Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

NARS @ Sophie Theallet S/S 2011
NARS @ Sophie Theallet S/S 2011

NARS @ Sophie Theallet S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “We wanted to fuse together both color and light. We were inspired by Chavela Vargas, the Mexican singer,” said Lena Koro. “Polished and bright- and coinciding with the prints of the clothing.” — Lena Koro

Face

  • NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Deep Throat Blush

Eyes

  • NARS Calanque Trio Eyeshadow (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Cordura Duo Eyeshadow
  • NARS Tzarine Duo Eyeshadow
  • NARS Okinawa Trio Eyeshadow (Holiday 2010)
  • NARS Larger Than Life Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara

Lips

  • NARS Vesuvio Pure Matte Lipstick
  • NARS Triple X Lip Gloss

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Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

MAC @ Monique Lhuillier S/S 2011
MAC @ Monique Lhuillier S/S 2011

MAC @ Monique Lhuillier S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “It’s a 1950s Audrey Hepburn look with an aerodynamic beautiful eye liner, very haute couture and red carpet, slightly debutant with gilded lilacs on the eyelid, liner, and a delicate soft, pink glossed lip.” –Val Garland

Eye

  • Digit and Vellum Eyeshadows layered onto the eyelids.
  • Crystal Eyeshadow through the crease of the eyelids with a layer of Idol Eyes Eyeshadow applied wet on top.
  • Woodwinked eyeshadow placed on the inner corners of the eyelids.
  • Blacktrack Fluidline lining the eyes in a winged out shape.
  • 41 Lashes cut in half and applied to the outer corners of the eyes.

Lip

  • Viva Glam Gaga Lipglass patted onto lips.

Face

  • Face & Body Foundation applied as a base.
  • Bamboo Cream Colour Base blended onto cheeks.
  • Shell Cream Colour Base to highlight the cheekbones.

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Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

MAC @ Carolina Herrera S/S 2011
MAC @ Carolina Herrera S/S 2011

MAC @ Carolina Herrera S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “The inspiration was traditional Korean costume, floral prints or photographs of flowers which lead us to create a brick colored eye.” — Diane Kendal

Eye

  • Brick Lip Pencil blended from the lashline to the crease of the eyelids, diffused out toward the outer corners of the eyes.
  • Antiqued Eyeshadow tapped on top of the diffused pencil to extend the shape of the eye in a horizontal direction.
  • Diva Lipstick added to the inner and outer crease of the eyelids for soft definition.
  • Black Haute and Naughty Mascara applied to heavily curled lashes.

Lip

  • Sugar Rimmed Dazzleglass applied with a 231 brush.

Face

  • Studio Finish Concealer applied where needed.
  • Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder to minimize shine in the t-zone.
  • Pinch ‘O Peach Blush added to the apples of the cheeks, completely diffused out in a sunburst effect.

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Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

MAC @ Donna Karan S/S 2011
MAC @ Donna Karan S/S 2011

MAC @ Donna Karan S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “The inspiration for the look was 1930s photographs — a combination of bronze and gold on the eyes with very matte skin.” — Charlotte Tilbury

Eye

  • Indianwood Paint Pot buffed over the eyelids up through the crease and along the lower lash lines in a 1930s shape.
  • MAC PRO Gold Pigment brushed through the crease of the eyelids.
  • MAC PRO Gloss Texture patted over the eyelids.

Lip

  • MAC PRO Lip Erase in Dim touched onto the lips.

Face

  • Face & Body Foundation applied as a sheer base.
  • Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder to minimize shine in the t-zone.

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Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

NARS @ Marc Jacobs S/S 2011
NARS @ Marc Jacobs S/S 2011

NARS @ Marc Jacobs S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “The look is very reminiscent of Angelica Houston in the 70s-the bleached brows and the deep eyes,” said François Nars. “I wanted them to look like iconic models from the 70s with a modern approach. Marc had images of what he wanted the makeup to look like – mimicking the colors of the clothing but not matching exactly.”

Face

  • NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Orgasm Blush

Eyes

  • NARS Night Porter Eyeshadow
  • NARS Nouveau Monde Duo Eyeshadow (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Celebrate Soft Touch Shadow Pencil (Spring 2011)
  • NARS Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara

Lips

  • NARS Volga Pure Matte Lipstick (now on counters exclusively at Saks!)
  • NARS African Queen Lip Liner Pencil
  • NARS Mambo Eyeliner Pencil

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Monday, September 13th, 2010

MAC @ Preen S/S 2011
MAC @ Preen S/S 2011

MAC @ Preen S/S 2011

INSPIRATION: “The colors of the makeup are inspired by Egypt, the colors of the sand. The clothes have beautiful pale blues and lavenders so we’re doing a little blue on the eye as well. Very Catherine Deneuve, but super minimal.” — James Kaliardos

Eye

  • Lite Brite Cream Shadow (2011) highlighting the inner corners of the eyelids.
  • Swell Baby Shadow (2011) brushed through the crease of the eyelids.
  • MAC PRO NC15/NW20 Chromagraphic Pencil drawn along the waterlines.

Lips

  • Super Kissable Lip Colour (2011) pressed onto the lips.

Face

  • Face & Body Foundation blended onto the skin.
  • Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder to set foundation.
  • Give Me Sun! MAC Bronzing Everyday (2011) blended onto cheeks.
  • Pearl Cream Colour Base to highlight the cheekbones.

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