Posts in the Beauty Category

Karmen Pedaru 10 Magazine

Leaving Trail of Red Lipstick Behind

Chanel Cosmetics captures a killer theme with “Kiss Me Deadly” by Donna Trope for 10 Magazine No.58, SS 2017. Karmen Pedaru brings forth a fusion of bombastic beauty, showing us that extreme doesn’t mean heavy application. Skin to skin this story lets us in to a world where the inventive nature grows free. She’s soft in all the right places with personality that evokes an edge. 

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Trance State as Beads Dangle Down

Isobella Bowering lights up the night in “We’ll Take Chrome” by Armin Morbach for Tush Magazine #39. The face is not merely a place where we drop makeup off, rather, it’s a chance to reshape our ideas on beauty. A spectacle of sensation appears on sight, as features dance under the bright lights. Art evolves before our eyes as this story gives us a sense of adventure. Editor-n-Chief of Vogue Paris, Frédérique Verley, stepped in as style supervisor, showcasing a variety of visual stimulating designs. 

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Celebrate Eye-to-Eye & Face-to-Face

Sam Rollinson & Hoyeon Jung say goodbye to the past as they welcome in 2017, in “Time to Party” by Marcus Ohlsson for Vogue Japan, February 2017. Confetti hits the floor as the clock strikes 12:00 AM. Celebrating the party theme… glitter dances beauty abounds, as colors collide in a circular surround. Symphonic shades are ready to go as Fredrik Stambro steals the show. Eye-to-eye & Face-to-face ~ vibrant creations can’t be erased.  

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Netting Hides Lindsey's Misty Eyes

Lindsey Wixson mimics floral beauty as she basks in a “Bouquet of Flowers” by Richard Burbridge for Vogue Russia, September ’17. Auspicious yearnings of tomorrow are found in the cradled optimism of today. Curves catapult us into another dimension with lips that switch from pink to orange. Burbridge brings a flap that functions as a see-thru accessory, lined with silver. While the brim goes beyond the trim, with white netting pulled down over the eyes. 

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Seduced by the Sight of Divine Light

Vincent Beier feels the fire in “Fantabulous” by Armin Morbach for Tush Magazine. Beautiful bones are built in such a way that makes us all but gasp, for here inside this wall-less world is where all hope is masked. Hidden around the corners ~ bent beneath the walls ~ are eyes inside that watch to see the beauty that befalls. For here we meet together, upon this lonesome road, to find a kind of strength that will carry this heavy load. 

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The Big-Top Clown Comes to Town

Jena Goldsack brings the big-top to town in “Funny Face” by Liz Collins for Mixte Magazine No.17, November 2016. Step right up and you will see a show you’ve never known, from here to fore and way beyond is a tale that’s told in a storied song. A kiss will hit upon the lips as love will spin you around, beset by beauty art doth adore vigor is found in love’s long-lost lore. 

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Mimic Great Plates ~ Piero Fornasetti

Cierra Skye comes from a place up on high into a world where hope but does fly in ‘Tema e Variazioni‘ by Marcus Ohlsson for Models.com. Like pieces of live installation, these works aren’t seen as human specimens rather that are viewed as carriers of creativity. Up close and personal, Skye comes through the celluloid wall with such visceral display, we are left to merely keep up. 

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Makeup Mimics Statue Made of Stone

Jamilla Hoogenboom & Aneta Pajak explore the impact of intensity in “Le Choc Des Pigments” shot by Ben Hassett for Vogue Paris, 11/16. Not merely a function of attraction or a progress of pretty, color is a visual construct. The power of pigments is an intense concept, when applied, it inspires you to react. Like a statue that’s erected on site, a milky, white layer falls over every inch of her skin, hair and body. 

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Blue Jean Brows Frayed First in "Fantabulous"

Nina Dapper goes face first in “Fantabulous” by Armin Morbach for Tush Magazine, F/W 2016. This conceptual piece combines the construct of cosmetics with the art of application. Bold designs evoke a sense of inspiration while the tenets of transition unfold. Skin is canvassed as a function of the craft, blending forth a fusion of high fashion. Nina Petters marries the heat of haute couture with the art of avant-garde styling, mimicking history while mastering forward motion. 

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Art of Extreme is Caught In a Dream, Vogue Paris

Aneta Pajak is potently prophetic in “Blindage Anti-Âge” by Ben Hassett for Vogue Paris, October ’16. Beauty blurs into infinite as smoke billows up and over the page. Powdered designs give a shadowed reflection, making us believe we are seeing a fantasy of lights. Tiny squares give off a hypnotic effect, luring us into a dream like state. Is she real or is she an illusion? Here we stand at the crossroads of creativity, bravely looking into the face of the future. 

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Close Your Eyes and You Will See...

Adela Stenberg learns the place for linear face shapes in “Art School” by Jason Kim for Vogue Russia, 09/16. Close your eyes and you will see the magic your imagination is waiting to set free. The Mastery of Mind Makeup, takes a concept from somewhere inside the creative atmosphere and allows it to fully flourish. An idea without drive is merely potential without propulsion. Giving rise to the visual illusion, Tatsu Yamanaka honors his craft by bringing the soul of his concepts to life. 

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Bare Out the Daring Beauty of "Bold"

Milou Van Groesen dares to wear her colors “Bold” by Jan Welters for Vogue Netherlands, September 2016. Gone are the days of mutant shades that blend and shift, here we stand with stately shades that radiate and lift. Voracious in their color choice audacious in their way of display, this story celebrates the daring of now. Couture takes on a courageous appeal with 70’s inspired styles that invite us to fly.