Runway Beauty: Alexander Wang Fall 2013

At Alexander Wang Fall 2013, NARS Cosmetics created an “almost hooded… matte look, with a gradation of grey color brushed up into brows” while CND created a time worn sand stone manicure on an androgynous length providing an urban vibe.

Alexander Wang Fall 2013 runway beauty

Alexander Wang Fall 2013 makeup face chart

Lead Makeup Artist: Diane Kendal

* Radiant Cream Compact Foundation (New for Fall 2013)For a similar effect, try Sheer Glow Foundation
* Radiant Creamy Concealer (New for Spring 2013) For a similar effect, try Concealer
* Penny Lane Cream Blush

* Lhasa Single Eyeshadow
* Transvaal Eye Paint (New for Fall 2013) For a similar effect, try Koala Eyeliner Stylo
* Black Valley Eye Paint (New for Fall 2013) For a similar effect, try Carpates Eyeliner Stylo

* Bianca Pure Sheer SPF Lip Treatment

CND color in Impossibly Plush was feathered with a fan brush from the sides toward the center. After sealing with CND Speedey Top Coat the shine was buffed with a CND Glossing Buffer giving the nail a natural eroded monochromatic look.

Alexander Wang Fall 2013 backstage makeup and nails

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Images: Courtesy of CND and NARS.

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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