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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

MAC Cosmetics Backstage Beauty AW17 Carolina Herrera, Monse, Oscar de la Renta, Proenza Schouler, and Rosie Assoulin




INSPIRATION: “Diffused and infused smoky eye for a simple beauty.”Diane Kendal

FACE: M·A·C STUDIO WATERWEIGHT SPF 30 FOUNDATION applied over moisturized skin to perfect as needed, using the 130 SHORT DUO FIBRE BRUSH. M·A·C STUDIO CONCEAL AND CORRECT PALETTE applied as needed with a subtle touch. BLOT POWDER/LOOSE dusted through the centre of the face to softly mattify skin. POWDER BLUSH PRO PALETTE REFILL PAN in TAUPE blended under the cheekbones to gently contour, using the 168 LARGE ANGLED CONTOUR BRUSH. M∙A∙C MAKE-UP ART COSMETICS CASUAL COLOUR LIP& CHEEK PALETTE X 6: ENHANCE ME in MARVELOUS (AVAILABLE WINTER2017) pressed into the apples of cheeks with fingertips for color.

EYES: M∙A∙C MAKE-UP ART COSMETICS CREAM SHADOW X 6: GLAMOURIZE ME in REBELLIOUS (AVAILABLE WINTER 2017) gently applied over the eyelid and lower lash line, then blended with a clean 221 MINI TAPERED BLENDING BRUSH to soften the edges for a shadowy effect. M∙A∙C MAKE-UP ART COSMETICS CREAM SHADOW X 6: GLAMOURIZE ME in DYNAMIC (AVAILABLE WINTER 2017) applied on the centre of the eyelid using the 239 EYE SHADER BRUSH to blend and diffuse. M∙A∙C MAKE-UP ART COSMETICS CREAM SHADOW X 6: GLAMOURIZE ME in GLOWING (AVAILABLE WINTER2017) pressed onto the inner corner to highlight and open the eye, using the 242 SHADER BRUSH. M∙A∙C MAKE-UP ART COSMETICS KAJAL CRAYON in FLOURISH ME BEAUTIFUL (AVAILABLE WINTER 2017) applied over the creaminess of REBELLIOUS, DYNAMIC, and GLOWING with the 231 SMALL SHADER BRUSH to build depth through the outer corner of the crease, and the upper and lower lash line for a shadowy intensity to eyes. PRO LONGWEAR FLUIDLINE in BLACKTRACK applied into the lash line in a three quarter length, starting from the outer corner to the inner, using the 210 PRECISE EYE LINER BRUSH. HAUTE & NAUGHTY LASH in HAUTE & NAUGHTY BLACK delicately applied with the defining wand to the roots of the upper lashes to imperceptibly accentuate. EYE KOHL in FASCINATING applied in a tiny amount through the waterline to brighten the eye.

LIPS: M∙A∙C MAKE-UP ART COSMETICS CASUAL COLOUR LIP & CHEEK PALETTE X6: ENHANCE ME in MARVELOUS (AVAILABLE WINTER 2017) gently blended over the lips, keeping the edges soft to finish.



SHOW: Monse

INSPIRATION: “Deconstructed film noir.”Gucci Westman

FACE: MINERALIZE CHARGED WATER FACE AND BODY LOTION massaged over the face to instantly replenish and provide a super hydration to skin. M·A·C STUDIO CONCEAL AND CORRECT PALETTE applied as needed with the 193 ANGLED FOUNDATION BRUSH to even and perfect skin. POWDER BLUSH (PRO PALETTE REFILL PAN) in TAUPE blended over the cheeks to naturally sculpt and contour. STROBE CREAM in SILVERLITE applied on the upper cheekbones and down the centre of the nose for a hydrated glow to skin.

