Katy Perry Spends 90 Minutes Putting On Her Make Up

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Breaking news: Katy Perry does not roll out of bed looking like a painted porcelain doll with a heart of gold. She spoke to WWD while promoting her new perfume, Killer Queen, and revealed that her morning routine takes a staggering amount of time.

“I’m a product whore,” she said. “I have a [beauty] regimen that spans an hour and a half, and nothing goes out of order.”

Disclaimer: I love Katy Perry. She is genuinely talented and seems like an all around nice and lovely person. I know this because I saw her movie, Katy Perry: Part Of Me. After seeing a highly edited and contrived documentary about her life, I have to wonder–isn’t she busy being an international pop star? Where on earth is she finding an extra hour and a half every day?

really wish she had gone into some detail about what her regimen entails, because even on days when I can’t get my freaking eyeliner to look symmetrical and I finally just let it go after twenty minutes and leave the house looking wonky, that doesn’t come close to 90 minutes. I assume there are complicated milk baths, face muscle stretches, something involving a pressure-cooker, and drinking the youth-restoring blood of her fans and enemies.

What would you do if you had an extra hour and a half each day? I would most likely nap or finally update my iPhone.

Photo: Getty // Story via NYMag

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    • Amanda

      Most people who say they take that long don’t really know what they’re doing. I could do the same exact look plus some in about half an hour, tops, but I’m also a makeup artist so I kind of have an advantage here. But still, even before I had experience it never took me that long.

    • Jurassic_Babe

      If “beauty routine” includes hair than sure. If I go from shower to fully made-up, flat-ironed and lotioned, it takes about 1-1.5 hours.

    • Cee

      I reluctantly take 90 seconds to put on blush and lip balm

    • Pixie

      If I’m doing a full pin up or burlesque look, hair and makeup could easily take 90 minutes. longer if I do my nails too. But that’s not an every day thing. Normal day is foundation, eyeliner, mascara if I remember but I wear glasses at work so who cares, and 10 minutes on hair. so 20 minutes tops? I’d much rather that extra hour sleep than 90 minutes doing makeup every day.

    • gwr

      even if you spent six hours putting on makeup to look just like katy perry, it would be worthwhile.

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