Showing posts with label Prabal Gurung. Show all posts
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

MAC Cosmetics NYFW Daily Face Chart Report Brandon Maxwell, Prabal Gurung, Sies Marjan


M·A·C STUDIO MOISTURE CREAM massaged into the skin to hydrate and replenish. M·A·C STUDIO FACE AND BODY FOUNDATION applied in a sheer layer to even and tone for a natural appearance to skin. MINERALIZE CONCEALER blended under the eyes to subtly perfect. A foundation was chosen two shades deeper than the natural skin tone to softly sculpt and contour. PREP+PRIME TRANSPARENT FINISHING POWDER swept through the center of the face to minimize shine and set.

The lashes were curled and two coats of HAUTE & NAUGHTY LASH MASCARA were applied in HAUTE & NAUGHTY BLACK through both top and bottom lashes to amplify the eye.

The lips were defined with LIP PENCIL in CHERRY and applied with RETRO MATTE LIQUID LIPCOLOUR in FEELS SO GRAND for a true, bold red. BLING THING LIQUID LIPCOLOUR in TIME TO WERK! (AVAILABLE WINTER2018) applied above the upper lip line, avoiding the outer third corner of the lip, and along the center of the lower lip line to highlight. GLITTER in REFLECTS GOLD layered on top of BLING THING LIQUID LIPCOLOUR in TIME TO WERK! (Available Winter 2018) for added sparkle and dimension, using the 210 PRECISE EYE LINER BRUSH to apply.


M·A·C STUDIO WATERWEIGHT SPF 30 FOUNDATION applied over the face to even and tone, keeping the coverage sheer and natural on skin. M·A·C STUDIO WATERWEIGHT CONCEALER applied as needed to perfect. MINERALIZE BLUSH in FLIRTING WITH DANGER (AVAILABLE SPRING 2018) buffed over the cheeks, using the 129 SYNTHETIC POWDER/BLUSH BRUSH to apply. EXTRA DIMENSION SKINFINISH in BEAMING BLUSH blended over fairer skin tones to illuminate and sculpt, along with EXTRA DIMENSION SKINFINISH in GLOW WITH IT for deeper skin tones.

M·A·C TREND FORECAST FALL 18/EYE in OLIVE U (AVAILABLE SPRING 2018) blended underneath the eye and through the socket, pulled out at the outer for a soft and diffused accentuation around the eye. M·A·C TREND FORECAST FALL 18/EYE in SABLED (AVAILABLE SPRING 2018) added through the socket to intensify. BLING THING LIQUID LIPCOLOUR in TIME TO WERK! (AVAILABLE WINTER 2018) applied with a soft brush over the eyelid and inner tear duct for added highlight and dimension. BLING THING LIQUID LIPCOLOUR in LIKE IT LIKE THIS (AVAILABLE WINTER2018) applied in the outer corner of the socket for added depth and dimension. The brows were brushed up and gently filled as needed to naturally enhance. PREP + PRIME FIX+ misted over the face to polish and finish the overall look.

LIP CONDITIONER (TUBE) applied over the lips to hydrate and replenish.


M·A·C STUDIO FACE AND BODY FOUNDATION applied over lightly moisturized skin to even and tone. M·A·C STUDIO CONCEAL AND CORRECT PALETTE sparingly applied as needed to perfect. CREAM COLOUR BASE in PEARL blended with PREP+ PRIME ESSENTIAL OILS GRAPEFRUIT & CHAMOMILE and applied only on top of the highest part of the cheekbones with fingertips for added highlight and dimension.

The eyelids were boldly amplified with color and encircled with a strong edge of color to animate the eye:

LOOK 1: RED AND PURPLE RETRO MATTE LIQUID LIPCOLOUR in FEELS SO GRAND applied over the eyelids and edged with a mixture of mostly CHROMALINE in RICH PURPLE with a bit of HI-DEF CYAN and MARINE ULTRA.

LOOK 2: PURPLE AND BLUE A custom mix of mostly CHROMALINE in RICH PURPLE and a little HI-DEF CYAN and MARINE ULTRA applied over the eyelids and edged with CHROMACAKE in HI-DEF CYAN.

