Spirit Awards Beauty: Jenny Slate's Radiant Complexion
Makeup artist Kirin Bhatty gives us the scoop on the Spirit Award nominee's glowing skin.
From her cheery Mary Katranzou frock to her glowy makeup, Obvious Child's Jenny Slate was a bright spot on the red carpet at Saturday's Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica. "I feel like softer always looks so beautiful in natural light. I wanted Jenny to look like herself — effortless," says makeup artist Kirin Bhatty, who kept Slate's complexion radiant and dewy for the daytime occasion, and played up the actress' spring-inspired ensemble, styled by Jessica Paster.
To get Slate's glowing complexion, Bhatty turned to a winning combo of products and her makeup kit's secret weapon. "I'm all about skin prep," explains the artist who insists on applying everything with a beauty blender dampened with Chanel's Hydra Beauty Essence mist.
Using Kate Somerville Goat Milk Cream and Chanel Hydra Beauty serum as a base, Bhatty layered on Smashbox's Photo Finish Hydrating Foundation Primer, and spot-treated with NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer. For an added touch of iridescence, Bhatty incorporated a combination of Armani Fluid Sheer #2 and #7. The finishing touch? NARS Matte Multiple in Anguilla, followed by Chanel Camelia Rose Powder Blush and final sculptural touches using Smashbox's Contour Kit.