Runway Beauty: Joy Cioci S/S 2012 Makeup and Nails

“A free-spirited woman in pursuit of love” was the inspiration behind the Joy Cioci Spring 2012 presentation. And to reflect that, Uzo, NARS National Makeup Artist gave models dewy skin and bright, neon-red lips while CDN‘s Candice Manacchio gave models “Lucite Lace” manicures.

“Radiant skin is having a moment again,” said Uzo. “We were seeing very matte skin throughout the past few seasons, but dewiness is back, paired with a precisely-lined, bold lip. It’s elegant but it’s tough.”

• Tinted Moisturizers – new for Spring 2012. For now, try a light application of Sheer Glow Foundation.
• Orgasm Illuminator

• Lhasa Single Eyeshadow – new for Spring 2012. For now, try Ondine Single Eyeshadow.
• Corfu Cream Eyeshadow
• Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara
• Larger Than Life Lengthening Mascara

• Jungle Red Lipliner Pencil
• Heat Wave Lipstick
• Red Square Velvet Matte Lip Pencil

To create these gorgeous manicures, Candice used clear tips with hand-detailed lattice work.

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Photos: NARS, CND and Zimbio.

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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