Lady Gaga Is Almost Unrecognizable in The New York Times—Here's Why

Updated 10/03/18
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Baby bangs, dewy rose-kissed lids, and a glossy babydoll pout—Lady Gaga, is that you? It's no secret the singer and A Star Is Born actress has been experimenting with virtually every beauty and makeup look under the sun as of late. But in her latest editorial appearance (a revealing must-read by way of The New York Times Magazine's Culture Issue), Gaga has officially stripped like never before.

Gone are her signature flicks of the cat-inspired liner, matte, opaquely layered lips, and impenetrable foundation base. In their freshly radiant wake: freckles, shine, and shimmer—the antithesis of a traditional fall beauty aesthetic and a striking opposition to everything we've associated with the singer in the past.

In fact, her signature platinum strands and boldly defined brows are the only two constants we've noticed over the past few months. Remember when her makeup artist Sarah Tannon painted her face in a veil of rose gold? Our mouths are still agog. 

As the singer's go-to makeup artist, Tannon was also responsible for the look created for The New York Times, and in a recent Instagram post she (thankfully) revealed some details regarding the must-have products needed to emulate Gaga's clean, fresh-faced aesthetic.

"I kept her skin very clean and brought out her natural freckles and added more using a liner brush and Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Crayon in Brown Down ($25)," she revealed on Instagram. "Pushed brows into place with Brow Tamer Grooming Gel ($24) and a cute super pink pout using Le Marc Lip Crème Lipstick in Georgie Girl ($30) and a clear mall gloss lol." 

And there you have it! With Tannon's exact materials in hand, you can re-create Gaga's stunning new vibe on your own or, to emulate her pink-hued juicy pout (the true standout here, in our humble opinion), we've selected a few of our own favorite glosses we know to deliver a similarly plumped, perfectly incandescent finish. Keep scrolling! Your Gaga-inspired pucker awaits. 

Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil Red Berry 0.1 oz/ 7 mL
Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil in Raspberry $26
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Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer Lipgloss Shine A Light
Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine Lip Lacquer Lipgloss in Rio $28
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Liptuitive Glow Lip Gloss 0.16 oz/ 4.5 g
Becca Liptuitive Glow Lip Gloss $25
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O-GLOSS - Intuitive Lip Gloss With Goji Berry-C Complex(TM) O-GLOSS 0.34 oz/ 10 mL
Smashbox O-GLOSS - Intuitive Lip Gloss With Goji Berry-C Complex $25
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MAC Cosmetics Clear Lipglass $18
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ModelCo Lip Plumper Gloss $19
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