EYES: BROW SET in CLEAR combed up through the brows to groom and set. EYE BROWS in FLING or LINGERING were used to fill the brow as needed to balance and perfect. M·A·C TREND FORECAST FALL 17/EYE in GABARDINE (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) buffed around the eye over the upper and lower lids, using the 217 BLENDING BRUSH to diffuse. M·A·C TREND FORECAST FALL 17/EYE in FOGGED OVER (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) applied through the inner corner of the eye and lash line. M·A·C METALLIC LIPS in METAL HEAD (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) tapped into the centre of upper eyelid for added dimension, using the 239 EYE SHADER BRUSH. M·A·C BOLD& BAD LASH in BOLD, BAD, BLACK (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) coated through the upper and lower lashes to amplify and define. LIPGLASS CLEAR applied over the upper and lower lids to create the ultimate wet, glossy effect to eyes.

LIPS: LIPSTICK in VERVE pressed into the centre of the lower lip to create a bitten effect to finish.




INSPIRATION: “La jolie de vivre.” -M·A·C PRO TEAM

FACE: NEXT TO NOTHING FACE COLOUR (AVAILABLE SPRING/ SUMMER 2017) lightly applied as needed to even and tone the skin. M·A·C STUDIO FINISH SPF 35 CONCEALER applied as needed to perfect. NEXT TO NOTHING PRESSED POWDER (AVAILABLE SPRING/ SUMMER 2017) swept over the T-zone to set with precision, keeping a gorgeous, luminous look to skin. M·A·C STUDIO QUIKTRIK STICK in TIGHT AND TAWNY blended through the low planes of the face to contour and contrasted with M·A·C STUDIO QUIKTRIK STICK in SOFTLY DOES IT over the high planes to highlight. M·A·C TREND FORECAST FALL 17/LIP in KETCHUP! and HEATED ARGUMENT (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER2017) blended together over the cheeks for a flush.

EYES: The makeup was a colorful smiley eye in lilac, coral and turquoise colors, all achieved with a mixture of M·A·C EYE SHADOWS and CHROMACAKE, swept across the eyelid and upward through the crease to accentuate. The following shades of CHROMACAKE were featured: CYAN and PURE WHITE mixed together for a custom sky blue. RICH PURPLE and PURE WHITE mixed together for a BESPOKE LILAC. GENUINE ORANGE and PURE WHITE MIXED together for a custom coral. CHROMAGRAPHIC PENCIL in PROCESS MAGENTA was applied in unison on every model for a matte, magenta liner through the upper lash line and pressed over with a bright pink pigment to set. The brows were brushed up to lightly groom. M·A·C BOLD & BAD LASH in BOLD, BAD, BLACK (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) blended through the upper lashes to amplify and define.

LIPS: A pared down mouth was created with a bit of concealer and M·A·C TREND FORECAST FALL 17/LIP in LIFE’S A PEACH (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) pressed into the lips to finish.




INSPIRATION: “Italian magazine photo shoot.” –Diane Kendal

FACE: A beautifully bare appearance was given to each model, with only four models receiving a bit of an eye and cheek. M·A·C STUDIO CONCEAL AND CORRECT PALETTE strategically applied over the face as needed to even and perfect. FOUR MODELS: CREMEBLEND BLUSH in LADYBLUSH applied on the apples of cheeks for a flush.

EYES: BROW SET in CLEAR used to lightly groom the brows. FOUR MODELS: EYE KOHL in FASCINATING applied through the inner corner of the eye and outer lower lash line to highlight, using the 221 MINI TAPERED BLENDING BRUSH. EYE SHADOW in GESSO and PAINT STICK in PURE WHITE were blended over EYE KOHL in FASCINATING to add an opacity to the white.

LIPS: LIP CONDITIONER (TUBE) applied to condition and hydrate the lips with minimal shine.




INSPIRATION: “A messy, matte red loud, persistent mouth.”James Kaliardos

FACE: The face was moisturized and perfected with a bit of coverage as needed to create a flawless, luminous look to skin. CREAM COLOUR BASE in PEARL applied over the high planes of the face to highlight. The low planes of the face were softly sculpted to enhance the natural contours. M·A·C TREND FORECAST FALL 17/LIP (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) chosen in shade appropriate tones and applied higher on the cheekbones for a flush.

