Brushed up brows and fat ’60s lashes defined Pink Tartan’s Edie Sedgwick-inspired Spring 2014 beauty look

Pink Tartan Spring 2014 beauty
Photography by Jenna Marie Wakani
Pink Tartan Spring 2014 beauty
Photography by Jenna Marie Wakani

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The Pink Tartan Spring 2014 show was underscored by a single Andy Warhol quote: “I had a lot of dates but decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.” It provided obvious beauty inspiration, which Maybelline New York lead makeup artist Grace Lee translated as vertically upswept, full brows filled in with Master Brow pencil ($10, well.ca), brushed upwards and set with clear Great Lash mascara ($8, well.ca)—a fresh interpretation of show muse Edie Sedgwick’s strongly defined arches. ”We want them to look very groomed and bushy,” said Lee. She defined the lashline with Master Precise Ink Pen Eyeliner ($10, well.ca) but skipped the obvious ‘60s wing, instead using the new Volum’Express Smoky Eyes mascara ($9, well.ca) to achieve fat ‘60s lashes with a matte finish. “Picture Edie Sedgwick before she goes out.” She highlighted the cheekbone with a custom blend of Baby Lips ($10, well.ca) lip balm and a shimmery loose eyeshadow, and blended a few strokes of neutral lipliner on the cheek for easy-to-control matte, opaque colour. A mix of caramel and pink gloss on the lips was patted down with one finger to leave a semi-gloss finish.

Redken lead stylist Jorge Joao avoided obvious ‘60s references as well, save for a slight boost of volume at the crown, which he created by pushing the hair up at the roots with his fingers. “When you have natural texture, the hair naturally wants to lift,” he said. To achieve that texture, he used Iron Shape 11 spray ($25, at salons) and a curling iron on random pieces, holding them vertically and curling in alternating directions. He parted the hair on one side and pinned it behind the ears, leaving one piece to fall in front. A mist of Fashion Work 12 light finishing spray ($20, at salons) with humidity control helped to “hold the look until showtime.”