How to get Solange Knowles's natural glow

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Solange is known for her fearless fashion sense, including when she rocked a Thom Browne padded jacket complete with a matching train at this year's Met Gala, and is fast becoming a modern day muse.

She also has an edgy take when it comes to make-up, and rather than piling on the cosmetics, Solange lets her natural beauty shine through with pared back cosmetics looks.

"She has such a glow because she uses natural make-up, and not too much. That's the key," Solange's make-up artist Sidsel Marie Bog said.

"Solange totally knows what she wants and what works for her."

Top of Solange's list is a glowing complexion, followed by an emphasis on her lashes. But one trend she'll never follow is contouring, as it doesn't sit right with her outlook on natural beauty.


Never one to be caked in foundation, Solange regularly shuns the product in favour of dotting concealer around her face as and where it's needed. This gives her her signature light and fresh look. One of her favourites is Glossier Stretch Concealer, in dark.

If going sans foundation fills you with dread, try the breathable ones, that deliver lightweight coverage while still making skin look flawless.

And don't forget to add highlighter.


Sidsel says Solange is all about the lashes, with fellow make-up artist Dana Delaney previously divulging that she likes to use a lash cluster on the outer corners of her eyes to open them up. She's also been known to wear Rimmel's Scandaleyes Mascara in the past.

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Solange can't get enough of Vaseline, as she previously explained to "I put it everywhere. On the eyelids, on the lips, as a moisturiser, knees and elbows. I put it everywhere."

Her haircare routine is also low key, and she favours natural coconut oil.

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