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Tina Knowles Lawson Says Granddaughter Blue Ivy, 7½, ‘Can Do a Perfect Cat Eye’ with Makeup

Tina Knowles Lawson Says Granddaughter Blue Ivy, 7½, ‘Can Do a Perfect Cat Eye’ with Makeup

Is Blue Ivy set to become the next big beauty influencer?

According to her grandmother Tina Knowles Lawson, the 7½-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and JAY-Z is already a big fan of (and quite talented with) makeup — but only during “playtime,” Knowles Lawson told Entertainment Tonight over the weekend at Los Angeles’ Beautycon event.

“She’s quite a makeup artist. She’s amazing,” the fashion designer and businesswoman, 65, praised Blue. “She puts stones [on her eyes] and does all this fancy stuff. She can do a perfect cat eye. She’s a little artist.”

“I’ve bought Blue so many makeup kits, much to her dad’s dismay! Dads don’t like that,” Knowles Lawson continued. “But it’s just for playtime. We have fun.”

The mother of two also revealed that she thinks 13 is a good age to let kids begin to wear makeup out of the house — which is when she allowed daughters Beyoncé, 37, and Solange Knowles, 33, do so. But even then, she had limits.

“A little lip gloss — maybe a little blush — and I always believed in mascara, that’s so fun. But not any base and all that stuff, that’s a little much,” she added.

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From L to R: Beyoncé, Blue Ivy Carter and Tina Knowles Lawson

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She may be young, but Blue has been perfecting her makeup technique for years. In March 2016, Beyoncé shared a cute photo of her oldest child in a sparkly pink dress touching a lip-color wand to her mouth, with eyeliner and lip gloss already on her face.

Although he didn’t name names, Beyoncé’s makeup artist Sir John told Hello! this past March that he has “a client who has a 7-year-old daughter and she does an immaculate flowing eyeliner. She’s coming for my job.”

And it seems the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. In 2012, the Grammy winner told PEOPLE she also used to play in her mother’s makeup when she was young.

“I had blue eye shadow and red lips, and I put crazy blush on,” Beyoncé said at the time. “I looked like a clown, but I thought I was so beautiful.”

Blue Ivy Carter


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After Beyoncé dropped her latest musical work, The Lion King: The Gift, fans were thrilled to hear Blue make a cameo on the 15th track, titled “Brown Skin Girl.” The star’s firstborn even received a writing credit for the song, on which she is heard singing a few lines.

“Of course both Beyoncé and Blue love music,” a source told PEOPLE last month. “Blue loves singing, dancing and performing. She is a natural.”

Entering second grade this fall at a private school in Los Angeles, Blue — who’s a big sister to twins Rumi and Sir, 2 — loves spending one-on-one time with her mom and accompanying her to work events, added the insider.

“She is very sassy, high energy and knows what she wants,” said the source. “Especially after the twins were born, Beyoncé made sure that Blue was able to embrace her new role as a big sister. She also lets her go to video shoots, award shows and music recording. They have a very special bond!”

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35 Celebrities Who Ditch Makeup On Their Day Off

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Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images.


Natural glam is Ciara’s thing. The singer rarely hits the carpet without her skin bronzed and highlighted. You can also catch her with the occasional bold lip color, like this fiery red hue.

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Ciara is equally stunning barefaced. In a recent

Instagram selfie

, she shared her naturally feathered eyebrows and foundation-free skin. “No makeup. No extensions. Vulnerable. My Beauty Marks and all. The real me… and I love it. Finally embracing myself fully! It feels good,” she wrote in the caption.

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Photo: Franziska Krug/Getty Images.

Priyanka Chopra

Chopra doesn’t just know how to throw lavish wedding parties: She’s also the reigning queen of monochrome makeup, polished hair, and summery lip shades.

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But when it comes to vacationing with her new hubby, she’s more than willing to trade her full face in for a fresh canvas. As much as we love a good coral lip, her makeup-free side is just as gorgeous.

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Photo: Jerritt Clark/WireImage.

Kris Jenner

Makeup is a pretty big deal in the Kardashian-Jenner family — just look at KKW Beauty and Kylie Cosmetics. You rarely catch the momager of the family without her signature dark eyeliner and glossy lips.

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But sometimes it’s just too early for full glam. Snapping a photo from the styling chair, Jenner showed off her “I woke up like this.” Now we want to know all the secrets to having a plump, rosy complexion straight out of bed.

