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Rihanna’s ‘What Now’ Cover — Get Her Hot Smokey Eye Look

Fri, October 18, 2013 2:56pm EDT by 11 Comments
Rihanna What Now Single Cover
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Singer Rihanna released the cover for her single ‘What Now’ on her Instagram on Oct. 16. The star is famously known for rocking controversial looks but opted for something totally dramatic for this new shoot. Get her hot smokey look below!

Rihanna, 25, is letting the world know her reign is not over! She debuted her “What Now” single cover from her Unapologetic album on her Instagram. She kept it hot by wearing a black dress and a smoked out eye. Find out how you can achieve her thick black eyeliner below.

Rihanna’s ‘What Now’ Single Cover — Sexy, Dark Eyes

It’s no doubt Rihanna is a beauty. She’s fierce, hot, and talented, not to mention we LOVE her style! After releasing her “Pour It Up” video, the world asked, what’s next RiRi? She let us know exactly what’s next when she uploaded a photo of her “What Now” single cover.

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In front of a chalkboard background with her name plastered everywhere, she wore a sheer black dress complimented with edgy accessories. She kept her makeup to a minimum, adding drama by smoking out her eye makeup.

Rihanna’s Smokey Eye Makeup — Get Her Look

STEP 1: Apply a moisturizer to hydrate your face, then add primer. This helps to keep your makeup fresh and long-lasting.

STEP 2: Apply a flesh tone foundation all over your face with a damp sponge. (TIP: Apply even to your lips — this creates an even base for nude lipstick.) Continue by setting your foundation with a finishing powder.

STEP 3: For an even more dramatic look like Rihanna, apply a matte nude blush to the hollows of your cheeks. This will act as a contour, creating more depth to your face.

STEP 4: To achieve Rihanna’s smokey eye, we suggest Votre Vu’s Le Joli Crayon Soft Eye Liner in Charbon. It’s a “mistake-proof” eyeliner that glides on just like liquid liner. It’s also rich in mineral pigments, fruit extracts, and vitamin E. It provides a smooth application and won’t leave your skin rough or dry.

STEP 5: Apply the Votre Vu Le Joli Crayon Soft Eye Liner in Charbon along your top and bottom lash line, creating a slight wing. Use a smudging brush to smoke out the liner.

Lastly, apply a nude lipstick — now you’re ready to rock out like Rihanna!

So, HollywoodLifers, do you like Rihanna’s “What Now” single cover? Let us know.

— Kalia A. Cyprian 

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