Met Gala 2021: Jennifer Hudson
By: Tahiry Sanchez
Editor: Hannah Muehlberger
The Met Gala 2021 has seen red carpet style return with a vengeance, from Billie Eilish’s jaw-dropping Marilyn Monroe-inspired gown to Lil Nas X’s stunning three-in-one Versace ensemble. But the one look that gave us chills was Jennifer Hudson’s Met Gala beauty look, which was the pinnacle of sensual old Hollywood glitz. Every part of her look was impeccable including her hair as well as skin and lips that glowed on the red carpet; Check! Everything about her was mesmerizing. The greatest part is that according to her makeup artist Ernesto Casillas, we now know exactly what products were utilized to achieve her look and we are all waiting to talk about it. QMS Medicosmetics was definitely seen all over this amazing look. Ernesto used, meant to moisturize and swell lips, creating a smoother canvas for a red lip. He employed three QMS collagen products to enhance hydration, preserve the skin’s barrier, and give a healthy appearance before makeup application to keep Jennifer’s skin appearing hydrated and plumped. Using QMS Medicosmetics to prepare Jennifer’s face provided Ernesto the foundation he needed for makeup and enabled her natural complexion to shine through no matter how much makeup or technique he used.
Preparing your skin for the red carpet is crucial for every look and any carpet, but it was extremely important for Ernesto Casillas on the night of the Met Gala. He wanted to make sure he followed a beauty care routine that would make her skin glow on the red carpet and be a great canvas for her makeup. Ernesto was inspired by Jennifer’s famous gown’s deep red tone and wanted to infuse that warmth into her face by bronzing her skin and painting her lips a beautiful crimson tint, he stated. The beautiful skin that begins with some focused prep, however, is what takes traditional beauty appearance to the next level.
So, how did the magic start? Keep reading to see how Ernesto Castillas did Jennifer’s Hudson entire look!
First Jennifer’s skin was prepped using QMS Medicosmetics. It’s a German brand that Ernesto claims to like for red carpet skin preparation. The products are concentrated on bovine collagen, which makes them ideal for protecting the skin before applying makeup and keeping it plumped and moisturized!
Next, Ernesto used QMS collagen products, such as the Deep Gentle Cleanser, the Hydrating Boost, the Collagen Set Sensitive, the Advanced Collagen Serum in Oil, the Advanced Collagen Eye Lift, the Collagen Concentrate, the Power Firm Mask, ACE Moisturizer, Lip Line Corrector and lastly the Density Structure. These products really made a difference when looking at the finished product, With so much detail and all you need to know about Jennifer’s amazing glam, this look will forever be talked about and become such an inspirational look to all.