Backstage at New York Fashion Week- Naeem Khan

Backstage at Naeem Khan, the look was the modern Ava Gardner. Let’s discuss!

The hair team, led by both Marie Robinson (Hair Color) and Ryan Cotton (Style) for Clairol, created gorgeous slicked back, twisted chignons. The color team, led by Marie Robinson, gave the models manes whose hues resembled rich, warm, chocolate and chestnut.

The makeup team, led by James Boehmer of NARS, created a sexy metallic eye that was inspired by the modern day Ava Gardner. He used:


·         Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer – new for Spring 2012; for now try a light application of Sheer Glow Foundation

· Dolce Vita Blush

NARS Lhasa Eye Shadow
NARS Lhasa Eye Shadow



· Black Moon Eyeliner Pencil

· Lhasa Single Eyeshadow – new for Spring 2012; for now try Ondine Single Eyeshadow

· Paris Duo Eyeshadow

· Larger Than Life Volumizing & Lengthening Mascaras


· Fantasia Lip Liner Pencil

·         Bilbao Lipstick – new for Spring 2012; for now, try Pago Pago Lipstick

· Gold Digger Larger Than Life Lip Gloss (available at Sephora)


The nail team, led by Wanda Ruiz for CND created a rich smoky nail with CND’s Asphalt.

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Thoughts on this cool, smoky, sultry look? How do you feel about hair color’s role as a fashion symbol?

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