How to recreate Beyoncé’s inauguration makeup
She looked stunning while singing the National Anthem last night. Here’s now to get her look.
The world quickly became obsessed with her bright orange nails, but we also became obsessed with her flawless makeup at last night’s 2013 Inauguration.
Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal created her gorgeous look, and she’s sharing how we can recreate it at home.
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Here’s how to get Beyonce’s look:
1. Set skin
To first set the skin, apply Perfect Prep Poreless Primer (see where to purchase products below) all over the face and Cancellation Concealer directly underneath the eyes.
To achieve natural-looking coverage, first, apply a liquid foundation like Ultimate Performance Liquid Foundation. Next, add a sweep of illuminating powder to the skin that will illuminate the skin followed by brushing on highlighter, like Effortless Airbrush Highlighter and Blush Duo to the cheeks in order to provide a soft, radiant glow to the skin.
3. Go for smoke
To achieve a rich, smoky eye (try Evercolor Shadow Stick in Saddle Shimmer), apply shadow all over the eyelid and underneath as well. Next, select a few shades from nude palate and sweep that onto the eyelids. Finish the look by applying a small amount of Age Rebel Shadow Stick in Chocolate Diamond on the bottom lid right under your eyelashes to open up the eye. Lastly, to achieve this bold eyeliner at-home, try using the Mally Beauty Evercolor Starlight Eyeliner in Midnight, layered with the Ultimate Performance Ink Eyeliner (which is exclusive to QVC.com).
4. Pump up the volume
Compliment this confident eye by pairing it with a mascara that will enhance the overall look.
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“Anyone can achieve this easy-to-wear look at home,” says Roncal. “It works on all ages, skin type and color!”
Get the essentials from Mally Beauty at QVC.com and MallyBeauty.com.
Tell us: Did you like Beyonce’s look?
Photo: Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images
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