Mandy Moore had no problems breastfeeding three weeks after the birth of her son August on February 20.
But less than a month later, the This Is Us star revealed she was dealing with a ‘blocked milk duct’ that made breastfeeding difficult.
Fast forward to the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday, May 16, and the actress-singer announced that her ‘boobs are about to explode’ after attending the event at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles in a dandelion yellow dress from Altuzarra.
Dazzling: Mandy Moore, 37, lit the red carpet on the first day of the MTV Movie & TV Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday in a dandelion yellow Altuzarra dress
The new mom, 37, lit up the red carpet with both the vibrant dress and her beaming smile.
The number has a deep neckline, a ruffled skirt and a tight waist.
She rounded off the ensemble with Jimmy Choo heels with black straps and her dark brown locks pulled back into a sleek, chic bun, courtesy of her good friend and hairstylist Ashley Streicher.
“To play with Mandy’s unique marigold, draped textured dress, I wanted to give her a lofty look with a sleek, modern chignon that showed off her pretty face,” Ashley explained.
Ashley relied on products from Garnier Fructis – a brand for which Mandy serves as a celebrity ambassador – and tools from Olivia Garden.
Design: The vibrant dress sat at the waist and formed part of her back
Stylin ‘: The number features a plunging neckline, ruffled skirt and a nipped waist
Stylish: The actress had her brunette locks pulled back into a sleek, chic bun
Share spotlight: Moore reunites on the red carpet with her This Is Us co-star, Justin Hartley
To create the style, Ashley prepped Mandy’s locks with the Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Shampoo, the Smooth Blow Dry Anti-Frizz Cream and the Pure Clean Styling Gel, before brushing it all through with the Olivia Garden EcoHair Eco-Friendly Bamboo Paddle Brush.
Mandy’s hair was then given a smooth finish with the Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Finishing Paste, before Ashley went through her locks with the Olivia Garden Ceramic + Ion Flat Iron.
Next, collect all the hair in the back and create four little ponytails. Twist and fold each ponytail in place, ” said Ashley of how she then created the updo, which was locked in place with the Garnier Fructis Flexible Control Anti-Humidity Aerosol Hair Spray to ensure the style lasted all night. .
At one point, she shared the spotlight on the red carpet with her This Is Us co-star, Justin Hartley.
Moore and Hartley were also linked on the show when they presented the best hero award to Anthony Mackie for The Falcon And The Winter Soldier.
Being pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantines and lockdowns, the A Walk to Remember star sounded worn out from her adventure to the awards ceremony.
“Being out in the world for a while was lovely … ready to crawl back into my bubble,” she shared in a short video, seemingly filmed on her drive home from the event.
“My breasts are about to explode too.”
Moore and Hartley were also linked on the show when they presented the Best Hero award to Anthony Mackie for The Falcon And The Winter Soldier.
Glowing: Moore flashed her infectious smile as she stood to the side as Mackie uttered a few words after receiving his award
Mommy Problems: After that, Moore took to Instagram to reveal her ‘boobs are about to explode,’ which comes about three months after the birth of her son August.
She also shared a few snaps of herself in the song, including one thanking her style team for ‘which made me feel like a glamorous lady for a few hours.’
And like a devoted mother, she said, “Now back home to feed this baby.”
That glamorous team included famed makeup artist Fiona Styles, who says she was inspired by Mandy’s ‘gorgeous, sunny yellow dress’ when she created the actress’s look for the evening.
‘Mandy was wearing a beautiful sunny yellow dress that inspired me to create a soft smokey eye with beautiful skin and a nude lip. Elegant and refined, ”she said.
To achieve this, Fiona used products from Giorgio Armani Beauty, including the brand’s Luminous Silk Hydrating Primer to ‘add a layer of moisture’, before applying the Luminous Silk Foundation to ‘give her skin a flawless finish and soft shine. to give’.
For the smoky eye, Fiona relied on the Giorgio Armani Eye Tint Liquid Eyeshadow, before defining the look with the Smooth Silk Eye Pencil. She then finished it off by applying several coats of Eyes to Kill Classico Mascara.
This was Moore’s first appearance on the red carpet since the birth of her son August three months ago, with whom she shares husband Taylor Goldsmith, who is the frontman of the folk rock group Dawes.
The couple started dating in 2015 and finally married in November 2018.
Season five of This Is Us ends in late May. Earlier in the month, it was announced that the series was given the green light for a sixth and final season.
Grateful: The actress and singer thanked her style team for making her feel ‘like a glamorous lady’ for a few hours at the awards ceremony
Dolled up: First time mom confessed to being ‘fully dressed on Sundays’ after getting used to quarantine at home before confirming she was pregnant with her son
Blinging: The A Walk To Remember star thanked the ‘pop of sunshine’ with her dress
Family Matters: The actress closed her Sunday night by posting a photo of her husband Taylor Goldsmith laying with their son August whom she called: ‘Better than anything’