MAC Backstage Collaborations S/S 2010

Any Sydneysiders interested in an evening filled with Makeup, Fashions, Canapés and Champagne……. (rhetorical question?!?)

_SFW0008Anna&BoySonnyPhotosWant an exclusive insider’s guide to next season’s gorgeous and inspiring looks? For two nights only, M.A.C Cosmetics is showing you how, by unveiling all the creative inspiration and direction behind the fabulous fashion and make-up from Rosemount Australian Fashion Week.

Join the designers and make-up artists behind the runway shows for top Australian labels Anna and Boy, Lisa Ho, Bec & Bridge and Zimmerman as they share their take on the next seasons exciting trends and unveil exactly what the fashion pack will be wearing.

During this fashion-filled event, the industry’s top professional makeup artists including Nicole Thompson and Max May will share their secrets behind their fashion week collaborations. Guests will also learn insider tips and tricks for how to recreate the best of beauty for the coming season. _SFW8299ZimmermanSonnyPhotos

So come and enjoy an evening of Champagne and canapés with M.A.C Cosmetics and the best of Australian fashion talent. Hurry, as places are limited.

When: Wednesday 23rd June (Bec & Bridge and Anna & Boy)

Thursday 24th June (Zimmerman and Lisa Ho)

Time: 6-8pm

Where: David Jones, Level 7, Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Limited capacity

Ph: 9266 5489 to secure your space

$120 booking fee redeemable for M.A.C product purchased on the evening


…..just another reason to loathe living  in a cultural wasteland that is the GC….. (I kid, I kid, there are a few redeeming aspects..)

Madame B


MAC for Lucette RAFW

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MAC for Jayson Brunsdon RAFW

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MAC Face Charts – Therese Rawsthorne RAFW

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Key Make-up Artist: Linda Jefferyes for M.A.C

Inspiration behind the look:

“Sun kissed and windswept. Deserts and dust storms where the inspiration behind the Therese Rawsthorne look. A rudy brown taupe cheek is the main feature to this look. Skin is creamy dusty and matt”.

Description of the look: A rudy brown taupe cheek is applied heavily across the cheek bone area. Brows are slightly heavier and the skin has a creamy dusty and matt finish to it.

Key Products to used to create the Look:
Face: face and body foundation, polished ivory chromecake, Powder Select sheer/loose.
Cheek: Taupe, sculpt
Eyes: Taupe, gesso, vanilla , brow set clear, brow set Beguile and Girl Boy
Lips:  Myth

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MAC Face Charts – Nookie RAFW

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Key Make-up Artist: Nicole Thompson, Senior Artist M.A.C Australia

Music festivals of the 70’s and how someone fabulous would look after a day in the sun – dancing and have the time of her life…effortless..this is just how she looks – but how did she achieve it?

Uber fresh skin with a creamy bronze look, eyes are washed with nutty tones of brown, copper and tan with chunky mascara – perfectly imperfect. Her skin warm her lips are natural
EYES: Groundwork Paintpot, Tan & Copper Pigments pressed on with fingers
SKIN: Face and Body, Sculpt concealer, Mineralize Natural Powder Pressed to perfect skin, skin is tanned with Mid-tone Sepia Cream Colour Base across the nose and cheeks, temples and jawline.
CHEEKS: Vintage Rose Cream colour Base for a natural flush, and Pearl Cream Colour Base for  the after sun glow
LIPS: Cleaned with make-up remover, conditioned with Lipconditioner clear and then Vintage Rose CCB press lightly over the top


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MAC Face Charts – Zimmermann RAFW

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Key Make-Up Artist: Linda Jefferyes for M.A.C

Inspiration behind the look

: “Cool and modern. Nothing is overdone or underdone. Strength yet soft. Balanced. Fresh creamy pure skin is highlighted by a strong deep plum lip”.

Description of the look: Perfectly manicured creamy skin. Eyebrow are sightly defined and lips are painted a matt deep plum colour.

Key products to used to create the look:
Face: prep + prime skin, prep + prime lip filler, face & body foundation, set powder invisible and porcelain. Select Moisture Cover in light colours. Contour face with sculpting powder pro palette bone beige and shaping powder Lightsweep.
Eyes: Brow set clear, Impeccable Brow Pencil, Taupe Eyeshadow, Black Dirty Blonde. Pro long Lash barelash.
Lips: Lipmix Burgundy and I mixed some red into the plum Lipmix which made it more red.

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MAC Face Charts for Manning Cartell RAFW

Look 1

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Look 2

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Key Make-up Director:  Natasha Severino for M.A.C

Inspiration:  “polished, modern Spanish woman”.

We wanted the make up to be in tonal hues of warm, coffee like colours. The skin is flawless and polished, highlighted in areas to reflect the summer sun. Eyebrows are strong and sculpted to give the make up a sophisticated sexiness.

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More MAC at RAFW Face Charts

Camilla & Marc

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Key Make-Up Artist:  Noni Smith for M.A.C


"Fresh faced modern beauty”

Description of the look: PRETTY, CLEAN, MODERN, with a pop of colour. Clean looking fresh skin with a light sweep of golden bronze across the cheek.
Eyes are dusted with peachy pink pigments and brows are strongly gelled upwards into place and lightly filled and extended.
Upper lashes are curled and coated in black mascara. Lips are natural matte flesh tone.

Key Products used:
Skin: M.A.C face and body, strobe cream, sculpt concealer, translucent finishing powder,
Cheek: Golden Bronze loose powder,     
Eyes: Pigment powders in Neon Orange, Acid Orange,
Lashes: Zoom Black mascara;   
Brows: clear brow gel and brow pencil in Dirty Blonde.
Lips: Lip Erase in Dim, Kinda sexy lipstick



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