While Missoni's designs are often bursting with color and pattern, the designer typically prefers demure makeup and no-fuss hair on the runways. From funky braids to neon-bright lip hues, reminisce on some of the top beauty looks from the Missoni runways now before Spring 2014 Milan Fashion Week begins.
Throughout her long-standing career in show business, Salma Hayek has traveled the world and picked up countless beauty tips along the way. And at 47, Salma is looking more youthful than ever. Her main tip? "Listen to your skin," she tells us. "It doesn't always have the same needs. Have a relationship with your skin. When you travel, you need more moisture!"
Speaking of travel, Salma has been in Serbia filming the new action/thriller movie Everly. Here's what she told us she's what she's been traveling with:
- Nuance Flawless Wear Tinted Moisturizer in Dark & Light ($14): Perfect for vacation days when you don't want to fuss with full-coverage foundation.
- Detox Kusmi Tea ($20): An easy way to detox and rehydrate from the inside out.
- Aromatherapy oils: Because everyone needs a little pampering . . . especially on the road.
- Nuance Texturizing Sea Salt Spray ($13): "I can go to the best hairdressers in the world, and I will always prefer this over any hairdo because my hair has never looked better," Salma says. "I don't travel anywhere without it."
- Narciso Rodriguez Perfume For Her ($77-$104): With notes of pink peony, rose, and lily of the valley, this feminine fragrance is a classic.
See more of Salma's travel must haves after the jump.
Before the makeup concept hits the runway at any fashion show, it's just a vision in the designer's mind until it's all marked out on paper in the face chart. At Spring 2014 New York Fashion Week, professional makeup artists collaborated with top designers to conceptualize beauty looks to enhance each of their collections. See what the makeup artists behind these runway looks sketched out prior to the shows. Then, get a look at how it all came to life on the runway.
In the case of the Shiseido Perfect Foundation Brush ($30), "perfect" is not an adjective. It's a fact. It might be the only foundation applicator you need, because unlike most flat brushes, its slightly angled bristles reach all the contours of your face without the telltale streaks. Don't limit this brush to liquid foundation, though. As one who likes to switch up her foundations throughout the year (altering between liquid, powder, and tinted moisturizer), I can honestly say this brush offers a uniform application with all types of products — concealer included. It's also rather small in size, so it can fit into the most compact of makeup bags. It's a splurge at $30, but worth it for the mere fact that it can make any complexion product work as if it cost a million bucks.
Your wardrobe shows you're perfectly in-step with the catwalks of New York, Paris, and Milan, but what about your living space? Learn how to bring the latest looks from your favorite fashion house to your house with the fourth installment of the Couture Meets Casa series, from Glidden®.
It Color: Orange
Trend Focus: Texture
Neons are on their way out, but the citrus shades that were so popular for Spring and Summer are still showing up in the forecast for Fall. Keep the color of furnishings and accessories neutral and low-key, but add subtle interest with crochets, leathers, feathers, and furs — part of the textural takeover in fashion right now.
Bring It Home: Give your walls a juicy jolt with a color like Glidden's Citrus Slice, but keep the furniture and accessories palette neutral (think complementary silver, khaki, and beige).
Create visual and tactile interest throughout your room with a range of textures — a braided jute rug, studded drum ottomans, crocheted pillows and poufs, and wire containers like wastebaskets, magazine bins, and votive holders. Instead of plain lampshades, opt for pleated, patchwork, or mosaic versions (hanging pendants are even better!).
If you're feeling crafty, then hit up your local hobby shop and put together an easy DIY "flower arrangement" using peacock or ostrich feathers, or stock up on beads to elegantly embellish fan pulls, serving utensils, napkin rings, and picture frames.
Visit Glidden.com to take a closer look at its orange paint selection or to get inspired by other colors or moods.
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Toting bags emblazoned with slogans like "You Buggin'" and "High Flyer," Sophia Webster's girls resembled cute insects for her Spring 2014 presentation. Nail art, natural makeup, and antenna-esque buns were the key elements of the look. Revlon nail ambassador Jenny Longworth created all manner of custom manicures. She explained, "The Sophia Webster girls were all about having fun, experimenting with nail art, and painting each other’s nails. I used a mixture of feminine pastels and iridescent shades to complement the 'insect slumber party' theme that inspired the collection." Spots and iridescent beetle-like shades were topped with 3D paper butterflies.
Lynsey Alexander added the finishing touches. "The look was very pure, innocent, young, and fresh-faced — sporty luxe. It was more about texture than color on the face," she said, using Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream ($11), Photo Ready Skinlights (UK only), and Cream Blush ($13) to add definition before finishing off with new lip shades (Mischievous and Complex) that will launch in 2014.
With wet, undone hair and loads of eyeliner, it could be expected that the inspiration would be grit and grunge for the Mulberry Spring 2014 beauty look. Instead, lead hairstylist Sam McKnight opted to point to lived-in and slept-in as his main adjectives for the hair and makeup, which looked gorgeous paired with the floral, feminine collection. Totally tousled strands were swept across models' faces in a deep side part after being doused in Frédéric Fekkai Coiff Bouffant Lifting and Texturizing Spray ($25) for body, WWD reports. As for the makeup, the emphasis was on eyeliner. Inky black framed models' eyes in a Twiggy-esque fashion, while face and lips were kept neutral.
For Spring 2014, L'Wren Scott had a Japanese vision that resulted in kimonos on the catwalk. In terms of the makeup, that Eastern style translated to sparkling eye shadow and a neutral pink pout. According to the face chart Instagrammed by the Grazia beauty team, Bobbi Brown used Sparkle Eye Shadow in Silver Lilac ($32) to give the lids an iridescent shimmer. Each model wore a jet-black wig cut in a short bob with blunt bangs to round out the look. For the nails, Rococo created three custom shades inspired by the florals in the collection: Electric Indigo (bright purple), Bento Box Red (classic candy red), and Dark Geisha (shimmering lavender).