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#NYFW Spring 2015: No makeup at Marc Jacobs, you won’t even recognize Kendall Jenner!

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#NYFW Spring 2015: No makeup at Marc Jacobs, you won’t even recognize Kendall Jenner!

marc-jacobs-spring-2015-no-makeupJust skin. No makeup was the look at Marc Jacobs Spring 2015 show. Image courtesy of ImaxTree.com.

Leave it to Marc Jacobs to take one beauty trend and go to the extreme. Taking the whole “ no makeup makeup” look that swarmed NYFW for Spring 2015 to the next level, Marc Jacobs commissioned his go-to makeup artist François Nars to massage moisturizer into the models’ skin. That’s it. No foundation. No concealer. No powder. Zero. Nada. Nothing on the skin except moisturizing lotion. “It took me about 5 minutes,” laughed Francois Nars before the show, understandably looking more relaxed and chilled out than any other makeup pro who leads backstage at fashion week. “There is absolutely no makeup. Marc is always pretty extreme, so this no makeup makes a huge statement. And I don’t do middle of the road either.” The “makeup” team just worked NARS Skin Luminous Moisture Cream and Total replenishing Eye Cream into the skin and gave each model a quick facial massage, before they got fitted with jet-black, Ramones-inspired wigs. Canadian supe Heather Marks said, “I love it! It’s so nice to not have anything on my face.” As the gaggle of international beauty editors blinked like crazy, trying to think of questions to ask a makeup artist who has applied ZERO makeup, Mr. Nars just smiled. See a pic of Kendall Jenner sans makeup after the jump!

marc-jacobs-spring-2015-kendall-jennerThat's Kendall Jenner under those bangs -- sans makeup. Image courtesy of ImaxTree.com

“Is there anything on the lips?” “No, no lips. Not even lip balm.” “What about covering up dark circles?” “No, we want the dark circles.” “Did you try to cover up shine? It’s so humid outside, what if the models go outside?” “We want them to go outside to get the skin shiny, to look sticky. We want a shine to the skin.” Silence. “What about girls who have pimples?” “Luckily most of the girls have great skin, but we would do just the minimum on any spots to the few girls who need it.” And with that, Marc Jacobs and Francois Nars have thrown the beauty editors for a loop. “I’m probably one of the few makeup artists out there who loves women with no makeup,” Nars explained. “Sometimes it is great to wear a bare face. It goes so well with fashion. What you see is what you get. There are no rules today." Would you wear absolutely no makeup? READ MORE: New York Fashion Week Spring 2015: Your Ultimate Guide Best street style: New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 NYFW Spring 2015 street style: 6 ways to rock denim NYFW Spring 2015: The best designer finale bows NYFW Spring 2015 street style: How to wear fringe NYFW Live: Calvin Klein Spring 2015 NYFW Spring 2015: How to wear no mascara and still look alive NYFW Spring 2015: The only accessory you need next season (thanks, Proenza Schouler!) NYFW Live: Hugo Boss Spring 2015 NYFW Spring 2015: 2 nail trends Deborah Lippmann wishes would disappear 6 totally wearable hair trends from NYFW Spring 2015 NFYW Spring 2015: Oscar de la Renta’s sleek ponytails and statement liner NYFW Spring 2015 street style: The craziest looks so far! NYFW Live: Watch the Michael Kors Spring 2015 runway show NYFW Spring 2015: How to get cool-girl hair courtesy of Rag & Bone NYFW Spring 2015: SO many fashion celebs sitting front row at Diesel Black Gold NYFW Spring 2015: 8 amazing ways to wear sneakers at Rag & Bone NYFW Spring 2015 street style: How to wear colour NYFW Live: Watch the Tory Burch Spring 2015 runway NYFW Spring 2015: What went down backstage at Nanette Lepore’s Spring 2015 show Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2015: Live from #NYFW NYFW Spring 2015 street style: 5 summer-to-fall transition looks NYFW Spring 2015: Karlie Kloss, Elle Fanning and Dree Hemingway at Opening Ceremony NYFW Spring 2015: Kendall Jenner looks crazy gorgeous at DVF NYFW Spring 2015: You're going to want every look from Altuzarra's spring collection NYFW Spring 2015: Nicki Minaj attends Alexander Wang’s runway show. Madness ensues. NYFW Spring 2015: Lily Aldridge’s beauty secrets NYFW Spring 2015: 5 things they don't tell you about Fashion Week NYFW Spring 2015: The hottest nail colour NYFW Spring 2015 street style: How to wear chic neutrals Spring 2015: What the ELLE Canada editors are wearing to Fashion Week 10 fashion designers to watch in 2015
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#NYFW Spring 2015: No makeup at Marc Jacobs, you won’t even recognize Kendall Jenner!