Issa Rae hosted Saturday Night time Reside for the primary time this previous weekend, and whereas we had been undoubtedly entertained by her hilarious sketches and opening monologue, we could not assist but additionally be mesmerized by her gentle glam. The Insecure star took the stage on Oct. 17 sporting pure make-up that made her look glowy from head to toe.
“Issa’s search for SNL targeted on her pores and skin,” her make-up artist, Joanna Simkin, stated. “With so many fast adjustments between skits, we needed to make her look concurrently lovely (by no means troublesome) and relatable, as she was enjoying such a wide range of characters, generally with below two minutes for a full hair, make-up, wardrobe change. So contemporary pores and skin, a really wearable eye, and a impartial gloss.”
To prep Rae’s pores and skin for the night time, Simkin used the Alleven Extremely Cleanser ($63) and the Alleven Stellar Masks ($74). “Her opening monologue confirmed numerous pores and skin, so we buffed out the Alleven Shade Protect ($48) in Onyx for gentle physique make-up,” Simkin stated. The colour defend is a quick-dry product made to make the pores and skin look airbrushed and photo-ready — it is also the identical physique make-up Beyoncé wore throughout her Coachella efficiency in 2018, for anybody questioning.
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