LOOK 3: TEAL AND BLUE An equal mix of CHROMALINE in MARINE ULTRA and LANDSCAPE GREEN applied over the eyelids and edged with CHROMACAKE in HI-DEF CYAN.

LOOK 4: ORANGE AND PASTEL GREEN A mix of CHROMACAKE in GENUINE ORANGE and PRIMARY YELLOW applied over the eyelids and edged with a mix of CHROMALINE in PURE WHITE with a tiny bit of MARINE ULTRA and BLACK BLACK.

LIP CONDITIONER (TUBE) applied over the lips to hydrate and replenish, then blotted to take away shine.

All MAC products, except where noted, are available online and in-store.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

MAC Backstage Beauty Report Altuzarra, Prabal Gurung, and Sies Marjan


INSPIRATION:  “Girl with the Pearl Earring.”Tom Pecheux

FACE: The skin was replenished and perfected to appear lighter with transparency. EXTRA DIMENSION STROBE BLUSH in INTO THE PINK (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER2017) blended over the top of the cheekbone for a multi-dimensional flush to skin.

EYES: EXTRA DIMENSION STROBE BLUSH in INTO THE PINK (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER2017) blended through the crease of the eye to lightly accentuate.

LIPS: The natural colour of the lips were toned down with a bit of concealer and swept with EXTRA DIMENSION STROBE BLUSH in INTO THE PINK (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) using the 217 BLENDING or 224 TAPERED BLENDING BRUSH for a barely there look to finish.

INSPIRATION:  “Inspired by the climate of what is happening right now: Empowered and Strong women who do it all on their own.”Diane Kendal

FACE: NEXT TO NOTHING FACE COLOUR (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) buffed onto the face using the 190SH FOUNDATION BRUSH for a minimalist perfection to skin. NEXT TO NOTHING PRESSED POWDER (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) applied sparingly to create a soft velvet matte skin.
POWDER BLUSH in FLEUR POWER swept over the apples of cheeks for a flush.

EYE: An electric, architectural, floating liner was drawn through the contour of the eye using CHROMACAKE applied with MIXING MEDIUM in EYELINER in the following shades: CYAN, GENUINE ORANGE, LANDSCAPE GREEN, MARINE ULTRA and TRUE CHARTREUSE. HAUTE & NAUGHTY LASH in HAUTE & NAUGHTY BLACK applied only to the roots of the upper lash line to amplify and define lashes. The brows were brushed up and filled as needed to naturally groom.

LIPS: LIP SCRUBTIOUS was used to exfoliate the lip and elevate its natural color. LIP CONDITIONER (TUBE) applied to condition and lightly moisturize lips to finish.

INSPIRATION: “Inspired by PJ Harvey, minus the colorful eyeshadow: She’s a little abstract, a conceptual, with a slightly tragic feel.”Aaron de Mey

FACE: M·A·C MATTE blended over the face to provide a matte finish to skin. PREP + PRIME SKIN REFINED ZONE strategically applied to refine, smooth and mattify skin. M·A·C STUDIO FINISH SPF 35 CONCEALER applied as needed to perfect, keeping the skin looking clean and matte.

EYES: BROW SET in CLEAR brushed up through the brows to naturally groom and set. The lashes were curled and then crowned with an application of the 2 LASH, followed with the 21 LASH for added volume, length and wispiness to the lash line. IN EXTREME DIMENSION LASH generously applied through the upper lashes to amplify and finish.

LIPS: LIP CONDITIONER (TUBE) applied to hydrate, soften and condition the lips.

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

Monday, September 12, 2016

Prabal Gurung NYFW SS 2017 Get The Look

ColorProof Evolved Color Care and Bio Ionic swept the runway with the latest trends in hair at NYFW’s Prabal Gurung SS ‘17 show last evening with celebrity stylist Anthony Turner.

Hair Look: The Soft Rebel

Inspiration: "The hair complements the Spring/Summer 2017 Collection – Rock n Roll inspired, yet feminine, for the rebellious, strong woman," - Anthony Turner.

