Lush waves & Lilac Lids at Holly Fulton S/S 14, London Fashion Week

Holly Fulton's S/S 14 muses trotted down London's catwalk last Saturday with lush, fluffy side-swept waves and a '70s kind of beauty sensibility. The makeup, created by MAC Lead Artist Andrew Gallimore, was anchored with a lovely lilac eyeshadow and illuminating highlighter on the cheekbones and temples for an ethereal goddess, Sissy-Spacek-meets-Jerry-Hall glamazon kind of beauty. L'Oréal Professionnel Lead Hair Artist James Pecis used ...
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5 Minutes with Dick Page, Artistic Director at Shiseido

He's a makeup artist's makeup artist: Dick Page, world-renowned beautifier and artistic director at Shiseido has dolled up faces at top global fashion weeks and most recently at Marc Jacobs, Narciso Rodriguez, Tess Giberson and one of our favorites, Band of Outsiders. We caught up with Page backstage to find out what's making him tick of late: his inspirations for S/S ...
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Kérastase Creates Updos With An Edge at Suno S/S14, NYFW

The name Odile Gilbert in the hair world is synonymous with most celebrity names: she's a legend. Her French sensibility and inspirations always produce laissez-faire looks that are dead simple to achieve. The results are always light, free of fuss and compliment instead of overpower the clothing. For Suno S/S14 during New York fashion week, she created a hairstyle with a ponytail ...
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Surfer 90′s Beach Babe Makeup at Jeremy Laing S/S 14, NYFW

Fresh, easy, beachy makeup has been the beauty mantra for S/S 14 and at Jeremy Laing the ode to the beach-bound style hound continued with done-yet-undone makeup looks. The beauty was a perfect understated match for highlighter-bright separates, 1990s cuts and colors and black-and-white pinstripe lounge sets. We chat with designer Jeremy Laing and MAC Lead Artist, Serge Hodonou about the muses and inspirations behind this ...
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NARS Creates Smoldering Beauty at Rodarte S/S 14 at NYFW

Sultry, sexy beauty is truly seasonless, and Lead Artist for NARS, James Kaliardos underlined this universal beauty truth, dolling up the models backstage with makeup looks that were the definition of sex appeal. The makeup was a perfect match for Rodarte's linear line of S/S 14 looks. The eye makeup was just as precise and striking as the graphic lines ...
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5 Minutes With Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Executive Vice-President & Artistic Director

Our love affair with OPI marks the day when nail polish became one of the trendiest categories in beauty. The Northern California company started in 1981 but it was really the late 00's when nail polish became a serious fashion statement. All we beauty editors wanted was that gorgeous greige "You Don't Know Jacques" on our fingers. OPI's FW08 French Collection ...
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Runway Alert: Nearly Naked, New York Fashion Week S/S 14

At Louise Goldin, Monique LHuillier and Houghton, subtle manicures gave each collection a neutral beauty anchor. Done in the softest of petal pinks, muted peaches and yellows, nails were pretty and understated for S/S 14.
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Temptu Creates Airbrush Makeup for Creatures of Comfort SS14, NYFW

Say goodbye to alphabet-marketing and forget BB and CC creams, the newest trend in foundations is a formula that's lighter than air — and quite literally. Temptu, used its superior AIRpod Foundation airbrush system to create flawless skin for the season's catwalkers and custom blended a duo-tone lip using its Hi-Def Red and Pink lipcolors. Creatures of Comfort showcased a collection inspired ...
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Interview: Pat McGrath creates ‘California Girl’ Beauty at Tommy Hilfiger SS14

Sun, sand, surf: fashion and beauty editors left the Tommy Hilfiger SS14 show singing "Everybody goes surfin'/ Surfin' USA." It's the Beach Boys song that we know so well and it was the perfect soundtrack to Tommy Hilfiger's surfer-inspired, beachy collection. Global makeup maven and creative design director of Procter & Gamble Beauty, Pat McGrath, created natural-looking makeup applications that were subtle ...
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5 Minutes With, Sam Cheow, Vice President of Startup Development at L’Oreal USA

With more than 15 years in the beauty business, Sam Cheow has his fingers on the proverbial beauty pulse. As the vice president of Startup Development at L'Oreal USA, Cheow is on the hunt for top trends in beauty from head to toe for one of the largest brands in the world. He's a trendsetter and in his spare time, ...
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Runway Alert: Smoke and Mirrors, New York Fashion Week S/S 14

The smoky eye makes a spring comeback with a version done in neutrals and metallics. Rag & Bone, Jason Wu and Cushnie et Ochs had smoky eye looks in gilded hazelnuts, muted greys and rusts, adding alternative mystery.
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5 Minutes With Jin Soon Choi, Nail Artist

She's a big New York City name in nails. Who is she? She's Jin Soon Choi: a nail artist to the stars and backstage at New York fashion week (we loved her wiped-off look at Tess Giberson). Nails of all shapes and lengths are trending at the moment, there has never been a more popular time to be well-manicured. The nail ...
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Sleek and Opulent Ponytails at Jason Wu, New York Fashion Week SS14

Long, lush ponytails, it's a classic hairstyle that flatters anyone and the elegant look pulls the hair from the face for an instant face lift. At Jason Wu's SS14 show at Mercedes-Benz fashion week in New York, lead Kérastase hair artist Odile Gilbert worked her tress magic by prepping the models' damp hair with Fibre Architecte and blow dry. Then, Gilbert applied ...
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Butter London Creates Must-Have Manicures for Monique Lhuillier SS14, NYFW

DIY nails are here to stay and while fashion's most forward's hands and feet have been decked like nail art masterpieces, the SS14 runways during New York fashion week have been understated, neat and downright simple. We saw this especially at Monique Lhuillier: her blood-orange frocks were hardly overshadowed by the pretty and plain manicure expertly created by Butter London's team ...
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L’Oréal Professionnel Demystifies the Fishtail Braid at Houghton SS14, NYFW

Mercedes-Benz fashion week in New York has been filled with hair mastery. From done-yet-undone coifs to flowing princess hair to plaits of all kinds.  L'Oréal Professionnel lead artist Laura Polko created gorgeous fishtail braids for Houghton's SS14 show at The Standard Hotel in Chelsea.And it was one plait that we needed to get to the bottom of: The fishtail braid. Wonderfully ...
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