Which Makeup Artist Did the Most September Covers?


The big, juicy September fashion magazines are the issues of the year, featuring the most major of celebrities on their covers, so it's no surprise that some of the top makeup artists worked overtime on these mega-glossies. This month, three makeup artists share the distinction of doing the most covers: Linda Cantello, Giorgio Armani Beauty's international makeup artist, lent her talent to Vogue and V; Gucci Westman worked her magic for Allure and Harper's Bazaar; and Mary Phillips rocked both Glamour and Shape. It was also a great month for Julia Roberts, Lancôme's global ambassador, who shot three different covers for Elle (one for each of the three words Eat, Pray, Love) and looked absolutely ravishing on all of them. But of course.
Given my slight obsession with winged shadow this fall, it's probably no surprise that my favorite cover makeup of the month is Jennifer Aniston channeling Barbra Streisand on the cover of Harper's Bazaar (shown above). Not only do I love seeing Jennifer in something different that her usual bronzy-natural makeup look, but I also applaud a mainstream American fashion magazine for doing the kind of daring makeup usually seen on more avant-garde covers such as those of V or the European publications. For tips on how to create a winged shadow look similar to Jennifer's, click here. Then read on to see which other artists scored the coveted September covers. Which is your favorite magazine cover this month?

Allure Kim Kardashian — Gucci Westman
Cosmopolitan Jessica Alba — Lauren Andersen
Elle Julia Roberts — Genevieve
Essence Naomi Campbell — Renee Garnes; Iman — Sam Fine; Liya Kebede — Kristin Hilton
Glamour Jennifer Lopez — Mary Phillips
Harper’s Bazaar Jennifer Aniston — Gucci Westman
InStyle Hilary Swank — Kara Yoshimoto Bua
Interview Blake Lively — Mark Carrasquillo
Latina Paulino Rubio — Jen Daranyi
Lucky Jessica Simpson — Jeannia Robinette
Marie Claire Mary-Kate Olsen — Sil Bruinsma
More Laura Linney — Tina Turnbrow
Nylon Jessica Szohr — Talia Shobrook
The Oprah Magazine Oprah Winfrey — Derrick Rutledge
Redbook Julianna Margulies — Kristofer Buckle
Self Beyoncé — Francesa Tolot
Seventeen Katy Perry — Jake Bailey
Shape Kristen Bell — Mary Phillips
Teen Vogue Victoria Justice — Yumi
Town & Country Tory Burch — Berta Camel
Vanity Fair Lady Gaga — Val Garland
V Marc Jacobs and Lady Gaga — Linda Cantello
Vogue Gwyneth Paltrow — Tom Pecheux
W Yaya DaCosta, Jennifer Lawrence, and Greta Gerwig — Peter Philips
PHOTO FROM HARPER'S BAZAAR
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