Runway Makeup: Jason Wu Fall 2012

With China’s Ming Dynasty, Forties Hollywood glamour and Chinese military uniforms in mind, Diane Kendal working for M·A·C Cosmetics created “warriors, strong women”at Jason Wu A/W 2012.

Jason Wu Fall 2012 runway beauty

Teal eye makeup by MAC at Jason Wu Fall 2012

* Prep + Prime Moisture Infusion — hydrates and prepares skin
* Matchmaster Foundation SPF 15 — lightly blended over skin to perfect
* Studio Finish SPF 15 Concealer — applied only where needed
* M·A·C PRO Sculpt Sculpting Powder Pro Palette blended with Cubic Powder Blush — contours the cheek
* Pink Swoon Sheertone Powder Blush — highlights apple of cheek

* M·A·C PRO Marine Ultra and Landscape Green Chromagraphic Pencils — blended together and smudged into the upper lashline and upwards into the crease
* Minted Eye Kohl — blended into the crease for a highlighting effect
* M·A·C PRO Kelly Green Pigment and Club Eye shadow — blended over the shape to add texture and dimension to the eye
* Blooz Eye Kohl — sketched into the lashline to extend the eye
* Black Crème Liner — delicately applied to deepen lashes and accentuate the lashline
* Haute & Naughty Black Mascara — applied through the upper lashes

* Lip Conditioner SPF 15 — hydrates and provides the lip with a natural shine

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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