There’s no debating how iconic Queen Latifah is. The multitalented star has confirmed her appearing expertise since her first days enjoying everybody’s favourite journal editor on Living Single and proven her capability to belt an ideal observe or change expertly between rap flows, all whereas her hair stays glossy and laid. She has by no means let up, and for the 2021 BET Awards, she arrived able to take our collective breath away with pores and skin so radiant, it’s possible you’ll want sun shades to see it.
The Newark native stepped on the crimson carpet dressed in a Thom Browne black-and-white outfit, full with a cape, pleated skirt, and pointy, gold-tipped black boots. Her natural-looking make-up and easy updo match the outfit’s minimalist vibe.
The “U.N.I.T.Y.” singer’s pores and skin seems so rattling luminous. We do not know if it is the outcomes of genetics, devoted skin-care remedies, or the work of an exceptional basis, however she seems gorgeous.
To prep and moisturize her pores and skin, make-up artist Ernesto Casillas used Youth to the People’s Kombucha + 11% AHA Exfoliation Power Toner and Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream. On the excessive factors of her face, he utilized the model’s Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Oil.
“For the red carpet look, Queen Latifah is serving Hip Hop Royalty with a textured ponytail,” he tells Allure. “So I decided the makeup needed to be clean and pretty to balance the look out.” Her eyebrows have been etched into impeccable arches with Fenty Brow MVP Ultra Fine Brow Pencil & Styler in Dark Auburn.
Instead of shimmery eye shadow, he determined to concentrate on simply the lashes for this look. “The lashes were super important as I didn’t do an eye shadow look, so I opted for Ardell Double Up Wispies for both length and volume,” he says.
On the apples of her cheeks, you will discover a rosy wash of colour blended with experience by make-up artist Ernesto Casillas. He painted Smashbox’s Be Legendary Prime & Plush Lipstick in Recognized, a pinky caramel hue, onto her lips.
Her caramel-colored hair was given slight waves for a extra textured look and styled up right into a faux-hawk ponytail. The sides have been slicked down, and hear, Queen, when you’re studying this, please give us the small print on what gel is maintaining all these hairs in place, please. Her wavy hair on the entrance was styled right into a tousled pompadour that elevates her easy ponytail. (Yes, the early 2000s referred to as, and we’re eagerly choosing up the telephone.)
The Queen seems unbelievable — what extra can we actually say? If there’s anybody that deserves a BET Lifetime Achievement Award, it absolutely is Queen Latifah, and we’re excited to see her lastly get her flowers.
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