EYES: M·A·C TREND FORECAST FALL 17/EYE (AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2017) the entire palette was used to customize colors for each model, applied lightly on the lid with fingertips, with a contour blended through the outside of the eye and crease. The brows were subtly perfected as needed and lightly groomed. The lashes were curled and left beautifully bare and clean without mascara

LIPS: RETRO MATTE LIQUID LIPCOLOUR in DANCE WITH ME pressed onto the lips in a not-so-perfect application for a lived-in effect, followed with RETRO MATTE LIQUID LIPCOLOUR in CARNIVOROUS through the centre of lips to finish.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

MAC Daily Face Report AW16 February 15



Show: Carolina Herrera AW16


Inspiration: “Classic beauty.” Diane Kendal

Face: The face was strategically concealed as needed, keeping skin looking fresh and natural. Powder Blush in Blushbaby and Mineralize Pinwheel in Transformer (available Autumn/Winter 2016) swept over the cheeks for a multi-dimensional blush.

Eyes: Brows were brushed upwards and lightly groomed. Eye Pencil in Coffee buffed through the crease and under the eyes to contour. Eye Shadow in Mulch brushed over Eye Pencil in Coffee to add depth and dimension. Foiled Shadow in Joy Toy blended over the eyelid and into the crease for a soft, smoky diffusion over eyes. Creme Liner in Black applied tight and thin through the upper lash line. Haute & Naughty Lash in Black swept through the upper lashes only to lift and define

Lips: Lipstick in Fun Happens from M·A·C Trend Forecast Fall 16/LIP (available Autumn/Winter 2016) mixed with a bit of concealer and applied over the lips to finish.

Nails: M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Delicate and Skin mixed together and applied for a sheer, custom nude on nails. M·A·C Studio Overlacquer topped over the nails for a high-gloss finish. Deeply jewelled purple tones were solely used on two models: M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Rain of Flowers and Rebel were applied respectively on both the hands and feet, creating a monochromatic silhouette to finish.


Show: Jeremy Scott AW16

Inspiration: “Cowgirls in space, Pin-Up girls with a pop twist.” -Kabuki

Face: Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation applied in a sheer layer over the face to create a fresh, young appearance to skin. M·A·C Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer applied as needed to perfect.

Eyes: The brows were combed upwards and set into place with a glue stick and then filled as needed with eye shadow to balance and perfect. Mixing Medium Shine was then applied over brows for a plasticized effect. M·A·C Pro Acrylic Paint in Hi-Def Cyan, Primary Yellow and Pure White mixed to create a custom blue eye liner and swept through the arch of the eyelid to define. Lashes were curled and followed with 7 Lash, trimmed in half and applied through the outer corner of the eye. Haute & Naughty Lash in Black applied to combine 7 Lash with the natural lashes to lift and perfect. Superslick Liquid Eye Liner in On the Hunt applied with a bit of a wing-tip through the outer corner of the upper lash line. A crystal-studded silver star was applied as a beauty mark under the right eye to tie in the themes of the American West, pin-up glamour and outer space.

Lips: Lipstick in Candy Yum-Yum applied over the lips for a fuchsia with deeper complexions.


Show: Rag & Bone AW16

Inspiration: “Individuality, looking the best in their own way, a best version of themselves.”Gucci Westman

Face: M·A·C Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer applied as needed to even and perfect skin. M·A·C Studio QuikTrik Stick in Softly Does It (available Autumn/Winter 2016) blended over the upper cheekbones to highlight. Cream Colour Base in Mid-Tone Sepia blended under cheekbones to contour. Blot Powder swept over the face to polish and control shine.

Eyes: Eye Shadow in Wedge blended with Powder Blush in Sincere and swept over the upper and lower eyelids to accentuate the eyes. Eye Pencil in Coffee applied through the lower eyelid and lash line, smudged into “nothing” to slightly enhance the eye. Lashes were curled for a natural lift to eyes.

Lips: Lip Conditioner (Tube) applied to nourish and condition the lips, then blotted to eliminate shine. Lip Erase in Dim and Pale blended over the lips to mute the natural colour to finish.



