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“I grew up in Nigeria with black soap on my face and cocoa butter all over my skin,” says singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage, who used to take a no-frills approach to her skin care — but has since changed hers style. In fact, the Afrobeat star is starting to improve her daily routine during quarantine. “I started researching things and trying to get rid of my hyperpigmentation,” she explains. Since then, the results have been nothing short of glowing.
Cover and hold her under eyes and forehead in place with Laura Mercier’s loose powder Afterwards, add a swirl of MAC powder to her complexion to warm up slightly. Savage isn’t keen on covering all the blemishes or dark spots on her face. “I think there is perfection in imperfection,” she says of her beauty philosophy.
Once she’s mixed NARS blush and Fenty Beauty highlighter, it’s time to paint her lips. As Africa’s first M.A.C maker, Savage reaches for a vivid tube of her recently launched lipstick @TiwaSavage. “When I see women with red lips, I always admire them,” she said. It’s sexy, bold and confident. “I wanted to create a red that made me feel that way.” Savage moved into her hair, swooping her baby hair with edge control to accentuate her tightly wound braided updo.
The last step is to spray water on the perfume. “You always have to finish off with perfume,” Savage said, before spraying on Three fragrances. “I’m
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