Underpainting is the Tiktok technique Hailey Bieber and Kendall Jenner’s makeup artist uses, but what is it?

You may not be familiar with the name Mary Phillips (higher than, centre) but you undoubtedly will have noticed her function in motion. Mary is the makeup artist that celebs these types of as Hailey Bieber (previously mentioned remaining, we’re still obsessed with Hailey Bieber glazed donut nails btw), Kendall Jenner  (over suitable) and JLo rely on to beautify their faces even much more than they now are. She’s recognised for her cool-female aesthetic and for developing tremendous clean up and all-natural-wanting skin. And when she recently shared a single of her make-up guidelines on how she results in such beautiful-on the lookout complexions it completely exploded on TikTok.

So considerably so that Mary herself, who earlier did not have a TikTok account made the decision she need to start one basically to clearly show all people how she does it. Her initially video clip demonstrating her #underpainting method has experienced practically 3 million sights. How’s that for a social media debut.

What is underpainting?

Mary Phillips’ underpainting approach is actually pretty basic and is mainly reversing the order that you are most likely applied to applying your makeup.

She applies contour, the most effective concealer from her kit, highlighter and then applies basis on prime. That’s proper. On top. Why you may question? She says by undertaking it in this way it is really like your ‘laying down the bones underneath the skin. The bones staying the contour and the highlight, and the skin becoming the basis.” Fellow TikTokker @keilidhmua, who has tried out the system (see her video clip beneath) claims “ it can make your makeup search a lot more blended and not so hefty because you’re applying lighter layers.” And she references the fact that this is not in fact a new procedure, heaps of make-up artists do it but Mary’s version of it – and potentially the reality she has done it on these famed faces – is the one particular that has caught our consideration.

How to do underpainting

Handily, Mary’s 2nd TikTok movie was a stage-by-action breakdown of how to underpin the merchandise she makes use of. 

Is it a TikTok strike or pass up?

We absolutely love this appear. Even though it did seem to be a little bit peculiar to use products beneath basis that is only simply because we’re in all probability so pre-conditioned to consider that’s how we must be applying goods. What this way of making use of make-up does even though is to avert all those dreadful overly noticeable contour strains and blurs all the items alongside one another slightly so you’re still left with an total glance that’s balanced and glowy instead than pretty definitely put and segmented make-up. We cannot hold out to try it ourselves but in the meantime enjoy some TikTokkers supplying it a go all with their personal spin on Mary Phillips makeup method.