Get The Look: 2012 Critics’ Choice Awards – Emmy Rossum’s Romantic Elegance

Get The Look: 2012 Critics' Choice Awards - Emmy Rossum's Romantic ElegancePhotos: Zimbio
EMMY ROSSUM was absolutely stunning in her gold Donna Karan dress when she hit the red carpet for the 2012 Critics’ Choice Television Awards. The “Shameless” star got the full A-list glamour treatment from her head to her metallic pump covered toes. First things first — and it’s all about that hair!

Hairstylist Giannandrea gathered Emmy’s chestnut tresses into a low braid to fall over her single bare shoulder. “The Inspiration for Emmy’s hair was effortless and romantic elegance. A combination of twists braids and ponytail in one.”


“I blow dried the hair with a large round brush to give volume.  After that I use a 1 inch curling iron and waved the whole head in large sections. I applied Supremo ‘s Magic Move Soft Cream to the whole head to give it a thick but smooth texture. Next I gave Emmy a deep short side part and using mostly my hands. I started with the left side by twisting the hair back in three different soft sections. Once I reached the back of the low right side of the head, I took the twists into a braid. Half way into the braid I stopped braiding and sectioned a small part of the hair, which I used to wrap it around the braid and kept the remaining hair into a very soft wavy pony tail.

I use only my hands, pinned everything in place and let the hair take its natural shape. Quite easy to execute! I sprayed the hair to clean flyways, mostly in the top part.

Soft, pretty and youthful but yet elegant!”

As for her berry-kissed pout and shimmering eyes…

Makeup artist Lauren Andersen was responsible for the bright pop of color in Emmy’s look! Here’s what Lauren had to say about recreating the colors and technique.

“Emmy skin is flawless! I used Clé de Peau Beauté Refining Fluid Foundation SPF 24 all over as a base. The cheeks were softly defined with Laura Mercier Second Skin Cheek Colour in Fresh Ginger. Her eyes had wash of  Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Color on her lid, and the lashes have a healthy coat of Dior DiorShow Black Out Mascara. Finally her lips take center stage she’s wearing Dior Rouge Dior Lipcolor in Fuchsia Star.”

Full power glam!

Get The Look: 2012 Critics' Choice Awards - Emmy Rossum's Romantic Elegance1. Supremo Magic Move Soft Pomade; 2. Clé de Peau Beauté Refining Fluid Foundation SPF 24; 3. Laura Mercier Second Skin Cheek Colour; 4. Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Color; 5. Dior DiorShow Black Out Mascara; 6. Dior Rouge Dior Lipcolor | Photos:;;;;;

Special thanks to Giannandrea, Lauren Andersen & The Wall Group!

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