Rihanna’s Summertime Face Beat Is Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed

Here's the beat that Rih says will have you both booty-call and beach-ready.


I see you, sis. Thanks to the quarantine, you've been able to cut back on spending, level up your savings account, and even put a dent in your debt and if nobody has told you today, I'm proud of you, damn it.

But right when you think you have my budget all the way together, here comes our favorite bad gal with new Fenty Beauty to snatch up all of your coins and you're not alone in the struggle. I, too, am guilty of blowing a check on my makeup bag, and watching Rihanna's new "No-Makeup" beauty tutorial will have you stocking up your shopping cart expeditiously.

Although our Hot Girl Summer has been postponed indefinitely, Fenty Beauty's new Cheeks Out Freestyle creams and bronzers will have you feeling like the sunkissed Queen that you are all damn year. Using the Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Bronzer in Hunnie Glaze for the ultimate glow and the Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in Petal Poppin, Rihanna gave us an inside look at how she creates one of her "favorite looks" and we have all the details.

For info on the beat that Rih says will have you both booty-call and beach-ready, scroll below!

Step One: Contour

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After applying her foundation, she begins on the Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Bronzer in Hunnie Glaze to illuminate her island gal glow. According to Rihanna, because she, too, is a sister in the fivehead struggle, her contour game is strong AF. She explained:

"I really go in because I have a big forehead, so I have to go for it."

Step Two: Create Shadows 

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"I like to use this color, Amber on the contour region because it creates a shadow. It's not lighter or darker, it's just a shadow."

Step Three: Apply Blush

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In the tutorial, Rihanna explained that each and every one of Fenty's cream bronzers and blushes are designed to be flexible AF and can be applied using a brush or even your fingertips––a method she used to layer on the Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in Petal Poppin and Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in Summertime Wine on her cheeks for a rosy finish.

Step Four: Slay Those Brows 

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No make-up routine is complete without a good brow-beating and for Rihanna's slay of the day, she used the Fenty Beauty Brow MVP Ultra Fine Brow Pencil and Styler.

Step Five: A Pop Of Color 

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Pigment was made for Black women and the Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in Drama Cla$$ is proof.

"What is purple going to look like on my cheek? It is not scary at all. It has such a sheer beautiful effect and works on every skin tone. Don't I look beach-ready ... or booty-call ready?"

Step Six: Just Add Gloss

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Rihanna brought out her Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush in Summertime Wine as her lippie of the day, topping it off with her Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer in FU$Y to make sure her lips were extra poppin'.

The Finished Look

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To watch the full video, click here!


Featured image screenshot via Fenty Beauty/YouTube

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