Le 30 novembre 2015, 07:41 dans Humeurs • 0
If you're a millennial who grew up watching the Disney Channel, then you definitely know and love Adrienne Bailon. The former Cheetah Girl (and 3LW member!) is now cohosting The Real, a talk show airing on Fox. I chatted with Bailon about her favorite beauty moments on the show, the drugstore products she relies on, and her genius tips for achieving the perfect super-slicked-back bun. This girl knows so much about hair and makeup, she could basically be a beauty editor.
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You and the other hosts of The Real (Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mai, Tamar Braxton, and Loni Love) talk a lot about beauty on the show. What have been some of your favorite beauty moments? "It's cool when we get to show viewers our personal makeovers. We did a segment called 'I Woke Up Like This,' and a camera came home with us and followed us after we woke up and got ready for work. It then showed us getting our hair and makeup done for the show. I think it's hard for women to see the women on TV looking picture perfect and think that we woke up like that. We absolutely did not. There's a team of people who help us get ready, and I think that's really important for women to know."
What's your personal everyday beauty routine like? "I'm not great at doing my hair, so one of my favorite looks is a slicked-back bun. I think it always looks superchic and polished. I use Fruit of the Earth Aloe Vera Gel. You can get it at Duane Reade. I find that regular gels have so much alcohol in them that they dry out your hair. This gel won’t damage your hair, and it actually helps to moisturize it. I create my bun straight out of the shower. When I get out of the shower, I towel-dry it, add the aloe vera gel, and then slick it back. A trick is to have a little toothbrush for your baby hairs and slick those down, too, old-school J.Lo style."
What's your daily makeup routine like? "Even though I’m not great with hair, I'll give myself kudos when it comes to my makeup. I’m obsessed with makeup and often do my own for red carpets."
Wow—what do you like to use? "If you went through my makeup bag, the majority of what I have are drugstore products. You cannot let me into a Target or a Rite Aid because I'll be in there for hours. I can’t stop. I’m always telling girls you do not have to spend a fortune on makeup, it's just how you use it. For example, I’m obsessed with the liquid liner by New York Color Liquid Eyeliner. The only thing I think is superessential is a beauty. I own more than one—one for laying down foundation and blending that in and one for contouring."
Speaking of contouring, how do you do yours? "I do an all-liquid contour with different color foundations. It’s a lot more blendable than a matte powder, and it looks more youthful. I currently use shade 6.5 as my base color, shades 3 or 4 as an undereye concealer and highlighter, and then I use a darker one (shade 8) to contour. I apply the darker color around my hairline and along my cheekbones. People always forget to contour around their jawline. It helps with selfies to have a nice, clean jawline. I always contour down the sides of my nose with the darker color as well. And don't forget the tip of your nose! I think I have a really long nose, and one of the best tricks is it to put a little bit of a darker color at the tip. It creates a shadow that gives the illusion of a shorter nose."
How do you line your lips? "I’m telling you it is not lip injections! It's lip liner. I draw outside of my line with a color thats a touch darker than my skin. Then I fill in my lips with the liner from the outside, in. I follow up with a creamy lipstick, but I make sure it’s nude. And then I top it off with a pearlized lip gloss. Another key is to put highlighter on your Cupid's bow. It creates the illusion of a plumper upper lip."
What's your best beauty secret? "My best beauty secret is good old Puerto Rican hair treatments: mayo, olive oil, and eggs as a moisturizing mask. It's what I grew up using on my hair. You whip it up and leave it on for 15 minutes, and it makes your hair so shiny." See more at: Bridesmaid dresses uk