Art deco punk ruled the Gucci runway, and the makeup and hair was equally as graphic and edgy. Legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath contrasted pale, luminous skin and brows with fiercely blackened eyes. Keep reading to get the look!
Now that fashion week is over in Milan, we have a number of beauty trends to pull inspiration from. The designers were all about fun, sass and bold color and they were accented beautifully with hair and makeup looks you’ll want to recreate. We recap the beauty trends from Milan to watch for this spring.
Redken Creative Consultant Guido ended Milan Fashion Week today with a crowned French twist at Roberto Cavalli's spring show. “This is a simple updo that's very easy, soft and pretty. It perfectly offsets the clothing which is super fun, colorful and sexy," he said. Keep reading to learn how to get the look.
Cavalli's spring It girl could've stepped out of the '70s tour bus with her outlandish, sexy, and bohemian clothing. "She's a free-spirited rock groupie girl, backstage at a rock concert," said lead makeup artist Hannah Murray. Learn how to get her metallic smoky eye when you keep reading.
It was a mixed bag of lingerie, lace, and patterns at Emilio Pucci for spring. Makeup artist Lisa Butler was by the collection when creating the smoky gold eye for the show. "It's eighties Madonna—very feminine and Gypsy-feeling," she said.
"Think of an urban, hippie, sophisticated, Italian girl," said makeup artist Tom Pecheux of the look at Ferragamo. Keep reading to find out how he created the beautiful look.
Christy Turlington and the early '90s was the inspiration for the Aquilano.Rimondi show. Keep reading to find out how makeup artist Lottie Stannard created the look.
Hairstylist Guido created a wet look, messy bun for Bottega Veneta. "We wanted to offset the sophisticated collection with something messy," he said. Keep reading to learn the how-to!
For the first time ever, Italian label Missoni used MINX nails on the runway. For the spring/summer 2012 show, nails reflected the same colors used in the patterns on clothes that Missoni is known and loved for. Keep reading to find out more.
For their last ever D&G presentation, designers Dolce and and Gabbana collaborated with Redken Creative Consultant Guido to create perfect blow-outs in Milan. “It's a bouncy blow-dry to compliment the rich spring 2012 collection," said Guido. "The style looks effortless, but it takes a certain technique to get a flowing runway look." Keep reading to find out how to get the look.
"A flashback to the '90s," was how makeup artist Terry Barber described the inspiration backstage. Think retro, matte lips, and lots of nude skin.