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Just in time for Madonna’s new MDNA Tour comes a lip color so mesmerizing that you won’t be able peel your eyes away from the shade.
Gina Brooke,makeup artist extraordinare and a long-time makeup artist to Madonna,spilled the beans about the partnership with Make Up For Ever, where she created an iconic red lip for arguably the most iconic pop figure of our time. Aqua Rouge ($24) is now in stores and you’ll be seeing Madonna on stage wearing the glossy, “come hither” #8 shade, which was created specifically by Brooke for the performer. “This shade looks gorgeous on everyone,” says Brooke. “The pigments are so strong that all you see is color, with no undertones.” With a lot of lipsti
From Lincoln Center to midtown, New York City is abuzz with Fashion Week Spring 2012, running from September 8 to September 15. Along with the fabulous fashions that we will be seeing this spring, beauty takes center stage at the runway shows. Here is a glimpse of some of the beauty looks making their way down the walks and platforms of the shows.
An architect of glamour, Gina Brooke is the artistic director of Hourglass Cosmetics, the popular niche makeup brand created by Carisa Janes. In addition to collaborating with Carisa on product development, Gina leads photo shoots and makes appearances on behalf of the brand. Her work exudes an appreciation for art, color and the rejuvenating power of light. And her gifts have been appreciated by some of the world’s most beautiful faces, including Madonna, Anne Hathaway, Naomi Campbell and Gisela Bündchen. Gina attended the Fashion Institute of Technology and discovered her calling for makeup on her first test shoot. Central to her makeup philosophy is the idea of illum
The lash category is exploding and beauty editor fave Hourglass Cosmetics is poised to makes its mark with the new Film Noir Lash Lacquer ($28). An ultra-gloss, inky black top coat for lashes that creates, length, volume and shine, Lash Lacquer is formulated to deliver the coveted effect of false eyelashes without the application difficulty or comfort issues.
It’s designed to be teamed with Hourglass’s Film Noir Full Spectrum Mascara for full effect. Simply brush on Lash Lacquer after applying mascara to get long spikey, deep black lashes. It really does banish all signs of wimpy or pale lashes. For best results, always apply Lash Lacquer over mascara but don’t use with thickening,