For the fourth season of The Voice, the show's resident makeup artist and hairstylist, Darcy Gilmore and Shawn Finch, will share with Life & Style readers how they created the hottest look of the performance night. This week, the Top 10 competed and Judith Hill looked absolutely stunning on stage. See how Darcy and Shawn perfected her retro vibe!Judith had the best performance of the night on last night's show — and the most interesting look!So how did Darcy and Shawn come up with the ultimate makeup and hair to complement Judith's one-of-a-kind outfit?See how it all came to fruition for the the Team Adam Levine contestant — who knocked it out of the park with her rendition of Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel."HAIR1) First, press all the hair straight and smooth. "The look is sleek and sculptured, so smooth is key," Shawn tells Life & Style.2) Divide hair into two sections — a top and bottom — and secure them with a rubber band. The top section should be parted from temple to temple and back to the upper part of the crown area. The bottom should take all the rest of the hair and bring it to the back of the head.3) Release the top rubber band on top and take the hair and comb it into one inch deep and two-inch wide sections until all the hair has teasing at the base. Why's that? "This is important to get the volume and lift," explains the stylist.4) Gather all the top hair together and smooth the outside areas of the teased hair. Gather all of it upwards and back to the area you wish to create your circular tube or round whole.5) Take a large barrel curling iron and before you try curling the whole top mass of hair, spray hairspray onto the top hair. "The hairspray will stick to the barrel of the curling iron and will help to create the circular/tube shape," Shawn says.6) Wrap the entire smoothed top section around the hot curling iron and hold enough to create the curl. Release hair from the iron, then wrap from ends to roots that curl into a tube, leaving the center of the tube open. "You can use a paper towel tube or any tubular item to wrap the hair around if you are having trouble getting the shape smooth," he shares.7) After you have created the smooth tube, bobby pin down the curl to the base of the head, or in this case, the base and your teased roots. Smooth out any fly aways with wax and finish with a heavy, firm-holding hairspray.8) Take the bottom section, teased base of hair once again and repeat the curling iron process. Place that barrel of curl where you want it to be seen. "In Judith's case, we wanted people to see the barrels so we placed them on the side of her heard, but be free and creative and have fun!" Shawn tells Life & Style. "It's a great look! Dynamic and obviously an attention getter."MAKEUP1) After her skin was prepped with MakeUp Forever HD primer and eye cream, Darcy used Giorgio Armani luminous silk foundation No. 9 and Giorgio Armani fluid sheer No. 3 blended with a wet Beauty Blender. "She has such a unique face and a gorgeous complexion," Darcy tells Life & Style. "Kristene Bernard does an amazing job at highlighting and contouring with a very gentle amount that is highly blended. The way to get this TV ready complexion is to layer."2) Kristene then set it with RCMA colorless powder and contoured with Iman oil blotting control pressed powder.3) For Judith's eyes, Kristene used a combo of MAC antique and cranberry eyeshadows applied wet with Evian and a brush on the inner part of her eye, blended out and underneath the lower lashes.4) Motif under the brow bone, MakeUp Forever waterproof liquid eyeliner on top of lid and MakeUp Forever smoky lash mascara topped over the Japanese spiky eyelashes.5) Her brows were refined and blended to a nice tapered end with MakeUp Forever waterproof brow and cream No. 3. "I go over each makeup artists application as a final look on the brows," Darcy shares. "It's the one thing that I am diligent about on The Voice."6) For cheeks, there was a combination of warm light placed high on the cheeks. In order for it to look natural, there must be a graduated color.7) Lips were prepped with lip balm applied MAC cosmetics. A currant pencil was used all over the lips and pressed MAC copper sparkle pigment into the center of the lips.8) To end, Darcy and her team used MakeUp Forever Mist & Fix to set the look and hold it. "Makeup is applied as early as 9 am and they do not go live for another eight hours," Darcy shares. "They would never look as well without it."Check out Judith's look — and stunning performance — below:
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