I love shooting swimwear, I get to play with my favourite makeup – creamy highlighters, shimmery bronzers, bright lips – so much fun! On a recent shoot for a new fashion & lifestyle magazine Gossamer I got to do just that.
Shot poolside in Sydney, on a perfect sunny day with a killer team; it truly was an amazing shoot! My beautiful Texan model Chelsea from Chadwick’s was the perfect muse for our St tropez style shoot.For the first makeup look I wanted an orange neon lip to off set the white sunglasses that Stylist Giarne Wedes had chosen for the first look.
I used MAC lipstick in ‘Morange’, mixed with a small amount of MAC Lip mix pigment in Orange, I then took a dry MAC 217 brush a gently pressed in ‘Neo Orange’ over the lip to create a super bright, Matte Neon orange lip.The Second look was a slightly winged out eye with bronzes, golds, matte browns and highlighter.
A neural lip and a soft orange cheek to pull it all together.And I finished with a greasy black smokey eye, I used MAC’s Paint pot in background, mixed with MAC’s creme gloss texture. paired with a dab of “Benetint’ on the lips for a subtle bee sting lip stain!
The location for the main fashion story for January’s issue of Womans weekly magazine resembled one of Pablo escolar’s houses, an incredible spanish style mansion opening out to incredible views. Our model for the shoot was the incredible Laura wells, who I’ve worked with numerous times, she has the most incredible face for makeup, full…