By ELISABETH LAURENCE
Gone, girls–gone….the past, pouting, pursed lips of pokerfaced celebrities.
No more pusillanimous, pensive or ponderous puckers for awards shows.
Celebrities Rooney Mara and Victoria Beckham take note–even Kristen Stewart turned up the edges at the Still Alice premiere last November.
The 87th Academy Awards Sunday night proved 2015 is the “Year of the Smile.”
Star after star beamed in dazzling designs: Lupita Nyong’o in Calvin Klein Collection, Lady Gaga in Azzedine Alaia, Felicity Jones in Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, Marion Cotillard in Dior, Jennifer Lopez in Elie Saab, Reese Witherspoon in Tom Ford, Julianne Moore in Chanel Haute Couture.
But the all-time standard bearer of the smile is Jennifer Aniston–wearing Versace last night at the Oscars–who powerfully transformed the downward trend this past year.
Not only was Aniston’s famed winsome grin gorgeously on display last night–witness her playful pick-up of Emma Stone on the Red Carpet–but Aniston’s hair colour looked better than ever–adding to her positive vibe.
InTouchWeekly.com noted that Aniston’s “natural, sun-kissed locks” knock 10 years off her age, with “sunny, face-framing strands.”
Michael Canale, Aniston’s celebrity haircolourist–who, with her go-to-stylist Chris McMillan, has kept the star’s hair gleaming for two decades–noted how well her pulchritudinous presence radiates across the board.
In an exclusive conversation with us, Canale–citing Jen’s December/January Harper’s Bazaar cover says, “She’s gorgeous.”
In order to create the natural look Jen wanted, Canale “did a base colour, then popped the colour around the hairline, framing her face by applying paper-thin, raw highlights that created lightness that brought out her hair cut and her features. Then Canale used his signature proprietary gloss to lock in the colour.”
Canale says the colour, “looks like camera lights are shining on her blonde strands but there’s no light, it’s her colour.”
It is brilliant. Even more reason to smile.
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