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Backstage Beauty: LAMB

Well, reactions to Gwen's LAMB fashion show have been mixed. Fab and most of you loved it, but Cathy Horyn at the New York Times called it "ditzville." (Maybe it's a generation gap?) Anyway, I can say that the makeup looked great. It definitely felt like something Gwen would like, and the smoky eye was soft and pretty enough that anyone can wear it.

Once again, I have the scoop on all of the products used in the show, so

Face: The face was sprayed with M∙A∙C Fix Plus to prepare the skin for application and makeup. For sheer coverage, M∙A∙C Studio Moisture Fix and M∙A∙C Face and Body Foundation was applied.

Eyes: Eyes were the focus and inspiration for this look. To create a dramatic, stretched out eye, M∙A∙C Matte² Eye Shadow in Blanc Type was applied all over the lid as a base. In the crease, grays and blue shades were blended; M∙A∙C Matte² Eye Shadow in Prussian, M∙A∙C Matte² Eye Shadow in Typographic, M∙A∙C Matte² Eye Shadow Soot and M∙A∙C Eye Shadow in Fade. Eyes were lined carefully with M∙A∙C Kohl Eye Pencil in Smolder. M∙A∙C Fluidline in Blacktrack was used to wing out the eye, stretching it up and out, while following bone structure. For thick lashes, one full strip of M∙A∙C Pro #6 lashes were applied to lash line and extra half strip of M∙A∙C Pro #6 lashes on the outer corners of eyes.

Lips: M∙A∙C Crème Color Base for Lips in Fawntastic was applied with a patting motion using finger.


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emalove emalove 9 years
The eye makeup is hot and I like her messy updo...I love the L.A.M.B. line sooo much!
Fragile1 Fragile1 9 years
amazing makeup
creepupmytee creepupmytee 9 years
M.A.C.'s stuff are like, tip-top. love!
trixiefire trixiefire 9 years
I love the nails...not so much the outfit or model though. Gwen Stefani's stuff is...almost there but not quite. She tries hard but I think she does better just assembling her own outfits from a myriad of designers out there--not creating those of her own and trying to make it "high fashion".
marcella marcella 9 years
She looks like a WASPy Amy Winehouse. I expect her to break out the crack pipe and put on a sensible twinset as soon as she's off stage. Scary!
masibvo masibvo 9 years
I loved this show from start to finish. The makeup and hair just put the icing on the cake. I love, love, love L.A.M.B., and I love even more that this was the first season that Gwen actually designed without Zaldy. It seems to be more of a reflection of her current style, with less activewear and more structed garmets. Thanks for the break down on the make up, looks like I will be re-visiting the MAC counter!
aoitenshi aoitenshi 9 years
The makeup is gorgeous!
Kelly-O Kelly-O 9 years
I definitely love this look.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Love it
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I love the makeup, it's gorgeous.
blondie829 blondie829 9 years
Lovely - its not too much.
tati33 tati33 9 years
I like the eyes too..I dont think I could pull off the lips...
cleegiants cleegiants 9 years
i love the eye makeup. the lips are a little too pale, but i've come to realize that fashion week is about extremes, so i guess it works.
i-am-elle i-am-elle 9 years
Cool makeup
otispidoti otispidoti 9 years
The nails are cool. Creative Nail Design did them... and 60 other shows. It's their new spring 08 white with Voodoo at the tips. I love the custom mixed poppy color from Philip Lim.
nomerz nomerz 9 years
:lol: Rugelach! She does kinda have that Stepford vibe. I do think LAMB was fab from head-to-toe.
Rugelach Rugelach 9 years
personally, that model gives me the heebie-jeebies. she looks like a homicidal stepford wife.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Ooooo I love the white and black nails!
Hibalicious Hibalicious 9 years
wow! i love the hair and makeup! it also looks good with herr because of her bone structure and stuff.. love it! it would even be cooler if u could do a post on the hair! lol anwyayz this is great stuff thanks Bella!
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