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PHoto: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images.

Lady Gaga

There are a lot of celebrities who love makeup, but Lady Gaga truly loves makeup. Her fearless approach to beauty is exactly why people will be camping outside for hours when her Haus Beauty collection finally drops.

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Since we’re used to seeing Gaga in layers of cosmetics, a sighting of

her bare face

is all the more shocking. Just in case you’re wondering exactly


Gaga got so bronzed and pore-less, you can credit two things: a

vacation to Mexico


dark-spot serum


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Photo: JB Lacroix/Getty Images.


Throughout her singing career, Kesha has made a name for herself as a boundary-pushing beauty icon (especially when it comes to glitter. Kesha loves glitter).

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Underneath all that shimmer, Kesha has the prettiest set of freckles, which she’s vowed to embrace in 2019. “This year my resolution is to love myself… just as I am, all fucked up and imperfect and whatever else,” she wrote on Instagram. “And to let my freckles liiiiiiiive.” Amen.

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Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic.

Rashida Jones

More often than not, Rashida Jones keeps her makeup simple on the red carpet, choosing to wear beauty staples like a smoky eye, a light swipe of pink lipstick, and a sheer foundation that allows her freckles to peek through.

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Makeup-free, those freckles are more glorious than ever, as she showed fans in a recent sun-soaked selfie.

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The star has become the queen of the makeup-free selfie over on her Instagram, too, and you can see why. That glowing skin! Those freckles! She and Meghan Markle are making a very good case to never cover freckles with makeup again.

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Photo: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images..


As the founder of one of the most innovative beauty brands


, it’s no surprise Rihanna rocks graphic

white liner

like a total pro.

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But that doesn’t mean she won’t strip away the lashes and liner on her day off. Sure, her


is “more is more,” but for now, less is looking pretty damn good, too.

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Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images.

Lily Collins

Our queen of

retro beauty

, you’ll never spot Collins on a red carpet without the eyeshadow trend of the week on her lids.

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But when she’s off-duty and at home, you can bet she’s basking in her post-facial, no-makeup glow.

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Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic.

Yara Shahidi

Sure, she makes every red carpet worth watching for her

bold eye choices


curly bobs

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But as a fresh-faced 18-year-old, it’s this radiant glow she might just wear best.

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Photo: Jon Kopaloff/WireImage.

Tracee Ellis Ross

Whether it’s the Oscars, the Golden Globes, or the Emmys, Ross always shows up serving head-to-toe glamour.

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But in her downtime, you’ll find her looking just as beautiful with nothing more than a little SPF on.

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Christina Aguilera

Nearly as identifiable as her legendary falsetto, Aguilera’s red lipstick and winged eyeliner have been a huge part of her signature look for the last 20 years.

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So when people got wind of her

Paper Magazine

cover story — in which Aguilera is bare-faced with her freckles peeking through — we all did a double take. The consensus:


(no matter what they say).

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To the surprise of no one, Wonder Woman is just as powerful without her concealer as she is with her lasso.

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Photo: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images.

Leighton Meester

Historically speaking, Meester has never been one to get as glammed up as the characters she plays on TV — but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t know when to bring the bold.

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If anyone could convince you to forego the foundation today, it’s her. That’s what we call a glow.

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Photo: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

Nathalie Emmanuel

This Game of Thrones actress is often the focus of our bold lip infatuation — and when she pairs hers with a bold set of eyebrows, she can do no wrong.

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Getting a glimpse at Emmanuel without a stitch of Westeros makeup is rare, but the sight has triggered the sudden urge to hunt down her dermatologist. Can you blame us?

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Photo: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage.

Tyra Banks

It’s safe to say Banks is pretty familiar with makeup — she even has her own cosmetics line, called Tyra Beauty — and has perfected countless looks throughout her career as a model, businesswoman, and TV host.

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One thing’s for certain: Her signature smize isn’t going anywhere, makeup or no makeup. While on vacation in Cape Cod, Banks shared a shot of bare skin, beachy curls, and a smirk.

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Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.

Julianne Hough

The dancer-slash-actress-slash-singer is known for her barefaced selfies almost as much as she is for her glam red carpet looks — and she looks equally flawless in both.

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Photo: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic.

