“It’s all about the individual. The look is finished but not made up.” – Lisa Butler

Zoom Lash in Zoomblack – applied to lash line as messy but chic liner with a 205 Mascara Fan Brush.
Zoomblack Mascara – applied to upper and lower lashes.

Mineralize SPF15 Foundation – applied to skin where needed and under eyes with 217 Blending Brush.

Lip Conditioner – matted down onto lips with sponge.

Vena Cava MAC SS10 NY

“The collection is inspired by the graphic wall murals of the Ndebele tribe in South Africa, with a Maude Lebowski take on styling so we created a bold, graphic lip in violet.” – Lloyd Simmons

PRO Taupe Powder Blush – blended over the eyelids and along the lower lash line.
Coquette Eye Shadow – applied to the crease of the eyelids.
Clear Brow Set – brushed up through the brows.

Studio Sculpt Concealer and Select Cover-up Concealer –applied with M·A·C 190 Foundation Brush to create a matte finish on the skin.
Prep + Prime Powder – applied to set the skin.
PRO Taupe Powder Blush – brushed under cheekbones to contour.

PRO Lipmix in White, Burgundy, Blue and Red – blended together and applied to the lips to create a matte, opaque violet lip.

Lamb NYFW SS10

“Makeup to capture the spirit of Gwen. A fresh, young and playful approach to past decades. Splashes of vibrant coloUr to match the line – neutral, soft lines with bold patterns and tribal accents.” — Donald Simrock

Fascinating Eye Kohl – applied to the water line.
PRO Lash Mascara – applied to top lashes only .

The look featured three different eye looks:
Liner 1 – Fascinating Eye Kohl applied in a winged-up shape to lash line as a base with Marine Blue PRO Chromaline brushed on top.
Liner 2 – Basic Red PRO Chromaline brushed in a winged-up shape to lash line as a base with PRO Acid Orange Pigment brushed on top.
Liner 3 – PRO Beelicious Eye Pencil applied as base in a winged-up shape with PRO Rock It Yelow Pigment brushed on top.

Face and Body Foundation and Studio Finish Concealer – applied to the skin with a 190 Foundation Brush.
Mineralize Skinfinish Powder – applied to set the skin.
Spiked Brow Pencil – filled into the brows to intensify.

PRO Fleshpot Satin Lipstick and Media Lipstick – pressed onto lips.


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