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Mixed Media: Emma Watson's Makeup at the NYC Harry Potter Premiere

At the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II NYC premiere, Emma Watson's mixed-media eye makeup turned heads. Here's what you need.
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Yes, I'm going to see the Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows -- Part 2. All I need first is the time to have a refresher marathon via Rogers On Demand. In other news, though: Emma Watson's makeup at the NYC premiere.

Emma's Bottega Veneta dress sparked conflicting reviews (see it here on; I loved it. I also love how it inspired her mixed-media makeup, a combination of matte, shimmer and metallic, including gold-leaf, against natural-finish skin. Take note: this Fall you'll be seeing more makeup palettes that combine textures -- matte, shimmer, iridescent and metallic in the same compact. Gold leaf you'll have to add yourself. For this look, here's your list:

Complexion: primer, sheer foundation, a touch of concealer and the barest amount of powder. You want a looks-natural glow. Note the bronzey-blush placement, sculpting the face under cheekbones to hairline -- a more sophisticated application than the youthful apple-of-cheeks approach.

Brows: Try the waterproof Smashbox Brow Tech to Go pencils.

Lips: Try a light lipstick barely a shade deeper than your natural lip colour.

Lids: primer such as Urban Decay,Cover FX EyePrep FX, or Benefit Stay Don't Stray (which you could win).

Emma Watson's Eye Makeup at the NYC Harry Potter Premiere

Liner: think Gosh Extreme Art Liner, Make Up For Ever, Bobbi Brown, MAC Fluidline, and Smashbox Jet Set.

Matte black shadow: For the crease and inner corner above the tearduct, try Inglot, NYX, or maybe you already know from MAC Carbon Eye Shadow.

Metallic gold: For the tearduct, try Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes Cream in Gold, NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Gold -- or Lise Watier Mineral Loose Powder Eye Shadow in Folie Soleil + Metamorfix Liquid Transformer. Maybelline New York Eye Studio Color Plush Silk Eye Shadow in Give Me Gold, applied wet, will work, too.

A little gold leaf -- get that from a craft store like Michaels and apply it with a small brush and eyelash glue -- plus blackest-black mascara (win one here), and you're ready for your close up.

Is this look something you'd try for a dramatic evening? Gold leaf or no gold leaf? Killer brows, right?

Made in Canada? Lise Watier, Cover FX, MAC Carbon eye shadow...

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