Vincent Longo's Spring 2017 Bridal Week Beauty Report

THE BRIDAL COUNCIL'S BEAUTY CONTRIBUTOR AND BEAUTY EXPERT, VINCENT LONGO WENT BACKSTAGE AT THE SS/16 BRIDAL MARKET RUNWAY SHOWS TO BRING US THE LATEST IN BEAUTY TRENDS FROM THE RUNWAY.

 

MIRA ZWILLINGER

OVERALL BEAUTY LOOK:

THE BEAUTY LOOK AT MIRA ZWILLINGER BRIDAL SHOW WAS A FRESH ROMANTIC LOOK WITH DEWY COMPLEXIONS AND UP-DO HAIR PLACED IN A SOFT FRENCH TWIST THAT INSPIRED TO BLOSSOMING SPRING BUDS ABOUT TO EXPLODE DOWN THE RUNWAY.  

 
 

MAKEUP:

AVEDA LEAD MAKEUP ARTIST FAWN MONIQUE EXPLAINED, “I WANTED THE BRIDE TO LOOK SEASONALLY BEAUTIFUL WITH DEWY, NATURAL SKIN AND CHEEKS FLUSHED IN A WARM NATURAL HUE.” 

THE EYELIDS WERE FIRST SWEPT IN A WARM SHIMMERY, PALE ROSE GOLD HIGHLIGHT EYE SHADOW USING AVEDA IN ILLUMINATION, AND THEN, BOTH TOP AND BOTTOM LASHES FINISHED IN COPPER HAZE, A TRIO OF SATINY, WARM COPPER BROWN EYE SHADOWS FROM THE AVEDA PETAL ESSENCE EYE COLOR TRIO.

THE LASH LINE WAS TWO-TONE WITH BROWN MASCARA FIRST PLACED ACROSS THE TOP AND BOTTOM LASH LINE AND THEN TOPPED WITH BLACK MASCARA PLACED ON THE TOP CENTER LASHES TO OFFSET AGAINST THE SHIMMERING EYELIDS. 

THE LIPS IN CONTRAST TO THE SKIN AND EYES WERE A SEMI MATTE TEXTURE IN WARM, ROSY PINK USING AVEDA NOURISH-MINT TM SMOOTHING LIP COLOR IN MULBERRY. 

 

HAIR:

HAIR STYLIST JOHN RAYMAN CREATED A MODERN ROMANTIC UP DO FRENCH TWIST THAT LOOKED REFRESHINGLY UNDONE. “I WANTED THE BRIDE TO FEEL FREE AND NOT TO SLEEKED DOWN”, SAID JOHN. 

THE KEY HAIR PRODUCTS USED INCLUDED AVEDA PURE ABUNDANCE HAIR POTION AND AVEDA THICKENING TONIC & AVEDA CONTROL FORCE FIRM HOLD HAIR SPRAY

 

REEM ACRA

OVERALL BEAUTY LOOK:

THE BOHEMIAN CHIC BEAUTY LOOK AT REEM ACRA GAVE THE BRIDE AN EDGY STAND OUT MODERN QUALITY WITH FOCUS ON A FAIRY LIGHT TRANSLUCENT COMPLEXION AND DECONSTRUCTED HAIR.

 
 

MAKEUP:

THE INSPIRATION FOR THE MAKEUP LOOK WAS FAIRYTALE MEETS 70’S.

THE LEAD MAKEUP ARTIST MAYIA ALLEAUME EXPLAINED,  “THE COMBINATION OF TINKERBELL AND 70’S RETRO MAKES FOR THE PERFECT BOHEMIAN CHIC BRIDE.”

ONE OF THE MAIN FEATURES TO THE MAKEUP LOOK WAS THE TRANSLUCENCY OF THE SKIN WITH A FAIRY LIGHT QUALITY THAT LOOKED ETHEREAL. 

ON THE EYES, THE STAND OUT WAS THE EXTRA SHEEN ON THE EYELIDS CREATED BY APPLYING MARY KAY NOURISHINE PLUS TM LIPGLOSS IN SILVER MOON TO THE CENTER OF THE EYE LID BELOW THE CREASE OF THE EYE.

THE LASHES PLAYED CENTER STAGE WITH EXTRA COATS OF MASCARA MAKING EACH LASH LOOK LIKE LITTLE PETALS OFF SET BY THE HIGH SHEEN ON THE EYELID. 

