By Ashley Goldsmith
|Spring 2010 is all about showcasing your natural beauty. Let your flawless skin shine through and emphasize your contoured cheekbones. At Tadashi, Luc Bouchard for MAC created a simple bronzed look using mineral blush to warm up the face and create a golden glow. Tina Turnbow for Stila and Beauty.com created a “beachy” muted look at Lela Rose. Fandango, a bitter green shade was used in the middle of the lid to make the eye pop but color is still muted. Tip for using a bright color: Placement is key! Put it where you want it, don’t smudge it to move it into place. At Tory Burch MAC artists created a 60’s/70’s inspired fresh and peachy glow while over at BCBG, Lisa Butler for MAC also created a natural and fresh look by matting out redness with a full coverage powder.|
Texture! Texture! Texture! Was what Ted Gibson shouted to me over the hair dryers backstage at Lela Rose. Ted Gibson for Beauty.com kicked up the volume with a youthful beach inspired pony. Texture is most important when attempting this look. While drying hair twist sections around your finger using Ted’s Beautiful Hold hairspray. Once dry, create a side part and pull hair into a ponytail. The pony should be placed in the middle of the head for a more playful look. Once secured, back brush the hair so that it’s full and fluffy for a more modern style.
At Walter, Toni and Guy created a very 80s do. One side boasted tons of volume and texture with wavy style. While the other side was more secure with a simple side braid. Neil Moodie of Bumble and Bumble used B&B’s thickening spray and styling crème to give hair dry texture and tousled waves at Band of Outsiders. Hair was dried with a diffuser and then the ends were brushed out to give it a just off the beach vibe. Warning: Don’t let texture and volume cross over into frizzy and unkempt. Make sure to balance and soften your overall look to keep you looking put together.