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Versace, Spring 2013

old brows are usually a Springtime favorite, a touch of mild masculinity paired with glowing feminine skin is a duo that is a classic heart stopper that never goes out of style.

Vampy, moody nails continued to show up in this season’s collections; dark elegance complimented simple refinement with a savage glamour worthy of long standing popularity.

A full lash is a rare sight on the runway, but this season’s full drama paved the way for flirty fringe that was adventurous and chic.

Chanel, Spring 2013

Creativity was overflowing this season, and the usual spring corals were shelved in favor of mini works of art for each fingernail;


The image of the femme fatale continued with dramatic liner for a savage sex appeal that brought attention to the intensity of the eyes.


Taking inspiration from icons of the past to images in nature, artists created looks on the runway that made a serious statement.

Backstage at Chanel Pre Fall 2012, Photography by Benoit Peverelli at Chanel

All eyes were on the Chanel Pre-Fall Collection this week as models paraded Karl Lagerfeld’s latest offering around a sumptuous banquet setting. Clothing, style and presentation has been discussed and analyzed at length, but how about the make-up?

Versace Spring 2012 Beauty

Time to cover up those bodies, winter is here. Luckily your lips can still shine through. Here are two top lip trends of the season.

Hair Trends 2011-2012

Get ready to wear your hair with flair this winter and stay on trend right through to Spring and Summer 2012.

My Week with Marilyn Monroe

My Week With Marilyn, has spurred an influx of enquiries as to how to achieve the classic look Michelle Williams wears so well as she play timeless style icon Marilyn Monroe. In addition Williams was photographed by Annie Leibovitz for Vogue in character; a further legacy to Monroe’s immortal image.

Christopher Kane Runway SS2012

The beauty of no makeup can be as beautiful as adding it. These runway shows decided on a natural no mascara look.

Gucci, SS2012

Every season we see a variation of the smoky eye, however, most summer trends tend to look much softer then their extreme winter counterparts.

Lindsey Wixson, Moschino

Thin or thick, bushy or defined… which way will your brows be heading next season?

Ombre Nails

Ombré: when colour is softly graduated from light to dark or from one color to another.

Jason Wu SS2012 Runway

Bold lips were all over the runway this season. From bright oranges to blue to brown, statements were made all over without saying a word.

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2012

One of the most seen trends this seasons was natural, bare bones skin. These models walked the runway allowing the clothing to be center stage.

Marc Jacobs Fall 2011

It’s easy to incorporate this stunning jewel tone with your beauty products this Fall. These simple anytime, anywhere products are perfect to try without any major commitment that will break the bank.

Louis Vuitton SS2012 Runway

It was certainly no surprise that the Louis Vuitton SS2012 Womenswear show would be an opulent affair, but the beautiful macaroon-colored dresses showcased on a white carousel took it to the next level.

Chanel Spring Summer 2012 Nail Polish Colors

There is nothing quite like Chanel’s colors. Check out the new nail hues for Spring/Summer 2012.

Lindsey Wixson, Richard Chai Spring Summer 2012

Richard Chai Love Spring 2012 Collection was one to talk about… For the amazing in your face, yet sedated, beauty. Slamming color in your face, James Kaliardos for MAC Cosmetics, created a “Japanese Harajuku girl meets Venice Beach girl” look to balance the “explosion of color and texture” of the collection. And let me tell you, it worked.

Prabal Gurung Spring Summer 2012

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2012 is off and running and the key makeup artists have not disappointed. We have seen everything from blue and purple matte lips to gorgeous ethereal fairy tale looks.


With all the amazing colors and shapes walking down BCBG’s runway they needed to go with a stunning, yet understated look. Maybelline artist Charlotte Willer gave the models a stunning fresh, clean look.

MET Gala Beauty

The celebrity A list has spoken by not saying a word. Monday night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala the dresses may have been a rainbow of stunning colors, but the lips were deep shades of reds and beautiful nudes .