Sam Fine and I are besties now. I just want you to know that.

In my head, anyway.

I had the amazing, amazing fortune of meeting the makeup artist to the stars last weekend – EPIC post and video to come, bellas! For now, it’s all about IMAN. 55, and more stunning by the day it seems. This is the look that Sam Fine created for Iman at last night’s fashion extravaganza.

Take it away, Sam!

SKIN: Every look that walks the red carpet begins with flawless skin. I start by using Iman’s Second to None Luxury Radiance Liquid Makeup Enriched with Minerals (in shade 2) to highlight and conceal the under eye area. Then I uses Iman’s Second to None Stick Foundation in the same shade to achieve a flawless complexion that not only looks great on the red carpet, but lasts though the night!

After using Iman’s Semi-Loose Powder Enriched with Minerals (in Earth Medium) to set foundation, I dust bronzer near the hairline and sweep onto cheeks to add a luminous glow to the skin. Bronzer also takes the place of blush and can be worn both day and night!

EYES: A smoky eye is one of Iman’s favorite eye statements! I begin creating a smoky eye statement by using a dark shadow nearest the lashline and bringing it up past the crease of the eye, then using the same dark shadow underneath the eye to add drama and definition. Topping this off with a shimmering gold shadow on the browbone and lining the inner rim of the eye in black for added drama. And no red carpet face is complete without false lashes and a couple of coats of mascara! Iman Cosmetics Luxury Eye Defining Powders in Black Magic, Vixen & Bewitched are great for adding shimmer to the eye area.

LIPS: I wanted to dress each feature of the face, so I lined the mouth with a deep brown pencil and filled in the lip with a bordeaux shade of lipstick, Iman Cosmetic’s Luxury Moisturizing Lipstick in WildThing, to make the look sensuous, striking, and oh, so sexy!

And there you have it. I love that Iman is rocking her OWN products, and being her own best advertisement. Sign me up for whatever it takes to make me look like THAT at 55, OK?

More of Sam Fine’s wit and wisdom to come by the end of the week. For now – the look above. What do you think, bellas?


Starchild72 says:
May 4, 2010, 5:35 pm
I want to be like Iman when I grow up! ;-) She is absolutely stunning!
alicia says:
May 4, 2010, 6:22 pm
I would like to look like Iman at 35. She looks fabulous. Way to go Sam!
Dasheen Magazine says:
May 4, 2010, 8:57 pm
No other like her. Exquisite! Exquisite! Exquisite! Also have to vouch for her stick foundation, bronzers and lippies. Thank you Target for carrying them in my area.
BlackBetty says:
May 7, 2010, 2:55 pm
I'm definitely going to try Iman's products after reading that tutorial. Sam does amazing work and Iman is just stunning.
Lauren says:
May 8, 2010, 12:42 am
God, I love Iman. She can do no wrong in my eyes.
Valerie says:
May 20, 2010, 4:56 pm
Bella- you rock, Sam is the Man and Iman stands in a class all her own. Brava!!
Nadine says:
April 22, 2011, 2:34 pm
I don't mean to be negative or anything but have you seen this woman without make up. This woman looks black and blue without make-up. No she does not make me want to buy her make-up line because 1 some people shouldn't wear make -up because it makes them look much older older.I don't mess with my skin especially my face. OMG people get over yourselves.
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