Rihanna Paused Her Super Bowl 2023 Halftime Performance to Apply More Powder—and of Course It’s From Her Own Line

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Ahh, the Super Bowl. It’s a time for us to sit down and watch entertaining commercials featuring our favorite celebs, eat tasty food and enjoy the action-packed Halftime Show. (Oh, and watch the football game, of course). This year, everyone was counting down the days to the big game, eager to see Rihanna take center stage (after nearly five years away from performing) and were bemused when she took a short break to apply more powder to her flawless makeup look.

Rihanna performing for the 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show.
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Right in the middle of her halftime set, in which she performed mega-hits like “Diamonds” and “Umbrella,” the 34-year-old singer and entrepreneur (who’s expecting baby number two!) took a break to dab her nose. And if you’re *dying* to know which product she used, of course it’s from her very own makeup line, Fenty Beauty.

In a video clip reposted by a fan named @alexandergold on Twitter, RiRi’s backup dancers hand her the Fenty Beauty Invisimatte Instant Setting + Blotting Powder ($34) and she takes a quick powder break.

Rihanna performing for the 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show.
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A second dancer then hands her a microphone and she seamlessly continues on with the song, “All of the Lights.”

The setting powder from Rihanna’s line is said to give a matte finish that's long-lasting to extend your look for the entire day. And clearly, Ri doesn’t go anywhere without her blotting powder.

Another iconic moment from a true queen.

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