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Tips on how to get metallic and war paint looks
Tips on how to get metallic and war paint looks

Heavy metals and beauty as armor were big themes at the fall 2014 collections shown during New York Fashion Week. We don't just mean the metaphorical power of a strong red lip, but literally using pigments like war paint and metallic shimmer like chain mail. The concept was most apparent at Alexander Wang, whose whole collection had a survivalist vibe. The message certainly carried through to the models' hair and makeup, with faces contoured and highlighted to create amplified light and shadow and hair shellacked to the side to look almost like a helmet. Makeup artist Diane Kendal for Nars Cosmetics said the focus was on "lightness and the shadows between," with the...

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