Runway Makeup: Erickson Beamon Fall 2012

With “vampy 1920’s flapper style” in mind, M·A·C Cosmetics artist Fatima Thomas gave models a silver eye with purple lashes and fuchsia-red lipstick at Erickson Beamon A/W 2012.

Erickson Beamon Fall 2012 runway beauty

Flapper style makeup at Erickson Beamon Fall 2012
Erickson Beamon Fall 2012 makeup by MAC

* Prep + PrimE Beauty Balm SPF 35 — blended over skin to create a smooth canvas
* Mineralize Concealer — blended into skin for foundation
* Mineralize Skinfinish Natural — dusted over skin to slightly matte
* Pearl Cream Colour Base — blended over cheekbones to highlight
* Coffee Walnut Pro Sculpting Cream (available Autumn/Winter 2012) — blended under cheekbones for a contour
* Frankly Scarlet Powder Blush — a hint dusted on the middle apples of cheeks

* Coffee Walnut Pro Sculpting Cream (available Autumn/Winter 2012) — applied over eyelids as a base
* M·A·C PRO Black Black Paint Stick — blended in a round shape over eyes
* Carbon Eye shadow — applied over the Black Black Paint Stick to emphasize the intensity while blending outwards for an extremely diffused effect
* M·A·C PRO Silver pigment (for pale/medium skintones) and Blue Brown pigment (for deeper skintones) Pigments — highlights the centre of the eyelid
* False Lashes Extreme Black — generously applied to upper and lower lashes
* Violet Pigment — applied to the tips of Lash 3 and applied to the upper lashline, providing a violet highlight to the lashes

* MAC Red Lips tick and Fuchsia M·A·C Pro Lipmix — blended together and applied over lips with a perfect and natural shape

Images: 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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