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Scott Patric knows a thing or two about the power of fashion and beauty. As the lead, on-camera, makeup artist for Lifetime TV’s Primetime Emmy-nominated Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars and Project Runway Under The Gunn, he knows how to make women look stunning on the runway and off. A fave of Hollywood A-listers, Scott has made up some famous faces including Heidi Klum, Alyssa Milano, Angelina Jolie, Naomi Campbell, Salma Hayek, Gisele Bundchen, Madonna, Kate Moss, and Kerry Washington, to name a few. He has been a regular regular fixture on the global fashion circuit, and his signature looks have rocked shows for Chanel, Balenciaga, Armani, Donna Karan and Michael Kors.
Beautyinthebag asked Scott to give us the scoop on what’s trending this season and some of us his insider tips for how to look glam by day or by night.
It is fun, challenging, and exhilarating working with the models and designers on Project Runway. We are in a creative time crunch, so we use all our know-how and creativity to pull it all together and make a great look for the audience and judges to view.
- Have a clear and simple direction before you start your makeup and you will get there faster and the look will be neater when you finish.
- Pick a feature to focus. If today the focus is a red lip, just define the eye and let the lip speak. If tomorrow it’s a smokey eye, then the lip steps back.
- “Sheer out” your foundations with moisturizer. Use foundation on problem spots from the bottle, and where your skin is great, let it show through by sheering out.
- Always us lots of mascara!! If you are in a rush, don’t skip the mascara, skip something else because the eyes are the window to your soul!!
- A white, shimmery highlight in the inner corner of your eye makes it look like you’ve had lots of rest. It brightens your whole face.
Every woman should have blotting papers, an eyelash curler, and Burt’s Bees peppermint lip balm in her purse!
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I have long been enamored with nude makeup shades, especially for the eyes and the lips. The classic look of a neutral eye works for every eye color as well as hair color and is universally flattering. From deep to tawny, neutrals are trending right now – although for some of us, they always are.
So if you’re a shimmery blue or purple lover who likes to pile on jewel tones and layers of dark kohl liner, prepare to be converted. This season’s new palettes are just the ticket to make you change your evil ways.
Bobbi Brown Nude on Nude ($65) -- Leave it to Bobbi Brown to redefine nude. The ultimate eye set gives you the power to create looks for every occasion. With 12 mix-and-match shades of matte, metallic and sparkle from golden to deep, it's practically goof-proof.
Chanel Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eye Shadow 226 Tisse Rivoli ($61) -- Creamy soft taupe to chocolate shades in this classic palette of 4 tones will make this a perennial favorite.
Dior 5-Color Eye Shadow Incognito 030 ($60) -- Dior's beloved 5 color palette is reinvented with this pale beige, taupe, peachy combo that looks beautiful on blondes. If you want something more dramatic, go for Earth Reflection 609 with bronzy browns and golden undertones.
Becca Ombre Nudes Eye Palette ($40) -- 5 wearable neutral matte tones from latte to espresso without a throwaway in the bunch - you'll reach for this day after day.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Style Eye-Con No. 3 Plush Shadow in the Ingenue 102 ($39) -- A neat set of 3 creamy light nudes in slightly shimmery shades. Choose The Innocent 116 for a more dramatic neutral look if you prefer. Perfectly sized shadows add depth to your makeup with no waste.
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Another fabulous lip creation from Poppy King, you’re going to love the perfect Hollywood glamour of Lipstick Queen Silver Screen. The sexy silver case is very Art Deco and reminiscent of a cigarette case that Marlene Dietrich might have pulled out of her evening bag for a smoke.
There are 7 shades from purply Deep Wine to a gorgeous nude called You Kid at $50 each. If you know anything about the infamous Aussie Poppy, she is not shy and goes for the bold. Each lipstick contains a dose of peppermint oil and Pomegranate Sterols. Along with antioxidants, vitamins A and E, beeswax and lip loving plant oils, the formula is meant to keep lips soft and moisturized even through the cold winter days ahead of us.
I’m ready for my close-up CB…