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This Selena Gomez Make-Up Tutorial Is Going To Be Our Date Night Staple

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Forgive me if I sound like a fan girl right now, but I absolutely love ace make-up artist Elton J Fernandez’ work and have been following him for quite some time now. I love that he customises make-up according to the style and personality of the wearer. The best part about his tutorials on his YouTube channel is how he mixes high end brands with drugstore and little known brands from South East Asia! In his most recent outing, he recreates Selena Gomez’ look from her music video – Hands to Myself!

Elton starts with a primer (obviously!), the Korean Sivanna Colors Skin Primer, which has some iridescent shimmer in it. Next he applies a foundation only in the centre of the face with a Mini Beauty Blender Sponge from PAC which also happens to be a Hauterfly-recommended make-up sponge. When a make-up artist is at work, I like to see their technique more than anything else. Elton uses the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer to highlight the centre of the face. You can also use Maybelline New York’s Fit Me Concealer which is a great dupe for the NARS Creamy Concealer.

Elton advises using a fluffy brush to apply loose powder because bigger brushes pick up and deposit less product, whereas flatter brushes are like fingers. They pick up more product and result in a heavy-handed application. As with the contouring and highlighting, Elton layers products while doing the eyes. He starts with a creamy product and follows it up with a powder to reinforce the colour. This is a great trick to make your make-up last really long.

Shop the products Elton uses here:

Sivanna Skin Primer_Hauterfly

Sivanna Colors Skin Primer (Rs 450)

bareMinerals bareSkin_Hauterfly

bareMinerals bareSkin (Rs 2,592)

PAC Mini Beauty Blender Sponge_Hauterfly

PAC Beauty Blender (Rs 285)

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer_Hauterfly

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Biscuit (Rs 3,949)

Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Contour Kit_Hauterfly

Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Contour Kit (Rs 4,419)

MAC Strobe Cream_Hauterfly

MAC Strobe Cream (Rs 999)

Maybelline Baby Cheek Pop Of Peach_Hauterfly

Maybelline Baby Cheek Pop Of Peach (Rs 1,037)

MAC Bronzing Compact Dark Deepest_Hauterfly

MAC Bronzing Compact Dark Deepest (Rs 1,650)

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Moonstone_Hauterfly

Becca Moonstone Highlighter (Rs 3,707)

Bobbi Brown Gel Shadow Thunderstorm_Hauterfly

Bobbi Brown Gel Shadow & Liner Thunderstorm (Rs 3,049)

TooFaced The Return Of Sexy Palette_Hauterfly

TooFaced The Return Of Sexy Palette (Rs 5,599)

Bourjois Kohl in Black_Hauterfly

Bourjois Kohl in Black (Rs 498)

NYX Eyelash Curler_Hauterfly

NYX Eyelash Curler (Rs 1,006)

Givenchy Mascara Phenomeneyes_Hauterfly

Givenchy Mascara Phenomeneyes (Rs 2,086)

MAC Brow Pencil Spiked_Hauterfly

MAC Brow Pencil Spiked (Rs 3,470)

Sally Hansen Lip Inflation Extreme Sheer Bare_Hauterfly

Sally Hansen Lip Inflation Extreme Sheer Bare (Rs 1,870)

Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Pencil Stellar Pink_Hauterfly

Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Pencil Stellar Pink (Rs 320)


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