Makeup legend Bobbi Brown shares makeup tricks backstage Rachel Roy's Spring 2010 collection had the feel of 1970s Hollywood glamor, and there's no better way to create that look than with flawless hair and makeup. Surely you've all heard of Bobbi Brown or perhaps even own some of her makeup products. Well, she was backstage at Rachel Roy and talked me through the look she was creating for the show as well as everything you need to achieve a flawless face.
For the Rachel Roy show, she gave the models matte flawless skin that looks like they're wearing no makeup. In truth, they're wearing A LOT! Here's what she put on, in this order:
- eye cream
- hydrating face cream
- eye powder
- face powder
Bobbi Brown does the extended eyeBrown says the single most important factor is making sure your concealer matches your skin tone--meaning the color of your face and the rest of your body. (How weird to people look when their face is several shades lighter or darker than the rest of them?) The best way to ensure your makeup matches perfectly is to paint on your face under natural light. If you have no big windows in your bathroom, relocate to a sunny spot.
OK, the rest of the makeup for the show included a muted strong eye. Brown said three of the seven shows she was working on this season all asked for the same eye shape--an The look of Rachel Royeye that extended outward instead of upward, which gives it a '70s feel. She thinks that will definitely be a trend. Brown used a creamy powder in the crease of the lid, and believes that by using your fingers you get the best control, so save your money--no one is using makeup brushes these days! She complete the look with Guava lip color used as a light stain, smudged eyeliner and one coat of mascara. Eyebrows were brushed up with a clear gel to look strong and pretty.
Bobbi think the best thing about makeup these days, is creating a look that can go from day to night--in the same way we've become more An old photo of Christy Turlington serves as inspirationpractical with our outfits. This particular look, Bobbi calls, "more sophisticated than glamorous," but agrees on the right person it would be red carpet perfection.
As for the hair, Fekkai created glam, '70s curls inspired by an old photo of supermodel Christy Turlington. After forming a center part, stylists used a curling iron to twist hair up about half-way and set them with bobby pins and Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray. When the curls were released they were sprayed with Glossing Sheer Shine Mist for extra polish. How gorgeous!