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The elegance of red and white
15SydeymakeupartistfashionThe elegance of red and white shot by Toby Marosszeky, shot at dusk on location in Sydney. The hair and makeup  was a modern take on classic 1940’s Vintage Glam.  I went for an extended liquid eyeliner, and then smoked it out with a matte black shadow – ‘Carbon’  by MAC. Using an angle brush to trace back over the liquid line to soften.
A ruby red lip pulled the look together.


The models hair was actually really curly and past her shoulders, so I pepped the hair with Kevin Murphy’s anti gravity, blow-dried it straight, barrel tonged then pinned in place and left to cool. I then the brushed through with my Mason Person brush – essential when working with this style of style, shaped, rolled under and pinned in place to create a faux bob.

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Photographer //  – Toby Marosszeky

Stylist //  Giarne Wedes

Hair & makeup //  Nicola Johnson


Quick how to
Face & Body Foundation – MAC
Moisture cover concealer – under eyes -MAC
Matte Bronzer, use to contour the face and add depth around he forehead- MAC
Grain eyeshadow- using a #217 brush all over lid – MAC
Coquette eyeshadow- lightly blended into socket line – MAC
Black track liner & small tapered angle brush (I used #226) – MAC
Carbon eyeshadow – MAC
Lipstick 999 – Rouge  Dior

Hair – All products by Kevin Murphy
Anti- gravity spray – on damp hair
body guard – on dry ends
Session spray – to set


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