A couple of weeks ago Rio Translado and I got to together to create this fierce look. I asked you guys on my Instagram to comment any questions you have for Rio and I included the best ones here. Hope you enjoy! xx
WHAT/WHO WAS YOUR MAIN INSPIRATION WHEN CREATING THIS LOOK?
This look was created to serve a purpose of minimalism and to show off healthy beautiful skin. I believe that when you have beautiful skin why cover it up? Instead one must show it off. No one does it better than Chrissy Teigen – her skin is always glowing and looks as if she has no foundation or very thin layer and you can still see her skin through.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MAKEUP TREND NOW?
I have always loved “no makeup” makeup glam look. Not only this look flatters everyone it also has this timeless modern chic about it.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOUNDATION AND WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO APPLY IT?
MAC Face & Body – in my opinion and personal experience, it is one of the best formulas that has ever been formulated. It stays after it sets and won’t rub off on clothes, it is very sheer and can build up if extra coverage is needed. It finishes dewy – healthy and expensive looking skin that’s what all girls want. Because it’s a water based product – shake it well before every use. Put a few drops (it’s very fluid and liquid like) in the palm of your hand and pick up with fingers and apply directly to your skin in a circular motion and work the product into your skin until desired result. It’s a beautiful foundation and I personally love it.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE EYEBROW PRODUCTS AND HOW DID YOU DO EYEBROWS HERE?
I love big, bold and beautiful natural brows. I don’t like sketched in and unnatural looking brows. Eyebrow makeup should effortlessly frame your face and not make too much of a statement. I love any tinted brow-gels – they give just a light tint over brow hairs and hold them in place. MAC makes really good ones and Charlotte Tilbury just launched hers and I love them. On your look that I did – since you have such good shaped and full brows naturally, I just simply used MAC Tinted BrowGel in “BoyGirl” brushing through them to expand the size of your brow shape a little bit.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE HIGHLIGHTERS?
Becca Cosmetics makes THE BEST Highlighters from Creams, Liquids to Powders. They sure know how to make their girls glow – not artificially like the most brands do, but very naturally, giving a realistic healthy glow from within.
WHAT IS NUMBER ONE DON’T WHEN DOING YOUR MAKEUP?
My number one DON’T when doing your makeup is don’t wear heavy makeup that changes your look too much. Don’t try to copy other people’s looks and put it on your face. You can get inspired by them but try to customize it to fit your own face. Basically, make you look a better version of you so that people will recognize you with or without makeup.
ONE MAKEUP PRODUCT EVERY GIRL SHOULD OWN?
Every girl should have her own favorite lip balm. Dry lips are never cute.