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Katy Perry’s Super Bowl XLIX Makeup Breakdown

February 2, 2015

It can’t be easy to do a makeup look for one of the biggest celebrities on one of the biggest night’s for sports, but Jake Bailey, Katy Perry‘s makeup artist managed to make her look flawless. I got the inside scoop on all the products he used for her fierce performance. “I needed to create a strong look that would complement all of her outfits, as there was absolutely no time for a touch up in between the quick changes,” he said. “It’s the Super Bowl after all!”

CoverGirl makeup artist breaks down Katy Perry's makeup look for the Super Bowl Halftime Show


“I decided to go with a classic Katy look — elongated cat eyes, lots of mascara, super sparkly gold and silver glitter, and a bold red lip for glamour and showmanship. I wanted her to glow and sparkle for her big moment,” Bailey said. He created it in nine steps:

1. To create a sheer and flawless canvas I began by buffing a dime size amount of CoverGirl Outlast 3-in-1 Foundation in Natural Beige all over her face and neck.

2. For an elongated cat eye I used CoverGirl Perfect Point Plus Eyeliner in Black Onyx and painted a glitter adhesive just above the black liner and carefully placed a mix of gold and silver glitter on the adhesive with a tiny eyeliner brush for precision.

3. Then I applied CoverGirl Eye Shadow Quads in Blooming Blushes to add warmth and dimension. I love this palette because it takes the guesswork out of getting gorgeous eyes, it has number for the shades – 1,2,3,4 – so I know just how to apply! I used the fourth shade to define the crease and the first shade to highlight the lids.

4. I finished the eye look with an aggressive lash curling and two coats of new CoverGirl Full Lash Bloom by LashBlast Mascara in Very Black that left her lashes voluminous and touchably soft throughout her performance! No time for flakes during this performance.

5. To give her brows shape and structure, I added Pow-der Brow + Liner in Dark Brown.

6. For extra dimension, I warmed her cheeks using Clean Glow Blush in Roses using the lighter shades on the apples of her cheeks and the darker shade in the hollows of her cheeks

7. Then I added CoverGirl truMAGIC Luminizer to her cheekbones and brow bones for a shimmery glow.

8. Moving on to the lips, I lined and shaped her lips using Lip Perfection Lip Liner in Hot. I then applied a coat of new CoverGirl Colorlicious Lipstick in Seduce Scarlet – truly a classic red, for a classic Katy look.

9. I topped it off with a tiny dollop of CoverGirl Lip Lava in Mauva Lava for a fun and bold lip look!

A whole face made with products you could find at the drugstore — what do you guys think?


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