One Woman, 100 Different Makeup Looks

Photo: Courtesy of Francesca Tolot.
When you’ve been Beyoncé’s go-to makeup artist for over 12 years, collaborating on every performance, shoot, and music video — as well as painting the faces of just about every other celeb in the biz (including Elizabeth Taylor, Madonna, and Cindy Crawford) — you would think you’d have checked off every professional goal you have. But, Italian-born, L.A.-based Francesca Tolot is just now finding out about a whole new level of creative success with the launch of her first book: One Woman 100 Faces (featuring a foreword personally written by Mrs. Carter).
It’s the beauty version of Boyhood: one woman, shot over 20 years, celebrating femininity, breathtaking art, and the transformative power of makeup. We spoke to Francesca about taking on this mammoth project and how she managed to nab the coolest job in the industry — making up Queen Bey.