Watch Model Natasha Poly Get the Perfect Cat-Eye in 3 Easy Steps

The Russian supermodel doesn't let anyone but herself do her red carpet makeup anymore. Why? "Because it's my form of therapy," she says.

Filmed at the Standard

Released on 5/22/2018

Credits

Featuring: Natasha Poly

Transcript

00:00
(upbeat music)
00:03
Hi guys, I'm Natasha.
00:05
I'm gonna show you my preparation for red carpet look.
00:08
This primer makes skin matte.
00:12
It takes the shine away.
00:13
That's why I'm applying only around the nose
00:15
and the cheeks here, and the forehead and then my chin
00:18
because I like to keep the shine on my cheekbones.
00:21
I'm gonna apply foundation all over my face
00:24
and I'm gonna use this Make Up For Ever Stick.
00:27
It's very easy to use.
00:30
I'm gonna apply also on my ears
00:32
because they are very red.
00:33
Don't want to have red ears.
00:38
I learn it on the set how to do my makeup
00:41
and also in the backstage of the shows.
00:43
Different makeup artists use different tricks,
00:45
so I've picked up a lot of those.
00:47
So after my foundation, I use this Saint Laurent
00:52
concealer, Radiant Touch.
00:54
(upbeat music)
00:57
Oh, and sometimes I like to do it here.
01:00
(laughing) In the crease of my wrinkles to take it away.
01:04
And then I'm mixing it up together
01:06
with Laura Mercier concealer and the reason why
01:10
I'm mixing up those things together
01:12
because this is really dry and Saint Laurent pen,
01:15
it's quite liquidy, so it's very nice texture together.
01:19
After all that is done, I'm taking my favorite big brush.
01:24
It's super soft.
01:27
Now I'm gonna do my eyebrows.
01:30
(upbeat music)
01:32
And I make the arch here, make them a little bit longer
01:36
because my own is a little bit short.
01:38
And I'm brushing it off a little bit
01:40
so it looks more natural.
01:42
And I start always with the line under here
01:45
and then go into the arch.
01:49
After I'm done, I'm always using the eyebrow gel
01:52
so they don't move around.
01:55
And the next thing, my favorite, the contouring
01:59
on my cheekbones.
02:03
I like to use the powder version of contouring
02:06
because it's easy to blend with the brushes.
02:12
Shaping with contour, it definitely helps
02:14
on the red carpet because that makes the neck longer
02:17
and the jawline stronger, so whenever the strong flashes
02:20
comes in, it's makes perfect shape.
02:23
I love it.
02:24
My favorite thing.
02:26
Eyes, I'm gonna set the base with the lighter shade
02:33
and then I'm gonna make the crease darker.
02:39
So I'm shaping my eye before I'm doing the eyeliner.
02:46
Then I'm gonna curve my lashes.
02:50
Now I'm gonna use black pencil by Hourglass.
02:55
Super, super, super thin.
02:58
So I'm gonna draw a line in between my eyelashes
03:01
all the way from here to the end.
03:07
So I messed up my eye a little bit here,
03:09
and I always travel with the whole box of Q-tips
03:13
because in the hotels, for some reason,
03:14
they don't have enough of those if you do the make up.
03:17
Ta-da!
03:19
It's empty already.
03:21
Take the pencil again and I'm gonna draw three dots.
03:26
This is the beginning.
03:27
The next dot, I'm gonna do here
03:30
and the third dot, I'm gonna do here.
03:32
And then I'm gonna connect all the dots together.
03:39
So I'm gonna do the same thing on the other eye
03:42
and then that way I'll see the balance,
03:44
that it's not going all the way crazy.
03:48
(upbeat music)
03:52
Now I'm gonna use the liquid eyeliner
03:55
and shake it, shake it.
03:59
And eyeliner's done.
04:01
Now mascara.
04:03
I always let it dry.
04:05
When it's too wet, then the eyelashes go down
04:07
and yeah, that's my little trick.
04:10
(upbeat music)
04:14
I decided to start doing makeup for the events
04:17
myself because I guess I was not so happy
04:19
with the makeup artist (laughing).
04:21
And I like a lot, I love makeup.
04:23
It's like, my sort of therapy.
04:25
Now I'm gonna use the bronzer.
04:27
I really like this Givenchy bronzer with a big brush,
04:30
and I'm gonna apply on top of the contour
04:32
on the cheekbone, around the face.
04:35
Get this glamorous summer look.
04:37
If I'm wearing a dress, I'm applying the bronzer
04:39
also on the collar bone and then the neck,
04:43
and also, my shoulders.
04:47
And then I also use a little bit of the blush.
04:50
I really like this Oragasm by NARS.
04:54
And just in the middle here.
04:57
Smile.
04:58
Now I'm gonna move up to my lips.
05:00
They're just gonna do just pencil.
05:02
(upbeat music)
05:05
Just also easier a lot of times (laughing)
05:09
and it doesn't move, it stays.
05:11
One more thing I forgot about,
05:13
a little bit of the highlight.
05:18
To finish up, a little touch of a setting powder.
05:23
And my last step, I'm just gonna fix my hair
05:26
and I'm ready to go.
05:29
(upbeat music)
05:34
So that's it, hair and makeup done.
05:36
Okay guys, thank you for watching.
05:38
I'm gonna go dress up.
05:40
(upbeat music)
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