Thursday, September 24, 2015

MAC Cosmetics London Fashion Week Dailies Roundup


MAC Cosmetics gives us the how-to for London Fashion Week looks -- September 20, 21 and 22. Get the looks for Jonathan Saunders, Mary Katrantzou, Paul Smith, Preen, Vivienne Westwood Red Label, BARBARA CASASOLA, Giles, Peter Pilotto, Thomas Tait, Ashley Williams, Marques ' Almeida and Tata Naka!!!!!!!!


Inspiration: “A sensual, slightly punk 90’s girl.” – LuciaPieroni

FACE – Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion massaged into the skin to instantly hydrate and prepare Fast Response Eye Cream applied over the eyes to rejuvenate and tone Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation minimally buffed over the face, providing a super-light base to prepare skin Mineralize Concealer applied as needed to perfect Peach Strobe Cream Shade Extension (available Winter 2016) buffed down the nose, top of cheekbones, Cupid’s bow and chin to highlight Hush Cream Colour Base applied over the upper cheekbones to highlight Brit Wit and Ladyblush Cremeblend Blush mixed together and tapped onto the cheeks for a flush of colour

EYES - Marine Ultra Chromagraphic Pencil applied through the upper lash line, lower lash line and waterline of the eye, kept close to the roots of lashes to define Marine Ultra Chromaline pushed onto Marine Ultra Chromagraphic Pencil, into the roots of lashes and slightly buffed over the lashes to tint Vintage Selection Pro Longwear Paint Pot buffed onto the eyelid and followed with a very light application of Bamboom Paints Clear Brow Set brushed through the brows to groom and set

LIPS – Freckletone and Ravishing Lipsticks mixed together and pressed into the lips for a custom peachy hue to finish

“My own inspiration for this look is Carine Roitfeld. A sophisticated look and combination, dark toes with a nude beige on fingers.” -Marian Newman


NAILS – Quiet Time M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer painted over nails for a nude beige on fingers Vintage Vamp M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer applied for a deep burgundy contrast on toes



Inspiration: “Nugget Lash right above the lash, each colour reflecting and complementing the metallic shades in the collect ion… slightly retro with a doll-like feel.” - Lucia Pieroni

FACE – Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion massaged into skin to instantly hydrate and prepare Fast Response Eye Cream applied around the eyes to rejuvenate and prepare Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation lightly buffed onto skin to even and tone Mineralize Concealer applied as needed under the eyes and over the skin to perfect Peach Strobe Cream Shade Extension (available Winter 2016) applied over the cheekbones, down the nose and Cupid’s bow to highlight Hush Cream Colour Base cheekbones for an additional highlight applied to the tops of Ladyblush and Posey Cremeblend Blush mixed together and tapped onto the cheeks to create a natural, flushed look

EYES – Lashes were well curled Extended Play Lash applied through the centre of the lashes, both top and bottom, following the width of the iris, creating an open-eye effect M·A·C Pro Acrylic Paints were used in either Hi-Def Cyan or Marine Ultra and a mixture of Marine Ultra and Basic Red to paint over the mascara, followed by the corresponding M·A·C Pro Acrylic Paint pushed into the lash line (upper and lower) following the width of the iris, for a very fine line of definition30 Lash applied in one or two pieces through the centre of the upper lash line, and painted over with the corresponding M·A·C Pro Acrylic Paint to finish Vintage Selection Pro Longwear Paint Pot lightly buffed over the eyelid Clear Brow Set brushed through the brows to groom and set

LIPS - Freckletone and Ravishing Lipsticks mixed together and pushed onto the lips for a peachy stain to finish

“Three shades of sheer gold.” - Marian Newman


NAILS - M·A·C Pro Silver Pigment and M·A·C Studio Overlacquer mixed together and painted over nails for a shade of silver-gold Gold Pearl Liquid Pigment M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer painted over nails for a yellow-gold Pink Pearl Liquid Pigment M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer painted over Gold Pearl Liquid Pigment M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer to create a rose-gold on nails



Inspiration: “Beauty of the 1930s. Duchess of Windsor. Wallis Simpson.” – Petros Petrohilos

FACE – Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation applied to even, tone and perfect for a natural fresh look Red Strobe Cream Shade Extension (available Winter 2016) minimally applied over cheeks for a luminous flush of colour

EYES –Lingering and Spiked Eye Brows used to create a 1930’s-inspired brow

LIPS - Mixing Medium Matte applied over lips for a natural matte look to finish


“Inspired by the brown leather bags and shoes in the collection.” -Anatole Rainey

NAILS - Vintage Vamp M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer applied in three coats over the nails for a super dark, brown-tinged Bordeaux


SHOW: Preen

Inspiration: “Juergen Teller Polaroids: hyper athletic skin, sheen skin textures emerge d from the gym… a fresh faced realness.” – ValGarland

