Beyonce's Makeup Artist: Even Bey's No-Makeup Look Requires Some Product

Celebrity Beauty Mar. 20, 2014 AT 3:35PM
Beyonce wears a no-makeup look in "If I Were a Boy" Beyonce

She didn't wake up like that!

To the relief of women everywhere, Beyonce's makeup artist, Francesca Tolot, reveals that even the "Drunk in Love" singer's no-makeup look has a little product. "She is beautiful, first of all, so even if we have to do a bare look —like for 'If I Were A Boy'—there was really practically no makeup there," Tolot, who first met Beyonce, 32, in 2003 on the set of "Crazy in Love," told Into the Gloss. "For that, I use moisturizer and maybe a little bit of concealer and lip balm."

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Tolot prefers Amazing Concealer to hide any blemishes. "It's very intense, very rich. It really covers a big problem if you need it to, and I like that," she said, noting she also uses La Mer The Radiant Concealer.

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For more glam looks, Tolot, who worked with the superstar on her films Cadillac Records and Dreamgirls, relies on a bevy of lash-enhancing products. "One that I find myself using on her a lot is MAC In Extreme Dimension Mascara. To me, it's the best mascara right now, so that’s kind of a constant," she revealed. "My other favorite mascara is L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes. Definitely that one."

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Except for the rare occasion like the raunchy-glam-disco "Blow" video, false eyelashes are a no-no. "We stopped using lashes quite a few years ago," Tolot said. "At one point I brought up the fact that I feel that false eyelashes are dated, unless you're going for the retro look. So I talked to her about that, and she totally agreed."

Otherwise, Bey's beauty routine is virtually limitless. "There isn't really a look she doesn't like," Tolot shared. "She's very smart-- whatever we do is her project. It's her. Usually there’s a message in the song, which influences the way it’s going to be filmed, and the wardrobe, and the choreography. That's all information that I have beforehand, and that will inspire the look for the makeup."

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