We're definitely in the month of JENuary, people. Despite an intense filming schedule for her new show, Shades of Blue, and the final season of American Idol, as well as preparations for her Las Vegas residency, Jennifer Lopez has still managed to look stunning at each of her recent appearances, especially at last night's Golden Globes. Makeup artist Mary Phillips said that the inspiration behind J.Lo's flawless makeup (done fully in L'Oréal products) was her jaw-dropping mustard-yellow Giambattista Valli dress: "Her skin and that lip color are the hallmarks of this look. It’s very elegant, gorgeous, and beautiful while still being very modern and today. We’re always experimenting with her looks, and I think that tonight perfectly reflects that with this classic, old-school dose of beauty."
To see each product used to create J.Lo's Old Hollywood–glam look, keep scrolling!
Phillips created a "natural 3D effect" by layering sheer colors of L'Oréal True Match Lumi Cushion foundation, using shades C5.5 Natural Tan, 5.5 Perfect Beige, and W3 Nude Beige.
To achieve those razor-sharp cheekbones, Phillips dusted the Infallible Pro Contour Palette in 814 Medium along the jawline, underneath the cheekbones, on the temples and hairline, as well as along the nose. For that J.Lo glow, she swiped the highlighter hue below the browbone, on the center of the forehead, on the nose, and just above the jawline.
Calling this her "holy grail" blush, Phillips applied a bit of True Match Super-Blendable Blush in Spiced Plum C7-8 to the apples of J.Lo's cheeks to get that sultry pop of color.
For that simple shimmer on J.Lo's eyelids, Phillips created a two-tone look using L'Oréal Colour Riche Monos Eye Shadow in Shade 201 right on the crease of the lid. She then applied Shade 205 to the center of the upper lid and along the lower lash line.
Phillips drew a very thin line using the Infallible Black Velvet Eye Liner on the top lashes only, broadening the line along the outer corner of the eye and being careful not the create too much of a wing so it wouldn't feel too "costumey" with the rest of the look. To tie everything together, she followed up with Infallible Matte-Matic Liner ($9) on the upper and lower lashlines, working the liner between the lashes to add drama in an "un-heavy” way.
Because the lips were the focal point of this look, Phillips wanted to keep the lashes understated. To do this, she primed and coated them with L'Oréal Voluminous Superstar Mascara.
Those lips! To create a "dark but not vampy" look, Phillips combined three different shades of gloss to achieve J.Lo's perfect red pout. She began with Forbidden Kiss on the outside of the mouth, then worked her way in with Rouge Envy, followed by Nude Allude. This way, the lips had more dimension and fullness.
Check out our video tutorial for more tips on how to get that J.Lo glow!
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