Feb 14, 2012 Karina Giglio Looks

Snapped: Fashion Week’s Prettiest, Picture-Perfect Makeup Looks

Looking stunning on film is just another day at the office for runway models. But among us mere mortals, saying cheese is hardly enough to ensure a photo worth sharing…much less tagging and posting. Thankfully, Fashion Week was full of beauty trends designed to make all of us feel like we should be getting paid thousands for every click of the camera. Here are the three hottest ways to be photogenic in a flash.

The look: Modern chic--healthy, fresh & effortless

Snapped at: Maybelline Fit Me! Powder. Next, create an understated flush by blending a warm peachy bronze blush into the apples of the cheeks. Try Mally Beauty Perfecting Blush in Peach.
To recreate the graphic-inspired liner, use a liquid liner, like L’Oreal Lineur Intense Felt Tip Liquid Liner in Carbon Black. Extend two straight brush strokes across eyelid: the first drawn from the inner corner to the center of eye, and the second starting at the center to just beyond the outer corner of each eye.
Opt for a clean moisturized lip with a touch of natural pink color, like Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Pink Blossom.

The look: Glamazon cherry red lips & strong, sculpted brows

Snapped at: Wes Gordon
After evening out skin tone with a lightweight foundation, contour the face by blending two shades of blush into the apples of the cheeks: one a true, warm pink and one in a bronzey peach. Try Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush in Fresh Pink and Coffee Cake. “The delicate touch of color creates structure and the look of a healthy flush,” says Willer.
Next, use short strokes to fill in brows with a brow pencil like Dior Powder Eyebrow Pencil. This is not a look for the overplucked, so allow your natural brows to grow in. Keep eyes clean and neutral with one coat of mascara.
Finish the classic, pretty look with a vibrant red lipstick applied with a lip brush for precision. Try YSL Rouge Volupte in Red Muse.

The look: Vintage sexy with bedroom eyes à la Brigitte Bardot

Snapped at: Lancome Hypnose Doll Lashes Mascara.
Blend bronzer just under cheekbones to give an instant lift. Since eyes are so dramatic, keep lips neutral with a creamy beige like Maybelline Superstay 14HR Lipstick in Beige for Good.
To see how the makeup, hair and clothes all work together check out Maybelline’s Live From the Runway YouTube Channel.


    About the Author:Karina Giglio is a lifestyle, beauty and health writer whose work has appeared in numerous national publications including Women’s Health, Washingtonian, Ladies Home Journal, OK!, Allure, Fitness, Marie Claire, Bride’s and The New York Post. She was a regular contributor to makeup.com, and her articles and blog posts can be found on prevention.com, dailyglow.com, yahoo.com and huffingtonpost.com. Karina has worked onstaff at Cosmopolitan and YM, as well as being part of the original Sephora.com launch team