Beyonce's make-up artist, Sir John, reveals the secrets behind the appearance of the star in the Vogue photo shoot

Techniques: Beyonce's make-up artist, Sir John, has revealed the secrets behind the natural and glowy look she wore for her Vogue cover shoot.

Beyonce's makeup artist has revealed the secrets behind the natural and glowy look she wore in her Vogue cover shoot.

Sir John, who has created many of the singer's iconic looks from her album Lemonade to her acclaimed performance at Coachella in April, focused on bringing out Beyonce's natural beauty for the photo series.

"It's about having confidence in your skin and owning your natural element," he said of his famous client. "This look was about redefining glamor as a state of mind."

Techniques: Beyonce's make-up artist, Sir John, has revealed the secrets behind the natural and glowy look she wore for her Vogue cover shoot.

Techniques: Beyonce's make-up artist, Sir John, has revealed the secrets behind the natural and glowy look she wore for her Vogue cover shoot.

While creating the Beyonce Vogue look, Sir John focused his efforts on emphasizing his "natural eyebrows, skin and structure."

Shimmer: Sir John used the Coconut Drops Drops gel highlighter from Marc Jacobs Beauty in the Fantasy tone to work on the Beyonce shine

Shimmer: Sir John used the Coconut Drops Drops gel highlighter from Marc Jacobs Beauty in the Fantasy tone to work on the Beyonce shine

Shimmer: Sir John used the Coconut Drops Drops gel highlighter from Marc Jacobs Beauty in the Fantasy tone to work on the Beyonce shine

The make-up artist sees the image as a "boybeat", which he previously defined in a conversation with Allure as "an androgynous way of seeing the makeup being male and female at the same time, adding a bit more structure than you would have". naturally & # 39;

It also focused on highlighting the & # 39; inner glow & # 39; of Beyonce by using several techniques and highlighting the products.

When it comes to the base, Sir John believes that people should always apply it on damp and moist skin to "lock" it up. its brightness

The cosmetics expert, who used Marc Jacobs beauty products for the Beyonce photo shoot, started with the Perfecting coconut face primer (cover) to moisturize the skin of the star.

Then he started working on the star's glow, starting with the coconut gel marker Dew Drops in Fantasy tone.

Features: While creating the Beyonce Vogue look, Sir John focused his efforts on emphasizing his "natural eyebrows, skin and structure".

Features: While creating the Beyonce Vogue look, Sir John focused his efforts on emphasizing his "natural eyebrows, skin and structure".

Features: While creating the Beyonce Vogue look, Sir John focused his efforts on emphasizing his "natural eyebrows, skin and structure".

Who is the boss? Beyoncé received full control of the September issue of Vogue, in an unprecedented move by the magazine's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour.

Who is the boss? Beyoncé received full control of the September issue of Vogue, in an unprecedented move by the magazine's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour.

Who is the boss? Beyoncé received full control of the September issue of Vogue, in an unprecedented move by the magazine's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour.

Sir John applied himself to the high points of Beyonce's face, which he said was the key when using highlighter.

& # 39; Always avoid the brightness on the front of the face. Apply it to your angles for sensuality, "he said.

The final touch: Sir John used the brand Perfecting Coconut Setting Powder to complete the look and make sure it stayed in place

The final touch: Sir John used the brand Perfecting Coconut Setting Powder to complete the look and make sure it stayed in place

The final touch: Sir John used the brand Perfecting Coconut Setting Powder to complete the look and make sure it stayed in place

Next, Sir John used a base that was a bit darker than Beyonce's natural skin tone, which he mixed with more of the highlights to add more definition to the singer's face.

"It's all about a glowy outline," he said.

The drops of dew are worth their weight in gold. It's the only thing I have in my bag everywhere, I use it for concerts, for filming, for tours, I use it religiously. "

Sir John then used the brand's Perfecting Coconut Setting Powder to set makeup and finish the look.

Beyoncé received full control of the September issue of Vogue, in an unprecedented move by Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of the magazine, which generally oversees the creation of what has become the industry's most iconic publication. fashion.

The singer chose the 23-year-old photographer Tyler Mitchell to take his photos for the magazine.

Make a statement: the star showed a wonderfully natural look for the photo shoot

Make a statement: the star showed a wonderfully natural look for the photo shoot

Make a statement: the star showed a wonderfully natural look for the photo shoot

Tyler, a native of Atlanta, became the first black photographer to photograph a Vogue cover, as well as one of the youngest to get the job done.

In the magazine, Beyonce explained that giving birth to her twins Rumi and Sir in June of 2017 changed the way she looked at her body and led her to adopt a more natural look.

The twins were born by caesarean section, and after the main procedure, Beyonce took time to recover.

"During my recovery, I gave myself self-esteem and self-care, and embraced being more curvy, I accepted what my body wanted to be," he wrote.

"After six months, I started preparing for Coachella, I became a vegan temporarily, I left coffee, alcohol and all fruit drinks, but I was patient with myself and enjoyed my fullest curves. made ".

That approach was one of the factors behind her natural makeup look for her Vogue images.

"I think it's important for women and men to see and appreciate beauty in their natural bodies," he added. "That's why I took off my wigs and hair extensions and used little makeup for this session."

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