Celebrity Make Up Look: Zooey Deschanel New Girl Hair AND Make Up (using exact products!)

Hey guys and girls. So many moons ago, I mentioned I really wanted to do Zooey Deschanels "New Girl" make up look, after her make up artist  Jorjee Douglass listed what make up products she uses on Zooey. I noticed a lot of these are ones I also currently have in my stash and ones you will probably have too, so I slowly collected the bits I didn't have and am now ready to recreate the "Jess Day" look! The perfect look for everyday (especially to enhance those peepers) I find myself regularly rocking the "Jess Day"

So here is the list of exact products Jorjee Douglass uses on the set of New Girl!

  • Skincare - Josie Maran Argan Oil & Josie Maran Daily Moisturiser. 
  • Base - Laura Mercier Foundation Primer & Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser (Illuminating version)
  • Concealer - By Terry Touche Veloutee dusted with Laura Mercier Secret Finish Powder
  • Powder - Laura Mercier Mineral Pressed Powder with SPF 15 or Laura Mercier Mineral Loose Powder
  • Blusher - Jorjee uses a couple of different ones, namely Nars Orgasm or Rimmel blushers. Also a lover of Benefits Posey!
  •  Eyes - Primed with Benefit Stay Don't Stray. Eyeshadows used are Benefit Creaseless Cream eyeshadow in Busy Signal. Jorjee is also a fan of the Rimmel Glam Eyes Quads in 002 or "Heart of Gold". finished with Rimmel liquid eyeliner. 
  • Mascara - Rimmel Glam Eyes Day 2 Night. Ardell 120 Demi's are also used to give Jess that "flutter". 
  • Lips - Chanel Lip Definer in Frambois or Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey. She also uses a variety of Rimmel lipglosses and liners.  
Lets get to the look!

The look is pretty easy and simple to recreate. Using the Rimmel Glam Eyes HD Quad in Heart of Gold, you use the bronzey colour all over the lid and then the champagne one lightly as a highlight. I mean lightly too, that stuff is shimmery! Jorjee did a much better job of explaining it here. This quad is a little hard to source in the UK, so I got mine from eBay :) I really do love it, the colours are buttery soft and easy to blend out. I find the US quads are actually far better quality than their UK counterparts. Odd considering Rimmel is a UK brand!

I was extremely lucky to be contacted by GHD, who were interested in helping me creating the full "Jess Day" look by supplying me GHDs* to create those effortless curls! I am actually familiar with using GHD's to create curls and find myself choosing straighteners over curlers as I like the "undone" look. Every curl is different and I think that is more representative of how Zooey Deschanels hair is styled in New Girl. Its very effortless and relaxed. It was nice having a shiny new pair of GHD's to replace my very very old ones and my my, did I notice the difference!  I teamed this up with the exact Oribe products used by Zooey's New Girl stylist Aaron Light to get an fully authentic New Girl look and I have to say, I completely love the outcome. 

Look at their gorgeous-ness!

 1) I started with hair freshly washed and brushed. I then applied the Oribe Volumista Spray to my roots and ends. This stuff is seriously amazing and adds huge amounts of volume especially if you blow dry straight after.
2) Wrapping medium sized pieces around the styler, I left the hair to sit around the straightener for about 10-15 seconds and then unravelled.
3) Although tricky at first, you literally clamp the straighter down on the ends of your hair and twist it upwards. As my hair is so long, I had to do it twice per strand - one at the bottom of my head and once at the top. I then spritzed each strand with Oribe Superfine Hair Spray.
As you can see, my curls are a little more pulled down, mainly because I have a lot more hair than Zooey so they are weighed down quite a deal more! Damn thick hair!
And voila you are done! Its as easy as that! Aaron does a far better job at explaining how he does Zooey's hair in this article if you are interested!

So what did you think of my Zooey Deschanel New Girl look? I love it, it plays up exactly what I want played up and looks effortless and girly at the same time. I absolutely love the Rimmel Heart of Gold quad, which you can find here from eBay, from the same seller as I bought mine. You can also locate the lipgloss and liner, here and here again located on eBay for very very reasonable prices. These made a fantastic combo, a pairing I would never put together and very Zooey. As soon as I put them on together I thought to myself - "yep, I'm pretty sure I've seen Jess wearing this!". Everything else can be purchased from SpaceNK in the UK! You can find the GHD's I used to create Zooey's curls and a selection of other straighteners here at Argos. 

I absolutely love this look and all the products Jorjee used are fantastic and introduced me to some great make up bag staples. Would you be interested in more celebrity looks on Blog of Shadows?

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  1. Aw wow gorgeous look sweetie, the gold bronze eyeshadow with liner like that is a huge trend for spring apparently, your hairs gorgeous too so long! I wish I could get to grips with using straighteners for curls but I just can't I find it so difficult for some reason! X


    1. Ooo is it! I'll be rocking that more this spring then :) It takes a little bit of practise but I'm sure you'd get there in the end :)

  2. you are so pretty and your hair is SO long! give me iiiit.

  3. Love it! You have mastered winged liner! Also your hair looks amazing! xx Rena Kiss and Make Up

  4. your brows and hair are so absolutely beautiful, I really have insane envy haha
    Stefanie | Casualllyawkward | Bloglovin'

    1. Thank you haha :) I hate my brows! So big!

  5. Love Zooey and you've re-created her look so nicely! Cool that you used the exact products. And wow- your hair is stunning! xo



  6. Once again Kayleigh, you have achieved a really clever design and it compliments Zooey brilliantly. You look lovely and your hair is fabulous. Its really got long since I last saw you. Well done. The whole look is excellent.

    1. Thank you :) I need to get it cut! Hate it being so long!

  7. The colours on your eyes are gorgeous, lovely post :)


  8. Such pretty eye colours. Your hair is incredible! xxx

  9. You look amazing! I love Zooey Deschanel's look on New Girl, it's one thing I always wish I could recreate but I absolutely suck at doing flicky eyeliner. Loving the bronzy eye and nude lip as well - I think that would be a lovely look for the summer and you could quite easily wear it for work or for going out afterwards.

    1. I totally agree! Its such an easy and quick look to recreate and enhances all the right bits :)

  10. You're stunning and I loooooove that color!

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  12. I love the colors..AWESOME!! Thanks for sharing this to us.
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  13. I love your hair, babe!:-) SO pretty!


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