A Tale Of 2 Grammys Looks: Rihanna

Rihanna stunned, per ush, at the 2018 Grammys, where she was crowned Winner of Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Loyalty by Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar). Priscilla Ono, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Global Makeup Artist did the makeup honors. For her acceptance speech, here’s the rundown on the look.

Acceptance Speech Look

To create the base for Rihanna’s look, Priscilla started with Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Primer to prevent shine and pave the way for smooth makeup application. Priscilla applied Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation in 330 for a soft matte flawless complexion. For subtle concealing where needed, she gently swept light layers of Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation in 300 and Match Stix Matte Skinstick in Peach. Priscilla then used Mocha, a few shades deeper than Rihanna’s complexion, to contour and define her face. She then applied Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick in Chilli Mango to the apples of the cheek for a subtle, rosy glow. To achieve Rihanna’s radiant highlight, Priscilla applied Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter in Girl Next Door in light, translucent layers on the high points of the face.

For further definition, she used Match Stix Matte Skinstick in Mocha and Espresso on Rihanna’s eyes. For the lips, Priscilla dabbedMattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick in Shawty, a warm chestnut shadeonto her pout. She then applied a layer of Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer on top for a subtle, sexy sheen.

For the finishing touch, Priscilla applied a light layer of Invisimatte Blotting Powder all over her face to absorb excess shine and diffuse pores for an instantly filtered appearance.

Performance

To create Rihanna’s flawless Fenty Face, Priscilla applied Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Primer to absorb excess shine and blur pores, and smoothed Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation in 330 all over. She then used Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation in 300 and Match Stix Matte Skinstick in Peach as concealer, and added a slight contour with Match Stix Matte Skinstick in Mocha. Rihanna’s cheeks popped with Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick in Chili Mango and Ridiiic. For the killer highlight, Priscilla layered on Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter in Girl Next Door and Hu$tla Baby. Priscilla then dabbed a bit of Invisimatte Blotting Powder all over for an instantly filtered look.

For the eyes, Priscilla applied Match Stix Matte Skinstick in Mocha and Espresso to create dimension and depth.

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