BeautyStreams Apr 28, 2014
When it comes to beauty for the everyday girl, Team MDC has you covered in spades. But even the most bona fide beauty experts can use a little inspiration straight from the runway. Our friends at Beautystreams specialize in breaking down the latest trends in high fashion so that you can make the look work for you, catwalk optional. rock doll makeup  Wanna look like rock royalty? Or at least a rock star's girlfriend? That was Jill Stuart's inspiration for her Spring 2014 collection: the gamine groupies who flirt with the band, combining a tough attitude with come-hither cuteness. Tousled hair and light pink cheeks may be sweet, but it’s the eyes that give the look its edge. Black liner inside the lash line is evident all over the spring runways, evoking a bit of ’70s punk in the case of Jill Stuart or Japanese rocker chicks at Saint Laurent. The application can be fine and precise, executed in liquid liner with a thin brush, or smudgy and sultry. A silvery inner eye provides dramatic contrast for those taking their look out on the road. A bold brow is important too, especially beneath straight-cropped bangs that sample a bit of Bettie Page and a dose of Debbie Harry. Matte and silky foundation sets the stage, as do satiny nude lips that sound a feminine note against the baseline of the high-impact eyes. To crown the rock princess look, messy slept-on-the-tour-bus hair adds texture and a decidedly nonchalant air. A blunt-cut bob, again with squared-off bangs, also exudes rocker chic with its hard angles. Despite all this edge, though, there is a girlishness to these rock dolls; those defined eyes have a touch of Betty Boop cute when played off natural lips and a hint of blush on the apple of the cheek. It's the combination of pretty and punk that keeps the crowd roaring for an encore.   Would you rock this look? See how we recreated it here! Tell us about it in the comments!   Photos: GoRunway


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