Soul songstress and ten-time Grammy winner Mary J. Blige (MJB) has evolved her sense of style and beauty, going from hustler to hottie over the course of her extensive career. We caught up with MJB’s makeup artist Ashunta Sherriff, who gives us the 411 on Mary’s top five beauty buys.
“From day one she knew what worked best for her face. When working with Mary I opt to play up her beautiful doe eyes and leave the skin glowing and radiant,” says Sherriff.
MJB TOP MAKEUP PICKS
1) NARS Torrid Blush, $25.00, narscosmetics.com
“It’s an apricot blush, but it’s very soft and simply accents, not overpowers, Mary’s face,” says Sherriff.
2) Mary Kay’s Nourishine Lip Gloss in Beach Bronze, or Melon Sorbet, $13.00, marykay.com
“It hydrates the lips and is not super-shiny,” shares Sherriff. “The creamy formula makes the lips feel great. We also use M.A.C’s Chestnut Lip Liner.”
3) Elizabeth Arden Gold Cermaide Capsules, $68.00, elizabetharden.com
“Mary loves to have a youthful radiant glow. She has beautiful skin. It’s absolutely flawless, so to help boost her skin’s radiance, we rely on Elizabeth Arden’s Gold Ceramide Capsules it’s a great serum,” says Sherriff.