Posts featuring makeup_hair Marla Belt

Like a Moth to a Flame ~ Seduced by Sara's Fiery Game

Sara Skinner bites a stick of fire as she christens the ‘Heritage’ premier issue of Numéro Netherlands shot by Elizaveta Porodina. In today’s society we are asked to endure the blasphemous overtones of the bloated masses. A dissension is required. Discord is disheartening, but sometimes it moves the needle. We are there. I won’t indulge the inanity, instead, …

The Marvelous Makeup of Marla Belt

Kiko Arai evokes a sense of synergistic energy with the past and future, as captured by Bryan Huynh for Beauty Papers. Dedicated to Japanese Illustrator, Pater Sato. Each face feeds our creative hunger, as it reads like a work of modern art. Art is subjective. A reflection of the human that you are and the one you would like to become. This tantalizing tale takes us into the Marvelous Makeup o…

Sora Choi Plays a Game of Facial Fantasy "Play it Loud"

Sora Choi engages in a game of facial fantasy in “Play it Loud” shot by Ben Hassett for Vogue Japan, March 2018. Drama is displayed in a variety of ways, exposed in the pageantry of passion. Artistry echos in the background leaving moody elements of anarchy to ache from below. What we see isn’t the whole picture, as the body delights in secrets being dictated from beneath. Nic

Catherine McNeil Plays it Dark for Jeff Bark in "Maléfice"

Catherine McNeil plays her part dark in ‘Maléfice’ by Jeff Bark for Numéro #179. The heart builds as the music swells leaving the sorcery of enchantment to cast its spell. Our heroine finds herself lost in a world of mystic overlay, as we are awakened by the mischievous spirits of Maleficence. Inspired by the surroundings, Bark’s powers reach from the great beyond. High …

Meghan Collison lets Succulence Drip off Lip "Colour of the Night"

Meghan Collison in “Colour of the Night” by Patrick Postle for Vogue Ukraine, December 2016. Beauty is all but a dream caught in a state of the extreme. Light filters through the aire, as paint slides down the face and art jaunts into another dimension. Up down and all around is the direction we will head… for never knowing where we’ll go will lead us to a drop dead show. C…

Issa Lish & Mali Koopman are but Bewitching in "Charmed"

Issa Lish and Mali Koopman are bewitching in “Charmed” by Emma Summerton for Vogue Germany, October 2016. Honoring the spirit of the great female painter, Gertrude Abercrombie, this story echos her unique thematic range. Wonderfully wicked, Summerton takes us on an enchanting trip through the cinema of sorcery. Patti Wilson matches the sparsely furnished interiors with …

Adriana, Carolyn and Estella Play "Slaves of New York" for Love

Adriana Lima, Carolyn Murphy and Estella Boersma smoulder in the big city in “Slaves of New York” by Carin Backoff for Love Magazine, F/W 2016. Decadence becomes them as each girl succumbs to the seduction of the city. A love letter to Manhattan, this tells the story of three young women making their way in the urban jungle. Art invites us to ride on this merry-go-round of life. …

Daphne Groeneveld Rides the Creative Wave of Manga - VJB

Daphne Groeneveld plays the part in “Manga Mirror” by David Dunan for Vogue Japan Beauty, 03/16. Break through the walls of ordinary makeup and ride this creative wave to the top of Manga Mountain. Like a piece of poetry waiting to be made Daphne’s features speak to those who dare listen. Works of modern art implore as words drip from my pen aching to explore. Each vision wake…

Dajana Antic in 'Exposure to Color' Ben Hassett

Dajana Antic finds the light in ‘Exposure to Color’ by Ben Hassett for Vogue Japan, January 2015. Blown out and beautiful, features come alive as Hassett uses the camera to capture a reversal of fortune. Inverting the process, each piece shines by showing us the backwards way to tomorrow’s beauty. The power of these pictures speak, as eyes and lips penetrating the page. …

Lindsey Wixon Settles into 'Stylish Attitude' Vogue Italia

Lindsey Wixson settles into a ‘Stylish Attitude’ in this sexy inspired period piece by Emma Summerton for Vogue Italia, November 2014. Fashion reaches new heights, as the art of noir is found in this vintage boudoir. Stylist, Patti Wilson, creates a layered look with makeshift petticoats overlaying transparent thigh-highs. With lean lines and luxurious fabrics, the power o…

Gabby Westbrook by Pawel Pysz for Interview Germany

Gabby Westbrook turns the garb of gory into gorgeous in ‘Bling & Beauty’ by Pawel Pysz for Interview Germany, November 2014. The Sisters of Mercy ask for forgiveness as the sins of seduction shine on. Settling into the season, (Stylist) Newheart Ohanian turns up the heat with Alexis Bittar, Cornelia WebbDolce & GabbanaHervé LégerSimone Rocha and…

Numéro

Amanda Murphy captures the truth of Fiction in ‘Créature’ by Greg Kadel for Numéro #155, August 2014. Walking works of modern art, Kadel finds the power of poetry hidden in the fantasy of high fashion. Each shot creates an air of liberation, inspiring (Stylist) Bill Mullen to turn it up by Dolce & Gabanna, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versace, Hermès, The Blonds, Redemptio