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    Beyonce’s MUA, Sir John Explains the Inspiration Behind Her Met Gala Beauty Look

    While the World and his wife have been busy marvelling at Beyonce’s body, following Monday night’s sheer extravaganza of a dress, we at SPICE have also been appreciating her beauty look – so it’s pretty great that her makeup artist, Sir John has revealed how he put it together.

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    Telling The Hollywood Reporter what inspired the look, which consisted of soft-looking, bronzed skin, a “severe” cat eye flick and pink lips, Sir John revealed;

    “I was inspired when I saw [her] with all of her hair off her face. It automatically gave her an awakened child-like look that I wanted to enhance with a bit of an anime vibe.”

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    Anime? We admit we might’ve missed that, on account of the amount of skin on show, but celebrity L’Oreal Paris artist, Sir John explained to Style.com and the Hollywood Reporter;

    “Asia is so youth-obsessed with their skincare that we wanted to give a nod to that.”

    “I also wanted to play up her makeup since her Givenchy gown was long, sheer and covered in jewels…”

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    For the night, Sir John, who regularly has Bey’s face beat, started by laminating Bey’s complexion with a combination of mattifying L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation ($12.99 here) – because Queen Bey’s T-Zone gets oily, apparently – as well as L’Oreal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator in “Golden” and the same product in “Rose” for the cheeks ($10.36, here).

    For Beyonce’s “deer in headlights” eyes, Sir John used L’Oreal Paris Infallible Eye Shadow in “Endless Sea” and “Infinite Sky” (both $6.39, here) as well as L’Oreal Paris The Super Slim Liner by Infallible ($7.16 here) for the neat lash line flick, leaving the bottom lash line clean to widen the eyes, saying;

    “We used liner only on the top, which makes you look fresh.”

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    There was also “tons” of L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara (just $6.39 here).

    So will you be trying out your own Queen Bey-inspired beauty look? Tag us in your pics on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @SPICETVAFRICA and we’ll see if you could give Beyonce’s 2015 Met Gala makeup look a run for its money.

    Image source: Hollywoodreporter.com, @Beyonce

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