Backstage Makeup Breakdown: Hervé Léger Fall 2009

February 16, 2009

At Hervé Léger Fall 2009, lead artist Diane Kendal working for NARS Cosmetics created a look with strong brow and dewy skin.

Hervé Léger Fall 2009 backstage beauty

Diane got her inspiration from Helmut Newton photographs, using the concept of a brave warrior – strong and fierce. “The collection is very hard and sculpted so we wanted to keep the skin neutral and show strength through the eyebrows,” said Kendal.

Hervé Léger Fall 2009 makeup face chart

* Moisturize the skin with NARSskin Hydrating Moisture Cream
* Apply Concealer as needed, to cover any imperfections
* Use a minimal amount of Sheer Glow Foundation which will be available in Fall 2009 to even skin tone

* Brush brows to define natural shape and fill them in with Single Eyeshadow in Bali
* Brush again for an even, natural look
* Apply a gentle dusting of Single Eyeshadow in Sophia to the entire lid, blending up towards brows for natural shading
* Curl lashes with Eyelash Curler

* Apply Lip Therapy Treatment in Rain to entire lip
* Use Concealer over Rain to mute color

Images: Courtesy of NARS and NYMag.

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