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Get the look: Katy Perry in new Unconditionally video! - A Little Alytude | A Little Alytude

Get the look: Katy Perry in new Unconditionally video!

katyperryOne of my favorite people, celebrity makeup artist Jake Bailey, did Katy Perry’s makeup for her latest video, Unconditionally, (it’s awesome, you  need to check it out) and she looked fantabulous.

For this video, Katy and Jake wanted to create something romantic yet dramatic to reflect the style and lighting of the video. As Katy is the queen of romantically dramatic, I’m a huge fan.  “For this set up I chose to go with alabaster skin, ethereal pink cheeks and a deep matte lip for dramatic impact. I kept the eyes simple with a coat of black mascara and a light dusting of warm taupe eyeshadow,” Bailey says.

“I first prepped her skin with Olay Fresh Effects “Long Live Moisture” Satin Finish Moisturizer. Since this was a matte look the satin finish was ideal under foundation to keep it looking fresh and matte minimizing the need for powder reapplications throughout the shoot,” says Bailey.


Jake Bailey perfected her skin and lightened it a shade using CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-In-1 foundation in Classic Ivory. “This foundation has great coverage, so I only had to use a small amount and spread it thinly all over her face and neck using a small flat tipped kabuki style foundation brush. The “outlast” aspect is ideal for long shoot days as it really does stay put requiring minimal touch ups,” says Bailey.

Before applying blush, Jake finished the foundation with a light dusting of CoverGirl + Olay Pressed Powder in Fair. “It’s important to powder before applying blush so that the blush will blend easily and evenly. I then swirled CoverGirl Cheekers Blush in Classic Pink all over her outer cheeks and temples,” says Bailey.


“For her simple eye, I first blended a sheer amount of CoverGirl Flamed Out Shadow Pot in Melted Caramel across her lids and into the crease. I finished the eyes with a coat of CoverGirl’s brand new Bombshell Volume by Lash Blast mascara in Very Black to her top and bottom lashes. When you have big expressive eyes like Katy, sometimes all you need is a coat of super-dark mascara to make them pop,” says Bailey.


Jake finished the look with a deep cranberry lip by mixing equal parts CoverGirl LipPerfection in Euporia and Tempt to create the perfect shade, then blotted her lips with a powdered tissue to set and mattify the lip.

The result? Gorgeous! What do you think of Katy’s new video?


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