustains me and gives me the energy that I need to get through the night. It also tastes good. I need a little ginger, apple, or lemon in my juice. I can’t do the stuff that just tastes like grass.
Insight Timer Meditation App
I’ve done Transcendental Meditation (TM) for four years and I do it every morning. On a good day, I’ll do it twice, and on a red carpet day, I will always make time for an afternoon session. A session lasts 20 minutes but the app will chime to bring you out of the mediation and keep track of your daily progress. Today, I got an alert that I completed 100 consecutive days, and it felt amazing. I love TM because it’s forgiving and accepts that your mind will wander, and when I emerge I feel so much more centered. I swear by it before the red carpet because it puts me in a frame of mind where I’m like, okay, I can do this.
90s Hip Hop Radio on Pandora Radio
Definitely my favorite pump up playlist. It’s so fun because it reminds me and everybody on my team of the ’90s when we went out to clubs. We all know every song, and it puts everybody in a good mood. It’s the best way to get ready. But still, I have a moment of quiet before I step out onto the carpet. The anticipation.
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