Show: Rosie Assoulin AW16

Inspiration: “Whimsy of glitter applied in a youthful manner.” James Kaliardos

Face: M·A·C Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation blended over the face to even, tone and perfect skin. M·A·C Studio QuikTrik Stick in Here You Go (available Autumn/Winter 2016) blended through the centre of the nose, upper cheekbones and brow bone to highlight. M·A·C Studio QuikTrik Stick in Tight and Tawny (available Autumn/Winter 2016) applied to contour down the sides of the nose Does It (available Autumn/Winter 2016) patted with fingers across and under cheekbones. M·A·C Studio QuikTrik Stick in All Aflush and Softly the front of the face for a sun-kissed effect to skin. 

Eyes: The brows were perfected and groomed as needed. Haute & Naughty Lash in Black swept through the upper lashes only to lift and define. Each model received a different combination of the following M·A·C Glitters: Copper Sparkle, Pink, Gold, 3D Brass Gold, 3D Lavender, 3D Pink, 3D Silver, Reflects Purple Duo and Reflects Transparent Teal, applied through the lower eyelid with a focus through the inner corner and centre of the eye, adapted for each different eye shape for many varying looks.

Lips: Lipstick in Peachstock patted over lips to mute the natural tone and impart a bit of colour to finish.


Show: Thom Browne AW16

Inspiration: “Pastel-hued, roaring 20s inspired Tim Burton character.”Sil Bruinsma

Face: Mineralize Charged Water Face and Body Lotion applied over the face to instantly hydrate, soften and smooth. Mineralize Moisture SPF 15 Foundation and M·A·C Pro Studio Face and Body Foundation in White blended together and applied generously over the face with a 193 Brush to brighten, clarify and perfect skin. Powder Blush in Lovecloud dusted over the apples of cheeks for a pinky flush with a 138 Brush.

Eyes: Lipmix in Black, Blue, Magenta and White mixed together for a powdery blue colour and buffed around the eyes with a 217 Brush in a cloud formation. Eye Kohl in Fascinating mixed with Chromagraphic Pencil in Hi-Def Cyan and applied through the waterline for a seamless blue around the eye. M·A·C Pro Pastel Studio Fix in Shivering White blended around the edges of the eye to diffuse.

Lips: The lips were neutralized with a bit of foundation and followed with an application of Lipstick in Crème Cup. Lipglass in Saint Germain glossed over the lips for a cool, pinky finish.


Show: Zac Posen AW16

Inspiration: “Inspired by natural, diverse beauty.” –Diane Kendal

Face: The skin was perfected with sheer coverage, looking beautifully natural and real. Powder Blush in Taupe (fair skin tones) or M·A·C Studio Conceal and Correct Palette/Dark in NW55 (deeper skin tones) blended under cheekbones for a soft contour. Powder Blush in Cubic (fair skin tones only) blended over the apples of cheeks for a flush of colour. M·A·C Studio QuikTrik Stick in Softly Does It (available Autumn/Winter 2016) applied over the upper cheekbones to highlight.

Eyes: The brows were slightly defined, following their natural shape and tone. Kohl Power Eye Pencil in Feline applied through the outer half of the eyelid and pulled outwards to elongate the eye. Kohl Power Eye Pencil in Feline was also wrapped under the eye and pulled toward the centre to define. Eye Shadow in Carbon applied over Eye Kohl in Feline to set. Lashes were curled and swept through with Haute & Naughty Lash in Black to lift and define. Eye Shadow in Sable (for fair skin tones) or Shadowy Sculpting Powder Pro Palette (for deeper skin tones) pulled through the crease of the eye to contour, following the shape of the eye liner applied through the outer corner of the eye.

Lips: Lipstick in Sheer Madness (available Autumn/Winter 2016) used on fair skin tones and applied for a sheer nude on lips. For deeper skin tones, Lip Pencil in Chestnut was used to define the lips with an application of Lipstick in In My Fashion (available Autumn/Winter 2016) and Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour in High Drama to finish.


Nails: “A polychromatic, dimensional black nail.”Keri Blair
M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Nocturnelle mixed with M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Mean & Green applied in two coats over nails, topped with M·A·C Studio Overlacquer for a high-gloss finish. M·A·C Studio Nail Lacquer in Skin applied on fairer skin tones in two coats and topped with M·A·C Studio Overlacquer for a glossy look to nails.

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