Celebrity Makeup: How To Get Jennifer Lopez’s Makeup by Mary Phillips

I have always loved Jennifer Lopez‘s gorgeous makeup looks. And in the upcoming December issue of Glamour Magazine, Jennifer’s makeup artist Mary Phillips created Jennifer’s signature “bronzy, glowy golden skin look” with neutral brown eyes and lots of lashes for the shoot. Read on for a few pointers on how to achieve the look straight from the beauty guru!

Makeup tips by Jennifer Lopez's makeup artist Mary Phillips

* Like me, Mary believes “a great moisturizer is key” to good makeup.

* To apply foundation on Jennifer, Mary first puts foundation on the back of her hand then circles a blush brush around and buffs into the skin. Before she sets the foundation with powder, she makes sure that the foundation is “moved away from any fine lines” so it stays on good and light.

* For the eyes, Mary says to “stay away from frosty shadows” and go with “matte shades of neutral browns”.

* To create the illusion of fuller lips, Mary uses “golden sparkly glosses” on Jennifer.

* Less is more. It is always easier to go back and add more color.

Like Jennifer Lopez? See a sneak preview of Jennifer’s spread in Glamour and my take on her look from the “All I Have” music video!

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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