Over the past decade, Kim Kardashan West and her longtime makeup artist, Mario Dedivanovic have transformed the world of makeup, giving us the contouring trend, Beauty and endless glam inspiration.
After meeting on a photo shoot during the first season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the two have never parted ways — and on Saturday, 1200 people from around the world (Brazil, Israel, India, Kazakhstan and more) traveled to New York City to be a fly on the wall as Dedivanovic did the star’s makeup during his Masterclass For five hours, Kardashian sat still — only checking her phone once (OK, maybe twice) — as Dedivanovic taught his fans exactly how he creates her iconic glamorous look. Here, everything you need to know.
Foundation doesn’t have to go on first…
Sorry, but you’ve probably been applying your foundation wrong all along. “I used to do skin first. Now that I do a more natural skin finish, the overall look comes out more clean if I start with the eyes. I do brows first to frame the eye area,” he says, adding that he then moves on to eye shadow, followed by concealer, then foundation, contour, highlight, lashes and lips.
…and it doesn’t belong under your eyes.
“I don’t put foundation under the eyes,” he says, as the crowd gasps in confusion. “I just put concealer under the eyes and foundation everywhere else,” Dedivanovic says.