We’re loving Kerry Washington‘s sexy half up-do, smoldering Jason Wu strapless gown and that deep, raisin lip. Her makeup artist, Carola Gonzalez prepped the Scandal star’s pout with Neutrogena Revitalizing Lip Balm ($9 at neutrogena.com) to hydrate before lipstick application. “It really helps to keep lips moisturized and diminish appearance of dryness. Leave for at least 20 min before lipstick application,” says Gonzalez. Once fully moisturized she smoothed on Armani Cosmetics Rouge d’Armani 609 ($34 at giorgioarmanibeauty-us.com) and topped it off with Neutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Stick in Rich Raisin ($9 at neutrogena.com) to add a bit of sheen.
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