Which Makeup Artist Did the Most July Covers?


Kara Yoshimoto and Francesca Tolot share the spotlight this month, each with two covers. Kara did Glamour and Marie Claire, while Francesca worked with Cosmopolitan and Seventeen. The winner of the "holy hotness!" award (which I just made up) and my favorite July cover is Megan Fox in Interview (shown above), with makeup by the amazingly talented Charlotte Tilbury. Just look at those lashes! And those lips! I love how sexy and provocative it is just through the makeup and hair alone, without any flashiness. It reminds me of one of my favorite Harper's Bazaar covers of all time: Madonna in her Geisha look on the February 1999 issue, shot by Patrick Demarchelier. I don't know if this Interview cover is an intentional ode to that famous shoot, but either way, it's a gorgeous example of how the right makeup can add incredible power to a cover image.
For the full rundown of July’s cover makeup artists, please read on. What's your favorite magazine cover this month?
Allure Diane Kruger — Gucci Westman
Cosmopolitan Shakira — Francesca Tolot
Elle Rihanna — Mylah Morales
Essence Jada Pinkett Smith — Steven Aturo
Glamour Jessica Biel  Kara Yoshimoto
Harper’s Bazaar (June/July combined issue) Katherine Heigl — Christian McCulloch
InStyle Cameron Diaz — Mariel Barrera
Interview (June/July combined issue) Megan Fox — Mark Carrasquillo
Latina (June/July combined issue) Christina Aguilera — Kristofer Buckle
Lucky Milla Jovovich — Karen Kawahara
Marie Claire Taylor Swift — Kara Yoshimoto
More Kyra Sedgwick — Susan Houser
Nylon  M.I.A. — Dele Olo
The Oprah Magazine Oprah — Derrick Rutledge
Redbook Jillian Michaels — Joanna Schlip
Self Anna Paquin — Monika Blunder
Seventeen Ashley Greene (June/July combined issue)— Francesca Tolot
Shape Jewel — Mai Quynh
Teen Vogue Amanda Seyfried (June/July combined issue) — Pati Dubroff
Town & Country Donna Karan — Sandrine Van Slee
V Scarlett Johansson (summer issue) — Lisa Butler
Vogue Marion Cotillard — Tom Pecheux
Eva Mendes — Charlotte Tilbury
PHOTO FROM INTERVIEW MAGAZINE
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