10/09/2012

A/W 2012 Beauty Trends at Westfield London: Metallic with NARS Makeup

Westfield Catwalk

This weekend has been the Westfield London Fashion weekend for Autumn/Winter 2012. 
I was lucky enough to be invited for a makeover at the NARS counter in House of Fraser 
to re-create one of their key looks for this season:
this look's theme is Metallic with burnt oranges. 

The lovely Kasia did my makeup, and she told me as soon as she saw my oriental features, 
she was immediately inspired to do this particular look. 
With well-prepped and semi-dewy skin, 
I had metallic silver eyeshadow with a matte red-orange lip. 
To be honest, I was skeptical at first as I don't usually wear silver on my eyes, 
but I quickly fell in-love with this look!

Products she used (all NARS of course):


Skin Preparation:
NARS Skin Multi-action Hydrating Toner
NARS Skin Aqua Gel Luminous Oil-free Moisturizer
NARS Skin Optimal Brightening Concentrate

FACE
NARS Tinted Moisturizer in St. Moritz
NARS Orgasm Illuminator
NARS Deep Throat blush 
NARS Laguna bronzer

EYES
NARS Bali eyeshadow (brows)
NARS Eyeshadow Duo in Vent Glace
NARS Eyeliner Stylo in Carpates
NARS Larger than Life Volumizing Mascara

LIPS
NARS Heatwave lipstick






FYI -- all these photos were taken 3 whole hours after the makeover. I blotted some excess oil built up, but I did not touch up whatsoever. I am so impressed with the quality of these products and how the foundation held up, and I foresee another NARS visit in the future!

An instagram of the look fresh from the makeover

NARS Deep Throat blush is so beautiful. I think I might pick it up one of these days.

I am soo impressed with the Tinted Moisturizer
It has light-medium coverage, instantly hydrates my face without making it look oily, 
and it contains SPF30! 
Something to definitely check out, especially when the dry winter months come.

Other key looks Westfield fashion has for this season include Gothic, Golden Baroque and Digital Print:


Check out other lovelies I met who had trend-inspired makeovers too:

Zoe from the London Lipgloss
Lela from Lela London

What do you think? ♥

Livia xx

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5 comments

  1. Your make-up is natural and beautiful, really pretty with the bold red lips!!

    ♥♥♥

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  2. I love Nars and these shades are no exception! What gets my attention the most when looking at your pictures is your eyebrows, have you made a tutorial?
    -Fleur

    pourlefemmes.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi Fleur, thank you for your lovely comment. I have made an eyebrow tutorial, you can view it here: http://www.princess-livia.com/2012/04/all-about-brows-eyebrow-tutorial.html .

      xx

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