Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Taylor Swift's American Music Awards make-up explained

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's make-up artist has revealed the secrets behind her show stopping look at the American Music Awards.

The superstar wowed at the recent ceremony with her flawless red carpet style that included her dazzling Zuhair Murad mini dress.

The country pop sensation made numerous wardrobe changes during the event, but she kept the same versatile beauty look going between her different outfits.

Celebrity favourite make-up artist Lorrie Turk is the woman responsible for Taylor's up do hairstyle and her bold and shimmering eyes that matched her dress. She shared how to get the look of an award winner with Teen Vogue.

"Taylor wanted her knock-out dress to be the inspiration for her red carpet look," Lorrie revealed. "First, I lightly buffed CoverGirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation onto her face with a synthetic foundation brush. Then, I lightly brushed on CoverGirl TruBlend Minerals Blush in Pure Romance for some soft colour and shimmer.

"For the eyes, I started by, using my fingertip, dabbing on CoverGirl Intense ShadowBlast in Brown Bling as a base. Next, I brushed on, Brown Smolder colour eyeshadow all over the lid, from the lash line to just beneath her brow bone and her lower lash line. Using CoverGirl Liquiline Blast Eyeliner in Black Fire, I lined her upper and lower lash line heavily, blending up and out to eliminate hard lines, leaving her eyes soft and smoky. We finished with several coats of mascara."

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