Runway Trend Alert – Casting Shadows -

Eyes are looking enigmatic and hooded with new eyeshadow effects. Instead of colorful accents, makeup artists are casting shadows across the eyelids with matte cream or powder taupe-grey eyeshadows applied across the contour into the brows for intensity and depth. Brows are strengthened and brushed up for added tension. Sheer lips add a quiet touch. – Anna Kim  
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Backstage Beauty | Ohne Titel -

Makeup: Lucia Pieroni for MAC Hair: Jimmy Paul for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Kim D'Amato for Priti NYC  Makeup "We're playing with textures today. It's a super matte velvet lip in a bright red, an "electro red." We're using a red lip pencil, Ruby Woo lipstick over that and Neon Orange Pigment over that for the velvet finish. Skin is super polished, very pure, ...
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Backstage Beauty I Hernan Lander -

Makeup: Tina Turnbow for NYX Hair: Paul Merritt for Unite Nails: Sunshine Outing for Zoya  Makeup "We’re doing really matte, even skin to create a canvas for the eyes, which are little pieces of artwork. We’re using warm and cool tones in chocolate brown and slate grey, I always love mixing warm and cool. We used the NYX Roll On Eye Shimmer to make the ...
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Backstage Beauty I Thom Browne -

  Makeup: Sil Bruinsma for MAC Hair: Jimmy Paul for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Julie Kandalec for Maybelline Color Show Makeup "Thom is always quite specific about the kind of girl he envisions. Other seasons it has been a dark, sort of ghostly girl, but this season we’re going in a different direction. It’s still a bit wicked but we’re doing a much more delicate ...
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Backstage Beauty I Karen Walker -

Makeup: Benjamin Puckey for MAC Hair: Laurent Philippon for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Joanie Black for OPI Makeup "The collection is inspired by Siouxie Sioux from Siouxie and the Banshees, they were a punk rock band in the 70’s and early 80’s. So we’ve made a modern variation of her look. We took away the strong brows but did the eyeliner, and instead of ...
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Backstage Beauty | Vivienne Tam -

Makeup: Maud Laceppe for MAC Hair: Jeanie Syfu for Tresemme Nails: Incoco Makeup "It's a very sophisticated, 90s punky look. Its very strong, structured skin with a bit of contour, a glowing finish, and a very strong, matte, dark lip. The lips are going to be very dark, almost black, very deep intense purple by mixing a burgundy and a black. There's a ...
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Backstage Beauty I Theyskens Theory -

Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nails: Jin Soon Choi for Jin Soon Makeup "We’re doing a very futuristic girl, like how girls would look in the real future. The skin is built, so all the portions of the face are worked on but there isn’t color. We’re perfecting what they have. We start with Prep and Prime Skin Brightening ...
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Backstage Beauty | Diane Von Furstenberg -

Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC Hair: Orlando Pita Nails: Michelle Saunders for Essie Makeup "It's a bright fuchsia lip where life is the pary. It's not party makeup, this is a pink that makes you win in life. There's pink in the DVF collection that we tried to match as close to possible. So, its a color called Process Magenta which is a lip ...
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Backstage Beauty I Alexandre Herchcovitch -

Makeup: Gordon Espinet for MAC Hair: Rolando Beauchamp for Bumble & Bumble http://youtu.be/ULfFa9bdkXQ Makeup "The collection is a real mix of concepts in my mind, I see Victorian, futuristic, luxury, opulence and there is continuity to the silhouettes, distinct shapes and lines. We wanted a look that had a strong, powerful impact but without a lot of makeup. We’re using a lot of primer and ...
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Backstage Beauty I Monique Lhuillier -

Makeup: Val Garland for MAC Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nails: Michelle Saunders for Essie http://youtu.be/0PtWOPuZBzs Makeup "The inspiration for the show is 1930’s and art deco. The clothes are very elegant so we’re doing real, beautiful skin with natural lips and then a very strong, graphic, dark eye and that’s what makes it cool and modern. We’re using MAC Black Track Eyeliner and ...
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Runway Flash – Seeing Red -

Red eyeshadow has emerged as a key color for Fall 2013. Although red can be difficult to wear, makeup artists are showing that it can still look glamorous and wearable with a punky edge. “Start with a chestnut base and add a bit of red to find the right shade for you,” advised makeup artist Carole Colombani at Suno. – Sharon ...
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Backstage Beauty | Libertine -

Makeup: Chantal Miller for MAC Hair: Akemi Tamaribuchi for Kerastase Nails: Katie Hughes for Butter London Makeup  "This is all about a modern 60s eye. It's not your traditional, super model reference. It's more 60s noir, Sharon Tate. Lots of black eye liner and tons of lashes with completely raw lips and skin. Because of the matte skin, we're using an eyeliner (MAC Slickline) ...
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Backstage Beauty I Band of Outsiders

Makeup: Dick Page for Shiseido Hair: Duffy for Oribe Nails: Kim D'Amato from Priti NYC  Makeup "The makeup is about creating this imaginary shadow because they are all wearing hats. The feel is a little Victorian with some robotic elements in some of the prints and fabrics – the designer took symbols from old video games. There are also crystals on some of the ...
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Backstage Beauty | Ruffian -

Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC Hair: Neil Moodie for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Keri Blair for MAC  Makeup "At Ruffian, I'm doing a red eye, red cheek, red stained lip inspired by an Antonio Lopez show I saw at the Suzanne Geiss gallery in Soho, he's an illustrative artist during the 1970s. We're just playing with color today which is fun and showing that ...
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Backstage Beauty | Suno -

Makeup: Carole Colombani for MAC Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nail: Casey Herman for Rococo Nails Makeup "It's a soft, velvet look with beautiful skin. It's perfect, dewy skin with a focus on the eyes. It's about creating soft, terra cotta feeling on the eyelids. To get this, I mixed a powder eyeshadow (MAC Exposed) and an eye cream (MAC Fast Response Eye Cream) ...
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