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MAC @ Zac Posen S/S 2012

MAC @ Zac Posen S/S 2012
MAC @ Zac Posen S/S 2012

MAC @ Zac Posen S/S 2012

Beauty Breakdown

  • Face: Mineralize Charged Water Moisturizer (available Spring/Summer 2012) — hydrates and illuminates skin, Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation — lightly applied to even skintone, Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Foundation — chosen in the appropriate shades to softly contour the face
  • Eyes: Untitled Paint — blended over the eyelid as a base, MAC Pro Black Black, Deep Brown, and Rich Purple Chroma Cakes — applied through the crease with 219 Brush and through the outer corner lower lashline as liner, Wisteria Cream Eye Shadow (available Spring/Summer 2012) — blended over Chroma Cake application through the crease with 219 Brush, Blacktrack Fluidline — applied through the root of curled lashes to define, 2 and 7 Lashes — blended and stacked over upper lashes, Optimum Black Opulash Mascara — applied through the lower lashes
  • Lips: MAC Pro Orange, Red, Yellow, White Lipmix — blended and customized to create a pastel, peach matte lip

MAC @ Katie Gallagher S/S 2012

MAC @ Katie Gallagher S/S 2012
MAC @ Katie Gallagher S/S 2012

MAC @ Katie Gallagher S/S 2012

Beauty Breakdown

  • Face: Mineralize Charged Water Moisturizer (available Spring/Summer 2012) — hydrates and illuminates skin, Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation — applied to even and perfect skintone, Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Foundation — chosen in the appropriate shade and dusted over the T-zone
  • Eyes: MAC Pro Basic Red Chromagraphic Pencil — blended through the lashes as eyeliner, MAC Pro Lash, Mixing Medium and MAC Pro Basic Red Pigment — mixed together to create red mascara
    MAC Pro Gloss Texture — blended over the eyelid and brows, 30 Lash — applied through the lashes as needed
  • Lips: MAC Pro Basic Red Chromagraphic Pencil — applied to define and round the lip, Lasting Lust Pro Longwear Lipcolour — blended over the entire lip, Pro Longwear Lipcolour Clear Gloss Coat — applied as a glossy finish to lips
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MAC @ Diane Von Furstenberg S/S 2012

MAC @ Diane Von Furstenberg S/S 2012
MAC @ Diane Von Furstenberg S/S 2012

MAC @ Diane Von Furstenberg S/S 2012

Beauty Breakdown

  • Face: Complete Comfort Crème — massaged into skin to hydrate and perfect moisture balance, paying special attention to dry areas, Face & Body Foundation — lightly applied with 190 Brush only where needed to even skintone, MAC Pro Pure White and Primary Yellow Paintstick — blended together to highlight the planes of the face, MAC Pro Basic Red, Genuine Orange, and Pure White Paintsticks — mixed and applied over cheeks for a soft, fresh glow, MAC Pro Deep Brown Paintstick — lightly blended under the cheekbones to contour
  • Eyes: Omega Eye Shadow — lightly blended through the inner and outer corners of the eyes with 252 Brush, MAC Pro Pure White and MAC Primary Yellow Paintsticks — mixed together and blended over the center of eyelids with fingers to highlight, Gesso Eye Shadow — blended over the center of the eyelids to set, Haute & Naughty Black Mascara — lightly applied over curled lashes
  • Lips: Lip Conditioner SPF 15 — applied lightly to lips and blotted away to reduce any shine

NARS @ Creatures of the Wind S/S 2012

NARS @ Creatures of the Wind S/S 2012
NARS @ Creatures of the Wind S/S 2012

NARS @ Creatures of the Wind S/S 2012

“We had in our minds this idea of moving objects coming to life,” said designers Shane Gabier and Chris Peters. “It’s quite psychedelic, a little triply with the acid greens and purples.”

“We didn’t want to see the makeup before seeing the clothes but still wanted a strong look,” said James Boehmer, NARS Director of Global Artistry. “It’s very chalky and very 90’s. To balance the chalkiness in the eyes, we gave a luminosity to the cheekbones.”

Beauty Breakdown

  • Face: Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer – new for Spring 2012; for a similar affect try a light application of Sheer Glow Foundation, Bilbao Lipstick – new for Spring 2012; for a similar affect try Belle de Jour Lipstick
  • Eyes: Pastel blue created specifically for this look and not yet available – for a similar affect, try Heart Of Glass Single Eyeshadow, Bolero Velvet Matte Lip Pencil
  • Lips: Tashkent Pure Matte Lipstick

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NARS @ HONOR S/S 2012

NARS @ HONOR S/S 2012
NARS @ HONOR S/S 2012

NARS @ HONOR S/S 2012

“Someone said that my collection was really girly,” said designer Giovanna Randall. “So I decided to go all the way and make it ultra feminine, but also with something slightly ‘off.’ I had a vision of creating an army of angry dolls that had been played with too much, not precious dolls that sit on a shelf.”

“The look is reminiscent of Penelope Tree, and Catherine Deneuve,” said James Boehmer, NARS Director of Global Artistry. “The eyelashes are messy and drawn on, with a lot of mascara. Everything else is perfect – the skin is porcelain, and the lip color is like lips that have been bitten. The key to the look is really the lashes. When you think you’ve got enough mascara, add two more coats.”

Beauty Breakdown

  • Face: Tinted Moisturizers – new for Spring 2012! (for now, try a light application of Sheer Glow Foundation), Loose Powder
  • Eyes: Santa Monica Boulevard Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner, Black Moon Eyeliner Pencil, Rue Bonaparte Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner, Douceur Blush, Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara, Larger Than Life Lengthening Mascara
  • Lips: Valparaiso Pure Matte Lipstick – new for spring 2012! (for now, try Terre de Feu Pure Matte Lipstick)

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