JLo Was My inspiration For This Wet Makeup Look

Many of you know that I am now the Senior Artist at Sephora in Connecticut. With this position I spend more time with the cast coaching to them, doing certification, teaching beauty classes and getting the cast ready for elevated position. So I don’t often do makeup everyday. As a die hard makeup artist, sometimes I miss my brushes.

Alyssa Perez a nail tech from Florida came in to get her makeup done by me. I was so elated when I saw how pretty she was. I knew she would make for a perfect canvas. What made it sweet was that Alyssa told me that I could do whatever I wanted. Now this is the type of client I’m use to. At Sephora it’s the opposite.

JLO wet hairAnyway, the first look that came to mind was an old picture of JLO with this wet hair and luminous look. That was my inspiration that I wanted to recreate because Alyssa had the features and personality to pull of that look. I knew that her features would be able to handle all of what I was going to do. I started pulling products and lashes that I wanted to use. That’s the great thing about doing makeup at Sephora. Any thing I need when I’m creating a look I have it right in my hands. It’s like having my own personal makeup studio when I’m working. I showed Alyssa a variety of ways to wear the look, starting with matte to a full out South Beach glow.

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer in Eden

Stila Aqua Glow Perfecting Bronzer

Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation

Urban Decay 24/7 Concealer

Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation

Stila Perfect Me, Perfect Hue Eye & Cheek Palette-Medium/Tan Palette

NARS Limited Edition Orgasm Blush

BECCA Luminious Blush in Copper

Sephora Collection MicroSmooth Baked Foundation Face Powder

Smashbox Contour Kit in Medium/Dark

Lancome Glow Silky Creme Highlighter in Amber Lights

Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Eyeliner in ME42

Stila Stay All Day Eyeliner in Black

Sephora Collection Rouge Shine Lipstick in 48 My Everything

Anastasia Beverly Hills Lip Gloss in Sunset Strip

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Medium Brown

 

 

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