Runway Beauty: DSquared2 S/S 2012 Makeup at Milan Fashion Week

Working for MAC Cosmetics, makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury created two rock-inspired smudgy glittery eye looks and a natural hippy look for the DSquared2 Spring/Summer 2012 show at Milan. Which one is your favorite?

Look #1: Glam Rock

Smudgy glitter glam rock makeup at DSquared2 Spring/Summer 2012

Glam rock makeup face chart by MAC at DSquared2 Spring/Summer 2012


Face
• C5 Face & Body Foundation – applied with fingers to warm up skin.
• Pro Longwear Concealer – applied only where needed to perfect.
• MAC Pro Sculpt Sculpting Powder Pro Palette – blended under cheekbones for a warm contour.
Hodgepodge Lip Pencil – used to create freckles.

Eyes
• MAC Pro Black Black Chromagraphic Pencil – applied all around the eyes, and then smudged outwards with fingertips.
• Venetian Tarnish Metal X Cream Shadow (available Spring/Summer 2012) – blended over the entire eyelid up to the brow, and smudged under the eyes.
• MAC Pro Gold Glitter – pressed into Venetian Tarnish Metal X Cream Shadow.
• False Lashes Mascara – defines lashes.

Lip
• Cup of Joe Cream Eye Shadow, Trend Palette (available Spring/Summer 2012) – pressed onto lips with fingers.

Look #2: Rock

Glittery rock makeup at DSquared2 Spring/Summer 2012 Milan Fashion Week
Smudgy rock makeup at DSquared2 Spring/Summer 2012 Milan Fashion Week
Rock makeup face chart by MAC at DSquared2 Spring/Summer 2012


Face
• C5 Face & Body Foundation – applied with fingers to warm up skin.
• Pro Longwear Concealer – applied only where needed to perfect.
• MAC Pro Sculpt Sculpting Powder Pro Palette – blended under cheekbones for a warm contour.

Eyes
• MAC Pro Black Black Chromagraphic Pencil – applied all around the eyes, and then smudged outwards with fingertips.
• Blooz Kohl Pencil blended with Shine Mixing Medium – blended over the entire eyelid.
• MAC Pro Gloss Texture – applied over Blooz Kohl Pencil blended with Shine Mixing Medium for a glossy finish.
• False Lashes Mascara – defines lashes.

Lip
• Cup of Joe Cream Eye Shadow, Trend Palette (available Spring/Summer 2012) – pressed onto lips with fingers

Look #3: Hippy

Hippy makeup face chart by MAC at DSquared2 Spring/Summer 2012


Face
• C5 Face & Body Foundation – applied with fingers to warm up skin
• Pro Longwear Concealer – applied only where needed to perfect.
• MAC Pro Sculpt Sculpting Powder Pro Palette – blended under cheekbones for a warm contour.
• Hodgepodge Lip Pencil – used to create freckles.

Eyes
• MAC Pro Dark Brown Cream Colour Base – applied over the eyelid and under eye with fingers.
• Lofty Brown Zoom Lash Mascara – defines lashes.
• Lingering Eye Brows – applied through brows to perfect.

Lip
• Cup of Joe Cream Eye Shadow, Trend Palette (available Spring/Summer 2012) – pressed onto lips with fingers.

Photos: Courtesy of MAC and WWD.

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, Glamour.com, 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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