How To Snatch Your Face Like A Drag Queen
So, our Resting Boss Face shoot must be one in every of THE MOST a laugh shoots I’ve ever completed! It used to be so superb to be on set with the pretty, and vastly gifted queens, Farrah Moan, Shea Couleé and Violet Chachki, they usually taught me SO many insane make-up methods! I needed to percentage a few of these pointers and hacks with you guys. Here’s methods to grasp your face like handiest the drag queens can:
1. How to grasp your face such as you’ve by no means snatched ahead of!
Probably the craziest factor I attempted that I’ve by no means completed ahead of – and omg it harm such a lot I can prob by no means do once more – is taping my face. Violet confirmed me the drag queen hack of actually giving your self a facelift with sticky tape, and the outcome used to be insane!
To grasp your face to the following stage, you wish to have to attend till your whole make-up is finished, and your wig cap is on. Violet confirmed me methods to observe tape on your temples and above your ear, after which pull this tight and stick the tape onto your wig cap, achieving the entire option to the again of your head to anchor the tape in position. This acts like a real-time facelift, it’s loopy!
2. Covering the brows and redrawing them upper
Another crucial drag queen hack is ‘blocking out’ the brows, aka gluing them down and hiding the brows, then redrawing them upper. This principally approach you’ll create no matter form of forehead you prefer on a clean canvas, plus it offers you extra space to dramatize your eyeshadow and get further glam along with your glance.
I did it identical to the queens and fixed down my brows with a glue stick then set them with powder. I then used the superb, colour correcting Dragun Beauty Skin Perfecting Potion, $25, to cancel them out, then carried out our full-coverage #FauxFilter Foundation to create a fully clean canvas. Also, drawing brows from scratch is SO arduous, so I’ve such a lot admire for the insanely superb activity that Farrah, Shea, Violet, and the entire drag queens do at the regs!
three. How to make your eyes and make-up pop!
Watching everybody doing their make-up felt like being again at make-up college, particularly seeing how Shea laid down white eyeshadow to make her contour and eyeshadow pop, which added such a lot drama and added to the snatching impact. Finally, I adopted in Farrah’s footsteps and added white eyeliner alongside my decrease lash line, which unfolded my eyes like loopy! Long lashes also are without equal crowning glory, and I stacked on 3 or 4 pairs of the largest lashes I may in finding at Sephora to finish my transformation.
four. Complete the glance with an hourglass determine!
So, drag queens create probably the most insanely beautiful hourglass figures, and I received’t give away their secrets and techniques as to how they do that, however I can inform you what I needed to do! My stylist cinched me right into a tiny corset or even sewed butt pads onto a couple of Spanx on the hips, to offer me the appearance of a fuller determine so I may stay alongside of the queens! Honestly, the volume of effort that drag queens put into growing their appears to be like offers me a complete new admire for them – it’s actually an artwork shape!
The Final Result!
I am hoping you guys discovered this as fascinating as I did. Go forward and apply the queens, their Instagram accounts are so inspiring!