The look at Helmut Lang A/W 2013 is all about creamy, polished, gorgeous skin, with the strength coming from the eyebrows. “The girls with dark hair have bold brows, while the blonde girls have muted ones. It’s monochromatic, but I wanted the girls to feel real and beautiful.” said lead artist Hannah Murray for NARS Cosmetics.
Playing off the inspirational mood board and the textures and colors of the fabrics in the Derek Lam A/W 2013 Collection, Estée Lauder Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux and famed manicurist Jin Soon Choi created “a sophisticated, minimal urban hippie”.
At the 55th annual Grammy Awards, Katy Perry stunned in an old Hollywood-inspired makeup look and big hair created by makeup artist Jake Bailey and Renato Campora.
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.
At Richard Chai Love A/W 2013, makeup artist James Kaliardos working for Maybelline New York gave models a wash of taupe shadow and nude lips to complement the military-inspired collection.
A “elegant, sexy, out of this world… futuristic” look with purple eyeliner and red lipstick dominated the runway on Costello Tagliapietra Fall 2013 show. Keep reading to see how MAC Cosmetics lead makeup artist Maki Ryoke created the look.