TO FRAME THE LOOK THE BROW WAS WELL CONTOURED AND A PROMINENT FEATURE OF THE EYE MAKEUP. 

THE LIPS WERE LAYERED IN A NATURAL ROSE BROWN HUED SEMI MATTE LIP STICK MARY KAY TRUE DIMENSIONS LIPSTICK IN NATURAL BEAUTÉ.

ON THE CHEEKS A ROSEY POWDER BLUSH BALANCED THE LOOK WITH A SOFT INNOCENT GLOW USING MARY KAY MINERAL CHEEK COLOR DUO IN RIPE WATERMELON. 

TO FINISH THE LOOK MAYIA APPLIED A LIGHT BRONZER A CONTOUR AROUND THE ENTIRE FACE FROM THE HAIRLINE TO THE JAWLINE TO GIVE STRUCTURE AND CREATE AN ALL OVER WARM AURA.

BEFORE THE BRIDE STRUTTED THE RUNWAY SELECT PEARLS WERE TAKEN FROM EACH WEDDING GOWN AND RANDOMLY ADORNED ON EACH BRIDE’S FACE TO ADD A FAIRY LIKE QUALITY TO THE BEAUTY LOOK. 

 

HAIR:

LEAD HAIR STYLIST SHAVON MAPP CREATED AN EDGY HAIRDO WITH DECONSTRUCTED LONG STRANDS. “IT’S THE BOND GIRL ‘DONE THEN UNDONE’ IN A MODERN WAY,” SAID SHAVON.  

WITH A LARGE SIZE CURLING IRON SHAVON CREATED BENDS IN THE HAIR THEN DISTRESSED EACH LOCK OF HAIR TO CREATE THE ‘JUST FROM THE BEACH’ LOOK BY UNRAVELING EACH CHUNKY STRAND. THE FINAL RESULT WAS A MODERN BOHEMIAN BRIDE. 

THE KEY PRODUCT USED TO CREATE THE LOOK WAS BUMBLE AND BUMBLE SURF SPRAY.

 

INES DI SANTO

OVERALL BEAUTY LOOK:

CHIC GARDEN PARTY WAS THE BEAUTY THEME AT INES DI SANTO. BRIDES GLOWED WITH FLUSH OF COLOR ON THE CHEEKS AND HAIR THAT WENT FROM FLOWING TO AN UP-DO CHIGNON.

 
 

MAKEUP:

LEAD MAKEUP ARTIST TIA HEBRON CREATED A BEAUTIFUL MODERN CLASSIC LOOK. 

“THE BEAUTY TO THIS LOOK IS IN THE PURE SIMPLICITY WHERE LESS IS MORE,” EXPLAINED TIA. 

THE COMPLEXION WAS DEWY WITH HIGHLIGHTS CREATED WITH BOBBI BROWN EXTRA ILLUMINATING MOISTURE BALM.

FOR COVER UP ON THE SKIN TIA SPOTTED IMPERFECTIONS WHERE NEEDED WITH BOBBI BROWN FACE TOUCH UP STICK. “THIS TECHNIQUE ALLOWS FOR THE SKIN TEXTURE AND NATURAL GLOW TO SHINE RIGHT THROUGH, “ SAID TIA.

THE EYES WERE LAYERED IN A TRANSLUCENT BOBBI BROWN SPARKLE EYE SHADOW IN BALLET PINK 

THE BROWS WERE SOFTLY CONTOURED AND COMBED IN A FEATHERED NATURAL UPSWEEP. 

THE LIPS WERE A SHEER MATTE BRIGHT LILAC MAUVE COLOR APPLIED WITHOUT USING A LIP LINER PENCIL. 

THE CHEEKS WERE SOFTLY FLUSHED IN MUTED LILAC USING BOBBI BROWN POWDERED BLUSH IN PASTEL PINK. 

 

HAIR:

LEAD HAIRSTYLIST FELIX FISCHER CREATED TWO SEPARATE HAIR STYLES FOR THE BRIDE. 

THE FIRST LOOK WAS STRAIGHT AND LUMINOUS WITH ACCENTED PARTS OF LONG SILKY FLOW-Y HAIR. “I WANTED THE BRIDE TO HAVE HEALTHY, LUXURIOUS TEXTURED HAIR SO THE STRANDS COULW FLOW EFFORTLESSLY AS SILK," EXPLAINED FELIX. 

