This week, Linda Wells, Allure's editor in chief, will be guest blogging about beauty and style at the Inaugural events in Washington, D.C. Look for her Inaugural Beauty Bulletins Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
Yes, he's wearing it.
All the presidents do. And they'd be nuts not to.
We talked to Lois Cassano, who's made up every U.S. President from Richard Nixon to Bush 43.
She told Allure that the President uses makeup to "even out his skin tone"-meaning no mascara, eye shadow, eyeliner, lipstick, gloss, or blush; just foundation, concealer, and powder.
Here's what she told Allure about being about the second most intimate woman to a President (we'll skip the cheap Clinton jokes today):
Why do the Presidents wear makeup?
"Anyone who has ever seen himself on television without makeup will never do that again. Presidents understand that being made up is part of the job."
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