Showing posts with label Desigual. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Desigual. Show all posts

Thursday, September 7, 2017

M∙A∙C Cosmetics SS 18 NYFW Daily Face Chart Report Desigual

Date: September 7, 2017


Inspiration: “Little dolls hanging out in the jungle.” -Mayia Alleaume

FACE: Mineralize Timecheck Lotion applied all over face to hydrate, smooth and mattify. MAC Studio Finish 35 Concealer strategically applied to perfect as needed. Powder Blush in Peaches and Pink Swoon blended in a circle shape over the apples of cheeks. Extra Dimension Skinfinish in Soft Frost applied over cheekbones for a luminous dimension to skin. Powder blush in Frankly Scarlet used on deeper skin tones and applied all over cheeks.

EYES: The lashes were curled and Haute & Naughty lash in Haute & Naughty Brown was swept through to lift and define.

LIPS: Lip Conditioner (Tube) applied to hydrate, nourish and condition lips.

All MAC Cosmetics, except where noted, are currently available online at MAC and in MAC Stores.

Friday, February 10, 2017

MAC Cosmetics Backstage At DESIGUAL AW17


"A youthful, fresh, dynamic look with strong eye detail.”Maud Laceppe for MAC Cosmetics 

FACE: Skin was kept looking fresh and moisturized using MINERALIZE CHARGED WATER FACE AND BODY LOTION, then strategically perfected with concealer as needed. CREAM COLOUR BASE in LUNA mixed with MIXING MEDIUM in SHINE blended over the cheekbones, bridge of nose and ball of the eye to highlight. EXTRA DIMENSION BLUSH in INTO THE PINK (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) applied to the cheeks for a fresh flush.

EYES: Brows and lashes were left clean and bare, brushed through to naturally groom. CHROMALINE in BASIC RED applied with the212 FLAT DEFINER BRUSH and swept through the crease from the middle of the eye outward to create a rectangular liner toward the temple, finished with the rich red of IN EXTREME DIMENSION LASH in HEART RATE’S RISING (AVAILABLE SPRING 2017) to set.

LIPS:  M·A·C Metallic Lips in Modern Midas (available Spring/Summer 2017) pushed into the lips for a soft finish.

Friday, February 12, 2016

MAC Daily Face Report AW16 February 11

Show: Desigual AW16

Inspiration: “Vintage-inspired makeup with a play on textures.”Gordon Espinet

Face: Mineralize Timecheck Lotion blended all over the face to hydrate and provide a smooth complexion to skin, using 190 Brush. Fast Response Eye Cream applied with fingertips under the eye area to firm and refresh. M·A·C Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation chosen in the exact skin tone to even and provide a flawless finish to skin. Prep + Prime Highlighter applied as needed over the face to brighten and perfect. M·A·C Next to Nothing Pressed Powder (available Autumn/Winter 2016) powdered over the face to polish and set.

Eyes: M·A·C Trend Forecast Fall 16/Eye in Plumplexed mixed with Glory of the Glen (available Autumn/Winter 2016) applied over the eyelids and through the lower lash line using 242 Brush. Eye Kohl in Costa Riche applied through the waterline of the lower lash line to define. M·A·C Studio Eye Gloss in Médoc (available Autumn/Winter 2016) applied through the lash line. M·A·C Pro Mixing Medium Shine applied over the eyelid to add dimension and shine. Brow Set in Clear brushed upwards through the brows to naturally groom and set.

Lips: Prep + Prime Lip applied all over the lips to hydrate and perfect. Lipstick in Peachstock blended over the lips for a beautiful nude to finish.

Nails: “Vintage-inspired textures and fabrics.”Keri Blair
M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquers in Girl Trouble, Soiree and Overaccesorized painted vertically over nails and detailed with M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Nocturnelle for added dimension. Embroidery floss in red, purple and wine was added over nails for a multi-dimensional emphasis to finish.

M·A·C products, unless otherwise noted are available at M·A·C.