FOR THE SECOND LOOK THE HAIR WENT UP INTO TIGHT UPDO TO CREATE A SMALLER HEAD WITH SOFT WISPS FOR A TOUCH OF ROMANTICISM TO THE LOOK. 

THE KEY HAIR PRODUCTS USED WHERE PAI-SHAU BIPHASIC INFUSION PRIMER AND PAI-SHAU STYLE SOUFFLÉ, A NOURISHING, WEIGHTLESS OIL WITH REPARATIVE EXTRACTS FOR SUPERB CONTROL AND MANAGEABILITY. 

 

NAEEM KHAN

OVERALL BEAUTY LOOK:

THE OVERALL BEAUTY LOOK AT NAEEM KHAN WAS A MODERN CHIC BRIDE. THE HAIRSTYLE FOCUSED ON A GRAPHIC SILHOUETTE WHILE THE MAKEUP GLEAMED WITH A SOFT ROMANTIC SHEEN ON THE SKIN. 

 
 

MAKEUP:

THE MAKEUP LOOK WAS A CLASSIC REFINED LOOK THAT BROUGHT INTO PLAY THE COMPLEXION - ILLUMINATED WITH SOFT HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS THE FACE. 

ON THE SKIN, LEAD MAKEUP ARTIST, FAWN MONIQUE USED A LIGHT COVERAGE TO CREATE AN ALL OVER SOFT CANVAS USING AVEDA INNER LIGHT TINTED MOISTURIZER.  

THE PRIMARY FEATURE TO THE LOOK WAS THE SOFT HIGHLIGHTS RUNNING ALONG THE CHEEKBONE AND NOSE. “IT’S THE SHEEN FROM THE HIGHLIGHT THAT GIVES THIS LOOK A REFINED QUALITY,” EXPLAINED FAWN.  “TO CREATE THE HIGHLIGHTS, I USED A SOFT TOUCH AND APPLIED A WARM, SHIMMERY, PALE YELLOW AVEDA HIGHLIGHT POWDER ON KEY AREAS. THIS GAVE THE SKIN A POP AND HELPED ENHANCE THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE BRIDE.”

IN CONTRAST TO THE GLOWING SKIN THE EYES WERE MATTE AND SOFTLY CONTOURED IN SHADES OF AVEDA THREE SANDY NEUTRALS EYE SHADOWS USING AVEDA IN GOBI SANDS.

THE LIGHTER SHADES WERE BLENDED TOGETHER ACROSS THE EYELID TO CONTOUR TO THE EYELID. TO CREATE DEPTH THE DARKER SHADE WAS APPLIED ALONG THE LASHINE IN AN OUTWARD SWEEP TO THE OUTER CORNERS OF THE EYE. 

THE LASHES HAD FAWN’S SIGNATURE TWO-TONE MASCARA APPLICATION WITH BROWN ALONG THE ENTIRE LASH LINE AND THEN BLACK AT THE CENTER OF THE LASHES. 

THE CHEEKS WERE A SOFT ROSE IN POWDERED AVEDA ROSE BLOSSOM BLUSH

ON THE LIPS FAWN APPLIED A LIP GLOSS IN PINK LOTUS AND GAVE THE LIPS AN ADDED HIGHLIGHT BY PRESSING AVEDA GOLDEN PRISM SHIMMER ONTO THE CENTER OF THE LIP. 

 

HAIR:

LEAD HAIRSTYLIST JOHN RAYMOND CREATED A GRAPHIC SILHOUETTE WITH A LOW TIGHT ELABORATE KNOT. THE HAIR WAS SMOOTH AND SLEEK TO THE HEAD GIVING THE BRIDE A SOPHISTICATED CLEAN LOOK. 

“THE TREND IN BRIDAL HAIR IS EITHER A SOFTER EASY LOOK OR A STRONG BOLD STATEMENT,” SAID JOHN. “IT REALLY ALL DEPENDS ON WHAT THE DESIGNER’S VISION IS FOR THEIR COLLECTION AND THE ACCESSORIES THEY WANT TO USE. HERE AT NAEEM’S SHOW THE BOLD STATEMENT IS SAYING SOMETHING STRONG AND VERY CHIC.”

JOHN USED AVEDA THICKENING TONIC TO CREATE THE HAIRSTYLE AND AVEDA CONTROL FORCE FIRM HOLD HAIR SPRAY.

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