Glam Gloth Beauty at Libertine A/W ’14

The Libertine A/W ’14 collection was colorful, heavily embellished and showcased a variety of textures with the introduction of fur. This translated into a beauty look that was glam, goth and a bit of a party girl who has been digging around in diamonds.

Libertine A/W ’14 runway beauty

Lead Makeup Artist & Manicurist: Katie Jane Hughes, butter LONDON Global Color Ambassador

Face
Prep skin with moisturizer and apply Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage around the nose and on blemishes. Contour hollows of the cheek using butter LONDON Cream Bronzer in Bit Faker (available Summer ’14) with a tapered contour brush from Real Techniques.

Eyes
Curl lashes and then apply butter LONDON WINK Mascara in Union Jack Black. Using freshly sharpened Union Jack Black Eye Pencil draw out the line of the wing and fill in, then cover the lid up to the crease and blend with a soft brush whilst keeping the wing defined—clean up the wing edges with pointed q-tips and a bit of moisturizer; press Jet Black Shadow from butter LONDON (out Fall/Winter ’14) over the pencil and blend upward toward the brow bone. Saturate bottom lash line with butter LONDON Eye Pencil in Alabaster Gaze (out April ’14) then layer the Alabaster Gaze Cream Shadow to create a starlight effect. Groom brows upwards using the new butter LONDON Hydrating Balm. Rub a mascara wand on the tip of the balm and brush upward.

Lips
Apply the new LIPPY Lip Balm in Teddy Boy to and press in with fingertip to make it matte.

Nails
To create the nail look, Katie applied butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in The Black Knight to the tips of the press on nails. She then applied butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Diamond Geezer at the base of the nail to meet up with the black at the tips. Next, she used Nail Lacquer in Stardust and the new Nail Lacquer in Anorak, a black, white and silver chunky glitter overcoat (available in March 2014) over the entire nail. While the nails were still wet, Katie completed the look by applying holographic, diamond-shaped glitter to the tip of the nails.

Glam Gloth At Libertine A/W ’14


Images: Courtesy of butter LONDON.

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, Glamour.com, 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 the beauty editor for Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.

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