Punk Makeup at Giles A/W ’14

With “melancholy with a touch of techno” serving as inspiration behind the Giles A/W 2014 Collection, makeup artist Lucia Pieroni working for MAC Cosmetics created a beautiful street punk makeup look with smoky lids and a pop of blue on the lower eye.

Giles A/W '14 runway beauty

* Face & Body Foundation – minimally applied and blended over skin to even and tone
* Studio Finish Concealer – applied as needed to perfect
* Prepr + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder – lightly swept over skin to set

* Copperplate Eyeshadow – applied over the eyelid and blended through the crease to contour * Graphblack Technakohl Eye Liner – blended through the upper lashline to define
* Scene Eyeshadow – buffed over Graphblack for an inky grey emphasis
* Carbon Eyeshadow – pushed into the upper lashline to intensify and create a gradient blend over eyes
* M·A·C PRO Hi-Def Cyan Chromagraphic Pencil – applied through the waterline and slightly over lower lashes for a vibrant finish

* Conditioner Tube – patted into lips to hydrate without shine

Blue eyeliner at Giles A/W '14
Punk makeup look at Giles A/W '14
Giles A/W '14 makeup facechart by MAC

Images: Indigitalimages.com.

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 a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


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