Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Get The Look: Katy Perry and Issa Rae at the 2018 Met Gala


The Makeup Examiner Team is thrilled to be sharing the beauty breakdown of COVERGIRLs Issa Rae and Katy Perry. Last night, the ladies’ amazing makeup artists, Joanna Simkin (for Issa) and Michael Anthony (for Katy) gave us the scoop on how they created their flawless red carpet looks for you and your readers.The looks both incorporate the NEW TruBlend Matte Made Foundation, COVERGIRL’s most inclusive shade range to-date -- including 40 different shades across the skin tone spectrum.




“I wanted Katy’s skin to have a matte finish so we could control the highlights on the rest of her face. The new COVERGIRL TruBlend Matte Made foundation was perfect for this because it would stay on all night but also be comfortable, while giving her that matte finish we were going for. It really gave the perfect smooth canvas to let her eyes and lips stand out and glow. She looked very heavenly and ethereal – perfect for tonight’s theme! “I used the darker shades of the new COVERGIRL Peach Punch palette on the hollow of her eyes and went straight across towards the end of her brow, and the effect was that her eyes looked very wide and open. I also used the champagne color on the center of her eyes to make them really pop.” – Michael Anthony

COVERGIRL products used:
  • COVERGIRL TruBlend Matte Made Liquid Foundation - Shade L30 (Golden Ivory) & L40 (Classic Ivory)
  • COVERGIRL Vitalist Healthy Setting Powder – Shade Classic Ivory
  • COVERGIRL truNaked Scented Eyeshadow Palette in Peach Punch – coming to Walmart this June!
  • COVERGIRL Flourish by Lash Blast
  • COVERGIRL Lash Blast Amplify Primer
  • COVERGIRL Vitalist Go Glow Luminzing Lotion
  • COVERGIRL Easy Breezy Brow Micro-Fine + Define Pencil – Shade Honey Brown & Soft Brown
  • COVERGIRL Katy Kat Matte Lipstick – Kitty Purry
  • COVERGIRL Look Lock Up Setting Spray





"We wanted her skin to be ethereal for the theme but matte photos, so I used a big thick fluffy brush from the center of her face and worked my way out. I started from the middle to provide coverage and then blended it to the edges to create a subtle glow. For her eyes, I used a matte brown all over from the COVERGIRL Chocoholic palette, then added shimmery all over, and finished by glossing the top to create dimension. This gave her a slick eye look, and gave the appearance that she emerged from heaven." – Joanna Simkin

COVERGIRL products used:
  • COVERGIRL TruBlend Matte Made Liquid Foundation - Shade D80, Soft Sable
  • COVERGIRL Vitalist Healthy Highlighter – Shade #4
  • COVERGIRL Queen Collection Natural Hue Bronzer – Shade Ebony Bronze
  • COVERGIRL truNaked Scented Eyeshadow Palette in Chocoholic – coming to Walmart this June!
  • COVERGIRL Flourish by Lash Blast
  • COVERGIRL Lash Blast Amplify Primer
  • COVERGIRL Melting Pout Matte – Shade Paradise Lost
  • COVERGIRL Melting Pout Glitz
  • COVERGIRL Easy Breezy Brow Sculpt + Set Pomade
  • COVERGIRL Look Lock Up Setting Spray

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