OK so I know I’ve only been at NYFW Fall 2014 for a few days, but I’m calling a trend. It’s the halfway mark so I should be safe. It’s the
‘let’s forget about lips‘ trend and maybe we can blame it on the sub zero temps and our group dependency on lip balm—"I go to bed feeling like I’ve just eaten a pork chop," was how Shiseido’s Dick Page put it this morning—but it appears that the eyes indeed to have it. Eyeliner is everywhere (more on that tomorrow), it all finishes and applications, whether it’s smudgy and powdery or crisp and gel-like. All in all, it was refreshing to see Diane Kendal for MAC Cosmetics paint on the brand’s lipstick in Boysenberry for Carolina Herrera’s Fall 2014 presentation. "We’re applying it with a
lip brush, then dampening it down with a tissue and then with a clean brush just going over the edges so it’s kind of a soft, worn-in stain." One berry lip versus 1,000 lip balmed ones? I’ll take it.
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