The moment Red Velvet stepped into the room, the first thought that comes to mind is that they look even more gorgeous in real-life. With their seemingly poreless complexion, rosy cheeks and lips to die for, we can’t help but wonder if these K-pop stars indeed wake up looking camera-ready.
Gracing us with their presence at the press conference for the Etude House Pink Play Concert that took place in Seoul in April, we caught up with the Etude House brand ambassadors to dig up on the beauty secrets they swear by.
#1 Lips don’t lie
All you need is a fabulous lip to make a statement, as seen on the ladies of Red Velvet who were rocking their signature colours of the Etude House x Red Velvet Matte Chic Lip Lacquer: Wendy Brown, Seulgi Burgundy, Irene Red, Joy Grapefruit and Yeri Pink. “The lipsticks come in a liquid formula, which goes on smooth and dries down to a powdery finish so it doesn’t smudge at all,” says Wendy. “It’s very long-lasting and richly pigmented too!”
#2 Shape your pout
Loved Seulgi’s perfectly-contoured lip look in ‘Bad Boy’? To further accentuate your pucker, take a page out of Seulgi’s book and apply a bit more product on your cupid’s bow to make it pop.
#3 Fake that blush
Apart from her voluptuous pout, Joy is also known for her flirty flushed cheeks. Here’s a trick: after applying the Joy Grapefruit colour on your lips, double it as a blusher on the apples of your cheeks to achieve that radiant, rosy glow.
#4 Keep your lashes natural
For maknae Yeri, falsies are a no-no. “Personally, I have trouble putting on fake eyelashes because I find it a little uncomfortable, so I focus more on perfecting my mascara – not just onstage but in my daily life as well.”
#5 Cover up
Idols have bad skin days just like us too! “I try to use concealers and cushion foundations to cover up any redness and imperfections,” Wendy shares, recommending the Etude House Double Lasting Cushion as it works well for the humid weather.
#6 Keep facial masks handy
A facial mask a day, keeps your skin woes away! Seulgi reveals that when she was filming Law of the Jungle out in the wild, her skin suffered due to prolonged hours of being out in the sun. Thankfully, she kept a pack of facial masks handy which helped to soothe and hydrate her skin.
#7 Don’t forget to remove it all
An essential step which many people tend to neglect, is the importance of removing your makeup – especially for idols who wear heavy makeup from day to night. Not only does it prevent breakouts and clogged pores, it also helps to keep your skin clean and refreshed. Now you can safely say #IWokeUpLikeThis – just like Red Velvet!
The Etude House x Red Velvet Matte Chic Lip Lacquer will officially drop in Singapore in June 2018. Watch our space for more updates!
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