Jennifer Lopez – get the look in 6 easy steps
Scott Barnes joined Tati Westbrook on Youtube recently and uncovered all the tricks behind the famous Jennifer Lopez Glow. If you haven’t seen it already, you have to give it a go. Scott Barnes is an amazing Makeup Artist and his muse is always looking flawless.
While watching the video I was wondering how to bring out the Jennifer Lopez Glow in the most wearable fashion, so I put together 6 simple steps that will help you achieve a bright glowing complexion.
Step 1: Skincare.
The key element of every makeup look – skincare done right – will ensure that your complexion stays healthy, hydrated and glowing from within. My favorite method of bringing out the best of any complexion is to mix moisturizer with Strobe Cream from MAC.
Step 2: Reach for a light foundation.
Wearing too much makeup is the biggest mistake that people often do. Choose a lighter foundation, so the prep work you’ve done with your skin can shine through. For this kind of makeup, I love using Giorgio Armani’s Luminous Silk. It has medium coverage and it gives a really pretty glow. Chanel’s Vitalumiere is also great for more normal to dry skin types.
Step 3: Use a powder.
My trick for radiant skin is to use Charlotte’s Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Setting Powder. This is a very light and fine compact powder that is invisible on the skin. Apply it with a small brush around the nose, t-zone, and any other oily areas that need to be mattified.
Step 4: Bronzer.
Apply the right color of bronzing powder to the edges of your forehead and on your cheekbones. I like to use Mac’s Next to Nothing Pressed Powder in a darker shade. It gives a very natural sun-kissed effect – exactly what we are looking for.
Step 5: Highlighter.
When I want to create that enviable Jennifer Lopez Glow I need to bring in the ‘big guns’. Becca’s Shimmering Skin Perfector Highlighter is still to this day one of my favorites, but Fenty is killing the highlighter game as-well.
Step 6: Beware of your blemishes
Avoid applying a highlighter on your blemishes. You will want to keep your spots as flat and matte as possible to avoid drawing attention to them. To cover spots and blemishes I do pinpoint concealing. Grab a tiny brush, apply some concealer onto the spot and then press it with the finger to blend it. Best explained by the master herself, Lisa Eldridge:
This look is suitable for everyday wear and it’s great for sunny holidays. I hope you try it and love the results!
‘Till next time stay brave & confident!