Posts Tagged ‘Kabuki’

Runway Beauty: Glowy Skin with Red Lip at Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2015

September 10th, 2014

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At Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2015, the beauty focus was healthy, glowing skin paired with subtle glossy eyes, graphic red lips and a glossy feminine pompadour.

Glow skiny and red lips at Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2015
Makeup: Kabuki for M·A·C Cosmetics
Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kérastase Paris

“Simplicity is its strength, which fits with mood of this season’s collection.” Explained key make-up artist Kabuki. He first toned the skin with witch-hazel to get the skin very clean. Then, he applied a diffusing clear primer all over and a very sheer layer of Face & Body Foundation in warmer tones around the outside of the face and across the nose and cheeks. A bit of Something Special Crèmeblend Blush was used to heighten the translucent, sun-kissed look of the skin while Shine Mixing Medium added for an athletic glow on the top of the cheekbone. Any blemishes or discolorations showing through were hidden with Studio Finish Concealer applied with a tiny brush. A peach-toned concealer was used to brighten the under-eye area.

On the eyes, Groundwork Paint Pot was applied as a sheer layer to shape and lightly sculpt. M·A·C PRO Gloss Texture and M·A·C PRO Reflects Pearl Glitter were mixed together and swept over the eye for added dimension and shine while top and bottom lashes were coated with two coats of Haute & Naughty Black Lash Mascara.

To create the bold pout, Kabuki filled in the lips with Cherry Lip Pencil to enhance the natural lip shape before adding Red Lip Mix over the pencil for a deep orangy/red, semi-matte finish.

On dry hair, Gilbert created a deep side part and put an ample amount of Forme Fatale on the top and sides of the head for an ultra-glossy look. Using a small tooth comb, she combed the sides in an upwards motion, tight against the head and worked in more Forme Fatale. She added Lift Vertige to the front section for volume, and combed in an upward swoop to create a modern push wave, using the tail of the comb to detail the look. Next, she blow dried the push wave to set the style and applied Kératine Thermique throughout the rest of the lengths to create a shiny, wet look. Finally, she locked the style in place with Laque Noire.

Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2015 runway beauty

Slick pompadour at Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2015

Wet hair look at Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2015

Models backstage at Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2015

Images: Courtesy of M·A·C Cosmetics and Kerastase.

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NYFW Exclusive Coverage: Graphic Eye + Pastel Look at Zac Posen S/S 2014

September 15th, 2013

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At Zac Posen Spring/Summer 2014, lead makeup artist Kabuki working for M·A·C Cosmetics created “one graphic element” while “keeping the face very romantic, beautiful” with soft colors on the cheeks and lip.

Zac Posen S/S 2014 runway beauty
Makeup
Kabuki started by blending Face Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation onto skin for a matte finish, followed with a bit of concealer as needed to perfect. He added Hush Cream Colour Base over the high points of the cheekbone for a pearly, flesh-toned highlight, and set with Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Loose Powder.

On the eyes, Kabuki mixed Bare Canvas and Sublime Nature Paints together and blended them over the eyes to match the overall skintone. He lined the waterline with a nude pencil, M·A·C PRO NC15/NW20 Chromagraphic Pencil, to open up the eyes and swept Lightscapade Mineralize Skinfinish on the lid to add dimension. Next, he created a graphic liner look along the upper lashline with On The Hunt Superslick Liquid Eyeliner while keeping the bottom of the eye smudgy with Feline Pencil. “This results in a bigger eye, which goes perfectly with the dramatic volumes in Zac’s collection,” said Kabuki. Lashes were coated with Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash Mascara and MAC #43 lashes were applied to the top lash. On models with prominent brows, concealer was used to tone them down.

To finish the look, Kabuki blended Keep It Loose Casual Color Lip & Cheek Colour (available Spring/Summer 2014) on the lips with a fluffy brush.

Nails
Manicurist Gina Edwards created an ultra-romantic, feminine “faded rosy garden” manicure with Morgan Taylor Coming Up Roses, an earthy pink, at the base, and fading at the tip to Morgan Taylor Polished Up, a cool pastel.

