Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving Makeup & Manicure from Chanel Fall 2012 Couture

July 18, 2012


Steps 1 & 2:  Start with a clean base, focusing on the lids to create a blue/gray mettalic eye.  First dust Chanel Ombre Essentielle Soft-Touch Eyeshadow in Furtif across the upper lash line through the crease and dragged underneath the lower lash line.

Steps 3 & 4: Next, apply a “bulky” scrawl of black liner, followed by a few swipes of Chanel Inimitable Mascara in Black. Trace Chanel Kohl Liner in Clair, a pale beige, along the inner rims to open the eyes a bit.

Steps 5 & 6: Then blend a swirl of Chanel Joues Constraste Blush in Rose Initial onto the apples of models’ cheeks.  Finish the face with a neutral pout by framing the lips with Chanel Lip Liner in Natural and filled in with Chanel Rouge Allure lipstick in Evanescente.

Chanel’s new vintage themed couture show called for a modern French manicure that is sure to cause envy among your friends if your manicurist is able to recreate it for you. For starters, two coats of Chanel’s melon varnish May was applied to nails, followed by an application of a discontinued chrome shade from 2007 outlining the entire nail bed. outlined the entire nail bed using a chrome shade from 2007.  Go get your nail art on with metallic and pastel inspired French manicure.

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