The singer went for a striking, smoky eye framed by a strong brow, but eschewed glitter or bright colour for a nude lip and flawless skin.
Makeup artist Danielle Vincent, creator of cult cosmetic skincare brand Kimiko, was at the SuperBowl doing touch-ups and evening make-up for attending A-listers and told us: ‘High on the request list was an ‘evening’ smoky eye for the pre-parties – not dissimilar from what Beyonce revealed at the half time show – and perfectly arched brows’.
‘To achieve Beyonce’s intense and smoky eye, you have to start by laying down a neutral base so that darker colours will blend evenly. Try Kimiko’s Lifting Eye Shadow Bento Box in Imperial Nights, which contains exactly the shades needed to create the perfect smoky eye.’
‘Using The Essential Shadow Brush, take the lightest colour in the palette and apply it from lash line up to brow bone. Then, take the silver grey and blend it over the lid, right up to the crease. Take a clean brush and sweep it over the crease to ensure a seamless, blended look. Then take the rich black shade and starting from the outside corner of the eye, blend inwards over the lid and into the crease.’
‘For added drama, trace your eye with black eye liner (rim them if you can), and take a little of the Ninja sparkling black shade and trace your lash line, for tiny light reflections as you flutter your lashes. Finally, curl those lashes and layer with your favourite jet black mascara. Finally, define your brows with The Super Fine Brow Pencil Automatique and apply a slick of Sheer Tint and Lip Plumper in Golden Apricot.’
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