Runway Makeup Face Chart: Vena Cava at Fall 2010 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

I showed you the bright lips and flushed cheeks at the Vena Cava Fall 2010 show yesterday and here is a breakdown of the look by MAC.

“The designers wanted the girls to look like they spent a day skiing and horseback riding – fresh, flushed but tanned.” – Lloyd Simmonds.

* Select Cover-Up Concealer – Applied to the skin as foundation
* Pro Cream Colour Base in Bronze and Mid-tone Sepia – Brushed across forehead and cheekbones for a slightly windblown effect
* Pro Shine Wax – Applied over the Cream Colour Base across the bridge of the nose to give a dewy finish

* Pro Powder Blush in Taupe – Softly brushed along the crease of the eyelid
* Style Predator Eye Shadow – Brushed over the whole eyelid
* Pro Shine Wax – Applied over the eye shadow on the eyelid
* Pro Lash in Black – Applied only to the upper eyelashes

* Lipmix in Red – Applied to the natural shape of the lip to give a sophisticated, matte mouth

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Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE,, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


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