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#PretaPostcards: This Is How Makeup Artist Sabrina Bedrani Did Cannes

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Sabrina Bedrani and Kirsten Dunst

Hint: It involved Bella Hadid, Kirsten Dunst and a lot of beauty products.

Sabrina Bedrani has been to the Cannes Film Festival five times now, but the luster never wears off for the celebrity makeup artist.

"Cannes is such a lovely town by the beach, and the festival being in May, it's usually nice weather. It's wonderful to be able to dip your feet in the water between clients!" And as a French native, the festival has its perks, too. "It's nice to go back home and reconnect not only with friends from France, but also my peers from the States, too. And, of course, the food."

Here, Bedrani gives us a play-by play of her trip, including a glimpse inside Christian Dior's estate, Chateau de la Colle Noire.


Left: This trip couldn’t have started a better way, as I arrived at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, one of the most beautiful hotels in the world.

Right: Breakfast with a view.

Left: I headed to the Hotel Barriere Le Majestic to get Aymeline Valade and Bella Hadid ready for the Dior event.

Right: Once everyone was ready, we all headed out to the opening of La Colle Noire, the countryside home of Mr. Dior, which has been entirely renovated.

Left: A peek inside the home.

Right: No Dior event is complete without fireworks.

Left: We were up bright and early at 5:30 a.m. to go back to La Colle Noire for an exclusive shoot for Violet Grey with our model, Aymeline.

Right: We wrapped and headed back to the hotel for lunch to celebrate the new fragrance, Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming.

Left: A visit to the Dior suite at the film festival.

Right: Strolling through the town market, I always seemed to find beauty-related goods wherever I went.

After a few hours of walking around town, I was back at work with Kirsten Dunst, her stylist, Nina Hallworth, and her hairstylist, Renato Campora.

Left: The last afternoon was spent with Kirsten and her team in preparation for the Vanity Fair party. Crazy hair prep with Renato!

Right: Last-minute touches with Nina.

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