Harper’s Bazaar (Malaysia) - - Beauty -

t’s the new take on the sum­mer glow,” says Nars Cos­met­ics na­tional make-up artist Fran­celle Daly of the moon­lit faces he cre­ated at 3.1 Phillip Lim. Think ce­les­tial be­ings with lu­mi­nous skin and high­lighted fea­tures that cel­e­brate fem­i­nin­ity, in­stead of all that bronz­ing and hard con­tour­ing now con­sid­ered passé. Tech­niques to re­shape a woman’s fea­tures have changed. “We are us­ing high­lights and emol­lient tex­tures to em­u­late the way that light falls on fresh, young skin,” di­vulges make-up mae­stro Terry Bar­ber. Shares beauty doyenne Alex Box, “In terms of shap­ing it, I feel that there is much less fo­cus on con­tour­ing than on high­lights.”

“Gaunt has gone,” con­firms Val Gar­land, who was in­stru­men­tal in bring­ing the bronzed god­desses of Gi­ambat­tista Valli to life. The play on light was achieved with peaches and pinks (prefer­ably cream­tex­tured) to give off a sporty glow, rather than us­ing overly baked bronz­ing pow­der. “It has a sporty and sum­mer spirit to it, very sheer with some clar­ity,” continues Gar­land of the new glow that would make a per­fect warm-up to the sum­mer run. “It makes any­thing you set against it look more mod­ern

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