Jennifer Lopez

Over the years, Jenny from the block has perfected the red carpet formula: chiseled cheekbones, smoky eyes, and a

polished manicure


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But on Instagram, J. Lo often shows off a dewy, bare complexion with fierce brows — and it’s just as good.

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Photo: Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock.

Sofia Vergara

The actress is known for going all-out on the red carpet. Barrel curls, bold lips, false lashes — the Modern Family star has done it all.

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But Vergara isn’t afraid to show her bare face to the world — even if she’s home sick with a fever. The star may have been under the weather when this selfie was taken, but she still looks radiant as ever.

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Photo: James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock.


Whether or not you grew up watching her “Material Girl” music video, you’re probably still well-aware that she is known for her makeup theatrics — both on and offstage.

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The braids, the sunlight, and fresh face — all of it has us doing a double take. Is that Mother of Dragons or Madonna? Either way, she looks good.

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Photo via Instagram/@heidiklum

Heidi Klum

The model, who

loves to express herself with makeup

, posted a side-by-side selfie to show her fans her gorgeously bare pre-Grammys face (seriously, how can we get that glow?) versus her red carpet-ready smoky eye and pink flush.

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Photo: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images.

Adriana Lima

For almost two decades (!) we’ve been amazed by this Victoria’s Secret Angel’s beauty looks — and have a feeling that sentiment will hold true for years to come.

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Photo: Via @adrianalima/Instagram.

We’ve seen Lima boxing

sans makeup

all the time, but her this snap of her celebrating the holidays back home in Brazil feels extra-low key.

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Photo: Lars Niki/Corbis/Getty Images.

Alicia Keys

Keys has worn some glam makeup looks throughout her career — like this one. Then, she


declared that she was done with makeup. “I don’t want to cover up anymore,” she said. “Not my face, not my mind, not my soul, not my thoughts, not my dreams, not my struggles, not my emotional growth. Nothing.”

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Photo: C Flanigan/FilmMagic.

The singer has stayed true to her word, rocking only a messy topknot and bare (and


, we might add) skin since.

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Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images.

Gwyneth Paltrow

A Hollywood veteran — with an acting career that spans more than two decades — Paltrow is no stranger to the makeup chair. In her daily life, she usually opts for a natural, bronze-y look.

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Photo: Via @gwynethpaltrow/Instagram.

In celebration of her 44th birthday, the actress uploaded this #nomakeupselfie to Instagram. She

told us she’s been inspired

by the no-makeup movement, saying that she likes the message behind it:

This is me. This is what I look like. This is where I am in time, and I embrace it.

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Photo: Michael Stewart/WireImage.

Kim Kardashian

Ah, the queen of contour. Between the K-clan’s line of hair and makeup products and her countless headline-garnering


, Kardashian has certainly made a name for herself in the beauty biz. Are we surprised her daily routine is comprised of a

casual 25 products?

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Photo: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images.

That’s why, when Kardashian stepped out for the Balenciaga fashion show in Paris

with a stripped-back makeup

look, the entire internet sort of lost it.

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Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty Images.

Chrissy Teigen

She’s our long-standing

favorite person to follow on Twitter

and we love the model’s unfiltered approach to everything in life — her beauty routine included.

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Photo: Via @chrissyteigen/Instagram.

In quite possibly the cutest picture to ever grace the world, Teigen shared this moment with baby Luna — with matching baby-soft, makeup-free skin to boot.

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Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage.

Laverne Cox

When it comes to beauty, Cox is our hero. (And not just because she slays a red carpet like no other.)

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Photo: @lavernecox/Instagram.

In an

Instagram post

, she wrote: “As an actress and a woman, I love being able to transform, to switch up my look when I want to with wigs, weaves, and bundles aplenty. I love this, too. It’s about choices and options.” Amen.

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Photo: Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan.


In the last two years, the singer, actress, and dancer has won over our hearts with her willingness to take

beauty risks

— including doing

her own makeup

for red carpet events.

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What’s even better, though, is how she strips down from the glam — and claps back at haters who, well, hate. When user @JaeBasstv recently


that he was “hurt” by how different Zendaya looks without makeup, she quickly responded with a flawless makeup-free selfie, saying, “Terrifying honestly…”

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Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage.

Amy Schumer

America’s favorite funny girl isn’t afraid to have real beauty conversations — in her own comedic way. To wit: her brilliant music video “

Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup


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Photo: Via @amyschumer/Instagram.

