How-to: Katy Perry’s retro-glam makeup at the Grammys

Katy Perry - Grammys 2013 makeup

The look:

Young Priscilla Presley. (By makeup artist Jake Bailey for Rimmel London.)

The how-to:


1. Perfect the skin by mixing Rimmel London BB Cream in Light with Rimmel London Match Perfection Foundation in Light Nude. The BB cream sheers the foundation out and gives it a little glow that’s perfect for the red carpet.

2. To warm up your face, add the finishing touch of Rimmel London Lasting Finish Blendable Power Blush in Pink Rose on the apples of your cheeks to warm the complexion.


1. Use Rimmel London ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner in Black to define the lashline.

2. Contour the lids with Rimmel London Glam’Eyes Trio Eyeshadow in Orion.

3. Use Rimmel London ScandalEyes Shadow Stick in Bulletproof Beige to highlight the eyelid and browbone.

4. Finish off the eyes with a rich coat of Rimmel London ScandalEyes Mascara in Black.


1. Line lips with Rimmel London Lasting Finish 1000 Kisses Lip Liner in Natural.

2. Complete the look with and an application of Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick in Crush.


Tuesday, February 12/2013 at 5:30 pm

I think her brows and hair look way too overdone! Not that anyone would have noticed, since she had her giant bazookas out for all to see!!


Comment Avatar Michelle Villett
Tuesday, February 12/2013 at 5:50 pm

I love this comment so much, I can’t even tell you!

Totally agree. I like her with the longer darker hair, but the colour makes it look like a wig. And her makeup is always so heavy and plastic-looking.


huw thomas
Friday, August 2/2013 at 12:54 am

OMG! for a lovely looking woman she has the ultra heavy wax face and fixed grin of an abused wife. Her eyes always seem to scream “HELP ME OUT OF THIS HELL”. The make up is copied from a 1970s doll and plastered on with a trowel. Terrible. Hair not completely frizz-eezed. Fortunately we can’t see her outfit as it is generally awful. Take a look at the pic of her standing next to big ‘ol Britney at the premiere of must-see movie, Smurfs 2 – let the cull commence. I added let the cull commence as a great joke – ooh my sides. And they say I should be put down! Queen of non-comedy. Right, shut up Huw.

Britney (note nose job – small nose in massive face) and Katy (again looking terrified – with good cause actually as Brit is known to bite a chunk out of anything close and living when she hasn’t had her 20 ounce steak and bucket of grits for breakfast) look awful – really awful. I’m from the days when pop stars were outrageous and looked like stars, not like 2 housewives going for a days shopping at the Mall dressed so very badly and just looking shit. Be Stars, look fantastic, take chances, lead fashion and beauty, be strong women. Don’t do Smurfs 2 and any form of childrens awards – its very hard to appeal to 4 year olds on Tuesday and to 25 year old druggy queens on Thursday.

Link to photo for Smurfs

And a link to a more adult, gay diva shot….

And Katy, note Britney is on the downward slope. Unless u are really friends or lovers, I’d move to someone else dear. But please don’t do a Madonna (the queen) plus Nicky Minaj. Toodle oo!!

Oh I got some FAB BB stuff today. will report back.x


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