Celebrity makeup artist AJ Crimson isn’t shy when it comes to making a bold, beautiful makeup statement (witness the stunning look he crafted for the model in the portrait shown here). As the creative force behind his namesake makeup brand—which features some gorgeous lipstick shades—Crimson tells us that the key to pulling of any makeup look is all about attitude. “Whatever lip you’re going for, whether it’s the apricot lip or another color, just rock it with fierceness,” he coaches. For more info about what’s hot in beauty, check out the “Lively Up Yourself” feature in the February 2016 issue of Sophisticate’s Black Hair. In it, Crimson and fellow celebrity makeup pros Renny Vasquez and D’Andre Michael give us their personal beauty trend forecasts for the new season. To find a copy of our best-selling Black hair magazine (on sale now), click this link to hone in on the nearest location carrying our best-selling publication: http://www.wheresmymagazine.com/
Photo: Makeup by AJ Crimson/AJ Crimson Beauty; Photo by Angel Jordan.