Runway Beauty: Jason Wu S/S 2012 Makeup

Inspired by Nineties graffiti artist Kaws and Sixties pop-art, makeup artist Diane Kendal working for MAC Cosmetics gave models clean skin, defined eyes and “one big pop of color” on the lips.

Jason Wu Spring 2012 Runway Makeup

• Studio Finish Concealer — perfects skin only where needed
• Blot Powder/Pressed — applied over the center of the face for a polished effect
• Silver Dusk Iridescent Powder — dusted above cheekbones, over bridge of nose, and inner corners of the lower lashes for a highlight
• Cubic Powder Blush — blended over the lower apples of cheeks with 129 Brush

• Blacktrack Fluidline — applied with 210 Brush with precision through the upper lashline only with a minute extension on the outer corners
• MAC Pro Gloss Texture — dabbled over eyelids for a soft sheen

• Redd Lip Pencil — contours and defines the lip
• Scarlet Ibis Lipstick (available Spring/Summer 2012) — applied over the entire lip
• MAC Pro Acid Orange Pigment — patted over the lips with 219 Brush to finish

Photos: Courtesy of MAC.

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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