Gloss Platinum Eye at Donna Karan A/W ’14

“A woman out in a New York night” was the inspiration behind the glossy platinum eye Charlotte Tilbury created for the Donna Karan A/W ’14 show.

silver smoky eyes at Donna Karan fall '14

* Mineralize Moisture SPF 15 Foundation – applied over a well-moisturized face to even and tone, creating a flawless finish to skin
* Studio Finish Concealer blended over areas as needed to perfect
* M·A·C PRO Shine Mixing Medium -applied over cheekbones to add shine and dimension

* Phone Number Eye Kohl – applied with intensity through the upper lashline and the lower waterline to define, then buffed over the eyelid and blended upwards to the brow to diffuse
* M·A·C PRO Platinum Pigment and M·A·C PRO Shine Mixing Medium – mixed together and placed over the inner tear duct and blended through the entire eyelid for a silver shine
* M·A·C PRO Gloss Texture – applied over the eyelid for a glossy finish

* Lip Conditioner Tube – patted into lips to hydrate and perfect

Inspired by the chic, black military silhouettes in the collection, Michelle Saunders for essie created a gorgeous peachy nude nail by layering ridge filling base coat and spin the bottle, a new shade from essie’s spring collection launching in March. She finished the look with good to go top coat.

Donna Karan A/W '14 runway beauty
Glossy platinum eye at Donna Karan A/W '14
nude manicure at Donna Karan A/W '14

Images: Courtesy of MAC, essie and Sonny Vandevelde/

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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