The Red Vinyl Lips at Naeem Khan Spring 2013

Matte skin sets off a high-shine lip.
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Matte skin sets off a high-shine lip.
Naeem Khan - Spring 2013 makeup

The look:

Matte skin with a glossy lip.

The inspiration:

“The designer’s inspiration was Wallis Simpson. So to make the look more updated, we focused on a glossy, very vinyl-textured lip to contrast the matte texture of the skin.”—James Boehmer, director of global artistry for NARS.

The how-to:


  • NARS Sheer Matte Foundation
  • NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer (available spring 2013; a similar effect, try NARS Concealer)
  • NARS Light Reflecting Setting Powder - Pressed (available spring 2013; for a similar effect, try NARS Pressed Powder)


  • NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Madrague
  • NARS Eyeliner Pencil in Mambo
  • NARS Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara
  • NARS Eyeshadow in Bali or Coconut Grove (on brows)


  • NARS Lip Liner Pencil in Jungle Red
  • NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Damned
  • NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Never Say Never
  • NARS Larger Than Life Lip Gloss in Place Vendôme