Jennifer Hudson’s magnificence search for the Met Gala is the epitome of scrumptious old-school Hollywood glam. Beautiful updo? Check. Glowy pores and skin? Mesmerising. Red carpet crimson lips? Is there another manner? The greatest information is, we all know each single product used to create her make-up due to her make-up artist Ernesto Casillas helpfully spilling the beans.
“I was inspired by the rich red shade of the gown and wanted to bring that warmth into the face by bronzing up her complexion and painting her pout a rich red shade,” he explains. But the factor that elevates a traditional magnificence look to a next-level one? Incredible pores and skin begins with some devoted prep – and never simply on the night time.
“Before we started, I gave Jen the QMS Deep Gentle Cleanserand Hydrating Boost to cleanse, tone and steadiness her pores and skin. First I utilized the Day Collagen Serum over her whole face – even over the attention as a result of it absorbs so rapidly. I additionally used their Power Firm Mask which is a good way to prep pores and skin for make-up. Last I used the QMS ACE Moisturiser after which we have been prepared for make-up,” Ernesto explains
An ideal tip? “Throughout applying the makeup and after I finished, I misted her skin and gave her a final spritz before she hit the carpet,” says Ernesto, to maintain her pores and skin trying extremely contemporary.
For make-up, he used Bobbi Brown merchandise. “I utilized the Skin Longwear Weightless Foundation within the shade Golden Almond throughout her complexion and blended it down previous her neck and ears, earlier than brightening the centre of her face with the Full Cover Concealer in shades Almond and Honey.
He used the Skin Foundation Sticks in Chestnut and Afternoon Glow to contour and spotlight, then set her complexion with a sheer unfastened end powder.
For brows, Ernesto sculpted with the Perfectly Defined Longwear Brow Pencil in Espresso. The star of the attention look was the Luxe Eyeshadow within the shade Heat Ray however the true headliner have been her crimson lips – created with a mixture of the Lip Pencil in Sangria and the Luxe Matte Lip Colour in Red Carpet (it makes complete sense. And to maintain her pout trying contemporary all through the night Ernesto used the QMS Lip Line Corrector to hydrate and plump lips for a smoother canvas for a crimson lip.
So there you will have it, all of the intel behind J-Hud’s unimaginable glam.
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