Runway Beauty: Creatures Of The Wind S/S 2012 Makeup

Pastel skin with glowing skin ruled the runway of the Creatures Of The Wind Spring 2012 presentation.

Creatures Of The Wind Spring 2012 Runway Beauty

“We didn’t want to see the makeup before seeing the clothes but still wanted a strong look,” said James Boehmer, NARS Cosmetics Director of Global Artistry. “It’s very chalky and very 90’s. To balance the chalkiness in the eyes, we gave a luminosity to the cheekbones.”

Creatures Of The Wind Spring 2012 Facechart
Creatures Of The Wind Spring 2012 Backstage Makeup

• Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer – new for Spring 2012, for a similar effect, try a light application of Sheer Glow Foundation
• Bilbao Lipstick – new for Spring 2012; for a similar affect try Belle de Jour Lipstick

• Pastel blue created specifically for this look and not yet available – for a similar affect, try Heart Of Glass Single Eyeshadow
• Bolero Velvet Matte Lip Pencil

• Tashkent Pure Matte Lipstick

Photos: Courtesy of NARS.

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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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