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Taraji P. Henson in Surratt Beauty

Los Angeles—For the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, celebrity makeup artist Ashunta Sheriff turned to Surratt Beauty to get client Taraji P. Henson red carpet ready. Sheriff used Surratt Beauty Lip Lustre in Pompadour Pink, a vivacious pink shade, to add warmth and dimension to Taraji’s lips.

OSCARS BEAUTY: Taraji P. Henson in Surratt Beauty -Look by Ashunta Sheriff

OSCARS BEAUTY: Taraji P. Henson in Surratt Beauty -Look by Ashunta Sheriff

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How To Get Alicia Keys Makeup Look at the 2009 AMA’s

Here is how to get Alicia Keys makeup look at the 2009 AMA’s with Mary Kay cosmetics.

Knockout red carpet moments come with hours in the hair and makeup chair. Grammy Award-winning Alicia Keys rocked the American Music Awards showcasing a galactic style dress to go along with her majestic makeup. Longtime makeup artist, Ashunta Sheriff, was able to put together her glamorous look in a mere 40 minutes, proving that beautiful skin and makeup can come easily with the right products. Utilizing many Mark Kay products, Ashunta was able to give Alicia a stand out look to match her exciting dress.

Get The Latest Dior Runway Looks at Macy’s Queens

Dior will take over the cosmetic floor at Macy’s Queens for an exclusive backstage beauty event featuring Celebrity Makeup Artist Ashunta Sheriff and the talented DiorShow Artist Team. Sheriff is one of the most sought-after makeup artists today, known for her signature “glowing skin” technique and her ability to make A-List women of color look gorgeous and radiant, whether on the red carpet or on stage in front of millions of fans. Some of her clients include: Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Ciara and Jazmine Sullivan.

Ashunta Sheriff

WHERE: Macy’s Queens Blvd.
THE DIOR Beauty Counter
90-01 Queens Blvd.
Elmhurst, NY 11373

WHEN: Wednesday, September 23rd through Saturday, September 26th

Get The Look with Dior Makeup:Emma watson, Alicia Keys, Zooey Deschanel

Celebrity makeup artists love Dior makeup and have been using it lately on their clients!

Geoffrey Rodriguez has been using Dior Beauty products on “Harry Potter” star Emma watson as she tours to promote the new film. Favorites are Dior Addict lip Glow, DiorSkin Nude foundation, diorShow Mascara and Dior 5-Colour Eyeshadow in Incognito.

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Ashunta Sheriff used DiorShow Mascara and DiorBonze Spray Powder on client Alicia Keys for the BET Awards red carpet.” The look was inspired by Alicia’s recent trip to Morocco for the Mawaline Festival. I wanted to give her a touch of sun-kissed glow and used colors reminiscent of Moroccan paradise”, said Sheriff.

Get Alicia Key’s Red Carpet Look from the 2009 BET Awards

Wonder which makeup Alicia Key was wearing on Red Carpet Look from the 2009 BET Awards and how to get the look? Talking Makeup has the details!

At the 2009 BET Awards, celebrity makeup artist, Ashunta Sheriff, created a Moroccan inspired look for Alicia Keys based on her recent trip for the Mawaline Festival. Ashunta gave Alicia flawless skin and coral lips reminiscent of a Moroccan Paradise.

Ashunta prepped Alicia’s skin with Laura Mercier Mineral Primer, a superfine, lightweight and translucent powder that primes the skin prior to foundation application for an even, mistake-proof surface ($30, available at ).

Get Alicia Keys Oscars 2009 Makeup Look

Makeup artist Ashunta Sheriff created Alicia Keys’ glamorous red carpet look for the 2009 Oscars. Ashunta reveals her inspiration and application techniques for creating Alicia’s makeup at home.

“I wanted to make a separation for Alicia Keys the 12 time award winning grammy artist and Alicia Keys the emerging actress. The dress was a gorgeous Magenta Armani Prive’ gown with a sultry front split. I was inspired by Veronica Lake, Lena Horne and the women in Hollywood in the 40’s and early 50’s so bold lips, luminous skin, strong brows and sultry eyes are all a MUST!!!”

“I started by prepping skin with Elizabeth Arden Gold Ceramide Capsules to hydrate the skin and make the skin have a radiant glow.

 …then applied Elizabeth Arden Pure Finish Mineral Powder 5.”



Go Behind The Scenes with Celebrity Makeup Artist Ashunta Sheriff

Go behind the scenes with celebrity & fashion makeup artist Ashunta Sheriff in this video produced by Robert Reynolds. It’s a inside look on a beauty shoot. On set Ashunta worked with photographer Karl Giant.


Get The Look: Alicia Keys at the 5th annual “Keep a Child Alive Black Ball”

Alicia Keys wears BLACK OPAL at the 5th annual “Keep a Child Alive Black Ball”!

It’s no surprise that the always-fabulous Alicia Keys looked super chic at the 5th annual “Keep a Child Alive Black Ball”!

BLACK OPAL Invisible Oil Blocking Powder.

Her makeup artist, Ashunta Sheriff, says:

“I wanted to make Alicia look a little more sophisticated and grown compared to years before. I made her complexion a radiant and creamy beige using DermaBlend Quick Stix in Natural to conceal eyes and then sprayed DiorSkin AirFlash Spray Foundation in 400 for a flawless finish. Then I set makeup with BLACK OPAL Invisible Oil Blocking Powder.