Backstage Beauty I Issey Miyake -

Take an insider's look backstage at Issey Miyake through the lens of hair colorist Berry Bachen from MAINENTRANCE Artists. Lucia Peroni painted "linear shafts of light" along the cheekbones with pink and white shiny pigments from MAC Cosmetics. Concealer toned down lips to create a "fresh faced" and "slightly ethereal" beauty look. Hairstylist Eugene Souleiman created a "a small head with lots ...
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Backstage Beauty I Yohji Yamamoto -

Colorist Berry Bachen from MAINENTRANCE Artists provides us with a glimpse backstage at Yohji Yamamoto. Eyecatching, uniform black, glossy bobs were inspired by Rei Kawakubo. Diverging from Eugene Souleiman's hair reference, makeup artist Pat McGrath looked to seventies glamour and black and white photography for the makeup. Smoky, taupe eyes and glossy, natural lips turned model's faces "monochromatic". Blue press on nails, worn ...
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Runway Trend Alert – Naked Lash

“No mascara,” has been a popular refrain backstage this season as makeup artists talk about the “handsome” eye. There’s been a lot of statement lips, so the minimal eye complements for a polished but not overdone look. Subtle eye shadow gives depth, but no liner or mascara accentuates the eyelid fold for a modern impression. – Anna Kim
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Backstage Beauty | Rochas -

Take an insider's look backstage at Rochas through the lens of hair colorist Berry Bachen from MAINENTRANCE Artists. The make up was inspired by a "chic, handsome woman, a bit like a Lee Miller-type," said Lucia Pieroni for Cle de Peau. Hair took inspiration from Nicoletta Santoro, stylist and International Fashion Director at Large for Vogue China. "She has really curly hair ...
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Backstage Beauty | The Daily Nail – Emerson -

"It took me a week to paint the Emerson press-ons with an assistant full time. I met with Jackie (Emerson designer) and she showed me the swatches for the first time in November. When we met in December, I told her that I wanted to swatch out the lace. I thought it would be so sexy because her collection is ...
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Beauty Buzz | Faye Toogood for MAKE

There's been lots of buzz around fashion designers setting out into the beauty market, so it takes a lot to make us pause. But here's some news that made us sit up and take notice. Faye Toogood, furniture designer and stylist, has created a concept beauty collection for beauty brand Make. Her "New Medieval" collection, created in collaboration with makeup artist ...
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Backstage Beauty | Nail of the Day – Assembly New York -

"I like to call black and white cookies and the stink eye. So very New York!" - Simcha Whitehill, aka Miss Pop  
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Backstage Beauty | Marc Jacobs -

Makeup: Francois Nars for Nars Hair: Guido for Redken Makeup "The eye is smokey, but round and defined, and we created really matte, perfect skin. It's Joan Jett meets Marianne Faithfull meets punk rock." - Francois Nars Products used: (all Nars) Radiant Cream Compact Foundation (New for Fall 2013), Black Moon Eyeliner Pencil, Black Valley Eye Paint (New for Fall 2013), Pandora Duo Eyeshadow, Santa Monica Blvd. Larger Than ...
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Backstage Beauty I Jeremy Scott -

Makeup: Kabuki for MAC Hair: Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals Nails: Pattie Yankee for Patricia Yankee  Makeup "If I could sum the look up in a word it would be ‘rad’. What inspired me was seeing the hair and the models in the clothes and from there it was easy to capture the vibe of the collection. I think the reason it works is ...
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Runway Trend Alert – Casting Shadows -

Eyes are looking enigmatic and hooded with new eyeshadow effects. Instead of colorful accents, makeup artists are casting shadows across the eyelids with matte cream or powder taupe-grey eyeshadows applied across the contour into the brows for intensity and depth. Brows are strengthened and brushed up for added tension. Sheer lips add a quiet touch. – Anna Kim  
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Backstage Beauty | Ohne Titel -

Makeup: Lucia Pieroni for MAC Hair: Jimmy Paul for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Kim D'Amato for Priti NYC  Makeup "We're playing with textures today. It's a super matte velvet lip in a bright red, an "electro red." We're using a red lip pencil, Ruby Woo lipstick over that and Neon Orange Pigment over that for the velvet finish. Skin is super polished, very pure, ...
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Backstage Beauty I Hernan Lander -

Makeup: Tina Turnbow for NYX Hair: Paul Merritt for Unite Nails: Sunshine Outing for Zoya  Makeup "We’re doing really matte, even skin to create a canvas for the eyes, which are little pieces of artwork. We’re using warm and cool tones in chocolate brown and slate grey, I always love mixing warm and cool. We used the NYX Roll On Eye Shimmer to make the ...
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Backstage Beauty I Thom Browne -

  Makeup: Sil Bruinsma for MAC Hair: Jimmy Paul for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Julie Kandalec for Maybelline Color Show Makeup "Thom is always quite specific about the kind of girl he envisions. Other seasons it has been a dark, sort of ghostly girl, but this season we’re going in a different direction. It’s still a bit wicked but we’re doing a much more delicate ...
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Backstage Beauty I Karen Walker -

Makeup: Benjamin Puckey for MAC Hair: Laurent Philippon for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Joanie Black for OPI Makeup "The collection is inspired by Siouxie Sioux from Siouxie and the Banshees, they were a punk rock band in the 70’s and early 80’s. So we’ve made a modern variation of her look. We took away the strong brows but did the eyeliner, and instead of ...
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Backstage Beauty | Vivienne Tam -

Makeup: Maud Laceppe for MAC Hair: Jeanie Syfu for Tresemme Nails: Incoco Makeup "It's a very sophisticated, 90s punky look. Its very strong, structured skin with a bit of contour, a glowing finish, and a very strong, matte, dark lip. The lips are going to be very dark, almost black, very deep intense purple by mixing a burgundy and a black. There's a ...
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