Runway Beauty: Arabian Blue Smoky Eyes at Jeremy Scott Spring/Summer 2013

Inspired by the Arabian Chic theme in Rihanna’s music videos, Kabuki created a rich blue smoky eye at the Jeremy Scott Spring/Summer 2013 show using MAC Cosmetics.

Arabian Blue Smoky Eyes at Jeremy Scott Spring/Summer 2013

* Studio Sculpt SPF 15 Foundation — blended into hydrated skin to even and tone.
* Studio Finish SPF 15 Concealer — applied where needed to brighten and perfect.
* Studio Fix Powder Plus Powder — swept over skin to polish and set.
* Ginerly Sheertone Blush — blended under cheeks with 168 Large Angled Contour Brush for a warm contour.

* Bountiful Brown Powerpoint Eye Pencil — used to create shape of smoky eye, blended above the eyelid and below the lower lid, connecting the outer corners into a rounded shape.
* Kid Eye Shadow — used with 224 Tapered Blending Brush to diffuse the edges of the smoky eye.
* Espresso Eye Shadow — deepens the crease.
* Smolder Eye Kohl — lightly applied and diffused through the waterline and lashes, blended outwards over the eyelid and crease.
* Freshwater Eyeshadow — applied through the lashline upwards over the eyelid with 242 Shader Brush.
* Typographic Eyeshadow — blended through the inner and outer crease of the eye.
* Expensive Pink Eyeshadow — blended over the browbone to highlight.
* Goldmine Eyeshadow and M·A·C PRO Gold litter — layered through the inner corner of the eye for a multi-dimensional highlight.
* Haute & Naughty Black Mascara — applied generously through upper and lower lashes to define.
* Brunette Luxe Brow Powder Pencil (available Spring/Summer 2013) — used with 263 Small Angle Brush to fill and create a graceful shape to brows.

* Forecast Nude from Spring ’13 Forecast/Lips (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended over the entire lip.
* Gel Lipstick — applied through the centre of the lip to highlight.

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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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