Estee Lauder @ Derek Lam S/S 2011

Estee Lauder @ Derek Lam S/S 2011
Estee Lauder @ Derek Lam S/S 2011

Estee Lauder @ Derek Lam S/S 2011

On Sunday, Tom Pecheux for Estee Lauder created the makeup look at Derek Lam, while Jin Soon Choi for Estee Lauder did the nails.

Eyes

  • Pure Color EyeShadow in Sugar Cube or Sandbar Beige
  • Sumptuous Bold Volume Lifting Mascara in Black
  • Double Wear Stay-in-Place Lip Pencil in Coral
  • To achieve the orange-shaded look on eyes, Tom used two NEW Pure Color Lipsticks launching in March 2011 and Double Wear Stay-in-Place Lip Pencil in Coral.
  • Eyebrows: Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil in Coffee

Lips

  • NEW Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick tested backstage- launching March 2011

Cheeks

  • Bronze Goddess Soft Matte Bronzer
  • Signature Powder Blush in Sweet Nectar
  • Double Wear Stay-in-Place Pressed Powder

Skin

  • Idealist Pore Minimizing Skin Refinisher
  • DayWear Plus Multi Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF 15
  • Double Wear Light Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10
  • Lucidity Translucent Loose Powder

Nails

  • NEW limited edition Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Extravagant Pearl – launching October 2010

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MAC @ Prabal Gurung S/S 2011

MAC @ Prabal Gurung S/S 2011
MAC @ Prabal Gurung S/S 2011

MAC @ Prabal Gurung S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “The colletion is very rich and full on, all about the architecture of the clothes to the silhouette so the face is pure, soft but graphic — playing with textures in white.” — Tom Pecheux

Eyes

  • MAC PRO Pure White Paintstick blended on the eyelids as a base with Gesso Eyeshadow layered with Fascinating Eye Kohl to create a “matte white lid.”

Lips

  • MAC PRO Lip Erase in Dim to make lips the same base colour.
  • Supremely Confident Sheen Supreme Lipstick was layered over Lip Erase to give a “true sensuality to the lips.”

Face

  • Select Moisturecover Concealer applied as needed.
  • Mineralize Skinfinish Natural lightly applied to even out the skin tone.
  • Silver Dusk Iridescent Powder Loose, Pink Opal and White Pigments wrapped around the temples from just above brow arch to just under the pupils and on the cheekbones to create a white opalescent glow. This also softly sculpted the face and replaced the dimension lost when foundation was applied.

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MAC @ Altuzarra S/S 2011

MAC @ Altuzarra S/S 2011
MAC @ Altuzarra S/S 2011

MAC @ Altuzarra S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “The collection is very strong, tribal, and Amazon, so we decided to go for nude, matte skin and strong contours to create a true dynamic.” — Tom Pecheux

Eyes

  • MAC PRO Sculpting Powders in Shadester, Sculpt, and Definitive applied with the 222 to sculpt from the inner corner of the eyes up to the brow bones.

Lips

  • MAC PRO Sculpting Powder in Shadester, Sculpt, and Definitive patted onto the lips with a 242 brush for a nude, matte lip.

Face

  • Care Blends Essential Oils mixed with Face & Body foundation to perfect the skin.
  • Mineralize Skinfinish Natural mixed with Prep + Prime Transparent Powder to set the foundation.
  • MAC PRO Sculpting Powder in Shadester, Sculpt, and Definitive to contour the cheeks and temples and neck.

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Maybelline @ Z Spoke by Zac Posen S/S 2011

Maybelline @ Z Spoke by Zac Posen S/S 2011
Maybelline @ Z Spoke by Zac Posen S/S 2011

Maybelline @ Z Spoke by Zac Posen S/S 2011

Inspired by theatrical street performance, the makeup at Z Spoke by Zac Posen emphasized vivid and dramatic color in three distinct beauty looks.

“The makeup had a strong vibe with pops of color and a little edgy playfulness to it. I used bright, bold shades on eyes and cheeks and lots of flirty lashes to complement the femininity, humor, and sex appeal of Zac’s designs,” said Maybelline New York Global Makeup Artist Charlotte Willier.

The Look

  • Charlotte used Volum’Express the Flasies Mascara to create high drama, flirty lashes.
  • Charlotte applied Eye Studio Color Plush Silk Eyeshadow in Give Me Gold, Copper Chic, and Sapphire Siren Palettes to achieve maximum eye impact. Sapphire Siren was applied all over the lid and extended to brow bone for one look; Give Me Gold and Copper Chic created a more muted color statement but extended outward in a dramatic cat eye effect.
  • Bold bright color adorned lips with fully saturated coverage in shades of Verry Cherry, Park Avenue Pink, and Backstage #4 (created specifically for Fasion Week).
  • Dream Liquid Mousse Foundationw as applied all over the face for a luminous base.

Hair

Whether you want to rock the Deconstructed Bun, Playful Pony, or French Twist, start with these curling instructions, then follow the specific steps for the hairstyle you want to achieve.

Curling Instructions

Using a ¼ inch curling iron, stylists curled the model’s entire head, being sure to curl the sections in opposite directions.  Sims says that this curling technique “allows ringlets to look and feel more organic.” Stylists sprayed the curled strands with got2b 2sexy hairspray for hold and shine.

