LOTD Claire Danes at the 64th Primetime Emmys

Last Updated on December 29, 2017 by Ellen Christian

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Claire Danes at the 64th Primetime Emmys

Look by: Matin Maulawizada, Global Artistry Director for Laura Mercier

Matin describes his inspiration for Claire’s look as a “casual nod to old Hollywood glamour.”

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  • Claire’s smoky, seductive eyes were the focal point of the look. 
  • Matin used Laura Mercier Eye Pencil in Extreme Black ($20) to define Claire’s eyes. 
  • He then heavily lined her eyes using Laura Mercier Kohl Eye Pencil in Black Gold ($20). The pencil’s golden base colour complemented the star’s electric yellow dress. 
  • Matin completed the dramatic look by applying Laura Mercier Metallic Crème Eye Colour in Burnished Copper ($22) and Laura Mercier Sequin Eye Colour in Black Ice ($22) to Claire’s lids. 


  • Nude lips modernized the glamorous look. 
  • Matin layered Laura Mercier Lip Pencil in Praline ($20) and Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Colour in Angelic ($26) to achieve Claire’s soft, matte lip colour. 


  • Matin chose to enhance the expecting star’s natural glow and created a “healthy flush using bright pink blush.” 
  • To achieve a flawless face, Matin first applied Laura Mercier Moisture Suprême Foundation in Sunny Beige ($43). 
  • He then covered imperfections using Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage in SC-3 ($30). 
  • Laura Mercier Crème Cheek Colour in Oleander ($22) was then heavily applied to Claire’s cheeks. 
  • The look was set with Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder in Translucent 
Here’s the look I got using the Laura Mercier Kohl Eye Pencil in Black Gold on my waterline. I don’t generally put liner on my waterline but I definitely like this look. The other cosmetics were things I had here that I tried to match as closely as possible to Laura Mercier products.
What do you think?

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16 thoughts on “LOTD Claire Danes at the 64th Primetime Emmys”

  1. I thought it was just two pictures of Claire Danes! No? Oh the last one is you! Very nice!

  2. I love it, I think it turned out really similar to hers! You did a great job. I never wear eyeliner on my waterline either but maybe I should try it, just to see 🙂

  3. This is a stunning look. I never use eyeliner but I don’t know why…it really adds some oomph to the appearance of the eyes. I should experiment with it again. I guess it’s bad memories from when I was like 15 and using purples and blues and whatnot. LOL.

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