Michelle Obama looks stunning in a bathrobe as she pouts for a rare, candid photo with makeup artist

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is currently preparing for her 10-city nationwide book tour to promote her memoir 'Becoming'


                            Michelle Obama looks stunning in a bathrobe as she pouts for a rare, candid photo with makeup artist

Former First Lady Michelle Obama's fans were in for a huge treat when they she offered then an insight into her private life on Wednesday afternoon. Michelle posted a candid photograph of herself in a white bathrobe pouting for the camera which soon went viral on social media. 

In the photograph, Michelle was joined by her makeup artist Carl Ray and was seen putting her arm around him while she places the other hand boldly on her hip. It looks as though she had just finished a glam session given her stunning makeup and hairdo. The picture was posted by Carl in order to celebrate the pair's 10-year-long work relationship and fans absolutely loved the candid shot. 



 

Carl was seen in a zipped black sweater and thick-rimmed glasses while leaning his head towards Michelle. Michelle, on the other hand, looks flawless with eyeliner and mascara to highlight her eyes while she pouts with her nude colored lips. Fans and viewers also spotted her engagement ring in the picture. Carl captioned the photo, "Hello from me and @michelleobama. What an amazing 10 years it's been. #decadeofbeauty". 

Carl also added that he is more than happy to refer to Michelle as his friend and his boss and shared that the pair is currently preparing for her 10-city nationwide book tour where she plans to promote her memoir 'Becoming'. Since Carl posted the picture, fans have been left awe-struck and fascinated. One fan wrote, "Carl, this is an incredibly sweet photo of a couple exceptional people. Former First Lady Michelle Obama's natural outer and inner beauty is simply stunning. What a beautiful friendship indeed!" While another person added, "Michelle looks gorgeous!"

Carl is a self-taught makeup artist who spoke to Glamour magazine and shared that the former first lady and him "clicked immediately" after he worked with Michelle for the first time for the White House's 2009 Easter Egg Roll. Carl caters to high-end brands such as MAC, Tom Ford, NARS, and Bobbi Brown. He has also worked for magazines like Vogue, Glamour, Elle, and Allure. 

(Source: Getty Images)
(Source: Getty Images)

Referring to Michelle as a "great collaborator", Carl shared, "She's always conscious of setting an example. For Mrs Obama, it's about being polished in an authentic way. She always looks like herself. To exude the confidence she shows the world, she has to feel great in her own skin". He also revealed that his favorite product to use on Michelle is "a beautiful nude lip gloss: Peach, pink, nude-nude — she's tried them all". 

Michelle is gearing up for her book tour where she will speak in arenas and also other centers in 10 cities. Both Michelle and Barack Obama have been working on their memoirs and the books are expected in the year 2019. Earlier, in a statement, Michelle said, "I've spent the last year and a half reflecting on my story as deeply and honestly as I could, and now I'm thrilled to travel the country and do the same with readers this fall". 

On her Facebook page, Michelle described the book as "the story of my humdrum plainness, my tiny victories, my lasting bruises, my ordinary hopes and worries".