Tips and tricks on how Lizzo does her makeup

Business Insider | 10/18/2019 | Caroline Mishelle Aghajanian, Dilan Garcia Lopez
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Alexx Mayo has been a part of Lizzo's glam team for the past two years, doing her makeup on tour, for music videos, and red carpet events.

Alexx specializes in metallic eyes and colorful eyeshadows.

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He breaks down three of Lizzo's most iconic looks for INSIDER: the 2019 MET Gala, AFROPUNK Festival in Paris, and the Indy Pride Festival.

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Caroline Aghajanian: Known for her energetic performances and body-positive lyrics, Lizzo is dominating the music charts with hits like "Truth Hurts," "Juice," and "Good as ****." And her glam doesn't go unnoticed, starting with her makeup looks. She's rocked jeweled eyes and neon liner and metallic lids, and we're gonna learn how she does it. Meet Alexx Mayo. He's been Lizzo's go-to makeup artist for the last two years, and he's gonna show us how to achieve some of her most eye-catching looks at home.

Alexx: Once we saw the coat that Marc Jacobs made, custom, for Lizzo, we immediately got inspired. Working together with the team, we really got this, like, old-Hollywood vibe from it. But, and we thought, instead of creating, like, a typical old-Hollywood-glamour look makeup-wise, we wanted to use pink tones. First things first, I'm gonna start off with an eyeshadow base. And what this does, basically, is it helps the eyeshadow have something to kind of stick onto, but also to really show the vibrancy of the colors. I like to kind of start off by etching the shape that I want to go with for the eye first. And then worrying about blending and that sort of thing later. I like to kind of use pressing motions to really get the saturation of color. And also just, like, little circular motions, and that's what helps you blend. Gonna use the Urban Decay Moondust palette,...
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