And she doesn’t — and neither does anybody else.

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Kylie Jenner

Known for her statement-making beauty looks (like countless




transformations), Jenner has quickly become the face of Insta-famous makeup.

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Photo: Via @kyliejenner/Instagram.

In an Instagram post, a fresh-faced Jenner revealed her bare skin — adorable freckles and all — proving that she is just as beautiful sans contour.

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Photo: David Becker/Getty Images.


In terms of hair and makeup (and, actually, everything else, ever), Queen B can do no wrong. Even other celebrities

geek out in her presence

, so we’ll just leave it at that.

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Photo: Via @beyonce/Instagram.

Okay, okay, technically Bey is wearing


makeup here, but she did ditch all her other products — mascara, eyeliner, shadow — for a super-striking look that lets her

gorgeous skin shine


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Photo: Karwai Tang/WireImage.


The singer is as known for her signature cat-eye as she is for her gut-wrenching lyrics and a voice that could make angels cry.

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Photo: Via @adele/Instagram.

But Adele can easily ditch the statement eyeliner — and all other makeup — for


. And we dig it, big time.

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Photo: @gwenstefani/Instagram.

She snapped her own #wokeuplikethis moment, and now we just have one question: What moisturizer do you use, girl?

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Photo: Roy Rochlin/Getty Images.

Katie Holmes

She is someone who always exudes natural beauty — and her makeup and fashion choices often give off that

girl-next-door vibe

, whether she’s dolled up or dressed down.

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Photo: Via @katieholmes212/Instagram.

If her latest


posts within the past few weeks are any indication, we’d guess that Holmes isn’t afraid of a bare-faced selfie. And people are loving it: One user wrote, “More beautiful without makeup – you cannot improve already-genuine beauty.”

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Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images.

Demi Lovato

Lovato is always glowing, whether she’s appearing on the red carpet or sharing one of her many barefaced selfies.

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The singer’s no-makeup selfie reveals exactly how Lovato looks while sunbathing on the beach, freckles and all. We just have one question: Who’s her dermatologist — and how do we make an appointment?

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ABH Founder Anastasia Soare’s Bathroom Tour: Interview & Video

ABH Founder Anastasia Soare’s Bathroom Tour: Interview & Video

At 32, she arrived in the United States by way of communist Romania, unable to speak English. Thirty years later, after tending the brows of Amal Clooney and Oprah — in addition to building a multibillion-dollar beauty brand, Anastasia Beverly Hills — Anastasia Soare adjourns to a bathroom with a view and welcomes Allure into the marble-blanketed chamber.

It should come as no surprise that someone whose beautifying skills have been trusted by so many clients does her own hair and makeup in this glamorous space each morning. “I spend a lot of time here, at least in the morning,” she tells Allure of her bathroom. Then, motioning toward her long, blonde waves, “I do my hair and makeup every day like I’m going to a party.”

Sometimes, an actual one-person party takes place right in her own bathtub. You can find it beside a floor-to-ceiling window, overlooking the lush view. “When I’m in the bathtub, I could have my champagne here and my caviar, just to be glamorous enough,” she says. Unapologetic about the indulgence, “I work really hard and I deserve everything,” she adds.

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Although Soare says she doesn’t do a beauty routine in the tub, it’s not far from her stash of products. Organized by type, her drawers under the sink are immaculately filled with makeup, skin care, hair tools, and styling products. “I don’t like to see mess,” Soare says.

The products she does want to see, however, are placed on Hermès trays. She often switches up serums and lipstick shades, but Soare is committed to a single scent displayed on one of the orange trays. “For fragrance, I only wear Portrait of a Lady by Frédéric Malle. People at work know I’m there when they smell it,” she reveals. “I don’t wear Chanel, but I think it looks so chic in the bathroom.”

Joyce Lee

Needless to say, Soare makes exceptions for her Anastasia Beverly Hills products — not only because she loves using her own brand but because she also insists on testing new creations. “This is the place where the magic sometimes happens. I get all the products and I have to approve samples,” she says. “I have to try it myself. It’s the ultimate test.”

Joyce Lee

You can learn more about Anastasia Soare’s beauty routine, her design inspirations, and how she became the most recognizable name in eyebrows by watching the full video above.

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