Deconstructed Bun

Sims explains that this look is meant to look a bit messy. After curling the hair, he recommends brushing the hair out “almost until it’s frizzy,” then pulling in into a bun on the very top of the head, leaving a few loose tundrils along the hairline. Be sure to set the style with got2b 2sexy hairspray.

Playful Pony

These bouncy up-dos complemented the flirty mini dresses in the Spring 2011 collection. After the whole head is curled, Sims says to brush the hair back into a pony, smoothing strands with got2b’s cashmere-infused smooth operator hairspray. Just like the deconstructed bun, a few loose tundrils should be left around the hairline. If you want to give your pony a little extra bounce, Sims recommends spraying the curled pony with got2b’s collagen-infused fat-tastic root-boosting spray.

French Twist (with a twist!)

We’ve never seen French Twists like this before! This hot rocker-chic look featured a French roll in the back, accented with a curly quaff on the forehead. Sims suggests you “curl the front of your hair into small sections and then pull the rest back, twist and secure with a few pins so it still looks undone.” The front curls should be held in place with got2b 2sexy hairspray, while the twist should be held with got2b smooth operator hairspray to achieve the soft, polished look.

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Lancome & Frederic Fekkai @ Victoria Beckham S/S 2011

Frederic Fekkai @ Victoria Beckham
Frederic Fekkai @ Victoria Beckham

Frederic Fekkai @ Victoria Beckham S/S 2011

Victoria Beckham presented her spring collection of supremely feminine and beautifully constructed dresses today. Vivid colors, from mandarin yellow to cotton candy pink, punctuated the collection, and exposed zippers, gentle draping and tucked and pleated details on parachute silk, jersey and lamé lent the collection that signature Victoria Beckham style.

Makeup

The makeup, by Charlotte Tilbury, was equally vivid. She and Victoria drew inspiration from Andy Warhol’s colorful portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. For eyes, this meant a block of purple shadow up to the brows. Charlotte layered two purple Color Design Eye Shadows—Trendy and Drama—to get the desired finish. She lined the entire upper lashline with Artliner in Noir, complete with a “flick” at each end, and lined the lower lashline with black pencil. Hypnôse Custom Volume Mascara on the top and bottom lashes finished the eyes. Brows were left natural.

For lips, Charlotte used L’Absolu Rouge Lipstick in Rich Cashmere for the gingery pink color she wanted, and topped that with a thick layer of Juicy Tubes in Pure, a clear gloss, for a dramatically lacquered look. The skin was super dewy, achieved with just foundation and highlighter. Charlotte swept the new Teint Miracle foundation over the entire face. Éclat Miracle Serum (a new liquid highlighter) was dabbed along the cheekbone and up the temple in a backwards C-shape. She didn’t use any blush or powder.

The opaque bubble gum pink nails were done by Nonie Creme for Butter London. The hair, by Didier Malige for Fekkai, was long and stick straight, with an unexpected crimp across the back.

Hair

Didier Malige, lead stylist for Frédéric Fekkai, was inspired by hairstyles of the 60’s—without the tease—for the Spring 2011 Victoria Beckham show. To create the look, Malige first prepped dry hair with Fekkai Advanced Full Volume Styling Whip to give hair slick volume. Then, Malige created a middle part and tucked the hair straight behind the ears and spritzed with Fekkai Sheer Hold Spray to make the hair more straight and heavy. He finished the look by using a waiving tool to make an unexpected single crimp across the back of the hair. The result was a modern take on a mod era.

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NARS @ Thakoon S/S 2011

NARS @ Thakoon S/S 2011
NARS @ Thakoon S/S 2011

NARS @ Thakoon S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “The clothes are light so I wanted the makeup to have a little more impact this time – as if the girls were beautiful, cool fairies,” said designer Thakoon. “I wanted the whole aura to feel like opening windows and letting in a breeze- fresh and romantic but tempered at the same time.”

LOOK: “Golden, but not tanned. As if the girls are glowing from within… with, of course, confidence,” said lead artist Diane Kendal.

Face

  • NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer (Spring 2011)
  • NARS PRO-PRIME Pore Refining Primer (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Laguna Bronzer
  • NARS Zen Blush
  • NARS Etrusque Single Eyeshadow (highlighted on cheeks (Holiday 2010)

Eyes

  • NARS Cordura Duo Eyeshadow
  • NARS Etrusque Single Eyeshadow (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Calanque Trio Eyeshadow (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Coconut Grove Eyeshadow
  • NARS Hollywood Land Soft Touch Shadow Pencil (Spring 2011l)

Lips

  • NARS Madere Pure Matte Lipstick (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Hopi Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil (Spring 2011)

Hair

Didier Malige, Frédéric Fekkai’s lead stylist, was inspired to find the beauty in each model and created a light and tousled look with shape, for Thakoon’s Spring 2011 show. Didier started by applying the Fekkai Coiff™ Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel at the roots, combing it back, with his fingers, away from the face. He then applied Fekkai Coiff™ Oceanique Tousled Wave Spray to the middle and ends of the hair.  To finish the look, Didier teased the back of the hair to keep it light and create shape.

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