Tuesday, February 12, 2013

ny fashion week f/w '13: Laura Mercier at Pamella Rowland

 Matin Maulawizada, lead makeup artist for the Pamella Roland fall/winter '13 show, was inspired by the collection, a visual narrative of the history of the tzar and russian court. deep green and purple cocktail dresses as well as spun pale gold and metallic brocades were used in capes and coats fit for a czarina. leather, peplums, metallic tweeds, ruffles and beaded fur were also fabulous elements used throughout the collection...

to compliment, he developed a flawless makeup look that showcased the simplicity of women's beauty in tandem with the "opulence of st. petersburg."

flawless face:
 the fresh, "no makeup look" was key to balancing the collection's bold accents. to achieve this, Matin first applied Foundation Primer, creating the perfect canvas for makeup application. depending on the model’s complexion, he then used Crème Smooth Foundation or Laura Mercier Silk Crème Foundation to hydrate and protect the skin; Secret Camouflage was used to conceal any problem areas. then set using Translucent Loose Setting Powder.

Matin brushed Crème Cheek Colour in Blaze and Second Skin Cheek Colour in Sweet Mandarin onto the cheekbones followed by contouring on the apples of the cheeks with the use of Bronzer Veil from Bonne Mine Healthy Glow for Face & Cheeks Crème Colour Palette {100% of the profits from its sales are donated to the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund}.

enchanting eyes:
varying shades of gold to highlight the eyes were used, including Illuminating Eye Colour in Gilded MoonlightShimmer Bloc in Golden Mosaic and a coat of Gold Mascara, created exclusively for the Pamella Roland show, to dramatically lengthen and define lashes.

lustrous lips:
deep wine lips created a modern look that “tied all the colors together”; Lip Silk on the lips created a smooth and nourished base. Coffee Bean Lip Pencil contoured and shaped lips, while Deep Wine gave lips the final touch to the bold, modern look.

all products by Laura Mercier. visit lauramercier.com for more info.

info and images courtesy of brand PR and style.com

1 comment:

Laura said...

Lovely lips, really. A great trend to the spring!