Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Make Up For Ever Britney Spears “Hold it Against Me” Make Up Look

Make Up For Ever’s David Hernandez dishes on how to get Britney’s eye-catching make up look from her new music video for “Hold It Against Me.”

Complexion

  • Prep the skin with HD Microperfecting Primer by applying to the entire face with Nylon Brush #30N.
  • Next, apply HD Invisible Cover Foundation all over to achieve a flawless complexion.

Cheeks

  • Use HD Microfinish Blush #14 to highlight the cheeks, shading from top to bottom.
  • To add a slight contour to the cheeks, use the darker shade from our Sculpting Kit and shade just under the cheekbones.
  • Finish by blending Star Powder #941 onto the cheeks, an iridescent white with silver highlights that provides a soft glow.

Eyes

  • Apply Aqua Cream #4 in white all over the eye lids with Brush #14S. Then, add Aqua Cream #2 in steel to the crease.
  • Line the top and bottom lash lines with Aqua Eyes #2L. Next, add intensity to the eyes with Aqua Black, placing it inside the top waterline with Brush #2S.
  • Apply a thick coat of Aqua Smoky Lash Mascara.
  • For added drama, apply Faux Lash #157 to the middle of the lash line first, then lifting the corners until the lashes are secured in place.
  • Finally, apply Aqua Cream #2 to the outer corners of the eyes and blend.

Lips

  • Apply Rouge Artist Intense #18 in nude as a base to the lips.
  • To add dimension, apply Lab Shine #M16 at the edges and center of the lips.

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10 thoughts on “Video Tutorial: Britney Spears “Hold It Against Me” Makeup by Make Up For Ever

  1. Shayna

    *isn’t fair

  2. This is an awesome video!

  3. Serena

    I love this!
    Please do more posts like this one!

  4. sonia

    Where I can get all these product in uk

  5. Lisa

    I was very impressed with the SKII Facial Treatment Essence (www.geocities.jp/hongkong_skii/index_e.htm), enough so that I have continued to use the product daily as part of my skin care routine after the test period. It’s a luxury purchase to be sure, but this is one of the best products that can really make a significant difference in your skin, and so worth every penny.

    I applied the treatment each morning and evening after cleansing my skin and before moisturizer/primer and then makeup. Within just a few days I could see that my skin was much more supple and smooth – particularly in the t-zone. After about two weeks, I loved the beautiful glow my skin had – even without makeup.

  6. Farida

    This is great. I love videos like this.

  7. Perri

    I’ve never tried Makeuo For Ever products.. I definitely want to. Good makeup tutorial.

  8. Paula

    I love the look but the effects in this video kind of bugged me. I was getting a little dizzy from the constant BRITNEY SPEARS reminder and the super zoomed in but not always super focused camera. Anyone else with me?