Fictionary: RepliKate

Fictionary is a column showcasing beauty-related words that don’t exist, but should.

I’m going to have to RepliKate this entire look. I’m just enamored with Kate Hudson‘s bronzey, rose-gold eyes and blush-hued lip she rocked at the amFAR Inspiration Gala with a hot, electric-coral dress. I couldn’t find a beauty breakdown of it anywhere (most likely as it involved products other than Almay, of which Kate is the face), so I decided to give you guys my best guess as to which products would work well for your own RepliKation. Here’s what I came up with. 

I’d score an even, glowy skin tone using the new Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15,  which is redefining the foundation genre. It is truly the ace of base with its oil-esque light texture and glideabilty, yet manages to conceal flaws beautifully. Get involved. Undereye circles should be blown out with a bit of Sally Hansen Natural Beauty Inspired By Carmindy’s Fast Fix Concealer in All Over Brightener.  Spot-treat blemishes and redness with the Rolls Royce of concealers, Cle De Peau Beaute Concealer.

As The Scissor Sisters said so sagely in the “Let’s Have A Kiki” song, “shade that lid and we’ll all bid adieu to your ennui!” For Kate’s look, I’d prime my lid with my new favorite eye primer, Trish McEvoy Eye Base Essentials, which not only camouflages my vile veins, it provides an excellent anchor for eye shadow. Speaking of which, the best rose gold in the WORLD is one of Elizabeth Arden‘s newly revamped line of shadow shades. The pink hue in the Classic Khaki Duo is everything. Define that eye with NARS Larger Than Life Longwear Eyeliner in Via Appia, an intense bronze that I initially thought would be ridiculous until my gal Heather Park recommended it. It yields a long-lasting burnished hue that makes green eyes smolder. But just to get a little more of the rusty ruddy effect Kate has, I’d go over it with a bit of Urban Decay eye shadow in Roach with an angled brush. As for mascara, go for the big guns–MAC Cosmetics Haute and Naughty will work well here.

I can’t believe I haven’t told you yet about my new favorite blush, Becca Mineral Blush in Gypsy.
In the pot, it looks like a pearlized ballerina pink–pretty, but not enough to warm my Cullen pallor. WRONG. It imparts the prettiest, most subtle glow and EVERYONE wants to know what it is. It’s very next-level.

A slick of the moisturizing yet subtly glossy Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Boy yields sheer color in a nudish pink.

What do you think of Kate Hudson’s amfAR Inspiration Gala makeup?

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