Mary Katrantzou Spring 2014

Mary Katrantzou Spring 2014

10.02.2013    |    
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Paris fashion week may have come to a close but that doesn’t mean I am feeling any less inspired. I am capital O-bsessed with Mary Katrantzou Spring 2014. My favorite part?  The lips, of course. MAC’s lip stains were used to create a “diffused” red lip that was a perfect mix of blue and yellow tones. This bold lip was applied to flawless complexions and beautifully bare lashes. So why am I so into this particular lip?! I LOVE the “blur” action. Yes, it’s deja vu. I have talked about this before, and I will say it again: If you’re afraid of a bold red lip, try blurring. It’s kinda this cool, bada** way of wearing a lip without looking like you are trying to hard. Rock this lip and you’ll look amazing, chic and modern. Also LOVE the gloss eye. 

So how did Mary make her lippy choice? She let the clothes do the talking: “There is so much going on in the collection—so many patterns, embellishments, and materials—that it was important to keep the makeup quite simple: fresh skin and a matte mouth.”

Want the look? HERE. YOU. GO.

FACE studio Moisture cream was massaged into the face using fingertips and hands to nourish, rejuvenate and revive. Face & Body Foundation buffed into the skin using 188 small duo fibre face brush to even and tone with a natural finish. Studio Finish spf 35 concealer mixed with Studio Moisture Cream was patted under eyes with 252 large shader brush 
to brighten and perfect.
 MAC Pro sculpting powders PP was appropriately shaded under cheekbones to contour with a 168 large angled contour brush. 
Luna and Pearl cream Color Base was then mixed together and buffed over high planes of cheekbones using a 188 small duo fibre face brush to highlight.
 Finally, MAC Pro gloss texture was patted over Luna and Pearl highlight for added shine and dimension.

EYES lashes were well curled and left bare without mascara.
 MAC Pro gloss texture was swept across the eyelids with a 252 large shader brush to highlight.
 MAC Pro nc15/nw20 chromagraphic pencil was applied through the waterline to brighten and open eyes.

LIPS MAC Pro nc15/nw20 chromagraphic pencil was applied over the outer edge of lips and was followed by a pat of nc15 or nw15 studio finish spf 35 concealer to erase the lips natural colour. Ruby Woo lipstick buffed onto lips using the 224 tapered blending brush to create a stained effect.
 To finish the look, MAC Pro basic red pigment was blended through the centre of the lower lip for a matte concentration of color for extra boldness. 

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