Runway Beauty: Derek Lam S/S 2012 Makeup and Nails

Translucent skin with lightly bronzed contoured cheeks, a sheer golden lip, shimmering eyes with muted yellow shadow and neutral nails ruled the runway of Derek Lam Spring 2012 show.

• Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex
• Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator
• DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF 15
• New foundation tested backstage (launching March 2012)
• Double Wear Concealer Stay-in-Place Flawless Wear Concealer SPF 10
• Lucidity Translucent Loose Powder
• Pure Color Blush tested backstage (launching February 2012)

• Pure Color EyeShadow Palette in Yellow shade (#5) used (launching January 2012)
• Pure Color Gelée Powder EyeShadow in Cyber Copper (launching November 2011)
• Pure Color Gelée Powder EyeShadow in Cyber Green (launching November 2011)
• Pure Color Intense Kajal EyeLiner in Blackened Olive (launching November 2011)
• Sumptuous Extreme Mascara in Extreme Copper

• Pure Color Gloss in Citron Kiss (launching January 2012)

• Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Nude Attitude (available in select International markets)

Makeup: Tom Pecheux for Estée Lauder
Nails: Jin Soon Choi for Estée Lauder
Photos: Courtesy of Estée Lauder

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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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