Fashion Week

Oscar Blandi Perfects The Bed Head


For her Fall 2008 collection, Jenni Kayne was inspired by the 90’s grunge scene and styles from the 30’s and 40’s. For the hair, she wanted the models to look “real,” so hairstylist Oscar Blandi created sophisticated, bed-head hairstyles to compliment the designs.

Creating these “very organic and very earthy” dos is a little more involved that one might think – just as a nude makeup look requires more than taupe shadow and a swipe of lip balm. I mean, does anyone really wake up looking this chic?

First, the mane maestro used , which refreshes and revives hair by removing dirt and buildup. Next, he sprayed on hair, concentrating on the roots; this heat-activated product adds body and texture to hair, while providing flexible hold and incredible shine. He finished the styles with , which allows hair to withstand heat and prevents static.

Though not used at Jenni Kaye’s presentation, worth a mention is , a convenient new version of Oscar’s Jasmine Oil Serum. This spray moisturizes and controls frizz, and makes locks lustrous. I especially appreciate the light formula, which doesn’t build-up or weight down my fine hair.

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MAC First Look: Rad Hourani


Face
MAC Studio Moisture Fix was massaged into the skin. Select Moisturecover Concealer was applied where needed. Prep+Prime Invisible Powder was brushed onto the center of the face to minimize shine. Cheeks were slightly contoured with a touch of Bamboo Cream Colour Base.

Eyes
MAC Hush Cream Colour Base mixed with MAC Gloss Texture was blended over the eye lids, through the crease and wrapped around to the high plains of the cheek with Brush 222. One coat of MAC PRO Lash in Black was applied to the top lashes only. Brows were brushed with Clear Brow Set.

Lips
PRO Lip Erase in Dim mixed with Lipstick in Fresh Brew was patted onto the lips with fingers.

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MAC First Look: Carmen Marc Valvo

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MAC First Look: Donna Karan Collection


“1920s girl with a modern twist.”
Charlotte Tilbury – Key Artist


Face
To maintain pale skin and a dewy finish, MAC Select Cover-up was applied to the skin. MAC Blot Powder Loose in Medium was dusted on top.


Eyes
A touch of MAC PRO Lash Mascara in Brown was applied to the tips of the top lashes. Brows were lightly filled in with MAC Lingering Brow Pencil.


Lips
MAC Carnal Lipstick was dabbed onto the entire lip with fingers. Desire Lipstick was layered over to create a berry stain.

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