Watch Rihanna's Epic 10-Minute Guide to Going-Out Makeup

In this video makeup tutorial, Rihanna gets real about more-is-more beauty with a little help from Fenty.

Directed by Lucas Flores Piran
Filmed at One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos

Released on 5/3/2018

Credits

Featuring: Rihanna

Transcript

00:00
(upbeat music)
00:06
No I look fat. (beeps)
00:08
Hi guys. (beeps)
00:10
I'm not gonna say hi guys, I...
00:12
(beeps)
00:14
You're a walking slut actually.
00:16
(beeps)
00:17
(laughing)
00:19
Hi. (shushes)
00:21
Hi, I am going to do my makeup for you guys.
00:25
All of you Vogue readers
00:27
and you Vogue bloggers and you Vogue fans,
00:30
we're gonna have some fun today, so I hope you're ready.
00:33
I'm gonna start with foundation,
00:34
so I like to get messy with it.
00:38
Let's do this.
00:42
This I just like because it's a safe bet.
00:44
It's consistent.
00:47
Okay that's only half of my face.
00:49
I can do my makeup in 10 minutes
00:53
or 10 hours it feels like sometimes.
00:56
Depends on what kind of day you're having.
00:59
And how much in a rush you really are.
01:05
My next step is gonna be a little bit of contour.
01:08
Mocha here to contour right here.
01:11
(upbeat music)
01:12
Very important to contour your face, for your face.
01:16
Not the way you see on every YouTube tutorial.
01:19
Because everybody has a different shape.
01:22
I have a huge forehead,
01:23
so I like to go in a little deeper down here, hide that.
01:27
Know what I'm sayin'?
01:28
Very important to go into the hairline too
01:30
'cause I hate to see that white line
01:32
between your forehead and your hair.
01:35
It should just blend in naturally.
01:37
And up and down the nose.
01:38
Contour always starts off looking absolutely crazy.
01:43
Hide that double chin, yes.
01:48
I learned how to contour when I gained weight,
01:52
believe it or not.
01:53
That's when it comes in real handy.
01:56
Them fat days and your cheeks lookin' like baby cheeks.
02:00
You just gotta like. (sucking)
02:01
See that, look. (laughing)
02:03
(upbeat music)
02:07
I like to do all the deeper situations
02:11
before I go in and highlight my face.
02:15
See this is a little messy right now
02:16
but I'll handle that.
02:18
(upbeat music)
02:20
you always wanna do a triangle
02:23
when you're doing a contour under there.
02:25
Give you that whole long neck situation, it just disappears.
02:29
Concealer?
02:30
This I actually like to warm up on my hand first.
02:33
Just like that.
02:35
And then one little swipe.
02:38
Everybody knows concealer is made for hiding bags
02:42
and dark circles and hangovers and bad decisions.
02:49
All right here, the cure.
02:51
(upbeat music)
02:53
My day to day really depends on my mood.
02:55
It depends on the occasion,
02:57
it depends on how lazy I'm feeling that day.
03:01
How much in a rush I am.
03:03
You know, who I'm going to see.
03:06
(laughing)
03:07
It all determines what kind of makeup I do,
03:11
if I do makeup, and how much makeup I'm gonna wear.
03:14
(upbeat music)
03:15
Okay now we're looking a little smoother, whoa.
03:20
Alright I'm gonna go around my nose
03:22
'cause I'm a little sunburned right now
03:23
so I have a little redness there.
03:25
Straight up and down that nose bridge.
03:29
(upbeat music)
03:32
Mattifying this face a little bit
03:34
because things can get outta control.
03:37
(upbeat music)
03:39
I use this powder to set my contour,
03:43
to set my makeup, to blot, oh my gosh.
03:47
When you get greasy on the fly, honey it is no joke.
03:52
Always in my purse, (clattering)
03:53
I can never leave home without this.
03:55
And if it doesn't fit in my purse,
03:56
then I'm changing my purse.
03:58
I need to warm up
04:00
this face a little bit. (closing)
04:01
So I'm gonna use a little bronzer
04:04
and I go right over that contour.
04:07
The blend is real.
04:09
(upbeat music)
04:11
little more finesse on the forehead over here.
04:15
You guys can see it's not that difficult.
04:17
It only takes me long when I'm procrastinatin'.
04:22
I'm goin' along my nose right here.
04:24
(upbeat music)
04:26
Next, brows.
04:29
And next I'm gonna use the same bronzer
04:31
and warm up my eyes a little bit.
04:35
You can see my eyes are start to come to life a little bit.
04:40
See that? Ah.
04:43
I have been watching women do makeup since my mom.
04:48
And then I started working in an industry
04:52
where makeup was gonna be part of my every day basically,
04:54
so I picked up a lot of tips there
04:57
and I think the best teacher is yourself.
05:00
You have to practice on your own face.
05:03
Because there are gonna be things
05:04
