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Saturday, October 06, 2012    

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This week we're sharing steps straight from the Fashionweek make-up artists who spent hours creating the unique looks for each collection from New York to Paris using Make-up Art Cosmetics (MAC) — the official sponsors of the Spring/Summer 2013 Fashion weeks. MAC is set to open their first retail store on The Rock come December.

Malandrino by Catherine Malandrino

Look: Avatar

Face

* Mineralize Moisture Fluid Spf 15 Foundation (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended over the middle of the face with 190 Foundation Brush, taking care to manipulate both a light and dark shade for dimension.

* Bright Forecast And Radiant Rose Prep and Prime Highlighters — used to conceal and perfect as needed.

* Golden Elixir Strobe Liquid (available Spring/Summer 2013) — applied over the contours of the face with 190 Foundation Brush for a "Madonna cheek-effect."

* Luna Cream Colour Base — blended over the high planes of the face with fingers, including the following areas: centre of forehead into the brow, bridge of nose, upper cheekbone and bow of lip, creating a triangular shape.

*Poised Powder Blush (available Spring/Summer 2013) — swept through the temples towards the hairline for a warm contour.

Eyes

* Lashes are curled and left bare.

* Must Have Brown From Spring '13 Forecast/Eyes (available Spring/Summer 2013) — used with 252 Large Shader Brush to blend through the crease to contour.

* Cheers My Dear Pigment (available Spring/Summer 2013) — applied with 219 Pencil Brush through the upper and lower lashline, blending towards the inner corner of the eye spilling onto the nose.

* Spoiled Rich Eye Shadow From Archie's Girls (Available Spring/Summer 2013) — used with 275 Medium Angled Shading Brush to lift the outer crease of the eye by blending upwards to the brow while keeping the shape straight to elongate.

*Lucky In Love Pigment (Available Spring/Summer 2013), Corn Flower Pigment, or MAC PRO Pink Pearl Pigment — used in place of Spoiled Rich Eye Shadow on a need-to basis in order to reflect the colours in the collection.

Lips

* Luxe Naturale Mineralize Lipstick (Available Spring/Summer 2013) — applied over the entire lip.

*Summer Sweetheart Lipglass (Available Spring/Summer 2013) — lightly applied over Luxe Naturale to finish the look.

DVF

Italy and palazzos in the early 70s

Face

* Mineralize Moisture Fluid Spf 15 Foundation (available Spring/Summer 2013) — Blended Into Hydrated Skin To Even And Tone.

* Prep and Prime Lightboost, Brightforecast, Orradiant Rose Highlighter — appropriate shade chosen to brighten and perfect.

* Mac PRO Pure Sculpture Sculpting Cream (available Autumn/Winter 2012) — blended under cheekbones to contour.

* Tea Petal Cremeblend Blush — blended over cheeks to sculpt and provide a bit of colour.

* Prep and Prime Transparent Finishing Powder — swept over the entire face to polish and set.

Eyes

* Prep and Primelight Boost Highlighter — perfects the eye area while serving as a base for eyelids as well.

* M AC PRO Pure Sculpture Sculpting Cream (available Autumn/Winter 2012) — blended through the crease to contour.

* Antiqued and Espresso Eeyeshadows — blended together through the lower lashline for a rich warmth through the lashes.

* Haute and Naughty Too Black Lash Mascara — applied over upper and lower lashes to define.

* 30 Lash — blended through the upper lashline for a delicate, feathery emphasis to lashes.

Lips

* Lip Conditioner — patted into lips to hydrate and perfect.

Osklen

Look: This girl has spent a day in Rio and has gone from the beach to the bar

Steps:

Face

* Fix — spritzed over skin to rejuvenate and refresh.

* Complete Comfort Crème — massaged into skin to hydrate and nourish.

* Prep and Prime Skin Smoother — used where necessary to improve texture of skin.

* FACE and BODY — lightly blended over skin to even and tone.

* Studio Finish Spf 15 Concealer — applied only where needed to perfect.

* Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Foundation — lightly swept over skin to set.

* Mac PRO Pure Sculpture Sculpting Cream (available Autumn/Winter 2012) — blended under cheekbones to contour.

* Pearl Cream Colour Base — blended above cheekbones towards the browbone to highlight.

Eyes

* Clear Brow Set — multiple coats were brushed upwards through the brow for a boyish effect.

* MAC PRO Gloss Texture — applied over eyelids with 252 Large Shader Brush for a wet effect on lids and lashes.

Lips

* MAC PRO Dim and Pale Lip Erase — used to conceal the edge of lips.

