The humidity outside seemed almost too perfect in light of the looks being created backstage at Alexander Wang on Saturday.
“He wanted to keep an athletic, boyish feel to the makeup,” said Diane Kendal, working with Nars Cosmetics. This season, the makeup artist kept the makeup “strong and energetic,” focusing on clean, moisturized skin paired with accentuated highlighting and contouring to bring out the strength of the girl’s features.”
To start, Kendal evened out the skin tone with NARSSkin Luminous Moisture Cream, Radiant Creamy Concealer and Sheer Glow Foundation for a dewy texture. She then bleached each model’s eyebrows and brought them back up to blend into each girl’s natural skin tone. Next, Kendal applied Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner in Via Appia to the lashes followed by a swipe of creamy gold shimmer on the lids, which she extended out. On top of that, she layered Cappadoce Matte Multiple with South Beach Multiple and applied it underneath and on top of the cheekbones, the center of the nose and the top of the eyebrows for definition. The look was then topped off with a coat of sheer lip balm.
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