Friday, September 11, 2015

MAC Cosmetics Backstage Report

SHOW: Desigual SS16

Inspiration: “Williamsburg hipster …Cool, urban, street girls just learning to do their make up.” Gordon Espinet

FACE - Gold Strobe Cream Shade Extension (available winter 2016) blended over the face to moisturize and create radiance, using 197SH Duo Fibre Square Brush (available Spring/Summer 2016) Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation buffed lightly over the face with 197SH Duo Fibre Square Brush (available Spring/Summer 2016) to perfect a soft peachy blush was buffed over the apples of cheeks for a healthy flush

EYES - Brows were lightly filled-in to add depth and shape to the natural brow Faerie Fayre Foiled Shadow (available Spring 2016) buffed onto the eyelids Haute & Naughty Black Lash applied through the upper and lower lashes to define Blacktrack Fluidline drawn in a thin line through the upper lashes with a small wing to lift and extend, using the 266 Small Angle Brush

LIPS - So Chaud or Morange Lipstick blended over lips for a vibrant base What A Blast! Pro Longwear Lip Pencil slightly lighter than the lip shade, to balance and perfect Neo Orange Pigment applied over lipstick for a super matte, neon-orange lip to finish

“A bit 90’s grunge, a bit kawaii, a bit Barcelona girl… this is where art meets craft.” – Keri Blair

NAILS - Actual white and dark rinse denim were used to cover nails, then distressed to appear worn-in, like a favorite pair of jeans. Origami paper manipulated into shapes inspired by collage artists were then used to accent the thumb and ring fingers to finish


Inspiration: “An abstract take on Middle Eastern ceremonial make up, inspired by sun-drenched Moroccan facades.” – Kabuki

FACE - Prep + Prime Moisture Infusion massaged into the face to instantly hydrate and provide radiance Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation blended over skin to even and tone Pro Longwear Concealer applied as needed to perfect Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder swept through the T-zone to polish and set.

EYES - Brows were defined with the appropriate shade of Big Brow Pencil (available Spring/Summer 2016) Chromaline in Process Magenta and Pure White mixed together to create a bright, but light pink on fair complexions, drawn underneath the eye, following the lower lash line Chromaline in Hi-Def Cyan and Marine Ultra mixed together to create a bright, warm blue for deeper complexions, drawn underneath the eye, following the lower lash lineDots were created with stencils, with a larger dot placed the left brow, and a smaller dot on the inner corner of the right eye, using a custom mix of Silver Pigment and M·A·C Pro Gel Mixing Medium

LIPS - Lip Conditioner (Tube) patted into the lips to lightly moisturize and perfect

“Art of craft, understanding co lour theory … how to mix to customize your color palette.” –Keri Blair

NAILS - Each of the following colors were mixed to match the color waves in the collection Vermillion – a mix of M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquers in Shirelle and Morange for a tomato red Magenta – M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Girl About Town Aqua – Pigments in Hi-Def Cyan and Primary Yellow mixed with M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Vestral White Kelly Green – a mix of Pigments in Landscape Green and Hi-Def Cyan with M·A·C Studio Overlacquer White – M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Vestral White Black – M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Nocturnelle

Inspiration: “The collection is inspired by old memories and gardens of Japan.” –Pep Gay

FACE - Mineralize Charged Water Moisture Eye Cream blended over the eyes to tone and rejuvenate Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion massaged into skin to lightly nourish and hydrate Prep + Prime Fix+ spritzed over skin for a radiant finish The eye cream was then removed for a clean look M·A·C Studio Face and Body Foundation lightly applied over skin to even and tone M·A·C Studio Conceal and Correct Palette applied through the inner corner of the eye and as needed over the face to perfect Gold Strobe Cream Shade Extension (available Winter 2016) lightly applied with fingertips over the eyelids, upper cheekbones and Cupid’s bow, creating delicate highlights

EYES - Brows were brushed upwards and out to balance and groom Enchanted Forest Foiled Shadow (available spring 2016) applied through the socket of the eye to softly contour, using the 221 Mini Tapered Blending Brush Lashes were lightly curled to lift and open the eyes a thin strip of silver foil was applied with Duo Adhesive under the length of the eye for a reflective lift and finish

LIPS - Lip Conditioner (Tube) lightly patted into lips to hydrate and perfect

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