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NARS National Makeup Artist, Uzo created this look for the Joy Cioci show at New York Fashion Week 2011.  It seems that the very bold, bright lip continues into the next few seasons.  According to Uzo,

NARS National Makeup Artist Uzo

“Radiant skin is having a moment again, we were seeing very matte skin throughout the past few seasons, but dewiness is back, paired with a precisely-lined, bold lip.  It’s elegant, but it’s tough.”

Here’s what she created and the key products used:

Facechart: S/S'12 Joy Cioci


Dewy skin, bright, neon-red lips


  • Tinted Moisturizers – new for Spring 2012 (for now use Sheer Glow Foundation)
  • Orgasm Illuminator


  • Lhasa Single Eye Shadow – new for Spring 2012 (for now use Ondine Single Eye Shadow)
  • Corfu Cream Eye Shadow
  • Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara
  • Larger Than Life Lengthening Mascara


  • Jungle Red Lipliner Pencil
  • Heatwave Lipstick
  • Red Square Velvet Matte Lip Pencil
I will be all over this trend!
Source: PR

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