Monday, February 14th, 2011

Behnaz Sarafpour @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011
Behnaz Sarafpour @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

Behnaz Sarafpour @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

“Kate Moss as Brigitte Bardot… a girl who is sexy and coquettish, but doesn’t know it.” — Gordon Espinet

Makeup How-to

  • Eyes: MAC PRO Taupe Powder Blush and Sculpt Sculpting powder blended together through the crease and lower lashes for a neutral contour. Sweet Satisfaction and Carefree Pro Longwear Eyeshadows (Fall 2011) applied as a highlight. Seaside Cream Colour Base applied as a sheer, luminescent highlight over the brow bone. Rapidblack Penultimate eyeliner defines the upper lash line with a bit of a flick.
  • Lips: What Comes Naturally Glamgloss (Summer 2011) contours and perfects the lips. Tanarama lipstick applied over lips for a soft, shimmering finish.
  • Face: Mineralize SPF 15 Foundation used to perfect skin. MAC Taupe and Sculpt blended together under cheekbones to contour.
Monday, February 14th, 2011

Diane von Furstenberg @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011
Diane von Furstenberg @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

Diane von Furstenberg @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

“Think Gloria vanderbilt and Diana Vreeland… She’s an independent American woman, well put together with panache… She’s glamorous but anyone can do this.” — James Kaliardos

Makeup How-to

  • Eyes: Keep Your Cool Pro Longwear Eyeshadow applied as a smoky liner throughout the outer upper and lower lash line, elongating eyes with a lift. NC15 Chromagraphic Pencil applied to waterline of lower lashes for a brightening effect.
  • Lips: Runaway Red lipstick (Fall 2011) applied over entire lip. Cherry Lip Pencil defines and perfects.
  • Face: Studio Finish Concealer blended where needed for a natural finish on skin. MAC PRO Bone Beige Sculpting Powder pressed powder provides subtle, warm contour under cheekbones. Seaside Cream Colour Base (Fall 2011) blended above cheekbones for a luminescent highlight.
Monday, February 14th, 2011

Altuzarra @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011
Altuzarra @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

Altuzarra @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

“When Kate Moss was still with Johnny… a very cool girl with a glam-rock sophistication about her. She’s a bit of a bitch.” — Tom Pecheux

Makeup How-to

  • Eyes: Lady Grey eyeshadow (Fall 2011) applied over the eyelids and upward through the crease. Keep Your Cool PRO Longwear Eyeshadow (Fall 2011) blended through the outer eyelid and upward toe longate eyes with a soft winged shape. MAC Platinum Metal Pigment defines the inner corners with a strong metallic highlight. MAC Rich Purple Chromagraphic Pencil blended through the lower lash line.
  • Lips: Diva lipstick applied over the entire lip with full coverage. Beet lip pencil defines and perfects the lip.
  • Face: Studio Sculpt Foundation blended over skin to perfect. MAC PRO Bone Beige Sculpting Powder pressed powder provides subtle, warm contour under cheekbones.

Hair How-to

Frederic Fekkai Lead Stylist, Paul Hanlon Created a Chic and Edgy Hairstyle for Joseph Altuzarra’s Fall-Winter 2011 Fashion Week Runway Show. Paul Hanlon created hair with a wow factor to match the collection. The look was a modern and beautifully chic take on rock and roll.

Apply Frederic Fekkai Coiff Strong Hold Volume Mousse throughout the hair, and then curl the hair using a 1-inch curling iron. After it cools, brush the curls out and spray the hair with Fekkai Advanced Brilliant Glossing Sheer Shine Mist. Next, secure the front pieces by spraying Fekkai Coiff Sheer Hold Hair Spray. At the crown of the head, spray the hair with Frederic Fekkai Coiff Bouffant Lifting and Texturizing Spray Gel, locking the hair into a beautiful sculpture. Then diffuse the hair to secure the shape of the style.

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Alexander Wang @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011
Alexander Wang @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

Alexander Wang @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

“She’s a bit rock ‘n’ roll and bold, while being young, fresh, and simple…” — Diane Kendal

Makeup How-to

  • Eyes: Smolder eye kohl applied around the lash line and then removed to create a soft faint line. Brun eyeshadow elongated and gave strength to brows. Carbon eyeshadow blended around the eyes to softly enhance the natural shape.
  • Lips: MAC PRO Dim Lip Erase patted onto lips to tone down colour.
  • Face: Studio Finish Concealer applied sparingly to lightly perfect skin.
Monday, February 14th, 2011

Prabal Gurung @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011
Prabal Gurung @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

Prabal Gurung @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

“The look is about capturing the moment when a lovely, young woman is still sweet but on the verge of becoming a witch… It’s romantic, with an edge.” — Tom Pecheux

Makeup How-to

  • Eyes: Legendary Black Pro Longwear Eyeshadow (Fall 2011) blended through the contour with an emphasis through the inner crease. One of a Kind Lipstick (Summer 2011) shaded over eyelids for a bit of a highlight.
  • Lips: One of a Kind Lipstick (Summer 2011) applied with a light touch over the entire lip.
  • Face: Matchmaster Foundation (Fall 2011) blended over hydrated and perfected skin.

Hair How-to

Frederic Fekkai Lead Stylist Didier Malige was inspired by the aesthetic of the collection, which is vibrant and romantic. Drawing from the Victorian era with a slightly street-wise, savage take – Havisham meets John’s Singer Sargent’s ‘A Parisian Beggar Girl’– the hair mirrors the juxtaposition between precious and casual couture. The look is daring – for the girl that is a risk taker, savvy and is full of texture, yet very romantic.

Didier applied Fekkai Coiff Oceanique Tousled Wave Spray heavily throughout dry hair. He then blow dried the front of the hair, forming finger-waves to add a defined shape and frame the face. By securing the front pieces with pins, he was able to hand-dry the rest of the hair to enhance the natural texture. Once dried, he added a little bit of a more exaggerated wave throughout the hair by using a 1 1/4 inch curling iron on random pieces. Lastly, he backcombed the hair to achieve the exact feel of a slightly tousled, intended messy ‘do. The look was secured with Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray to keep it light and airy.

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Monday, February 14th, 2011

Donna Karan @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011
Donna Karan @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

Donna Karan @ NYFW Fall/Winter 2011

“Tippi Hedren with a modern twist… It’s an early 50s lip of ‘Pepto’ pink against a caramel, coffee-lacquered eye, with skin highlighted to perfection.” — Charlotte Tilbury

Makeup How-to

  • Eyes: MAC PRO Mid-Toned Sepia Cream Colour Base blended with a halo effect around the eyelid and lower lashes. MAC PRO Gloss Texture applied over eyelids for a lacquered effect.
  • Lips: Up the Amp, Fleshpot, and See Sheer lipsticks pre-mixed and blended together for a custom colour pink.
  • Face: Strobe Cream to hydrate and add luminosity to skin. Face & Body foundation applied for a natural finish. Hush cream colour base blended with MAC PRO Gloss Texture and applied high over cheek bones for additional highlights.