A

B

Craft of Beauty

Red Signs

BA Contributor
Grace Ellington
Sebastian Petrovski
October Issue
Makeup 
Grace Ellington
Hair 
Alex Jottini
Photographer
Sebastian Petrovski
Stylist
Other Credits
Model: Stephanie Reichler at MiLK Management
Reviewed By
Grace Ellington

'How To' by Grace Ellington

 Look 1

 

I based the eye in a pale nude shadow then built up the red using a few different shades concentrating in a 360 halo from the crease to the eyebrow avoiding the mobile lid. I used MAC Cherry Lipliner on the upper and lower waterlines and I finished the look by painting on a mixture of red glitter and MAC’s Mixing Medium. I kept the skin glowy rather than artificially highlighted by using a heavy oily cream and facial massage prior to makeup application.

 

Look 2

 

I created the eye with lipstick and topped it with Pat McGrath’s Vinyl Lip gloss. I brushed a little red greasepaint onto the tips of the lashes. The lips started with Ruby Woo by MAC which I blended and softened outwards with an orangey blush.

 

Look 3

 

I used a gold enamel from Kryolan to paint the teeth and a heavy application of greasepaint in the eyelashes, allowing it to smudge and move around a little. 

 

Look 4

 

I used several shades of red shadows and blushes to add colour to the face using a seemingly random yet beautiful placement. I created “freckles” with Kryolan’s Aquacolour and a nice sweep of black liner to ground everything.

 

Look 5

 

Look 5 was created with a flat brush and Snazaroo facepaint. 

More Beauty Stories

American Beauty

Yurema Villa
Yurema Villa
Daniel Scheel

Stained

Kristyan Low
Lauren McCowan
Steven Popovich

Ourdooriskgirl

Emmy Klomp
Latoya Velberg
Myrthe Giesbers

By her law

Naomi Nishida
Atsushi Takita
Tetsuya Maehara

Dream Picker

Sarah Damichi
Sarah Damichi
Norbert Kniat

Stripoff

Sharon Drugan
Mann