GIGI HADID: THIS IS THE OPPOSITE OF MAKEUP THAT MAKES YOU LOOK OLDER

This is how to look red-carpet gorgeous, youthful and in NO WAY overdone.
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This is how to look red-carpet gorgeous, youthful and in NO WAY overdone.
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Gigi Hadid in Maybelline makeup deftly applied by Maybelline pro Grace Lee. Gigi was in Toronto Sunday night to present at the Much Music Video Awards.

After the trauma of seeing poor Beth Behrs age more than 10 years via one less-than-artful makeup application, my beauty soul is soothed and restored by this stunning, all-ages look on Maybelline spokesface Gigi Hadid. The model (and girlfriend to Joe Jonas) was a presenter at the Much Music Video Awards (MMVAs) Sunday evening. Radiant and simple, this makeup by Grace Lee, Maybelline Lead Makeup Artist, makes everything right in my world.

Lovelies, what Grace did here on 20-year-old Gigi is how it's done: the makeup celebrates all that youth, bouncy collagen, sproing-y elastin and It-girl glow by enhancing it, not by stomping all over it with her makeup kit. 

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Gigi Hadid, model and Maybelline spokesperson, on the 2015 Much Music Video Awards red carpet in Toronto, Sunday June 21st. Photo ©Reuters.

I can't rock that outfit. But I want to wear my makeup like this. My pretty 13-year-old niece E would look divine in this makeup. And young E, who is very handy with a makeup brush, could copy this look brilliantly on her mum, too. (Stay tuned for tips on how to adapt this fresh, glowing look if you've snuck past 40, 50 or 60, by the way.)

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Gigi Hadid: close-up on the Maybelline spokesmodel's MMVA makeup.

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Here's what Grace did and what she used:

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Maybelline Master Prime foundation primer, Dream Wonder foundation and Fit Me Matte-Poreless Powder in a darker shade as a subtle contour.

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Gigi Hadid's eyes -- no heavy false lashes here.

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Maybelline The Blushed Nudes eyeshadow palette, Brow Precise eye pencil, Brow Wonder brow gel, Lash Sensational and Chaotic Lash mascaras.

Gigi Hadid makeup_MMVAs_cheeks_Master Glaze Blush Stick, Baby Lips balm, Color Tattoo metals Barely Branded

Maybelline Master Glaze Blush Stick, Baby Lips balm and Color Tattoo 24 Hr Metal cream shadow

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Maybelline Color Blur Lip Pencil #45 I'm Blushing

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Maybelline Color Show nail polish in Pink Embrace cream and Gilded Rose glitter.

  • Manicurist Wendy Rorong painted Gigi's nails with Maybelline Color Show Nail Laquer in Pink Embrace and topped it with Gilded Rose.
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Gigi Hadid, makeup done, pre-MMVAs red carpet in Toronto.

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Whaddya think, beautygeeks? Better than loads of heavy lashes and full-coverage mascara? Could you do this? (Again, stay tuned for tips for faces more seasoned than Gigi's 20 years.) Do you have any of these Maybelline makeup items already?

Gigi Hadid photos by ©NormanWong for Maybelline New York.