FACE – Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion massaged over the face to instantly hydrate and prepare M·A·C Studio Face and Body Foundation blended into skin to even, tone and perfect Crosswires and Chatterbox Lipsticks mixed together and blended into the cheeks for a flush Shell Cream Colour Base blended over the upper cheekbones to highlight
EYES – Penultimate Brow Marker used to create a defined natural look to brows

LIPS - Prep + Prime Lip applied to hydrate and perfect the lips without shine



Inspiration: “The mother of pearl jewelry box that sat on your grandmother ’s dressing table…” – Val Garland

FACE – Skin is left clean without an application of moisturizer Fingers were used to apply random marks across the face, using Eye Shadows in Gorgeous Gold, Stars and Rockets and Swish along with Vanilla Pigment Vanilla Pigment used to buff and blend these eye shadows together to create the mother-of-pearl effect Mixing Medium Shine applied over the entire face with the 184 Duo Fibre Fan Brush Opaque marks over the skin were blended out with fingers to finish

LIPS - Lip Conditioner (Tube) minimally applied to nourish, perfect and prepare the lip


“Inspired by oceans, shipwrecks, natural minerals and quartz… my catchphrase, ‘semi-precious seaweed.’” - Marian Newman

NAILS - clear tips were first applied to emulate a quartz effect Erogenous M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer painted over nails for a peachy-nude base, then layered with varying shimmery, pastel pigments for each girl in shades of pink, lilac, green and gold, very light and airy in finish



Inspiration:  Poetic washes with a deep, sensual socket … maintaining Brazilian heritage with a hopeful motif of white on the eyes.” – Alex Box

FACE - Mineralize Moisture SPF 15 Foundation buffed into skin to provide warmth and a glowing perfection Makeup is removed from the cheeks to maintain a natural flush to skin Back in the Swing and A New Brew from M·A·C Trend Forecast Spring 16/EYE (available Spring/Summer 2016) mixed together and pushed over the cheekbones and through the temples with the heel of the hand Mixing Medium Shine applied over the upper cheekbones for added dimension and shine

EYES - Clear Brow Set brushed upwards through the brow to groom and set Back in the Swing and A New Brew from M·A·C Trend Forecast Spring 16/EYE (available Spring/Summer 2016) mixed and blurred over the upper eyelid, lower lid and through the lash line for a wash of colour Joy Toy Foiled Shadow (available Spring 2016) applied in a light touch over the centre of the eyelid and through the inner corner of eye as needed to highlight M·A·C Pro Pure White Chromaline heavily applied through the waterline, but drawn in a very thin line over the upper eyelid, avoiding the lashes for a clean look

LIPS - Lip Conditioner (Tube) blended into the lip to nourish and perfect, then blotted away to minimize shine


SHOW: Giles

Inspiration: “Queen Elizabeth I meets Giles Deacon.” –Lucia Pieroni

FACE - Studio Water weight SPF 30 Foundation applied over the face to even and tone for a luminous, raw, glowing look M·A·C Studio Conceal and Correct Palette blended over the skin as needed to perfect Strobe Cream blended with a bit of Shell Cream Colour Base and applied over the cheekbones and high planes of the face for added luminosity

EYES - Squid Modern Twist Kajal Liner (available Spring/Summer 2016) imperfectly rubbed in through the waterline and lash line, as if applied by the model herself Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash applied heavily in chunks, focusing on the roots of the lashes to define Strobe Cream blended with Shell Cream Colour Base and applied over the eyelids for an added sheen and highlight

LIPS - Beet or Nightingale Lip Pencils used with All Fired Up Lipstick to create a heart-shaped lip with perfectly blurred edges, providing a sumptuous and sensual raspberry lip to finish



Inspiration: “Super clean polished skin, pure and polished looking girls.” – Val Garland

FACE – Prep + Prime Moisture Infusion massaged over the face to instantly hydrate and soften Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion applied to restore moisture and create suppleness to skin Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation Blended over the face to even and tone for a flawless finish, using the 159 Duo Fibre Blush Brush Brit Wit and So Sweet So Easy Cremeblend and Softly Diffused Climax Pro Sculpting Crème (Available Spring/Summer 2016) Tapped onto the cheekbones to add a natural glow

EYES – Clear Brow Set brushed upwards through the brows to groom and set

LIPS - Prep + Prime Lip applied over the lips to hydrate and perfect with a velvety finish


"Very clean and natural." –Marian Newman

NAILS – Delicate M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer Applied in one coat and followed with M·A·C Studio Underlacquer to create a skin-textured appearance to nails, the toes received two coats of Delicate M·A·C Studio Lacquer and left without any topcoat crating a healthy and not overly glossy look



