Kim Kardashian is a self-proclaimed “beauty junkie,” and she’s learned everything she knows about makeup from the best in the biz. Now, she’s on the hunt for the newest member of her exclusive glam team, and executive producing a new Lifetime reality competition show Glam Masters to find him or her. And while we wait for more details on her show, we’re looking back at some of the star’s most inspirational makeup moments that transformed her into the beauty icon she is today.
For most of 2017, Kim strayed away from her iconic contoured look and opted for the more natural nontouring trend instead. But in honor of the launch of the star's now-sold out KKW Beauty contour stick kits, the queen of contouring brought it back.
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Makeup artist Mary Phillips channeled Cindy Crawford's go-to lip look circa the 1990s when she used this deeper brownish-nude used on the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star.
Ultra-bronzed skin, super-glowy highlight, luscious, full lashes and a beige nude lip: that's how Dedivanovic describes the duo's "signature glam." And contestants on Glam Masters better know exactly how to perfect it.
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A very pregnant Kim paired her famous floral long-sleeve Givenchy gown with a deep berry lip -- unusual for the nude loving star -- and matte skin for the 2013 Met Gala.
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It's not often Kim sports a bold color on her lids, but this cobalt blue shimmer made her brown eyes pop -- and even she was obsessed with it. "Loved this look @makeupbymario did over the weekend! I rarely do a colored shadow but it really makes your eyes pop!" she said on Instagram at the time.
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Kim's soft 34th birthday glam is the perfect makeup inspo for a quick morning pick-me-up. Clean, dewy skin plus soft blush and warm, neutral eyedows equals pretty everyday glam!
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The key to pulling of the star's barely-there look (seen here at Paris Fashion Week in 2016)? Skip the mascara (and all eye makeup, for that matter) and focus on creating a flawless base with moisturizer and a natural finish foundation.
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Kim's super-full, super thick lashes are the star of this glowy summer look she wore to a party in the Hamptons in 2016. (She somehow managed not to sweat it all off.)
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Nine times out of ten, when we see Kim, she's sporting her signature nude semi-glossy lip. But when she dares to go bold, like in this fiery red hue that matched her dress at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Viewing Party in 2014, she does so flawlessly.
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There's a reason when everyone thinks about contouring, they immediately associate the technique with Kim Kardashian. This bronzy look highlights her perfectly chisled cheeks that are true #contourgoals.
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ALL MATTE MAVEN
To complement the star's simplistic Met Gala Vivienne Westwood gown this year, Dedivanovic kept Kim's makeup clean and cool. “I wanted her to look like classic Kim. The eyes were contoured, they were completely matte. We didn’t do any shimmers on the eyes, so it was all about lashes and skin and matte colors," he told PeopleStyle.