Penelope Cruz's Makeup - Celebrity Get the Look - iVillage Beauty Makeup

Madrid-born Penelope Cruz was a star in her native Spain before becoming a leading lady in such Hollywood films as Blow, for which she has been nominated for a 2002 MTV movie award. Though her life has been transformed by movie stardom (Tom Cruise, anyone?), the 28-year-old's look hasn't -- Cruz retains the poise and classic beauty she developed as a ballet dancer. Her exquisitely chiseled features need very little makeup. To get Penelope's look -- achieved without eye shadow -- follow the advice of makeup artist Deborah Grayson.

STEP 1 Begin with the eyes so that if any eye makeup tumbles onto your cheeks it will be easy to clean off. Apply black eyeliner pencil, making a generous line above the entire upper lash line. (If your lids are not as large as Penelope's, make a slightly more narrow line.) Using a Q-tip, sponge applicator or your finger, gently smudge the line. Next apply liner inside the lower lash line. And then apply it underneath the outer third of the lower lash line. Curl lashes by crimping them at the bottom, middle and ends of the lashes. Apply mascara on the upper lids. Brush eyebrows up.

STEP 2 Apply a small amount of

concealerunder the eyes, around the nose and on any other trouble spots. Make sure you use the bare minimum and blend it well; too much concealer can result in creasing.

STEP 3 Apply foundation or tinted moisturizer very lightly all over the face. Cover with a sheer dusting of medium-toned translucent powder. Using a wide, fluffy blush brush, gently dip the brush into a brick-colored blush and sweep it over your cheekbones. As with all makeup application, always start light and build slowly to get the desired finish.

STEP 4 Apply a semi-matte lipstick in a brick-maroon shade.

Recommended Products:

Christion Dior Light Liquid Foundation
Price: $34.50
Available: Sephora, Sephora.com

Estée Lauder Eye Defining Pencil Smudger
Price: $15
Available: Department stores, Gloss.com

Shiseido Eyelash Curler
Price: $15
Available: Sephora, Sephora.com

Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer
Price: $65
Available: Sephora, Sephora.com

Christian Dior Natural Finish Pressed Powder in Translucent 2
Price: $40
Available: Department stores, Sephora.com

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