L’Wren Scott inspiration realized by Lancôme

| February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
L’Wren Scott’s beauty inspiration for this season was a single blue sepia tone photo of Theda Bara, and for Aaron de Mey became strong, shiny, navy eyes. Aaron de Mey Lancôme Make-up Artistic Director used Lancôme’s  Le Stylo Waterproof Eyeliner in Minuit to line close to the lashes and then set it with Garment eye shadow covered with a slick layer of clear Juicy tube gloss.Nails were painted blue to match. As for the rest of the face, the highlighter from the Blush Subtil palette in Nectar Lace was used on cheeks and the bridge of nose.
Redheads and blondes had their eyebrows virtually erased with a swipe of pale concealer, while in contrast, brunettes’ brows were penciled in. “It shows respect to different beauties,” said de Mey of switching it up according to the hair color of each of the 32 girls. Aaron de Mey was  born in Tauranga, a small seaside town in New Zealand, he studied Fine arts at the Whitecliffe college of the Arts & Design and specialized in painting, art history, graphic design, sculpture and photography.

L’Wren Scott inspiration realized by Lancôme

For the hair Serge Normant channeled a silent movie star with a finger wave in front that was tucked under to look like a bob. “It has a sophistication that’s not too stiff,” he said, comparing it to last season’s 1940s do. “But it’s still hair, still a style.” To accomplish this, he used a curling iron and his own Meta Lush Volumizer, and then pulled hair into two ponytails and wrapped them around each other, tucking the bun underneath.

Makeup artists

Lancôme has collaborated with several makeup artists. Fred Farrugia created 13 colour collections during his tenure as artistic makeup director (1997–2004). His “Pollen” collection in 2000 introduced the industry’s first lip gloss in a tube: Juicy Tubes.

Lancôme has several top makeup artists representing it, Aaron De Mey and Sandy Linter. Sandy is Lancôme’s “Beauty At Every Age Expert”, and Aaron is Lancome’s National Artistic Director for Makeup. Aaron De Mey is no longer the Artistic Director for Lancome. Lancome UK has recently signed Alex Babsky to be the brand’s UK Make Up Ambassador.

In 2009, Lancôme signed YouTube sensation Michelle Phan to the brand, making Michelle the beauty industry’s first video makeup artist.

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