Friday, February 20th, 2009

Tommy Hilfiger | Lisa Butler

Inspiration: “The look is based on a late 1970’s Lauren Hutton kind of makeup – very American, very glamorous but low key and natural.”

Eyes: Goldmine eye shadow – blended over the eyelids. Cocomotion Pigment – buffed into the crease of the eyelids . Powersurge Eye Kohl – placed along the lower lashline then smudged slightly with a brush to blend into the lashline. Prolash Mascara in Black – applied to top and bottom lashes .

Skin: Full Coverage Foundation – brushed onto the skin for a flawless face. Mineralize Skinfinish Natural – blended over the face to set foundation. Refined Golden Bronzer – applied lightly under cheek bones as a subtle contour. Intenso and Earth to Earth Mineralize Blush – blended together onto the apples of the cheeks for a soft glow.

Lips: Lip Conditioner mixed with Tickle Me Pink cream colour base or Virgin Isle cream colour base – pressed on with fingers for a sheer pink or coral lip.

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Friday, February 20th, 2009

Nanette Lepore | Polly Osmond

Inspiration: “The look uses shades of rose gold in a bohemian traveller sort of way.”

Eyes: Studio Sculpt Concealer – spread on lids to even out skin tone. Coffee Eye Pencil – Applied to the top and bottom lashline. Powersurge Eye Kohl – Applied to the inner rim of the eye to open up the eye. Brassy Fluidline – Applied to eyelid and under eye to create a smoky look. Rose Gold Pigment – Applied on eyelids and under eye. Plushlash Plushblack Mascara – Applied to the top and bottom lashes to separate and elongate lashes. Lingering Eye Brows – Applied to eyebrows to create fullness.

Skin: Face & Body Foundation – Applied to face as a sheer base. Laid Back Blushcreme – Applied to apples of cheeks to give a rosy glow. Antique Rose Cream Colour Base – Applied over blushcreme to create a highlighted effect. Invisible Set Powder – Applied to the t-zone to matti fy.

Lips: Diva Lipstick – blotted onto lips with finger to create a stained look. Brassy Fluidline – Applied to the center of lips.

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Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Behnaz Sarafpour | Gordon Espinet

Inspiration: “The look is not made up but quite perfected, deliberately perfected.”

Eyes: Smolder Eye Kohl – drawn along top and bottom lashlines and water line theN slightly smudged with a brush. Carbon Eye Shadow – blended into lashline to set eye kohl.

Skin: Studio Sculpt Concealer – applied where needed to even out and perfect the complexion. Mineralize SkinFinish Natural – blended into the skin for a natural flawless face. Emphasize sculpt and Shape powder – highlighting the tops of cheekbones.

Lips: Lip erase — applied to moisturized lips to create a skin toned mouth.

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Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Donna Karan | Charlotte Tilbury

Inspiration: “The look is inspired by 1930’s photographs – sepia tone shading but with a slick gloss on the eyes to make it modern.”

Eyes: Dusk cream colour base – blended through crease, over lids and along lower lash line to create shading and depth. Copper Walnut PRO Gloss mixed with a bit of Reflects Gold – applied from lid to brow for a wet look on the eyes.

Face: Fast Play lipstick – blended onto the apples of the cheeks. Pearl cream colour base – swept over cheek bone, bridge of nose, and bow of lips to highlight.

Lips: Half and half lipstick – lightly patted onto the lips.

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Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

DKNY | Charlotte Tilbury

Inspiration: “The look is inspired by the late 50’s – she is a modern take on a punky 50’s school girl.”

Eyes: Black Black chromaline – lining the top lashline in a thick rectangular shape extended out past the outer corner of the eyes. Ebony eye pencil – applied to the waterline. Black prolash mascara – applied to top lashes only. Fling eye brows – drawn into brows to slightly define the shape and add a bit of an arch.

Face: Face and Body foundation – smoothed on to even out skin tone in a sheer application. Blot powder – brushed over the t-zone to diminish extra shine. Laid Back blushcreme – blended high on the cheek bones.

Lips:: Laid Back blushcreme – patted on to lips for a sheer stain.

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Monday, February 16th, 2009

Adam | Romy Soleimani

Inspiration: “The look is inspired by japanese water colour – the way colours mix, blend and diffuse when you mix them with water.”

Eyes: Beautiful Iris eye shadow – swept lightly over eyelids. Cornflower Blue pigment – applied in a sheer layer over lids to add depth. Teal pigment – blended in a thick diffused line along lower lashline. Tealo pencil – drawn along lower lashline.

Face: Love Rock mineralize blush duo mixed with White Frost Pigment – brushed high on cheekbones almost up to lashline for a pink watercolour haze.

Lips: Dim lip erase – blotted on to lips with fingers to slightly diminish natural lip colour.

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