[Close-Up] Rihanna Serves Beauty Goals In Edgy Cover Spread For ‘ELLE’

Rihanna X ELLE October 2017

Photo Credit: Sølve Sundsbø

Rihanna keeps proving that she will forever slay our lives. The Bajan songstress serves serious face in a three-cover spread for ELLE’s October 2017 issue. Photographed by Sølve Sundsbø, this marks her sixth cover with the glossy and coordinates with the global launch of her new Fenty Beauty by Rihanna makeup collection that hit stores this week!

[SEE ALSO: Everything You Need To Know About Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Collection]

Staying true to her rule-breaking persona, RiRi rocks a lavender heart-shaped beauty beat on two out of the three covers and a deep contour beat on the third, with all looks created using her new makeup line, including her 40-shade Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation and Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick in Unicorn.

Rihanna X ELLE October 2017

Photo Credit: Sølve Sundsbø

Inside, the starlet chats it up with celeb friends David Copperfield, Olivia Wilde, Tyra Banks, Pharrell Williams and more. She opens up about her first kiss, wanting to time travel back to her teenage years and how lipstick gets her into trouble.

“Lipstick always got me in trouble.Whether it was at home as a kid, or my early teenage years in my career, I always had the urge to wear it. So I broke all those rules. Now lipstick is like my li’l secret weapon!”

Rihanna X ELLE October 2017

Photo Credit: Sølve Sundsbø

And, if that isn’t enough, the beauty is also serving cover slayage for this month’s ELLE Portugal. 

Rihanna x ELLE Portugal

Photo Credit: ELLE

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