Ep 318 – Are You Applying Your Foundation The Right Way? How-to Find the Perfect Shade, Formula, Layering Tips and More With Beyonce’s Makeup Artist Sir John

January 31, 2024

The go-to makeup artist to Beyonce, Sir John is the legend responsible for some of her most iconic beauty looks, including her historical Vogue cover and showstopping Bey-chella performance. Today, the Creative Director at Killian is spilling all of his base-perfecting secrets, from how-to avoid patchy, separating foundation, why he isn’t a fan of “baking” and he reveals which foundations he *personally* stocks in his makeup kit.

Plus, you’ll discover: 

  • His fave skincare products to prep skin before foundation – whether you’re oily or dry
  • The key to unlocking the best performance from your foundation brushes (it’s all about those fluffy shapes, baby!)
  • His number one, surprising tool for lifting excess oil from your face
  • The drugstore foundation shopping tip we didn’t know we needed

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For More Great Makeup Tips, Check Out These Past Episodes!

Ep 291 – Are You Applying Your Concealer the Right Way? Celeb Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg Shares Her Best Tips For Disguising Puffiness, Covering Acne & Finding Your Magic Potion

Ep 261 – Lessons in Eye Makeup Magic with Lucy Boynton’s Makeup Artist Jo Baker

Ep 314 – Mario Dedivanovic AKA Makeup By Mario on The Soft Glam Era, Game-Changing Makeup Hacks and Is He Writing a Book?!