Instead of shimmery eye shadow, he decided to focus on just the lashes for this look. “The lashes were super important as I didn’t do an eye shadow look, so I opted for Ardell Double Up Wispies for both length and volume,” he says.
On the apples of her cheeks, you’ll notice a rosy wash of color blended with expertise by makeup artist Ernesto Casillas. He painted Smashbox’s Be Legendary Prime & Plush Lipstick in Recognized, a pinky caramel hue, onto her lips.
Her caramel-colored hair was given slight waves for a more textured look and styled up into a faux-hawk ponytail. The sides were slicked down, and listen, Queen, if you’re reading this, please give us the details on what gel is keeping all those hairs in place, please. Her wavy hair at the front was styled into a tousled pompadour that elevates her simple ponytail. (Yes, the early 2000s called, and we are eagerly picking up the phone.)
The Queen looks incredible — what more can we really say? If there’s anyone that deserves a BET Lifetime Achievement Award, it surely is Queen Latifah, and we’re excited to see her finally get her flowers.
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