Runway Beauty: Monika Chiang Fall 2013

Lancôme National Makeup Artists Tarek Abbas, Darais and Alex Sanchez created a dark, sultry eye with unexpected pops of color and lace accents along with a soft, romantic lip at Monika Chiang Fall 2013.

Monika Chiang Fall 2013 runway makeup by Lancome

Face: Matte and light

• TeintIdole Ultra 24H Foundation
• Dual Finish Powder
• Blush Subtil Palette in Nectar Lace or Rouge Allure
• Blush Subtil in Tamarind

Eyes: Sophisticated and moody, with hints of green and purple blended into a smoky look. Hand-applied lace detailing at the outer corners

• Le Stylo EyeLiner in Noir
• Liner Design Gel EyeLiner in Bronze Couture
• Color Design Eye Shadow in It List
• Color Design Eye Shadow in Daylight
• Color Design Infinité 24H in Enduring Vert
• Hypnôse Star Mascara in Noir Midnight

Lace is hand-painted with Liner Design Gel EyeLiner in Black Fishnets and stamped on the outside corner of the eyes

Lips: Creamy matte

• Le Lipstique in Natural Mauve
• Rouge in Love in Sweet Embrace

Nails: Asymmetrical French Manicure with gold tips and gold rings applied to ring fingers

• Vernis in Love in Madame Tulipe
• Vernis in Love in Noir Caviar

Images: Courtesy of Lancome.

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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