created by DARAIS (da-ray-iss) an Artist who found a life full of passion in the Art of Beauty...Obtainable by anyone who wants to empower themselves. "My canvas speaks to me as I paint proportion and balance to an unbalanced world. Everyone is a celebrity to me, some walk on red carpets, most walk on kid stained carpets!" This is not your morning wakeup call... But your Morning MakeUp Call!

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Chris Benz Fall Winter 2011 Fashion Show

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK with CHRIS BENZ is to date the most fun fashion show I have been a part of. Key MakeUp artist Daniel Martin and friend of Chirs lead a team of over 13 artists including all 7 National MakeUp artists for Lancome, Our leader Carin, Michelle Phan, and more artists from the New York area. The inspiration on how he came up with the look with Chris is below in a VIDEO!

I arrived at 62nd and Columbus in New York NY around noon. Backstage was already jumping with stylists, hair, makeup, clothes clothes clothes! You know my obsession with clothes so I set up my Lancome kit right next to Chris's rack of Fall/Winter 2011 collection.

My backstage photos and video are being edited and produced now and will come to you soon!

My first model was the beautiful Kasue. She was my brunette and got the plum pallet. I sculpted her eyes using 2 shadows from the 5 pan mauve pallet and noir waterproof liner. Her skin was perfected using Teint Miracle Foundation and set with Dual finish powder. Cheeks were softly sculpted in Mauve Coquette and lips were soft with a new lipstick coming out in the Absoulue line called Nu. Love Nude lips! Here is what Kasue looked like in the show!


My second model, my blond, and from Canada was Sam. She is in the pink jacket below. I have never seen such beautiful blond lashes and brows. We had so much fun and I think that she know has met the funniest person in her life... me! I love making people laugh. on Sam got the look using two shades in the Teal 5 pan pallet and also got Noir Waterproof liner. Hypnose Mascara, same blush as above and Nu lip but in a different shade!


Loved working with the FAMOUS Michelle Phan backstage. Her Video's on YouTube make history and she is one of the nicest persons I have ever worked with.
Chris Benz Fall Winter 2011 New York Fashion Week

Stephanie and Chris right before doors were open... She said to him that the line went all the way around the block!

Finishing touches by the artist and Creator. AMAZING and ARTFUL DESIGNS!

Open the doors!




Thank you Lancome, My amazing PR Team... Kerry and Erin and all the beautiful interns I met, Bloggers, Marketing, everyone that was involved! I had a blast and look forward to our next GREAT show!!!

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