You do not hear about too many “no-makeup makeup” appears at main award exhibits, when celebrities usually go all out on the glam for his or her red-carpet and on-stage appearances. But for the host of the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, Nick Jonas, his look is all a couple of low-key but enviable glow — and we spoke to his go-to groomer, Marissa Machado, about how she achieved it (and maintained it) for this star-studded gig.
“As the host of the BBMAs, I wanted Jonas’s face to stay as fresh as possible throughout a long day and night,” Machado tells Allure, and meaning beginning out with Research Créme Concentrate, Tom Ford’s extremely luxurious moisturizer. “This product hydrates and firms the skin for a flawless application.”
Next up is the product Machado tells Allure is Jonas’s favourite Tom Ford product. “I lightly dabbed the Anti-Fatigue Eye Treatment around his eyes. This product is an instant eye-opener,” she says, possible attributable to the formulation’s caffeine and cooling applicator.
As for make-up, Machado retains it easy, utilizing Tom Ford Concealer “to take down any discoloration and or redness in the skin.” And that sculpted radiance? Credit goes to the model’s Soleil Glow Bronzer “to enhance his bone structure.”
Needless to say, with internet hosting duties, a couple of touchups are a should, however Machado retains it easy. “I always prefer the skin to be natural and not overdone, so I try to keep my touchups to only when absolutely necessary,” she says. She depends on Tom Ford Translucent Finishing Powder to chop down any on-camera shine, “To keep Nick’s lips hydrated, we used the Hydrating Lip Balm.”
Ultimately, Machado says, her purpose is to realize a clear, masculine search for Jonas. “I want him to look and feel his best,” she tells Allure. “My game plan is always to do only what’s necessary for a flawless camera appearance.” Mission absolutely achieved.
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