I have to be honest—I didn’t watch the GRAMMY’s last night, because there was just too much other good TV going on. But I did catch some of the red carpet arrivals, and I thought Katy Perry looked flawless! My other fave for the night was Gwen Stefani, but there was something about Katy’s combo of her new lavender hair, blush color gown, and fresh, neutral makeup that made me do a double-take last night.
Katy’s makeup artist, Jake Bailey is one of my favorite makeup artists on the scene in Tinseltown, and his magical hands transformed Katy into the goddess above. Here’s the scoop on how to get Katy’s look, straight from Jake!
Katy and I decided on a dewy rose/nude palette for tonight’s look. This is what I call a “balanced” look…all key features are in play. Eyes, cheeks, and lips so one does not outdo the other. Often makeup looks are “all about the lips” or “all about the eyes” with the other features playing a supporting role. This is an ensemble cast of colors.
I matched Katy’s skin to COVERGIRL Stay Fabulous Outlast 3-in-1 Foundation in Natural Beige and buffed a small amount evenly all over her face and neck using a flat tipped kabuki style foundation brush. I then lengthened and arched her brows using COVERGIRL Pow-Der Brow + Liner in Medium Brown. [Read more…]