Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

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
Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

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
Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

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
Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

MAC @ Cushnie Et Ochs S/S 2012
MAC @ Cushnie Et Ochs S/S 2012

MAC @ Cushnie Et Ochs S/S 2012

Beauty Breakdown

  • Face: Studio Sculpt SPF 15 Foundation — applied only where needed…skin should look fresh, Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder — applied through the center on the face for a polished finish, Ladyblush Cremeblend Blush — blended over the center of cheeks for a flushed appearance
  • Eyes: MAC Pro Dark Brown Cream Colour Base — diffused over the eyelids for a halo effect, Smolder Eye Kohl — applied in a thin line above the upper lashes and winged outwards to elongate eyes, Coffee Eye Pencil — applied through the waterline of lower lashes and smudged through with a bit of MAC Pro Dark Brown Cream Colour Base to intensify, MAC Pro MAC Gloss Texture — blended with MAC Pro Dark Cream Colour Base over the upper eyelids for added sheen, MAC Lashes — applied over curled lashes and through lower lashes for an open-eye effect
  • Lips: Lip Conditioner SPF 15 — applied over lips to hydrate and perfect, Boldly Bare Lip Pencil — blended over the entire lip
Monday, September 12th, 2011

MAC @ Prabal Gurung S/S 2012
MAC @ Prabal Gurung S/S 2012

The Art of Araki … The lip is an orchid bursting from within. – Charlotte Tilbury

MAC @ Prabal Gurung S/S 2012

Beauty Breakdown

  • Face: Studio Moisture Cream — hydrates and illuminates skin, Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation — lightly buffed into skin to perfect, Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder — applied through the middle of the face for a polished effect, Luna Cream Colour Base — blended in a “C” shape around the temple and eye area to highlight, MAC Pro Sculpt Sculpting Powder Pro Pallette — blended through lower planes and temples to contour
  • Eye:  Young Venus In Extra Dimension Eye Shadow (available Spring/Summer 2012) — blended over the eyelids as a base and highlight, Warm Thunder In Extra Dimension Eye Shadow (available Spring/Summer 2012) — applied through the crease and pulled outwards to elongate Strobe Cream — a dot applied over the eye shadow for a subtle shine
  • Lip: MAC Pro Process Magenta Chromagraphic Pencil — slightly overdrawn with a blunted tip to achieve the look of just kissed lips, MAC Pro Black, Burgundy, and Fuchsia Lipmix — mixed together and applied through the centre of the lip for more impact
Sunday, September 11th, 2011

MAC @ Suno S/S 2012
MAC @ Suno S/S 2012

MAC @ Suno S/S 2012

Beauty Breakdown

  • Face: Studio Moisture Cream – hydrates and illuminates skin, Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation – buffed lightly over the skin with 188 Brush, Cake Mix Cream Eye Shadow (available S/S 2012) – applied over high planes to highlight
  • Eye: Bisque Eye Shadow – swept over the eyelids for a base, Copperplate and Satin Taupe Eye Shadows – blended together to create a custom taupe halo around the eyes, MAC Pro Shine Mixing Medium – blended with Satin Taupe Eye Shadow and applied over the eyelids for a light sheen, Cake Mix Cream Eye Shadow (available S/S 2012) – applied precisely through the inner corners of the eyes for a highlight
  • Lip: Studio Finish Concealer – used to camouflage the outer edge of lips, MAC Pro Red Lipmix – blended through the center of the lip for a “bitten” effect