Backstage Makeup Breakdown: Rodarte Fall 2009 at NY Fashion Week

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Published on February 19, 2009 with No Comments

To go with the organic look Kate and Laura Mulleavy designed for the Rodarte Fall 2009 collection, MAC makeup artist James Kaliardos did a stone face. “The idea behind it is sculpture – to deconstruct and reconstruct the face in an abstract way emphasizing each part.” said Kaliardos.

Contoured makeup look at Rodarte Fall 2009 at NY Fashion Week

* Pure White Paint Stick blended into skin for a pale white base under the eyes and wrapped up toward the temples in a “c” shape .
* Frozen White Pigment blended over Paint Stick for a satin frost .
* Warm Light Sculpting Powder brushed from under the cheek bone up to the temples in at sharp angle for severe contouring.

* Scene Eyeshadow placed in a thick line in the crease and tapered toward the outer portion of the eye.
* Warm Light Sculpting Powder diffused from inner corners of the crease of the eye lids and pulled out in a linear shape straight toward the temples to the hairline.
* Frozen White Pigment placed precisely in the inner corners of the eyes.

* Dark Brown Cream Color Base, Polished Ivory, Pure White and Black Black Paint Sticks blended together to create a stone gray/brown lip.
* Frozen White Pigment to highlight the bow of the lips.

Images: and MAC Cosmetics.

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