How-to: The Helmut Newton-inspired makeup at Jason Wu S/S ’13

Jason Wu - Spring 2013 makeup

The look:

“Inspired by Helmut Newton.”—Diane Kendal for MAC.

The how-to:


  1. Blend MAC Powder Blush in Taupe Shape (available spring 2013) under the cheekbones to contour.
  2. Blend MAC Powder Blush in Poised (available spring 2013) over the cheeks to add strength and colour.
  3. Apply MAC Iridescent Loose Powder in Silver Dusk above the cheekbones to highlight.


  1. Blend MAC Pigment in Golden Lemon over the eyelids for a yellow-golden highlight.
  2. Blend MAC Powder Blush in Taupe Shape (available spring 2013) through the crease to contour.
  3. Apply MAC Pro Crème Liner in Black through the upper lashes to define and elongate the eyes.
  4. Apply MAC Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash Mascara through the lashes to define and perfect.
  5. Define and sculpt the brows with MAC Brow Fluidline in Dirty Blonde and Deep Dark Brunette (available spring 2013).


  1. Mix together and apply MAC Lip Pencils in Cherry and Vino to define and contour the lips.
  2. Blend MAC Mineralize Rich Lipsticks in Lady at Play and Lush Life (available spring 2013) with MAC Pro Lipmix in Process Magenta and apply over the entire lip.
  3. Set the lips with MAC Pigment in Neo-Orange.

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