The Phoenix bursting into a ball of fire only to rise from its ashes has always held a place in designers' hearts—perhaps because it symbolizes rebirth, renewal and, therefore immortality. It's a popular inciter of ideas, and plays that role for designer Toni Francesc's Fall 2011 showing. The accompanying beauty aptly follows suit, with eyes enveloped in a wide wingspan of black liner and straight, thick faux lashes. Key makeup artist Jackie Mgido dreams up the avian allure, using Mehron products.
Fibonacci number patterns, the golden ratio, section and mean: The mathematics behind the pattern of a branch or the swirling of a flower's petals may play large part in what attracts us to nature's beauty. Feeling this nature's call, makeup artist Iris Moreau and photographer Dorit Thies find their muse in the lush textures and bright hues of flora.
Wow! See the premiere issue of our sister publication Beauty Etc., the amazing digital magazine for professional makeup artists and beauty aficionados who live, breathe and love cosmetics.
Edited by our own Karie L. Frost, Beauty Etc. takes you inside the world of professional cosmetics with stunning animated visuals and can't-believe-it-till-you-click-it interactivity.
Bold color, lively combinations, sheer applications: Spring’s makeup stimulus package emboldens wearers to create an impact. by Karie L. Frost
We just had to share our latest great finds and must-haves for the winter!
See what Jeryl, Amy, Alyson & Karie love-love-LOVE for these last cold months before spring!View PDF version »
LP readers declare their top products in our sixth annual Readers Choice Awards! Yet again, Dear Readers, you have spoken! After counting thousands of votes, LP has tallied your top products in no less than 59
chart-topping categories. Did your fave smash product
make it onto our top three hit list? Read on to see!
Crimson takes up residence in unfamiliar ocular territory.View PDF version with more product recommendations »
The windows to our souls receive plenty of play this season.View PDF version with MORE images »
She'll look bash-tacular when you glam her up with the latest holiday makeup.
Click to view Violet Femme, Blue Flame and Ruby Beauty trends matched with new holiday cosmetics »