Get The Look:

Begin with freshly shampooed hair using ColorProof ClearItUp Detox Shampoo. All ColorProof products are Sulfate-free, Gluten-free, Paraben-free, 100% vegan, and contain certified organic botanicals to provide natural conditioning to balance, nourish and protect!

Apply ColorProof IronMaster Color and Heat Protecting Setting Spray to damp hair for all over heat protection

Prep the hair with ColorProof LiftIt Color Protect Foam Mousse, adding 2-3 pumps to each hair section, starting from the bottom; blow dry with Bio Ionic GoldPro Dryer infused with 24k gold for even heat conductivity. Use the Bio Ionic GoldPro Medium Round Brush to create even texture

Once dry, apply 1-2 pumps of ColorProof RadicallySmooth Anti-Frizz Serum to rid hair of any flyaways

Using Bio Ionic GoldPro Paddle Brush, create a messy middle part; fluff the hair forward covering most of the forehead; bend the front pieces on either side of the face and pin back so a bend is created when hair is released

Pull a few loose pieces forward and use Bio Ionic GoldPro Curling Iron 1”, a conditioning tool used to infuse moisture back into the hair, to create extremely light, deconstructed waves for soft texture around the face and in the back of the head, spray ColorProof HardCore Epic Hold Color Protect Hairspray ($24) all over to secure for a long lasting soft wave

Apply ColorProof TextureCharge Color Protect Texture + Finishing Spray to complete the look

Monday, February 15, 2016

MAC Daily Face Report AW16 February 14

Show: Hood By Air AW16

Inspiration: “The Hood by Air Gang.”Inge Grognard

Face: Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion applied over the face to replenish and hydrate. M·A·C Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer applied as needed to perfect while keeping skin looking very real and raw.

Eyes: M·A·C Pro Acrylic Paint in Black Black mixed with Mixing Medium Eyeliner to create a carbon black, gel-textured paint. The brows were painted with negative space “cuts” of varying designs for a custom look.

Lips: Prep + Prime Lip applied over the lips to lightly hydrate and perfect without shine.

Show: Prabal Gurung AW16

Inspiration: “Lord Byron poem ‘She Walks In Beauty’.” Diane Kendal

Face: M·A·C Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer strategically applied over the face as needed to even and tone, keeping skin looking radiant and fresh. The cheeks were flushed through the centre with a blend of Cream Colour Base in Vintage Rose and M·A·C Studio QuikTrik Stick in All Aflush (available Autumn/Winter 2016) applied with fingertips. M·A·C Studio QuikTrik Stick in Tight and Tawny (available Autumn/Winter 2016) dusted over the blush for subtle sun-kissed look to skin. M·A·C Studio QuikTrik Stick in Softly Does It (available Autumn/Winter 2016) pressed onto the cheekbones for a dewy highlight to skin.

Eyes: Cream Colour Base in Dusk and Tint blended together and buffed into an oval shape over eyelids with a 252 Brush, creating a warmed effect to skin. Cream Colour Base in Dusk applied under the eyes and through the crease with a 252 Brush to deepen and contour.

Lips: Lipstick in Sultry Move from M·A·C Trend Forecast Fall 16/LIP(available Autumn/Winter 2016) mixed with a bit of concealer that matched the model’s skin tone and applied evenly over the entire lip to finish.

Nails: “Fresh, clean, nude manicures customized to the model’s skin tone.” Keri Bliar
One to two drops of M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Rack ‘Em Up (available Autumn/Winter 2016), Skin, Erogenous or Very Important Poodle were mixed into M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Delicate in order to create a custom sheer nude over nails.

