Runway Beauty: The Row S/S 2012 Makeup and Nails

At The Row Spring 2012 Presentation, Estée Lauder Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux teamed up with famed manicurist Deborah Lippman to create the fresh and beautiful look on 15 models.

New York Fashion Week The Row Spring 2012 Runway Beauty

“The beauty look for The Row presentation is softly sophisticated. The models look fresh, natural and beautiful – what any woman would want to look like when she wakes up in the morning.” says Tom.

The Row Spring 2012 Makeup Facechart

• Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator
• DayWear Plus Multi Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme SPF 15
• New foundation tested backstage (launching March 2012)
• Lucidity Loose Powder
• New Gelée Bronzer tested backstage (launching January 2012)

• Dual-ended mascara in black/brown tested backstage (launching March 2012) – used with an eyeliner brush for liner in between lashes and with the mascara wand for lashes
*Blondes: Top and bottom lashes – brown; liner- brown
*Brunettes: Top lashes – black; bottom lashes and liner – brown
• Sumptuous Extreme Bold Volume Mascara in Black and Brown – on eyebrows

• Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Beige

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

New York Fashion Week The Row Spring 2012 Backstage Makeup
New York Fashion Week The Row Spring 2012 Makeup

Makeup: Tom Pecheux for Estée Lauder
Nails: Deborah Lippman using Estée Lauder Pure Color Nail Lacquer
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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