Makeup Trends For Winter 2017 You Need To Know

Don’t you just love winter makeup??

I love that makeup becomes a power play when the skies get dull. It’s time to winterize your look and put away your tan-toned foundations.  Step (far!) away from bronzer – it looks orange-y and out of place in the winter, and instead fire up some dramatic, exciting, winter eyes.

Here is my new beauty editorial for Luca Magazine. I love my Luca editorials because I am not just the hired makeup artist, I am also the magazine’s Beauty Director. I think up the shoot, cast my models, hire my crew, creative direct, produce and direct the shoots, as well as being the makeup artist. It’s a lot of hats to wear, but each of them is fabulous!


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Winter Blues

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Along with some heavy duty lower lashes this look was created using Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner in Ody(sea) 62, which is a vibrant teal, paired with the gold shadow in the Glambition Eye Shadow Palette and a little black in the crease. To offset the huge lower lashes and pump up the volume on the upper lash line I used Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara.

Well Red

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I love red eye shadow! This look was super easy. I used Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner in Fine Wine. This is a gel crayon that is maneuverable and can do some multipurpose tricks. I applied the crayon to the eyelid and then buffed it out with a fluffy brush. Once I had the color and softness I wanted I went back in and created a giant winged liner, making it big and bold. I finished the look with giant false lower lashes and layers of Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara on the top lashes.

Ice Ice Baby

white eyeshadow

To achieve this look I used products from Marc Jacobs Beauty. On the eyes I used Twinkle Pop Stick in Frannie 408, an iridescent, snowy shade that I then layered with the white shadow in the Marc Jacobs Smartorial 760 Eye shadow palette.

Midas Touch

winter makeup trends gold eye shadow

Rolled, puffed out gold, this eye was created using Marc Jacobs Beauty Twinkle Pop in 3 Shakes 404, which I then layered with the gold shadow in the Marc Jacobs Beauty Glambition Eye shadow Palette. A little smudged black liner and a coat of mascara rounded the look out.


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Chanel Le Rouge Collection No. 1

Color me obsessed.


The brand new collection from Chanel’s brand new Global Creative  Makeup and Color Director, Lucia Pica is now available online.


Pica, who is known for her signature red lipstick, has infused the collection with red, red, red!

There is, of course, a red lipstick. But there are also other red products. Dynamic, exciting, sensational red products.

My favorite is the Illusion D’Ombre Eye Shadow in Rouge Brule.
I love red eye shadow – in fact I just taught a pro makeup artistry class on how to do red eye shadow. On top of that I just finished shooting 2 separate fashion editorials with red eye shadow. It’s just the greatest thing ever! Red eye shadow brings out the color in green eyes, hazel eyes, blue eyes, brown eyes. It is just stunning. I normally balance it with gold or bronze, but this Chanel shadow has that balance already built in.
In case you a freaking out at the thought of red eye shadow, just know that it wakes the eye up and adds vibrancy to the entire face. It is divine.

Need a little more excitement? 
How about the Stylo Yeux Waterproof in Eros?

Pica has created a red based eyeliner that is just crazy gorgeous and super, super flattering on everyone. (In the same way as their Rouge Noir Vamp mascara is the greatest thing to ever happen to lashes)

The thought of red blush may feel a little extreme, but it is just beautiful. Refreshingly, tantalizingly beautiful.


Joues Contrast Powder Blush in 320 Rouge Profond is going to be your favorite new blush.

Le Vernis Nail Gloss in Rouge Radical

This redefines the sexy yet elegant manicure. It’s a see through glossy red polish with just a hint of red. The new way of wearing red polish. It’s everything!

The limited edition collection isn’t available yet at
but you can get it at