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Derek Lam Fall 2011

Tom Pecheux (Estée Lauder): Matte skin, powerful eyebrows, no mascara and a dark gray shimmery cat eye with metallic powder on top—it's called Modern Mercury.Read more >

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Altuzarra Fall 2011

Tom Pecheux (MAC): The look this season is inspired by Johnny Depp and Kate Moss when they were together—you know, when she put on those chiffon dresses, and the big parkas?Read more >

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Alexander Wang Fall 2011

Guido (Redken): It's very simple, easy hair. kind of how the girls wear it themselves—a little edgy and downtown.Read more >

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Alexander McQueen Spring 2011

It's no fun using this phrase in the beauty world, but, truly: do not try this at home. Unless Guido is making a house call.Read more >

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Chloé Spring 2011

Charlotte Tilbury (MAC): We played with the feeling of shadow and light, like in a black and white photograph—the way the light hits on the eyes, cheeks, temples.Read more >

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John Galliano Spring 2011

Gold-plated finger waves. Technicolor eyelids. Hand-drawn brows and beauty marks.Read more >

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Sonia Rykiel Spring 2011

Jacquelyn Jablonski (SUPREME) and Vlada Roslyakova (WOMEN) at the Sonia Rykiel show in Paris today, with killer waves by Guido and matte violet lips courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury.Read more >

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MARC JACOBS Spring 2011

Francois Nars (NARS): We’re doing 1970’s glam updated to a more modern version, but still taking all the codes from the 70’s, like no eyebrows, greasy, very lacquered eyes, with a twist of making it look a little more ‘today’/2010 by doing transparency in the skin—a little glow—and very matte lips.Read more >

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Derek Lam Spring 2011

Tom Pecheux (Estée Lauder): In terms of makeup, Derek always loves to play with vivid color, and we like to twist the rules—Derek for his clothes and me for the makeup, so that’s why we decided to go for a bright orange on the eyes.Read more >

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Alexander Wang Spring 2011

Diane Kendal (MAC): Alexander wanted the girls to be very cool, so I decided to bleach the eyebrows and just put moisturizer on. Easy.Read more >

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