As RuPauls Drag Race comes to British TV, former contestants share their makeup dos and donts, from time-saving tricks to lipsticks that stay put
After 10 years of RuPauls Drag Race bringing drag culture to mainstream TV audiences, the UK is getting its own version of the show, filled with British charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent and, of course, makeup. Drag queens are known for their exaggerated makeup: false eyelashes, bold brows and extreme contouring are all commonplace. So, too, is a lot of glitter (and to do Drag Race shimmer sustainably see options here and here). Importantly, whether comical, cartoonish or comparatively subtle, drag makeup is always on point. Here are the tips and tricks that translate from the werk room into everyday makeup looks, according to former Drag Race contestants.