Runway Beauty: Gold Eye + Red Lips at Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013

Working for MAC Cosmetics, makeup artist Diane Kendal created a Helmut Newton inspired look with one of my favorite combos – red lips and a touch of gold on the eye – at the Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013 show.

Gold Eye + Red Lips at Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013

Face
* Taupe Shape Powder Blush (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended under cheekbones to contour.
* Poised Powder Blush (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended over cheeks to add strength and colour.
* Silver Dusk Iridescent Loose Powder — applied above cheekbones to highlight.

Eyes
* Golden Lemon Pigment — blended over the eyelids for a yellow-golden highlight.
* Taupe Shape Powder Blush (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended through the crease to contour.
* M·A·C PRO Black Creme Liner — applied through the upper lashes to define and elongate eyes.
* Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash — applied through lashes to define and perfect.
* Dirty Blonde and Deep Dark Brunette Brow Fluidline (available Spring/Summer 2013) — defines and sculpts the brow.

Lips
* Cherry and Vino Lip Pencils — alternately applied and mixed together to define and contour lips.
* Lady At Play and Lush Life Mineralize Rich Lipsticks (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended with M·A·C PRO Process Magenta Lipmix and applied over the entire lip.
* Neo-Orange Pigment — sets the lip.

Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2013 backstage makeup by MAC Cosmetics


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, Glamour.com, 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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