Could You Pull Off Model Makeup?

How to get spring's dramatic new makeup looks.

marie claire reporter ning chao getting a model makeup makeover back stage
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
I may be tall, but make no mistake, I am not a model. When people gather to take a photo, I lean out of lens range. So when my editor asked me to go backstage during New York fashion week to try the latest beauty looks, I knew it would test my confidence. But would it also help me master makeup tricks from the best in the business?
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
Blushing Beauty
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Blushing Beauty: Bobbi Brown Powder Blush in Pale Pink
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Blushing Beauty: Rimmel Volume Flash Mousse Air-Whipped Volumizing Mascara in Extreme Black
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Blushing Beauty: CoverGirl TruConceal in #2
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Fabio Pettinari
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Retro Siren
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Avon Perfect Wear Eyewriter Liquid Eye Liner

The pin-point precision of the sponge pen sets this waterproof liquid liner apart from the others.

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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Retro Siren: Estée Lauder Pure Color Eye Shadow in Sea Breeze
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
Society Lady
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Society Lady: MAC Cream Colour Base in Flaming Fuchsia
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Society Lady: Dior Addict Ultra Gloss Reflect Lip Gloss in #577
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
Beach Bunny
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Beach Bunny: Physicians Formula Organic Wear Bronzer in Medium
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Beach Bunny: Clairol Herbal Essences All That Shine Clear Shine Booster
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Beach Bunny: Lancôme Magique Blush in Peach Melba
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
Dancing Queen
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Dancing Queen: Guerlain Ombre Eclat 4 Shades Eye Shadow in Fleur de Feu
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Dancing Queen
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Dancing Queen: Jemma Kidd Crushed Jewel Creme Duo in Imperial Topaz
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Dancing Queen: Custom Baby Phat nail by CND
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
Club Kid
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Club Kid: Aveda Smooth Infusion Style-Prep
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
Island Girl
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Island Girl: Fekkai COIFF Shape & Set Mist
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Island Girl: Nars Eye Pencil in Kalisté
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
Femme Fatale
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Femme Fatale: Shiseido Dual Balancing Foundation in Natural Light
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Jeff Westbrook/Studio D
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Femme Fatale: Laura Mercier Liquid Eye Liner in Cobalt
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Femme Fatale: Vincent Longo Gel-X Lipstick in Moment
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Fabio Pettinari
Model Makeup
Modern Minimalist
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