behind the look

Mylah Morales

Celebrity Make Up Artist

Mar 2020

We chat to Celebrity Make Up Artist Mylah Morales that has worked with the likes of Rihanna, Shakira and many more, about her successful career, her top beauty tips and her stunning Allure editorial with Willow Smith!

We really like Willow Smith’s look for Allure? Can you tell us more about the chosen look?
Well the inspiration came from the wardrobe we wanted to use vibrant pops of color on the eyes or lips beautiful radiant skin for Willow.

What products did you use to create the look?
I used Marc Jacob eye gel liners and also a makeup forever pallet with cream shades that pop!

Any tips for anyone at home wanting to recreate a similar look?
I would say radiant glowing skin and a fun flirty eye liner or a bold fun young orange lip!

What would you say your signature beauty look is?
My signature beauty look can range from a bold cat eye, Smokey eye or a bold lip. My signature is glowing skin radiant and fresh!

Do you use cruelty-free beauty products in your kit? Why?
I use cruelty- free beauty I’m an advocate I love Milk cosmetics and Hourglass brushes vegan and cruelty free. I use a lot of these products on Willow.

What can we all do to be a little bit more green or ethical as a make-up artist?
We have to be more conscious as humans we must think about our environment and our oceans and that is where we will make a change with the products we choose it starts with you making the conscious effort.

What would you be doing if you were not a makeup artist?
Probably changing the world as I do with my clients making sure they are perfect when they leave my chair. I want to save and help everyone.

What items should everyone have in their kit?
Caudelie beauty elixir/ a hydrating moisturizer/ makeup remover wipes!

Who is your dream client?
I’ve worked with a lot of my dream clients..I am ready for new and fun clients.

Mar 2020

I love that Dr. Lipp is fragrance free multipurpose lips/versatile nourishing balm.

Mar 2020

Do you have any career highlights so far?
My career is one big highlight some very proud moments that I can really say I did that and more to come!

What is a day in the life like for you?
A day In the life is work/ Boxing/ jetting off to a new location and having peace of mind.

What is the best piece of beauty advice you ever received and what is the best piece you could give?
I think I can give my own advice is that beauty radiates from the inside out beauty is your soul and if you are happy and healthy wellness is key to all of It and stay hydrated!

Publication: @allure

Model: @willowsmith

Hair: @takishahair