Crimson lips by NARS at Helmut Lang SS14, New York Fashion Week
By Theresa Yee

NARS creates a dark lip for the SS14 season at Helmut Lang

Sep 06, 2013

For Helmut Lang SS’14, NARS created a look that is completely seasonless: a darker, almost-crimson lip with skin so meticulously groomed and highlighted, it simply glowed.
“This look is an elevated version of the typical Helmut Lang girl. The skin is very fresh, flushed and sporty, with a cherry lip,” said Hannah Murray for NARS Cosmetics.
Using a roster of NARS beautifiers, the makeup look is one that goes from runway to realway, seamlessly.

Artists used a combination of brighteners and highlighters to make the skin dewy and supple-looking (NARSskin Optimal Brightening ConcentrateNARSskin Luminous Moisture CreamRadiant Creamy Concealer and Loose Powder ) turning the face into an ideal palette. Subly flushed cheeks were created with smudged lip products (Golshan Satin Lip PencilFire Down Below Lipstick ) and the eyes were masterfully anchored with natural-looking application (on brows: the Oural Brow Gel and on eyes a simple gloss: Triple X Lip Gloss).
The trend-setting showstopper was the moody lips: an almost-cherry (Het Loo Satin Lip Pencil and Golshan Satin Lip Pencil) that arrests you with its dark, fall-feeling hue: the perfect transitional lip color.

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