The one and only Janelle Monáe graces the cover of this month’s ESSENCE. We were so enthralled with her crimson-kissed pout and golden lids, that we set out to recreate her stunning look!

Watch the step-by-step tutorial above to see how you can mimic the makeup.

Here’s what you’ll need to get started:

Face Powder: CoverGirl Queen Collection Lasting Matte Pressed Powder
Brow Pencil: CoverGirl Brow and Eye Makers in shade 505
Eyeshadow: CoverGirl Eye Enhancer Shadow
Liquid Eyeliner: CoverGirl Line Exact Eyeliner in black
Mascara: CoverGirl Clump Crusher by lashblast in very black
Lip Liner: CoverGirl Lip Perfection in shade 215
Lip Color: CoverGirl Queen Collection Jumbo Gloss Balm in shade Q825
Blush: CoverGirl Cheekers Blush in shade 160

Be sure to get your hands on these must-have items so you can be on your way to Janelle Monáe-inspired fabulous!

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