How to Get Taylor Swift's American Music Awards Look

November 20, 2012   


Did any of you watch the American Music Awards last night? Taylor Swift looked stunning as always with a smokey eye and pale lip. With the holidays right around the corner we caught up with makeup artist Lorrie Turk who helped Taylor Swift get this look and she shows us how we can get it at home too!

Taylor wanted her knock-out dress to be the inspiration for her AMA red carpet look.  She wanted a high-impact look, and we needed one that could also be easily altered to go into her performance look.

I lightly buffed COVERGIRL NatureLuxe Silk Foundation onto her face with a synthetic foundation brush, and powdered only through the center of her face to leave a nice dewy finish on her skin. I then lightly brushed on TruBlend Minerals Blush in True Romance for some soft color and shimmer.

I started by dabbing on (using my fingertip) COVERGIRL Intense Shadow Blast in Brown Bling as a base.  Next, I brushed on (with an eyeshadow brush) Eye Enhancers 1-kit shadow in Brown Smolder all over the lid, from the lash-line to just beneath her brow bone and her lower lash-line. Using Liquiline Blast Eyeliner in Black Fire, I then 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 (New!) LashBlast Clump Crusher mascara in Very Black.

Lastly, I used NatureLuxe Gloss Balm in Grenache, applying it directly from the tube.





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