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Makeup Looks We Love: Jonathan Simkhai

Beauty got edgy when Revlon Global Artistic Director, Gucci Westman created an innovative look for Jonathan Simkhai’s Fall/Winter ’14 Collection at New York Fashion Week.

Backstage, Gucci Westman, went slightly darker around the eyes with an onyx eyeshadow peppered with flecks of green.  This effect was complimented by bare skin with a subtle flush on cheeks and a nude lip for Jonathan Simkhai’s Fall/Winter ’14 collection.

According to Westman, "this look is all about a sporty and edgy eye. I did a take on the smoky eye and mixed different textured shadows so that it was a little less overdone then the typical smoky eye.” She further explained, “I used a crème shadow with a tint of green in it and mixed it with a black powder shadow to achieve a more transparent look that really goes with the texture of Jonathan’s clothing this season. I really wanted the eye to be bold and to compliment the clothes, so I kept everything else simple.”

Westman’s recommendations to recreate the look at home:

Face:

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Black Cherry and Raisin Rage, $7.99 (blended together for cheek color)

Eye:

Revlon Illuminance Cream Shadow in Not Just Nudes, $6.50

Revlon ColorStay Shadowlinks in Onyx and Charcoal, $2.99 each

Revlon ColorStay 16H Shadow in Wild, $7.49 (Gucci Westman Spring/Summer ’14 Rio Rush Collection, in-stores April ‘14)

Revlon ColorStay SKINNY Liquid Liner in Black Out and Green Spark, $7.99 (in-stores June ’14)

Coming soon:

Revlon Lux Crème Eyeshadow in Street Style, $8.99 (Gucci Westman Fall/Winter ’14 collection, in-stores Oct. ’14)

Revlon Bold Lacquer by Growluscious in Blackened Brown, $7.99 (in-stores June ’14)

Lip:

Revlon ColorStay Matte Balm in Complex, $8.99

Revlon ColorStay Lacquer Balm in Ingénue, $8.99

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