Monthly Archives: February 2011

Rimmel Glam’Eyes Day 2 Night Mascara Review and Swatches

I have always been a fan of Rimmel Glam'Eyes Mascara so when I saw the new Glam'Eyes Day 2 Night Mascara, an exact dupe of MAC Haute & Naughty Lash Mascara, I immediately brought it home! Rimmel Glam'Eyes Day 2 Night Mascara Available in two shades, 001 Black and 003 Extreme Black, the Glam'Eyes Day 2 Night Mascara uses a single...

Runway Beauty: Marc Jacobs Fall 2011 Makeup Breakdown

François Nars, founder & Creative Director of NARS Cosmetics, painted the faces at the Marc Jacobs Fall 2011 Show and this time, the look is all about blushed cheeks and defined upper eyes. "The look started with a picture that Marc had of Christy Turlington with really fresh skin and rosy cheeks," said François. "Marc wanted ‘icy cold cheeks’ and...

MAC Spring/Summer 2011 Trend Report

This spring/summer, M·A·C Cosmetics is bringing us beauty that involves brave statements, experimental textures, handsome feminity and art:- A vivid Basquiat-bold lip on a stripped-back skin (Pop Classic), a saccharine sweet colour applied in an avant-garde manner (Ice Dream), a stripped back, minimalist face to counter a complex collection (Raw Fined) and exploring the precise points of contrast...

Runway Beauty: Thakoon Fall 2011 Makeup Breakdown

Working for NARS Cosmetics, makeup artist Diane Kendal paired tribal eyes with muted lips at the Thakoon Fall 2011 show. "With Thakoon’s references to this idea of tribal opulence, I felt that if we were going to do "color" it would have to be focused on the eye with one central color theme, and nothing else. There was...

Runway Beauty: Derek Lam Fall 2011 Makeup Breakdown

Estee Lauder Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux teamed up with manicurist Jin Soon Choi again at the Derek Lam Fall 2011 show this year. Face * Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator (launching Summer 2011) * DayWear Plus Multi Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF 15 * Double Wear Light Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10 * Lucidity Translucent Loose Powder * Bronze Goddess Soft Duo Bronzer below cheek Eyes *...

Celebrity Makeup Breakdown: Katy Perry at 2011 Grammy Awards

At the 2011 Grammy Awards tonight, celebrity makeup artist Jake Bailey gave Katy Perry an angelic, sparkly and ethereal "Disco Angel" look to go with her Armani Prive dress. Face "I first prepped her skin with NARS Gentle Cream Cleanser and Aqua Gel Hydrator. I love the Aqua Gel because it doesn’t make her skin greasy but keeps it moisturized. Katy’s...