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Make-up artist Jake Bailey took the beautiful photograph above, and also did Selena’s make-up as well. This was Selena’s look for the 2015 MTV VMAs.
COVERGIRL partnered with MTV for the event.
“I kept Selena’s makeup simple and sophisticated to not compete with her elegant Calvin Klein gown,” Jake said.
Jake began with Selena’s skin. “I prepped her skin with Ren EverCalm Global Protection Day Cream ($45) and a few drops of Ren Instant Firming Beauty Shot Serum ($54) to create a smooth canvas,” he said.
Jake let the product absorb and then began working on Selena’s eyes, using COVERGIRL Queen Collection Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner in Black Onyx ($8.99) to define her upper lash line.
“I then used NARS Velvet Shadow Stick in Sukhothai ($28) all over her lids and lower lash lines, blending it out with a small soft shadow brush for a smokey effect,” Jake continued.
Jake finished Selena’s sultry eye look with a coat of COVERGIRL LashBlast Super Sizer Mascara ($5.99) for a wide-eyed look.
Jake then created an even canvas using COVERGIRL Clean Liquid Foundation ($5.99) and applied a coral cream blush from Chanel to warm up her complexion.
“I set the foundation and cream blush with a light dusting of Laura Mercier loose powder ($37) and added a touch of the NARS Contour Blush in Gienah ($42) onto the hollows of her cheeks to accentuate the cheekbones,” Jake noted.
Jake then kept Selena’s lips nude with a thin application of COVERGIRL Colorlicious Lipstick in Coffee Crave ($6.99) for the perfect pout.