Actress Sanaa Lathan is one of those timeless beauties that just seems to get better with age. Whether strutting on the red carpet or posing for an Instagram selfie, Ms. Lathan always gets it right with her less-is-more makeup mentality! She looks effortlessly stunning in this photo-shoot ready makeup that you, yes you, can achieve easily on your own!
With red lips, flushed cheeks, and minimal eye shadow, Sanaa shows us an easy, yet classic glam that is perfect for a Simply Sexy Saturday.
Get Sanaa’s look with these simple steps:
1. Flawless Face
Achieve a clean, even base for your skin with a light to medium coverage foundation.
Try: L’Oreal True Match Super Blendable Makeup $10.95
Oil-free foundation that perfectly matches your skin’s tone and texture. Comes in a variety of brown girl friendly shades!
2. Highlight for center of face
Mimic Sanaa’s golden glow by pressing a yellow-toned powder through the center of your face (forehead, nose, and under-eye area).
Try: Ben Nye Banana Luxury Powder $12
A finely milled setting powder to keep makeup in place and add a brightening effect. Shades “Banana” and “Cameo” best suit brown girls.
3. Rosy Cheeks
Add a healthy flush to the cheeks with a berry colored blush.
Try: M.A.C Raizin Powder Blush $22
Matte, reddish-brown blush. Great for an added glow to tan-brown skin.
4. Red Pout
Finally, top off your look with a matte red pout.
Try: Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain-01 Always Red $13
A classic matte red with long-lasting wearability.