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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Author: Elle Canada

Beauty

Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Painterly high-impact colour commanded attention on the spring/ summer 2014 runways. At Chanel, makeup artist Peter Philips painted in Van Gogh-like strokes, layering pitch-black liner around the eyes as if he were framing a painting. At Manish Arora, face painter Kabuki created a “Josephine Baker meets 1990s raver” look by colour-blocking white, electric lime and hot pink, dragging the pigments from the inner corner of the eye toward the nose. Things took a messy turn at Vivienne Westwood, where models unsuccessfully dodged Jackson Pollock-like splatters of brown and gold paint from makeup artist Val Garland. Talk about surviving an art attack.

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Chanel

Chanel Spring 2014 Spring beauty: 5 reasons to try bright eye shadow

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Make Up For Ever

Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream in #10, #21 and #23 ($28 each), at Sephora, sephora.ca. Gallery: The best bright eye shadows for spring

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Katherine Flemming Source: Photo by Geoffrey Ross

Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Shu Uemura

Shu Uemura Mika for Shu Anti-Oxi Skin Refining Cleansing Oil ($92), at shuumeura.ca. Cult faves: 10 skin care cleansing products

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Katherine Flemming Source: Photo by Geoffrey Ross

Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood Spring 2014 Beauty Grand Prix 2014: The 17 best makeup products

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Fing'rs Prints

Fing’rs Prints Street Beat in Haute Mess ($10), at Rexall. Gallery: 10+ Spring 2014 nail inspirations

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Manish Arora

Manish Arora Spring 2014 Blurred makeup: How to get flawless skin

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Urban Decay

Urban Decay Electric Palette ($58), at Sephora, sephora.ca. Gallery: 11 best products to cure puffy eyes

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Kenzo

Kenzo Spring 2014 Gallery: The 8 best nail polish textured top coats

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Sonia Kashuk

Sonia Kashuk Brush Couture Five-Piece Brush Set ($17), at Target. Spring 2014 beauty trend: Rosy cheeks

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Vionnet

Vionnet Spring 2014 Spring 2014 beauty trend: Sheer metallic eyes

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Spring 2014 beauty trend: Art focus

Art attack: Nars

Nars Larger Than Life Eyeliner in "Santa Monica Blvd," "Khao San Road" "Puerta del Sol" and "St. Marks Place" ($28 each), at narscosmetics.com. Spring 2014 beauty trend: Bold eyeliner

Image by: ELLE Canada By: Katherine Flemming Source: Photo by Geoffrey Ross
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