Youtube vlogger Jen Chae is a well-versed in creating unique makeup styles designed for different occasions. She has 56 million views on her Youtube channel, half a million subscribers, and a ton of individual tutorials and other videos.For her wedding makeup how to, we especially love her use of powder when blotting lips to ensure a bride's pout stays pink after the big kiss. She also ensures that the look is waterproof and stays photo-ready all day long. See the technique and a few other pointers in her video below.
Redken Creative Consultant Guido kept the hair soft and feminine this season with a simple, yet classic French braid at Diesel Black Gold. To soften the style, Guido loosened the hair around each model's face, making the look feel more romantic. The dampness of the braid introduces a beach-like element to the overall style, making the look more casual and accessible for the everyday woman.
Set against a city sky lined with tall palms and eclectic architecture, Lucie Doughty styles and colors a bold two-toned "Urban Raw" hairstyle! This behind-the-scenes video offers an exciting glimpse at the creation of the edgy punk inspired 'do!
Subtle fashion-forward French tips were seen at Holmes & Yang. Mix up clients' traditional manicures by featuring images of the many sorts of French manicures you can do, to spark their own creativity. This particular style was created by preparing the nail with a nude base coat in OPI So Many Clowns…So Little Time and adding a slanted tip in the deep blue I Saw…U Saw…We Saw…Warsaw.
Manicurist Gina Edwards designed these delicate mint paint drip nails, inspired by German painter Gerhard Richter, to go along with Nonoo's elegant but wearable wardrobe that was filled with mustards, grays, and jades. The squared off shape of the nail was also very natural and likely to be a pattern in the Spring 2014 manicures.
Designer Joanna Mastroianni predicts that brights like OPI Need Sunglasses? will be all the rage in Spring/Summer 2014, especially paired with earthy neutrals like the grey and black sweater on this model. Metals and matte finished studs are also in the forecast as a background to bright accents, such as this neon orange lip. See more photos from the NYFW event below!
Ruffian Spring/Summer 2014Hair by CATWALK by TIGI Global Creative Director Nick Irwin
OPI was a huge hit on the Hervé Léger runway this weekend as models sported the soft pink Barre My Soul. Neutral nails were the perfect option for the designer who showcased both formal and casual attire. Even singer Nicki Minaj, who was in attendance, enjoyed the wide array of bandage dresses and stylish bandeaus paired with the rose-tinged nails. Take a look at the designer digits below.
Morgan Taylor Lacquer graced the NYFW Runways this weekend in a variety of forms. We were delighted to see not only nudes and pales, but also vibrant blue metallics and even a touch of ombre. See the looks from each of the five shows here. »[pagebreak]