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Runway Beauty: Richard Chai Love S/S 2012 Makeup Breakdown

September 9, 2011

At the Richard Chai Love S/S 2012 show, lead makeup artist James Kaliardos for M·A·C Cosmetics created a “Japanese Harajuku girl meets Venice Beach girl” look to balance off the “explosion of color and texture” of the collection.

Backstage makeup at Richard Chai Love S/S 2012 show

Pairing bright colors of pink and orange on the eyes or vibrant blue or purple on the lips against minimal, healthy-looking skin, James says “it’s just a great choice for spring because color not only brightens up your face, it brightens up your whole atmosphere… it can really help to pull you out of depression.”

Dr. Jart Premium Beauty Balm or Water Fuse Beauty Balm – to moisturize.

MAC Pro Genuine Orange Chromaline or Magenta Chroma – applied with a brush, thicker in the corner and brushed lightly across the rest of the lid.

MAC Pro Chromagraphic Pencil in Hi-Def Cyan or MAC Pro Amplified Lipstick in Violetta – painted on with a brush.

Photos: Courtesy of Beauty High, Stylelist and NY Mag.

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