that you can do better than makeup artists.
05:07
There's a certain point where they hand you something
05:10
and you do it 'cause there's one way that you like it
05:13
and one way that it works.
05:14
For me that's my brows.
05:16
Super, super caught up about my brows.
05:19
And my nose contour.
05:20
(sighs) Because I'm black.
05:22
That's a very special nose.
05:25
Next is going to be a little bit of eyelid drama.
05:30
(clicking)
05:32
Beach please. (snapping)
05:34
Beach please.
05:36
Get it? Yeah.
05:38
I'm gonna start with the pink on the lids
05:41
because it says summer, sunset, love, drama, bitches.
05:48
(laughing)
05:53
(upbeat music)
05:55
That was easy.
05:58
I always like to warm up underneath my eyes,
05:59
give it a little definition.
06:02
(upbeat music)
06:04
What kind of day I'm having really determines
06:06
how I'm gonna apply this.
06:08
Most days you just wanna go right by the lash line
06:12
but like a day like today where I have barley had any sleep,
06:16
you wanna get all those little bags right there.
06:18
But the creases, they show up.
06:21
If they're there, they're gonna show up.
06:22
Like see that right there?
06:24
Now I have to blend that out.
06:26
This is the fun part.
06:27
I'm gonna use the same palette.
06:29
(upbeat music)
06:30
Blush is also something that depends on your mood.
06:35
Sometimes you tryin' to give a little natural vibe,
06:37
you got a little bronze like a little hint.
06:40
And then sometimes you just wanna go ape, like right now.
06:43
I want to give you guys a vibe.
06:46
And my vibe for summer is more is more.
06:51
(upbeat music)
06:54
You definitely wanna smile
06:56
when you're puttin' on your blush.
06:59
Here's your face, and there are your cheeks.
07:02
See as soon as you smile you know exactly
07:05
where to put that, okay?
07:07
I'm gonna stop now.
07:09
Now I know you guys noticed
07:10
that I've been using this really cool brush,
07:13
which I like to call my shark tooth brush.
07:17
But it's a cheek hugging brush.
07:18
It's made perfectly for your cheeks.
07:21
I wanna try some of this.
07:23
Mm, see that? (gasps)
07:27
And I could get really carried away
07:28
when it comes to highlight, I really could.
07:30
(upbeat music)
07:32
I layer highlighters all the time.
07:35
There's a technique to it,
07:36
you just have to figure out
07:38
what kinda look you're going for.
07:40
And the colors need to make sense together
07:42
and blend together.
07:43
This is like whoa, this is giving me my life right now.
07:47
Highlight my nose bridge with the same brush.
07:51
Boom.
07:52
I can even take this and go into my brow bone
07:56
just like that.
07:58
I think the key to highlighter
08:01
is not being afraid of it.
08:03
There's always ways to play with highlighter.
08:05
It doesn't only belong on your cheekbone,
08:07
a lot of people think that.
08:09
Makeup is fun, it's there to play with.
08:12
(upbeat music)
08:14
I like to do the corner of my eyes
08:16
'cause it gives you a little (inhales)
08:18
zest or oomph, as a lot of people like to call it.
08:23
Look at that. (pops)
08:26
Lashes.
08:29
Next I wanna do lips.
08:32
This looks fresh like it's in the vein
08:34
of what I'm tryin' to do.
08:35
It looks pink right here,
08:36
but you see that little bit of gold.
08:38
Look how much it really shows up.
08:43
(yells)
08:48
Guys, you guys. (upbeat music)
08:52
(smacking lips) Look at that.
08:55
(upbeat music)
09:00
I feel kinda cute.
09:02
(upbeat music) Voila.
09:04
The next and final step is body.
09:08
I know you guys know how much.
09:11
It's a brand new one. (pumping)
09:17
I know you guys know how much I love this product.
09:19
I do need this kabuki brush
09:21
because this is where the magic lies.
09:27
The inspiration behind the body lava for me,
09:31
I always used to go to the Caribbean,
09:33
I mean home, Barbados where I'm from,
09:36
and every single time I would sit there
09:38
and make body glitter makeup with oil
09:43
and eyeshadows that I crushed up
09:46
and pigments and I would just blend it all together
09:50
to make this nice little glowy thing.
09:52
And I would have to keep it in a plastic cup the whole trip.
09:56
And I always thought I could never find
09:59
the perfect body makeup,
10:01
so I made body lava and it is glorious.
10:05
Look at it. (clicks)
10:08
I think I'm ready, woo.
10:11
Where are we going tonight?
10:13
We goin' to the clurb.
10:16
(upbeat music)
10:17
(kissing)
10:18
I hope you enjoy my tutorial because I'm done.
10:22
(clapping)
10:23
Break. (laughing)
10:26
Cool, let's cut. (cheering)
10:27
[Rihanna] Really good.
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