Yearly Archives: 2012

Runway Makeup: Bright Neon Lips at Magdalena Veleska MBFWA Spring/Summer 2012/13

Neons have been all over the place this year and at Magdalena Veleska, Napoleon Perdis created skin that is slightly sunburned with a striking acid lip. "I liken this look to a futuristic Mermaid. She is slightly sunburned, but in this context, it works! Contours are curved and soft, not angular and hard. To get the sun-kissed look, we worked...

Runway Beauty Recap at Spring/Summer 2012/2013 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia

Australian makeup maestro Napoleon Perdis once again created a series of gorgeous beauty looks at Spring/Summer 2012/13 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia. At Camilla, the look is all about a raw, jet-setting Gypsy with a “raw, earthy smoky eye and the just-bitten lip stain”. An edgy "revolutionary time traveler" inspired the metallic brows and lips at Ginger and Smart. "Her...

Get Rihanna’s Makeup In “Where Have You Been” Music Video

Rihanna's latest music video, "Where Have You Been", finally dropped today and just as expected from the hipster, the makeup and styling was totally fierce! Keep reading to see more looks from the video and some inside scoop from Rihanna's makeup artist Kabuki. Since the video was set in the jungle and the desert, Kabuki went for a look that...

Celebrity Makeup: Cheryl Cole Rocks Dramatic Eye Looks

In the April issue of UK's Stylist, famed make-up artist Val Garland teams up with British pop sensation Cheryl Cole to showcase four of the hottest eye looks around - Bronzed, Sculpted, Lacquered and Graphic(clockwise from top left). Which is your favorite? Like these looks but need a little help recreating them? Check out my dramatic glossy eye tutorial and...

My Favorite Foundations For Spring and Summer

Each spring, beauty companies bring us a slew of new foundations for the warmer weather and below are my tried-and-tested picks for my dehydrated combination skin. 1. Kanebo Sensai Fluid Finish Lasting Velvet Foundation ($50). This may have made its debut last year but it is still one of my favorites. It contains Phyto-Squalene, Rice Extract, 55% Fuji-Sensui Water, Koishimaru...

Milani Shadow Eyez 12 Hour Wear Eyeshadow Pencil Reviews, Swatches and Photos

Boasting a creamy smooth, long-lasting, water-resistant, crease-proof and paraben-free formula, Milani Shadow Eyez 12 Hour Wear Eyeshadow Pencils are new color-rich pencils that can double as both shadow and liner. There are six great colors to choose from, including three neutrals and three brights: * 01 Winter White is a shimmery white. * 02 Brown Deluxe is a metallic bronze...