THE FINISH LINE
Beautiful skin continues its several-season-strong reign in the spotlight. Lit from within or freshly scrubbed? Dealer’s choice.
“The beauty and simplicity of really perfect-looking natural skin. Raw realism. Handsome
heroes. Reborn skin.” – MAKEUP ARTIST VAL GARLAND FOR
M.A.C AT GIAMBATTISTA VALLI
BARE IT ALL & BEFRIEND HIGHLIGHTS like makeup artist Pat McGrath, who used a luminizing foundation to create what she dubbed “the beginning of glamour” at Victoria Beckham. She applied clear lip balm to models’ lips and a touch of black mascara to the roots of their lashes. Also spied at Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Prabal Gurung and Alexander McQueen. LOOKING LIKE YOU TRIED IS A NO- GO ZONE, according to makeup artist Diane Kendal, who moisturized and evened out models’ skin at Thakoon but didn’t make them look too polished. (Think of that small window of time when you leave the gym with clean—but still flushed—skin.) As seen at Burberry Prorsum, Vera Wang, Narciso Rodriguez and Costume National. TOP NEWS Customize your cover-up: Use powder and foundation only where you need it. Dust highlighter on cheekbones or brush sheer shimmering shadows over your eyelids. All you really need to know: Don’t mask who you are.