Zac Posen S/S 2014 backstage makeup by MAC
Kabuki backstage at Zac Posen S/S 2014
Zac Posen S/S 2014 backstage hair and makeup

Zac Posen S/S 2014 runway beauty
Morgan Taylor backstage at Zac Posen S/S 2014

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NARS Holiday 2011 Gifting

October 27th, 2011

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NARS Holiday 2011 Gifting

For Holiday 2011, NARS introduces Modern Kabuki, a collection of specially designed gifts for the ardent makeup aficionado, inspired by François Nars’ travels throughout Japan, his deep interest in Japanese culture, and his fascination with Kabuki makeup. The collection captures the exquisite artistry of Japan’s Kabuki theater. Every detail is a vibrant, modern, iconic interpretation of the centuries-old dramatic form.

Hanamichi Kabuki-Inspired Eyeshadow Palette ($65.00) (narscosmetics.com)

Japanese for “flower path,” this Kabuki theater walkway that extends into the audience was the inspiration for this eyeshadow palette, featuring a Kabuki-themed design and accompanied by a mini Kabuki Eye Brush. The colors are evocative of shades found in Kabuki theater- an icy white with flowers in rich shimmering deep rose and gold and matte black.

Kudoki Kabuki Mini Lip Coffret ($125.00)

Named for an element of Kabuki dance, this year’s take on the Bento Box set features three new vibrant, super-saturated, limited edition shades poured into custom ceramic cups. Included is its own Kabuki Lip Brush and sleek keepsake wooden box.

  • Ougi Deep red
  • Takebue Neutral
  • Botan Deep pink

Mie Kabuki Mini Soft Touch Shadow Pencil Coffret ($55.00)

A collection of six mini, top-selling and limited edition Soft Touch Shadow Pencils. Just like their namesake Mie Kabuki— which references a moment of high emotion culminating in an extremely dramatic pose—these creamy, blendable, long-wearing crayons create bold, dramatic looks with just a few strokes.

  • Tall Tale Deep metallic purple
  • Magic Moon Deep metallic navy blue
  • Ballets Russes Silver
  • Aigle Noir Black infused with gold shimmer
  • Palladium Turquoise with silver glitter
  • Skorpios Copper

Kuroko Kabuki Mini Nail Polish Coffret ($35.00)

The set includes four mini-sized, bold and vivid nail polish colors based on shades traditionally used in Kabuki theatre.

  • Yoshiwara Red
  • Shiro-Nuri White
  • Kata Black
  • Senryou Gold

Nagauta Kabuki Brush Set ($225.00) (Barneys Exclusive)

Encased in an ultra-luxurious keepsake wooden bento box with red lacquer interior, this exquisite five-piece brush set is named for the principal musical forms in Kabuki theater and includes two new brushes exclusive to the set. Kabuki Eye Brush (exclusive to the set), Botan Brush, Ita Brush, Yachiyo Brush, Kabuki Lip (exclusive to the set).

availability: November 1st, 2011 @ narscosmetics.com (except brush set)

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NARS Bento Box Product Information and Photos

October 15th, 2010

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Inspired by the concept of Kabuki makeup, François Nars’ brings us his latest creation, the NARS Bento Box Set! Housed in a handmade bento box, this beautiful set contains two limited edition Kabuki cups that were hand-poured with a new lipstick formula in highly pigmented shades containing Vitamin E. The set also comes with a Kabuki lip brush, designed for precise application by dipping the brush into the cup and blending until desired coverage is achieved. The set will be available as of November 1st at narscosmetics.com for a whopping $125. Only …

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NARS Bento Box Preview

October 12th, 2010

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Inspired by the concept of Kabuki makeup, François Nars’ brings us his latest creation, the NARS Bento Box Set! Housed in a handmade bento box, this beautiful set contains two limited edition Kabuki cups that were hand-poured with a new lipstick formula in highly pigmented shades containing Vitamin E. The set also comes with a Kabuki lip brush, designed for precise application by dipping the brush into the cup and blending until desired coverage is achieved. The set will be available as of November 1st at narscosmetics.com for a whopping $125. Only …

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