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

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

MAC Cosmetics NYFW Daily Face Chart

Inspiration: “Natural beauties defying the boundaries of highlighting and contouring to enhance their features.” Inge Grognard

FACE –Contouring and highlighting made to suit each face, a raw beauty in the making. Gestural, pictural movements using fingers, hands and brushes for tools. The process of sculpting the face by playing with graphism, using the following products: M·A·C Studio Conceal and Correct Palettes, Prep + Prime Highlighters, M·A·C Pro Paint Sticks, M·A·C Pro White Full Coverage, Invisible Set Powder, Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder

LIPS – Lip Conditioner (Tube) patted into lips to nourish and prepare

Inspiration: “East Meets West” – Diane Kendall

FACE – Prep + Prime Fix+ spritzed over the face to hydrate and plump Mineralize Charge Water Moisture Gel massaged into the face to restore moisture and provide a supple feel M·A·C Studio Conceal and Correct Palette applied as needed for an effortless perfection to skin Bright Forecast and Radiant Rose Prep + Prime Highlighter applied over the under eye area to brighten and soften Medium Dark Blot Powder swept through the centre of the face to polish and set Cubic Powder Blush applied over the apples of cheeks and blended slightly downward for a healthy flush

EYES - Brows were brushed up and boyish in look, using an appropriate shade of eye shadow to fill and perfect, followed with Clear Brow Set to finish Joy Toy Foiled Shadow (available Spring 2016) applied over the eyelids and softly onto the brow bone for a natural, light, reflective finish Shadowy Sculpting Powder Pro Palette used to define the crease in a soft, arc shape Lashes were well curled and finished with two coats of Haute & Naughty Lash to accentuate and define

LIPS - Promise Me Velvetease Lip Pencil (available Spring 2016) blended over the entire lip for a soft, natural look

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

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

MAC To Collaborate With Giambattista Valli

MAC Cosmetics is known for its exciting design collaborations -- for the holiday, the brand teamed up with rising star PrabalGurung -- and it looks like next year’s collab is going to be just as big. MAC officially announced, via Instagram, that the brand would be teaming up with designer Giambattista Valli with the aim of giving our lipstick collection a high-fashion makeover.

There will be five colors in the range with “garden shades” serving as inspiration. Hues include: mandarin orange, pale pink, peony pink, rosy red and cherry (matched to a single cherry that Valli showed the MAC team for reference). The lipsticks are matte in texture and there is also a lipgloss. MAC's trademark black packaging has been replaced by colored tubes that match the color of the bullet, making them easy to distinguish.

“The best thing about makeup is that a lipstick can really change your look,” said Valli. “If you never wear color on your lips and then one day you wear red, everyone just goes ‘wow!’. I made these for a woman with personality, a woman who lives her life and isn’t afraid to wear color and isn’t afraid to kiss!”.

Available in the summer of 2015, we’ll keep you posted! 

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Backstage Prabal Gurung Spring/Summer 2015 Get the Look

TRESemmé Trend Alert: The Active Ponytail at Prabal Gurung SS/15

“Each season we aim to create looks that will inspire women across the globe to express their own style. The climate goal to make women feel both confident and beautiful.” Prabal Gurung, TRESemmé Designer Partner SS/15

“The hair for Prabal wad inspired by strong, athletic and modern women. The texture in the hair makes it look as though she might have just dropped out of the gym whilst the structure of the ponytail gives it an edge that complements the multi-layered sports inspired collection.”  Paul Hanlon, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stylist for TRESemmé

Get The Look:

Step 1: Apply TRESemmé Extra Firm Control Mousse to the roots, section by section, ensuring full coverage by working upwards from the nape of the neck up to the parting

Step2: Comb through with a wide toothed comb to create separation between the hair and run your fingers to accentuate the texture further. Leave mousse to dry naturally rather than use a hair dryer to give extra hold and layers to the look

Step 3: Pull the hair back tightly from the sides of the head and down to create a low ponytail at the nape of the neck. Secure tightly with an elastic

Step 4: Smooth a small amount of TRESemmé Keratin Smoothing Crème Serum on the tail of the ponytail and twist into a loose knot. Blast with a hair dryer to achieve natural movement

TRESemmé Products Used: TRESemmé Extra Firm Control Mousse and TRESemmé Keratin Smoothing Crème Serum. Tools Needed to Achieve Look: Hair dryer, wide toothed comb and elastic bands.