"I would like to see catching on a makeup 'Jean Paul Gaultier' did for the Spring Summer 2011 show in Paris, it is totally artistic, like a painting"
It's almost that time of the year. That time of the year... you know what I mean. Change of season, new make-up trends. New colors, new ideas, new products... the change of season is always an exciting time for most women. Too bad it happens only... twice a year.
For the latest trends in makeup we talked to Yumi Lee, professional makeup artist based in New York. Yumi has collaborated with top photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, her experience in the fashion industry includes work for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Vs, L'Officiel, MarieClaire, Zink, InStyle, Allure, Zoo Magazine and many more. She is based in New York and represented with L'Atelier NYC.
In this interview with Yumi Lee we are going to talk about the latest, the most original and newest trends in makeup for the Fall Winter 2014/2015 season. And we got some really good ideas. Read on :-)
What are the new makeup trends we are going to see during the Fall Winter 2014 2015 season?
I don't see the typical black smoky eyes or gold eyes in the makeup trends for the Fall Winter 2014 2015 season. Rather I see different and more various makeup styles for the F/W 2014-2015 season.
Instead of heavy dark eyes or typical red lips, we will see a lot of bright colorful eyes, glitter eyes, cat eyeliner pointed makeup.
The skin tone is pale and cheeks will be sculpted, for most of the F/W 2014 2015 looks. I see also some simple but 'edgy' looks, such as fake lashes with natural nude makeup tone, or even pale skin with colorful eye liner.
Photo: Fake lashes with natural nude makeup tone, Versace FW 2014 2015, photo: courtesy of Versace
Which one is your personal favorite, and why?
Personally I like a bit more edge for the eyes, like using colors or glitter in a pale sculpted face.
As a makeup artist, it is always fun doing some interesting visible makeup but it has to be done in a classic way. I'm attaching a photo (see the image below) with color cat eyes in peacock blue and red color. Vivid colors inspired by the peacock feathers, but it should be done with a black line or a slightly creamy texture, this way it will not look too bright or summer blue. This makeup also works well with some sparkle powder.
Photo: Make-up Versace Atelier SS 2014, photo: courtesy of Versace
I like modern style, so these edgy eyes are great with all black.
Every trend has (sometimes) also a 'countertrend'. Is there a makeup trend you personally would like to see catching on, even if it has not been 'pushed and promoted' on the latest catwalks?
I would like to see catching on a makeup 'Jean Paul Gaultier' did for the Spring Summer 2011 show in Paris, it is totally artistic, like a painting (see the images below). Various creamy colors mixed on the eyes with a soft texture. This is one of my favorite makeup looks, one I really would like to see again.
Photo's: Make-up Jean Paul Gaultier SS 2011, ph. Mauro Pilotto
Your personal advice (or favorite makeup or skin care product) for the woman who wants to take good care of her skin/look also during the cold, winter season.
For the winter season I would like to recommend "lip & skin balm", a coconut oil lip balm from RMS beauty. It is made with all natural organic ingredients so I can use it whenever I feel dry around my eyes, or lips, I mean everywhere. I can use it also as a cream blusher, it is a product which can be used for cheeks and lips as well. This way eyes and lips can keep their moisture and freshness also during the winter.
Thank you, and we hope we will be able to have you as our expert guest on TRENDYSTYLE.ASIA again in the future.
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Yumi Lee http://www.makeup-yumi.com/
Yumi's passion for makeup artisty began in 1999. Building on her valuable experience in Korea, in 2008 she relocated to New York for her career. She has worked with Stephane Marais who is one of top makeup artists. For several years she has been his first assistant and then now she works independently. She has collaborated with top photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, her experience in the fashion industry includes work for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Vs, L'Officiel, MarieClaire, Zink, InStyle, Allure, Zoo Magazine and many more. She is based in New York and represented with L'Atelier NYC. www.lateliernyc.com