Watch Chaka Khan’s Diva Makeup Ritual

Watch Chaka Khan's Diva Makeup Ritual

Chaka Khan is here to prove you that age is just a number. Although beauty brands tap mostly young models in their campaigns, we could imagine the gorgeous Chaka Khan in such a story. The Queen of Funk doesn’t need a celebrity makeup artist to glam her up. She knows her face best and what enhances her features. With a big smile on her face, she is on a mission to teach you how to nail her signature day-to-night makeup look. Watch the video below to find out.

At the age of 64, Chaka Khan looks insanely gorgeous even without a single drop of makeup. But as most women, she loves to play with makeup and glam herself up. As a busy woman with 5 decades of stage experience, Chaka Khan has some secrets on how to turn your day makeup to night glam moment. With our tight schedules, we could all use her beauty secrets.

For her day makeup look, Chaka Khan prefers light contour and highlight. The easiest way to highlight your face according to Chaka is to think which parts of the face would the sun hit if you were standing outside in the daylight. In this falsie- obsessed world, Chaka Khan keeps on being herself – Instagram-approved or not, she absolutely despises false eyelashes. To make her eyes pop she uses a waterproof black eyeliner. As you can see, it doesn’t have to be a perfect thin wing. Chaka goes heavy on the lower lash line and draws bold lines on her eyelids. She opts for a vibrant lipstick that adds life to her face. Although she is 64, Chaka understands the importance of well-shaped eyebrows. In the video, she proves that she is a real pro when it comes to thin-to-thick brow transformation.

Watch Chaka Khan's Diva Makeup Ritual brow transformation

For her nighttime makeup look, Chaka likes to add a bit more of everything. She thickens her eyeliner, adds more contour and highlight and so on. To effortlessly level up on glam Chaka uses liquid glittery gold eyeliner. She applies it from the inner corner of the eyes towards the middle part of the eyelids. You can already see what just a tiny bit of glitter can do to your look! To add dimension she defines the crease with soft matte brown eyeshadow. With only a couple of simple steps, the singer transformed the toned-down day makeup look into a night extravaganza. The Queen of funk is also a queen of contour! She focuses on jawline and neck contouring. Yes, you read that right – those parts of your face still need dimension for Chaka Khan-approved night glam.

Watch Chaka Khan's Diva Makeup Ritual

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Written by Ivana Steriova
Ivana Shteriova Karaniku is the content manager and a contributor at She is a fashion and makeup obsessive with a huge passion for writing. Although she holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and auditing, her love for all things fashion and beauty won her heart. Now, she is a full-time freelancer.