Runway Beauty

Runway Beauty: Aqua Eyes and Nude Lips at Elie Saab Summer/Spring 2015

October 2, 2014

The vivid colors in the Elie Saab Spring/Summer 2015 collection resulted in a beauty look that brought on a gorgeous “submarine, aqua happiness” with vibrant blue eyes, muted lips and nude nails.

Elie Saab Summer/Spring 2015 runway beauty

Makeup: Tom Pecheux for M·A·C Cosmetics
Nails: Anatole for M·A·C Cosmetics

Pecheux evened out skintone with Face and Body Foundation and set with Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder. He contoured under the cheekbones with Studio Sculpt Defining Bronzer in Delicates and Golden Rinse (available Spring/Summer 2015) and added Lightscapade Mineralize Skinfinish above them to highlight.

Next, he rimmed the waterline and inner 1/4 of the upper and lower lids with M·A·C PRO Hi-Def Cyan Chromagraphic Pencil before setting with Steamy Eyeshadow. Blooz Eye Kohl was applied to the remaining 3/4 of the lids and set with Freshwater Eyeshadow. He blended Perfect Topping Mineralize Skinfinish through the crease to create depth, curled lashes then topped them with three to four coats of Haute & Naughty Lash.

To balance the look, he kept the lips muted with a mixture of Seasonally Peach and Must Have Melon from M·A·C Trend Forecast Spring 15/Lip and Cheek Palette.

On the nails, Anatole applied one coat of Lightness of Being Studio Nail Lacquer (available Winter 2014) was applied for an up-market glamour while retaining a fresh nudeness.

Aqua and navy eye makeup at Elie Saab Summer/Spring 2015

Blue eye makeup at Elie Saab Summer/Spring 2015

Nude nails at Elie Saab Summer/Spring 2015

Images: Courtesy of MAC Cocsmetics and ImaxTree.

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