“This foundation looks like skin, and you can layer it. To find your perfect shade, test foundation on the jawline. When applying, I use two shades, the lightest in the center to brighten up the face. I think that’s key to getting seamless application.” —Nick Barose
“I used this shade on Lupita at the GQ Awards in Los Angeles.” —Nick Barose
A weightless finishing powder that minimizes pores, $40, mallybeauty.com.
Absorbs grease leaving a matte finish, $16, drugstore.com.
“Lupita turned me on to a Kenyan beauty brand called SuzieBeauty. The color Zamba is a bronzy berry that’s perfect for dark skin. I used it on Lupita at Queen Latifah show.” —Nick Barose