Celebrity Makeup Breakdown: Katy Perry at 52nd Annual Grammy Awards

Katy Perry looked gorgeous as usual on the 2010 Grammy Awards red carpet tonight. The singer paired a stunning embellished nude Zac Posen gown with Bollywood-inspired makeup and even wore a bindi. Read on to find out how celebrity makeup artist Jake Bailey created the look.

Katy Perry makeup at 2010 Grammys

Katy Perry makeup at 2010 Grammys


To perfect her skin, Jake used my favorite Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation and to set the look, he dusted Guerlain Les Violettes Matte Touch Powder all over the face. Jake then highlighted the apples of her cheeks with CORALista blush from Benefit.

Keeping with the exotic feel, Jake used a mixture of shimmery plums and golds on her eyes. “I was going for a more colorful version of the tradition smoky eye,” said Jake. He used CoverGirl Smoky Shadow Blast in Purple Plume by first applying the angled end of the shadow stick, the deeper plum, over the entire lid and blending into a smoky halo. He then applied Smoky ShadowBlast in Bronze Fire, using the round, golden end to line along the lid and inner corners of her eyes to brighten the look. To complete her smoky eye, Jake created an ultra-long lash look with several coats of CoverGirl LashBlast Length in black.

To balance her dramatic eyes without overpowering them, Jake finished her look with a matte lip, using CoverGirl Outlast Lipstain in Wild Berry Wink.

Like Bollywood makeup? Check out these tips on how to nail it.

Photo: Celebutopia.

Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE, Glamour.com, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.

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