Monthly Archives: September 2009

Fall/Winter 2009 Beauty Trend Alert: Smudgy Black Eyes and Vampy Dark Lips

Ladies, let your inner goth/emo side out this fall/winter because black is back and bigger than ever! From the runway to the latest beauty campaigns, sooty black liner smudged all over the eyes and vampy blackish red lips are everywhere! Karl Lagerfeld and Yigal Azrouel A/W 2009 Shows MAC Fall 2009 Style Black Collection Chanel Winter 2009 Noirs Obscurs Collection I will...

Runway Beauty: Jeremy Scott Spring 2010 at London Fashion Week

At the Jeremy Scott Spring 2010 show, models strutted around in Flintstones-inspired outfits, crazy crimped ponytails and super glittery eye makeup. Definitely not your everyday look. Pep Gay, who was working on behalf of MAC Cosmetics, created a look that is "a bit punkish without being dirty". Face * Powder Blush in Taupe under cheekbones. Eyes * Paint Stick in Basic Red and Rich...

Runway Beauty: Danielle Scutt Spring 2010 London Fashion Week

"The collection gives a nod to Spanish flamenco dancing, so the look was inspired by those vintage Spanish postcards with layers of texture, embroidery and glitter." – Hannah Murray Face * Face and Body Foundation – to finish skin in a youthful way. * Root Cream Colour Base – to contour under the cheekbones. Eyes * Pro Brown Cream Colour Base – blended onto...

Runway Beauty: Mary Katrantzou Spring 2010 at London Fashion Week

"The inspiration for the look is Murano glass – multi-coloured but in a painterly way." – Val Garland Face * Face and Body Foundation – applied to skin in a sheer layer. Eyes * Pro Nocturnal Plum Paint Stick – applied as a base in a stretched linear block shape on inner and outer corners of the eyes. * Very Violet Eye Shadow...

MAC Trend F/W ’09 Collection Product Information

The shapes and steely colours in this collection are an expression of the trend, an ode to the Strength of a Woman, rendered with true architectural precision. The geometry of eyes in graphic, graphite tones of grey with the beguiling blue sheen of an elegant grid of sky-reflecting windows on a stunning concrete skyscraper, Trend F/W ’09 is a...

Runway Beauty: Luella Spring 2010 at London Fashion Week

At the Luella Spring 2010 show in London, Hannah Murray from L'oreal Paris created a look she refers to as "manga meets Princess Margaret" to go with the bright color palette of lemon, lipstick red, aqua, camel and sugar pink. Face * Studio Secrets High Definition Smoothing Foundation * Studio Secrets primer as blush Eyes * L'oreal Paris lip liners and kohl pencils...