Deconstructed organic forms and clashing prints in apricot, violet, cream, and sage tones characterized Jen Kao's chaotically feminine spring collection. CND created beautiful ombré nails to match and Maybelline went bold with a spicy orange lip—see which shades they used!
Curvillear, art nouveau-inspired patterns and garden prints transformed Vivienne Tam's spring collection into an ocean of tranquility. Keep reading to see how Maybelline and Redken created a Zen beauty!
Jill Stuart's spring fantasy collection featured youthful detailing and charming prints. Lead hairstylist Odile Gilbert was inspired by a teenage girl, "coy and playful, yet sexy and sassy. See how he created textured, messy waves with a side-swept twisted bang!
Mara Hoffman's spring 2012 collection, appropriate titled “Mara Mexicana,” featured vibrant prints and Mexican motifs. Make Up For Ever Alliance artist Lottie was the key makeup artist at Mara Hoffman's show, keep reading to see how she got the look!
Zig-zagged, wayward shapes with gold accents walked down the metallic runway at Cynthia Rowley's spring 2012 show. Make Up For Ever Alliance artist Lottie served as key makeup artist for show, creating a clean and sporty makeup look. Keep reading for the makeup breakdown.
Grecian drapery inspired Samantha Pleet's magical mod designs for spring 2012. The ethereal collection features feminine silhouettes with intricately manipulated fabric. The overall color palette was earthy and aquatic. Make Up For Ever Alliance artist James Vincent served as key makeup artist for the show and created a makeup look that focused on intensely blackened eyes. Keep reading for the look!
Alexander Wang's spring 2012 look was biker chic meets downtown hip. Edgy motorcycle jackets and jumpsuits paired with mesh pants, velvety billowing fabrics, and color-blocked prints. See how hair stylist Guido created the effortless high-shine hairstyle, and how MAC got the glossy nude face.
Suno commanded the runway for spring 2012 with their mastery of prints. MAC makeup artist Carole Colombani was backstage creating the makeup for the show, inspired by adolescence and change, while Kérastase hair stylist Odile Gilbert styled feminine loose curls in a chignon.
Dark Asian is notoriously difficult to lighten (how many toxic tangerine shades of Asian "blonde" have you witnessed?) and no two textures are the same. So how do you highlight your dark hair without the dreaded orange interval? Los Angeles-based colorist Kazumi Morton gives Asian Beauties tips for lightening up this fall.
Gamine and boyish describes the look at Band of Outsiders' spring 2012 show. The collection played with a more androgynous aesthetic, introducing bow ties, sharper tailoring, and men's hats. See which hair styles Aveda hair stylist Didier Malige created for the show!
Futurism in the tropics marked the theme at Altuzarra for spring 2012. Stark black and white shapes in plastic and leathery finishes contrasted colorful, Hawaiian-inspired floral patterns. See how CND styled the nails for this ultra-cool collection!
The cool, graphic aesthetic of skate subculture heavily influenced Nicole Miller's spring 2012 ready-to-wear collection. Vibrant hues clash and complemented one another down the runway, exploding in geometric pattern and form. See how the CND team created cool graphic nails to complement the look!
Taking public transit, going through security at the airport, and even ordering food while on the go are all situations where you may be judged by your appearance. Beautylish’s Jasmine takes her social experiment to the street again and recounts the interactions she experiences during air travel.