Saturday, February 13, 2010

Fashion Week A/W 2010 - Makeup or break up

Make up trends on the Fashion Week runways are skewing au naturel:

Yesterday at Cynthia Rowley, MAC makeup artist Val Garland wanted a clean face with Cream Sheen lip gloss in a Caramel color called Tilt-a-Whirl and simply groomed brows. But ever-creative Val kept it interesting with the eyes: Almond-shaped black eyeliner with what she called, "a kick at the end," and straight fake eyelashes for a modern, not retro, visual effect. (another makeup artist hand straightened the lashes with a mini-flatiron. No lie!)

Eva Scrivo and Wella added crimped, jewel-toned extension to the hair.

Backstage this afternoon at Band of Outsiders, MAC makeup artist James Kaliardos used a charcoal brown shadow to deepen the eye, no mascara, a duo highlighter/contour and a natural lip stain. He told me the designers inspired the natural look with their "cool, really great clothes that are classical, preppy and all-American."

Rag & Bone, BCBG and Yigal also went the natural route, but Richard Chai and Doo.Ri were all about statement-making lips so...stay tuned!! Fashion Week isn't over yet!

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