Janelle Monae’s Makeup Artist: How to Get a Perfect Cat Eye in Minutes

When Janelle Monae hits the stage during her Electric Lady summer tour in Europe, the "Tightrope" singer uses tips from her go-to makeup artist Ashunta Sheriff to create her performance look of a cat eye and bold lip combo.

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Sheriff, who has worked with Queen Latifah, tells Us Weekly that the secret to the perfect cat eye is all about balance. (Watch above as she offers a step-by-step tutorial) "What makes this [tutorial] look so edgy is that you're pairing a bold lip with nude metallic eyes and bold lashes," Sheriff tells Us.

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To find out her tip to a foolproof lined eye, watch the video above.

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