[Close-Up] Alicia Keys Rocks Headwraps & Eye Makeup For ‘Allure’ Cover Spread

Alicia Keys X Allure

Photo Credit: Paolo Kudacki

Alicia Keys is all sorts of #BlackGirlMagic in her cover spread for Allure. The singer slays the glossy’s February 2017 cover rocking beautifully twisted head wraps and her #nomakeup beat she’s been serving for the past year.

[SEE ALSO: Alicia Keys Says It ‘Took Forever’ To Get Her #NoMakeup Skin]

Inside the spread, she actually dons makeup for her first editorial shoot since last spring. Her makeup artist Dotti, who’s responsible for Alicia’s naturally radiant face, added drama with a series of graphic eye looks –including super thick bottom eyeliner, vibrant strokes of purple and teal cat-eye.


“I’m not a slave to makeup,” Alicia told the magazine. “I’m not a slave to not wearing makeup either. I get to choose at [any] given moment. That’s my right.”

Alicia Keys X Allure

Photo Credit: Paolo Kudacki

For her hair looks, she alternated between a series of patterned wraps and head coverings and textured tresses styled by Esther Langham.

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