All eyes were on Maria Chiuri for her debut show for Dior. In celebration of the brand’s first ever female creative director, the RTW Spring/Summer 2017 show had a strong message of female empowerment. So how does “girl power” translate into beauty?
I love primer, I love makeup. Primer plus makeup? Well that’s a time-saving dream come true isn’t it? Multi-tasking products are wonderful; those little touches of technical magic just bring joy to my makeup-loving heart.
“Her face looks like something out of a Flemish painting, and she looks like a Botticellian beauty, version 2.0,” explains Peter Philips of the minimalistic beauty look he created backstage at the Dior Haute Couture Autumn-Winter 2015 show.
If you like the lightweight feel of a tinted moisturiser but prefer the heavier coverage of a liquid or cream foundation, then its serum-based relative may be what you’re looking for.
When I was 14, I made my first ever makeup purchase. It was a Bourjois Little Round Pot Eyeshadow in a frosted purple which has long since been discontinued. Not that it was the most flattering hue for my Mediterranean colouring, but I loved it and I’ve been enamoured with purple eyeshadows ever since.
When it comes to manicures, nothing says timeless chic better than a rich red polish. While exotic hues and day-glo nail art are fun, you can never go wrong with a classic crimson enamel. From tropical brights to deep ox blood, let your nails make a statement with ten of my tried and tested favourites.