* Strut The Cherry From Spring '13 Forecast/Lips (available Spring/Summer 2013) — used with 228 Mini Shader Brush to stain the inner lip to finish the look.

Neutral nails — To compliment the look

* Skin or Quiet Time Nail Lacquer depending on skin tone.

The Blonds

Look: The 90's by way of Linda Evangelista in Italian Vogue and Madonna's SEX book.

Steps:

Face

* Studio Sculpt Spf 15 Foundation — blended into hydrated skin to even and tone.

* Studio Finish Spf 15 Concealer — blended around eyes to brighten and even tone, as used elsewhere as needed.

* Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation — swept over skin to further perfect and polish.

* MAC PRO Bone Beige Sculpting Powder — blended over low planes to contour.

Eyes

* Bare Canvas Paint — applied over the eyelid with 242 Shader Brush.

* Coffee Eye Pencil — applied through the crease and blended with Wedge Eye Shadow to soften and elongate the eye, using 217 Blending Brush.

* Boot Black Liquid Liner — used to define, lift and separate the upper and lower lashes.

* Brunette Luxe Brow Powder Pencil (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended through brows with 266 Small Angle Brush to define and sculpt.

* 7 And MAC PRO 12 Lash — 12 Lash is trimmed and layered over 7 Lash creating a short, spikey design with a wing tip, dramatising the aerodynamic effect to eyes.

Lips

* Spice Lip Pencil — defines and contours the lip.

* Posh Tone Mineralize Lipstick (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended over the entire lip for a nude pout.

Prabal Gurung

Look: Ethereal and haunted at the same time.

Steps:

Face

* Mineralize Moisture Fluid Spf 15 Foundation (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended into skin to perfect and tone.

* Mac PRO Pure Sculpture And Coffee Walnut Sculpting Creams Creams (available Autumn/Winter 2012) — blended under cheekbone to contour.

* Luna Cream Colour Base — applied above cheekbones to highlight.

* Prep and Prime Transparent Finishing Powder — swept through T-Zone to polish and set.

Eyes

* MAC PRO Pure Sculpture and Coffee Walnut Sculpting Creams (available Autumn/Winter 2012) — blended over the eyelid and through the crease to contour the eye.

* Luna Cream Colour Base — blended with a bit of moisturizer and applied over the high planes to highlight.

* Lashes are groomed but left bare.

Lips

* Lip Conditioner — applied to hydrate and perfect lips.

* Studio Finish Spf 15 Concealer — softly patted into lips to lightly conceal.

Altuzarra

Look: Minimal, sophisticated, Parisian.

Steps:

Face

* Face and Body Foundation — massaged into hydrated skin for a natural finish.

* MAC PRO Definitive Sculpting Powder — blended under cheekbones to contour.

Eyes

* Auto-De-Blu Technakohl Eye Liner — defines and elongates the upper lashline.

* Ron Ron Run Eye Shadow From Archie's Girls (available Spring/Summer 2013) — applied and drawn over Auto-de-blu with 266 Small Angle Brush to both blend and perfect the line.

* Haute and Naughty Black Mascara — defines upper and lower lashes.

Lips

* Luxe Naturale Mineralize Lipstick (available Spring/Summer 2013) — patted into lips for a creamy nude finish.

Marimekko

Look: Celebration of the heritage of Marimekko... crisp, bright, and graphic in shape.

Steps:

Face

* Face & Body Foundation — lightly blended over skin to even and tone.

* Studio Finish Spf 15 Concealer — used as needed to perfect.

* Prep and Prime Transparent Finishing Powder — swept through the T-zone to polish and set.

* Ladyblush Cremeblend Blush — contours the cheek and adds a bit of flush.

Eyes

* MAC Pro Process Magenta Chromagraphic Pencil — used with 266 Small Angle Brush to shape and elongate the eye.

* MAC Pro Process Magenta Acrylic Paint — used with 209 Eyeliner Brush to layer over Process Magenta Chromagraphic Pencil.

* Black Fix Studio Fix Lash — applied in a thin layer over curled lashes to highly define.

Lips

* Lip Conditioner — applied to nourish and hydrate the lip.

* Forecast Nude And Strut The Cherry From Spring '13

* Forecast/Lips (available Spring/Summer 2013) — blended together and patted into the lips to finish.

Nails

Look: The nails done in Quiet Time Nail Lacquer gave us a chance to step back to exhale. This cool taupe paired with the bold colour prints created a balance - neutral as an accessory to colour.

* Quiet Time Nail Lacquer — applied for a neutral, deep beige.

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