Make-up & beauty.

5 pink lipstick beauty looks to try this weekend

Those experiencing hot weather will be delving into the fashion trends for summer 2013 with abandon, doning fresh colours and lightweight fabrics as they look to stay stylish in the heat. But even for those in the southern hemisphere, winter doesn’t preclude a vibrant lip colour to help lift one’s mood. Whether it’s a bold cherry lipstick or a vibrant fuchsia, sometimes a refreshing burst…

5 night-time smokey eye tutorials to try this weekend

The concept of a makeup look taking you “from day to night” is one that gets bandied around a lot. But sometimes you just want a darkly romantic, mysterious beauty look that you can reserve especially for nights out and special occasions. From kohl lined to pure shadow, these 5 tutorials take you through smokey looks that you can wear as one of your spring…

How to: Zac Posen’s Snow Queen beauty look

Tough and cold a Snow Queen may be perceived as, but her distance and stoic disposition are also associated with an air of elegance and mystery. This mystery draws us in even if we try our best to resist. For the Zac Posen fall / winter 2013 show, the icy beauty was brought to life via a beauty look created by MAC makeup artist Kabuki.…

How to: smokey olive-green beauty look

While the green eyed monster is something that everyone hates, this smokey green eyed beauty look from a photoshoot we featured by Ed Purnomo is one that we can’t help but love. Created by makeup artist Nicola Johnson, this look was meant to balance the whites and pastels of the clothes made by Mok Theorem. Stylist Giarne Wedes also added ornate accessories to the outfits…
Alice by Ed Purnomo
Alice by Ed Purnomo
Alice by Ed Purnomo
Alice by Ed Purnomo
Alice by Ed Purnomo
Alice by Ed Purnomo
Alice by Ed Purnomo
Alice by Ed Purnomo

How to: modern Hitchcock heroine makeup from Badgley Mischka

Eva Marie Saint, Janet Leight, Kim Novak, Grace Kelly… Hitchcock had a penchant for icy blondes, and their cool yet elegant beauty continues to inspire. Make up artist Tom Pecheux created a look for the Badgley Mischka fall / winter 2013 ready to wear show that featured sparkling blue eyeliner and matte orange lips, channeling the Hitchcock heroine in the best of ways. While it…

How to: Aquilano Rimondi’s Wonderland eyeshadow

Despite being associated with the ocean, blue is not limited to being a summer color. The blue eyeshadow trend is one of the biggest for spring / summer and it made such an impact that we’ll be seeing more of it this fall / winter. A unique take on the trend was this one we spotted at the Aquilano Rimondi fall 2013 show. Always creative,…

How to: Marni’s berry-stained lips

Painting your lips bold red is a sure way to add drama into a beauty look but what about blurred berry ones? We are so accustomed to seeing bold lips in the runways but the one we spotted at the Marni autumn / winter 2013 show brought about a fresh yet somehow haunting, twist to this look, all thanks to Tom Pecheux of MAC Cosmetics.…

How to: Rag and Bone’s graphic retro eye makeup

The 1960s are all over the runways this year and we’re not complaining. Bold colors, graphic prints and that signature mod look are a common trend in a lot of runway shows. Different designers and brands have used the 60s inspiration in varying ways but for the Rag and Bone’s fall 2013 show at New York fashion week, this fabulous decade was present in the…

Get Lana Del Rey’s makeup look: 5 video tutorials

Some singers are all about the voice and some are a complete package. Where would Lana Del Rey be without an exotic name change, a trademark look, and a sweet-girl-with-a-wild-side persona? Probably not in the place she is now – where she’s more an ideal than a person, adored by the youthful masses for speaking the language of a generation through a veil of wavy-haired…

How to: Kenzo’s “futuristic Maharaja” make up

Strong eyes are a huge trend this year and nothing gives your eyes that striking impression quite like kohl eyeliner. A trend in itself this year, the use of kohl eyeliner has been seen in many different runway shows and jumping on the bandwagon is Kenzo. Fall / winter 2013 for Kenzo meant strong silhouettes and bold prints. Taking cue from this, MAC make up…

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