Runway Beauty: Vena Cava Fall 2011 Makeup Breakdown

At Vena Cava Fall 2011, MAC makeup artist Christian Mcculloch created a look that is “a bit French and a bit rock ‘n’ roll… greasy, sexy and cool”.

* Select Moisturecover – applied sparingly for a natural finish
* Strobe Cream – for a subtle highlight over cheekbones

* A blend of MAC Pro Glitters in Silver, 3-D Silver and Reflects Purple Duo – applied with MAC Pro Shine Mixing Medium over the eyelids and through the lower lashes for a smoky, show-stopping effect
* Brows groomed upwards with Clear Brow Set

* Subculture Lip Pencil – lightly contours lips
* Petting Pink Tinted Lip Conditioner SPF 15 – for a healthy natural finish

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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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