Make Up

Album: Thank U, Next (2019)
Charted: 48
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  • This flirty track is a play on words about Ariana Grande kissing and making up with her partner and the makeup she's wearing.

    I love it when we make up
    Go 'head, ruin my makeup

    Grande has reconciled with her lover after a fight. Now she's looking forward to some bedtime shenanigans with him, when they can "really make it right."
  • Grande gives a shout out to Rihanna's Fenty Beauty cosmetics line.

    Highlight of my life, just like that Fenty Beauty kit

    Fenty Beauty is a brand launched in September 2017 by Rihanna. By comparing her man to the line's highly pigmented highlighter, Grande is saying he lights up her life.


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