Looking good for a big event doesn't mean you have to pile on the makeup. In fact, MAC Director of Makeup Artistry Gregory Arlt showed us how a more natural look can be equally as stunning — picture-perfect, if you will. Watch the step-by-step tutorial in this beauty how-to.
Fizz. Pop. Clink. That's the sound of 2013 approaching — time to put on your sparkliest dress, let your hair down, and get ready for the ball to drop. MAC's Director of Makeup Artistry Gregory Arlt came by our studio in Los Angeles to show how you can pair glittery eyes with a red lip and not look over-the-top. Watch the step-by-step tutorial in today's Beauty How-To. On Kirbie: Baublebar earrings and Nicole Miller Dress.
For her third solo collection, knitwear designer Marcia Patmos whipped up a neutral palette of taupe, silver, and ivory — with a little sheen thrown in for good measure. That's what inspired MAC makeup artist Gregory Arlt to create a look that he described as a "late '60s, California Dreamin' vibe." The secret behind creating the look's glowing complexion? Highlighters. On top of a sheer base of MAC Face and Body Foundation, Arlt applied a mix of MAC's Cream Colour Bases in Fawntastic and Pearl to the cheekbones and cupid's bows of the models. A little bit of MAC blush in Margin, a peachy hue, added warmth. "It's uber-fresh," Arlt said before the presentation. "It's like the A-plus version of yourself." Talk about making the grade.
Party season is upon us and that means it's time to bring out the glamour and sparkle. That's why I've gathered together some of my favorite celebrity hair and makeup looks from recent weeks worthy of any festive soirée. From bedazzled lashes to shiny, sexy hair, here are five great options to try right now.