How Jennifer Aniston Got So Glowy for the TIFF Premiere of 'Cake'

Celebrity makeup artist Angela Levin created this flawless, natural look.

How cute is Jennifer Aniston here, at the Toronto premiere of her new movie, 'Cake'?

Everyone is talking about her sheer (i.e. nipple-revealing) black dress... but me, meh, I'm more interested in what she did to get so friggin' glowy.

I mean, look at this:

Beautiful bright, sparkly eyes. Long lashes. Rosy cheeks. A natural (read: non-Botoxed) forehead. At 45, Jen still looks fantastique.

(And nevermind that her roots look a bit ashy here... I'm pretty sure it's just the lighting, because her hair is the usual golden perfection in the other pics.)

I got the scoop from Jen's makeup artist, Angela Levin, on how she created this look:

"I started by prepping Jen’s skin with Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub. It’s very gentle and leaves the skin feeling clean and fresh, making it a perfect surface for makeup application.

Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub

"I proceeded by applying Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15 on her face and neck. Jen loves this moisturizer—it feels light on the skin and is very effective in keeping it hydrated and toned throughout the day.

Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 15

"I then applied a light coat of foundation by Chanel, Perfection Lumière Velvet, in two colours: 60 Beige on her neck and the outer areas of her face, and 50 Beige in the centre. By doing that, it makes the eye area, lips and cheeks slightly brighter.

Chanel Perfection Lumière Velvet Smooth-Effect Makeup

"I then used Chanel Les Beiges in N50 as a bronzer on her forehead, chin and cheeks using the brush that comes with the compact. I love this product because it’s matte and I can build the application to heavier or lighter.

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Colour SPF 15 in N50

"For her checks, I mixed Chanel Cream Blush in Chamade with Make Up For Ever Cream Blush 335, and gently applied using my fingers, creating a sun-kissed natural look.

Chanel Le Blush creme de Chanel Cream Blush in 67 Chamade

Make Up For Ever HD Blush in 335 Fawn

"After applying all the creams and powders, I focused on her eyes and used a combination of Revlon eyeshadows in Chocolate and Melon and Edward Bess Prismette Eyeshadow Quad in Cosmic Bliss. They are all rich, warm colours that really bring out Jen’s gorgeous blue eyes. 

Revlon ColorStay ShadowLinks in Chocolate

Revlon ColorStay ShadowLinks in Melon

Edward Bess Prismette Eyeshadow Quad in Cosmic Bliss

"I always finish the eyes with the one and only Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara in Black—no eyeliner was used for this look.

Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara Multi-Dimensionnel Sophistiqué

"To finish the look I slightly filled her eyebrows with Senna Sketch-A-Brow Pencil in Light Taupe."

Senna Sketch-A-Brow Pencil

No mention of what's on the lips... maybe it's just a clear balm?

Here's how it all came together:

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