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The iconic colours of Chanel, gold, red, beige and black, are a never-ending source of inspiration for Peter Philips, Creative Director of Chanel Makeup. The glamorous proof: his Holiday 2011 Collection, LES SCINTILLANCES DE CHANEL. Golden reflections delicately sculpt the face with light, while eyes and lips shimmer in festive tones.


Available at CHANEL.com, CHANEL Boutiques and department stores: October 2011


Peter Philips, Creative Director of CHANEL Makeup used the following CHANEL products to create the runway makeup looks…

Skin prepared with HYDRA BEAUTY SERUM Hydration Protection Radiance (available April 2012)

Valentino Spring/Summer 2012 Paris

Redken Creative Consultant Guido envisioned a classic, sensual Valentino woman when he created the soft braids at the show yesterday. “Valentino has really found their woman and we see her each season in different guises. Today’s look is very signature Valentino, it’s beautiful and romantic, it’s about a woman with an ease to her beauty. The look we created is a French braid wrapped around her head- the kind of beauty that is timeless.”–Guido, Redken Creative Consultant

Runway Hairstyles: Valentino Spring/Summer 2012 Paris Fashion Week

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Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2012 Paris

At Alexander McQueen, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created very intricate hair masks for each model to wear, creating a fabulous, fantasy-like overall look when paired with the exquisite, embellished Spring/Summer 2012 collection.

Runway Hairstyles: Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2012 Paris Fashion Week

“Overall this season, there was a simplicity and wearablility to the styles we created, but this is not one of them. Often we talk about Fashion Week hairstyles as being more fantasy and aspirational, and the look we created today at Alexander McQueen is just that…

Lea Michele At The Los Angeles Premiere of American Horror Story

TM & Marta Walsh has got the word that…celebrity makeup artist Kayleen McAdams worked with Lea Michele at the Los Angeles premiere of American Horror Story on Monday, October 3rd, 2011. Beauty Inspiration: “The focus of the look was the blue smoky eye and healthy, glowing skin.

Lea Michele At The Los Angeles Premiere of American Horror Story

How To Get Lea Michele’s Makeup Look:

Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2012 Paris

Redken Creative Consultant Guido styled the hair at the Spring/Summer 2012 Yves Saint Laurent fashion show, October 3rd, 2011, taking inspiration from the fashion house’s own rich history, mirroring a collection which also seemed to be a chic, well-cut update of their revered style.

Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2012 Paris Fashion Week

“YSL has such a heritage that it’s always its own reference. This is a very glamorous, very womanly woman. It’s a wet look hairstyle, with all of the hair is kept away from the face, like an actress. Raking the fingers through the hair adds a richness to it.”–Guido, Redken Creative Consultant

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Lanvin Spring/Summer 2012 Paris

Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a tough, strong rocker-like look to pair with the dark, chic, and ultra-modern Spring/Summer 2012 Lanvin collection today. “I wanted to give the hair a wet, tough, street-ish look. It’s a nice juxtaposition with the sexy, bejeweled and glamorous clothing. The hair is overly shiny with a lot of control to give a tough look that’s very sexy but nonchalant at the same time.”–Guido, Redken Creative Consultant

Miranda Kerr at the Lanvin Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show, Paris Fashion Week – September 30, 2011

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Proactiv Solution Acne Treatment

Proactiv Solution the acne treatment skincare line has been on the market for quite some time now & I was always curios to try. This past week I actually did get the chance to try out some of their products and I wanted to share. My first two picks from the Proactiv collection is what I call the ‘classic’ or ‘must-have’ skincare products in every makeup/skincare bag.

Proactiv Solution Deep Cleansing Wash

MAC False Lashes Extreme Black Mascara

MAC False Lashes Extreme Black Mascara NEW. Available October 6, 2011 in the permanent collection.


Heidi Klum Launches New Fragrance Shine

Heidi Klum unveiled her new fragrance Shine, developed in collaboration with Coty Beauty, in Los Angeles at the pool at the Mondrian, September 28th, 2011. As a top model, style icon, designer, business woman, wife and mother, Heidi embraces all that life has to offer. Now, Heidi Klum’s multi-faceted radiance is captured in her new signature fragrance: Shine, a sparkling floral scent which includes notes of juicy mandarin and pear, spicy pink peppercorn, mimosa absolute, lily-of-the-valley and warm vanilla.

Project Runway host, designer and super model Heidi Klum  Launches her new fragrance Shine TODAY in LA. DRESS: Thomas Wylde. JEWELRY: Wildlife by Heidi Klum. SHOES: Giuseppe Zanotti.