Inspiration: “I wanted to create a three-dimensional make up.” - Thomas De Kluyver

FACE - The face was thoroughly cleansed and gently massaged to rejuvenate and increase circulation throughout the skin M·A·C Studio Face and Body Foundation applied in “C” shades only and combined with M·A·C Studio Conceal and Correct Palette to even, tone and provide a creamy perfection to skin Pearl Cream Colour Base applied over the upper cheekbone to create a shaded effect under the cheekbone to contour Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder swept through the T-zone to polish and set

EYES - Lashes were well curled before In Extreme Dimension Lash was applied through the upper and lower lashes to define2, 3 and 7 Lashes fas hioned to create a customized lash that was applied through both top and bottom lashes, followed with a wire extension placed around the eye to finish

LIPS - Lip Conditioner (Tube) minimally used to nourish and perfect the lip without shine



Inspiration: “50’s suicide girl.” Ismaya Ffrench

FACE – The brows were blocked out with glue stick, then camouflaged into the skin with Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer Invisible Set Powder was then used to set and prepare A 50’s-inspired brow was drawn opaquely above the natural brow, using a blend of Blacktrack and Dipdown Fluidline for brunettes and a mixture of Dirty Blonde Fluidline Brow Gelcreme and Dipdown Fluidline for blondes M·A·C Pro White Face and Body Foundation a small amount was blended over prepared skin to even and pale Mocha and Pinch O’ Peach Powder Blush blended together over the apples of cheeks Taupe Powder Blush Pro Palette blended under the cheekbones to contour, using the 168 Large Angled Contour Brush Blot Powder applied all over the skin to set and eliminate shine

EYES - Mocha and Pinch O’ Peach Powder Blush washed over the eyes with the 224 Tapered Blending Brush M·A·C Pro Mixing Medium Lash mixed one-to-one with Hi-Def Cyan and Marine Ultra Pigments for a brilliant blue and applied over both top and bottom lashes Clear Lipglass applied over the eyelids for added shine and dimension

LIPS - Brick Lip Pencil used to shape and balance the lip Brave Red Lipstick applied over lips for a vivid red Clear Lipglass lacquered over lips for a glossy finish



Inspiration: “A girl playing with pop cultures: A little PJ Harvey, Wendy James, Shakespears Sister.” – Terry Barber

FACE - Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion mixed with two to three drops of Prep + Prime Essential Oils and massaged over the face to instantly replenish and hydrate Strobe Cream applied all over the face for a beautiful luminosity M·A·C Studio Face and Body Foundation pushed into the skin with a Pro Performance Sponge for a flawless finish Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer applied as needed under eyes and over the skin to perfect

EYES - A nude eye was create d and used as a template on all looks, with a different variation on each model Root Cream Colour Base used to create a nude eye, blended over the entire eyelid, creating a second-skin effect Costa Riche Eye Kohl generously applied over the base of the nude eye to deepen the inner corners, blended softly, creating “toughness” Back in the Swing and A New Brew from M·A·C Trend Forecast Spring 16/Eye applied under the lower lashes and through the inner corners, adding an ochre stain and creamy texture to skin

LIPS - Lipmix in Fuchsia and White were mixed together and applied evenly all over the lip, pastel in colour and “candy floss” in tone, slightly stronger through the centre Clear Lipglass generously applied at the last minute for a high-gloss finish over lips


“A creative and flexible individual but coordinated. Inspired by the key colours and fabrics in the collect ion.” – Sophy Robson

NAILS: Snob or Quiet Time M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer painted as a base over the nail Mean & Green M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer painted in strands over the tips to create a contrast of colour and texture to finish


SHOW: Tata Naka

Inspiration: “Modern Frida Kahlo, tough, street wise, raw, real, beautiful, attitude.” – Cher Webb

FACE - Lightful C Marine-Bright Formula Essence applied to instantly condition and plump the skin Studio Water weight SPF 30 Foundation blended over the face to perfect, creating a luminous natural glow Peach Strobe Cream Shade Extension (available Winter 2016) tickled on the higher planes of the cheeks to highlight

EYES - Big Brow Pencil (available Spring/Summer 2016) used to create a big, tough, straight look to brows Costa Riche Eye Kohl applied tight through the lash line and buffed Coming into Season from M·A·C Trend Forecast Spring 16/Eye (available Spring/Summer 2016) buffed to appear messy and raw in application, creating shape by blending high, up to the brow and outward horizontally Fever Powder Blush pressed over Coming into Season to finish

LIPS - Cork Lip Pencil blended over the entire lip, overdrawn for a rough look with attitude A New Brew from M·A·C Trend Forecast Spring 16/Eye (available Spring/Summer 2016) packed over the lips and dusted with Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder to set

Products, unless noted, are available online at MAC and MAC Boutiques.





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