At age 52 Jennifer Lopez shines. And this is literal. Both in her personal life because she is in love and returned with Ben Affleck after 20 years of relationship, and in her appearance, where her skin has a glow that makes her stand out everywhere she goes. And at this point the key figure is your makeup artist, Mary Phillips that makes her shine and accompanies her to every point on the planet or event that she must attend. They were together in Venice at the Dolce & Gabbana show, at the MTV gala and on the red carpet at the Met.
“I love my job”, posted the makeup artist accompanying a photo in which she is retouching the make up of Jennifer Lopez in Venice. But despite being the shadow of JLo, Phillips is also responsible for the makeup of Bella Hadid, Dua Lipa, Hailey Rhode Bieber, and sisters Kendall Jenner, and Kim Kardashian, to name a few celebrities who get under her hands.
Here are some of his tips makeup to look Jennifer style.
“I cannot live without cream and foundation. I love a good lip gloss or a red lip. If I could only have a few things with me, it would be good skin and a touch of color ”, clarifies the expert.
“I like that the makeup You’re taking a direction you used to be It is a little cooler. Instagram looks are softening a bit. So colored eyeliners and cool, damp skin for the summer, ”she adds. Mary Philips.
But without a doubt his maximum advice has to do with feeling good, to look good. “People always say, ‘What great cream can I use?’ But I really feel that beauty and feeling good really starts from the inside. It is eating healthy and exercising. I don’t want people to think that they are going to buy cream and that their life will change overnight. Take care of yourself everywhere, the makeup it’s just the icing on the cake, ”he says.
A movie life
Today Phillips is where he always wanted to be. In the world of celebrities and big events. But not everything was so simple in his life. She explains herself what were the keys to becoming a successful makeup artist.
The first thing that stood out was the importance of being clear about your path. “I started very young, I was very interested in the makeup. Any makeup that he had my mother I liked and played with him. Then I found out that I could do it as a career and I was excited. I was lucky because I grew up in Los Angeles, so I was able to live at home for a while while helping makeup artists for free, ”she explains. Mary Phillips.
Growing up in Los Angeles was a good starting point for Phillips, as he was able to continue living with his parents and working for top makeup artists for free. “At that time there was no YouTube or social networks so the only way to learn was to be in front of the artists. I did everything for them: from taking out the garbage or taking their dogs for a walk, ”he says.
Phillips knew she would end up becoming a freelance celebrity makeup artist and kept going until she did. “There was no other option for me. This is what I wanted to do and I didn’t know how it was going to happen, I just knew it was going to happen. I didn’t have a backup plan. ”