South Cali girls can pull off bright hues and rock bronzed skin year round, while New Yorkers tend to be seasonally appropriate, with statement skin that relies on a regime that can adapt to all that wildly different weather.
The looks vary from minimal to dramatic, and I -- while assisted by my incredibly talented team of makeup artists from the U.S. and Australia -- have been churning out head-turning makeup looks for fashion week.
The modern-day woman is a marvel: She's juggling a full-time job, raising a family and squeezing in a workout session. My wife, Soula Marie, is my ultimate muse and before she takes off for a jog in Runyon Canyon, she applies a smidge of makeup.
In the mad rush to pull a guise together, it's important to ensure your makeup doesn't look scarier than your costume. Here are three simple and stylish looks that will transform your basic look into something frightfully glamorous.
In makeup, few things are as polarizing as glitter. Shimmering shades rank laughably low on most people's makeup must-have lists. But a swipe of iridescent dust on the eyes, cheeks or lips can be a magical thing.
Even a whisper-thin line skimmed just on the lash line will give you more arresting eyes, but I'll bet in no time you'll be wanting to go thicker. Heavier. Hotter. Smokier. To get inspired, try my simple eyeliner techniques.
While I sadly won't be able to afford the delicious gowns from Chakra, the music chosen for the show includes the spoken line "I hate milk and fucking lemonade." You know how I love cursing. Georges Chakra for the win!