Runway Beauty: Thakoon S/S 2012 Makeup and Nails

At the Thakoon Spring 2012 show, makeup artist Diane Kendal working for NARS created strong brows, contoured eye and luminous skin to go with the "iconic American cowboy gone multi-cultural" theme. "Because the collection is so colorful, I wanted to focus on a classic, strong brow. I kept the face natural, with a little pink on the cheek for...

Makeup Tutorial: How To Contour Your Nose

Want a taller, more defined nose? Forget surgery and learn how to master the art of contouring! What To Use A brown eyeshadow or contour powder that is one shade or two darker than your skin tone. Make sure you use a matte/satin formula for the most natural effect. You can also use a cream foundation or concealer. A product I...

MAC PRO Sculpting The Face Master Class Makeup Demonstration

To show us how powder and liquid products work to contour and highlight, MAC Senior makeup artist Victor C and his partner Dana did two separate demonstrations on our gorgeous models, Angela and Christina. Models Angela and Christina Tips From The Demonstration * To get an uber natural, no-makeup look, buff and buff some more. Both Victor and Dana love the #182...

MAC PRO Master Class: Sculpting The Face

I am sure most of you have heard of the concept of contouring and highlighting. Sure it may sound simple but when it comes down to actually doing it, it takes a lot more than just practice, which is why I attended my first MAC Pro Master Class, Sculpting The Face, by MAC senior makeup artist Victor Cembellin, to...

Backstage Makeup Breakdown: Valentino Fall 2009 at Paris Fashion Week

At the Valentino A/W 2009 show, models strutted in a simple yet beautiful collection of dresses by new designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli. I really loved the acid yellow, turquoise, emerald green and wine that were used and the hair and makeup go so well with the look! Makeup Makeup artist Pat McGrath created a polished look with...

Runway Beauty: 80’s Makeup at Gucci Fall 2009

Inspired by '80s fashion icon Tina Chow, the Gucci A/W 2009 show was all about "a glittering, glamorous time, when going out was a way of life." The collection had a really nice palette of colors which included turquoise, azul, violet, red, gray and black. Pieces ranged from kimono tops in asymmetrical stripes, polka-dot dresses, super metallic blouses, tailored...