Saturday, October 9, 2010

GROWN-UP BEAUTY

Hi there!
It's me, Svetlana.
Less is more for mature skin says beauty expert Kay Montano.

The other week I had the pleasure of working with David Bailey on a shoot for Vanity Fair, with Sixties model icons Twiggy, Penelope Tree and Veruschka.

As they caught up and discussed old times, I became aware of how inspirational these women were, what extraordinary lives they've had and how ageless they seemed.
While swopping make-up tips with Veruschka (she showed me how she used to apply her iconic eye make-up, and I showed her how far foundation and powder had come) Penelope joked that David Bailey called them 'the new old'.
This is a perfect description, because despite Penelope being 59, Twiggy 61 and Veruschka 71, their simple make-up look, which didn't try to disguise wrinkles but enhanced their natural radiance, gave them a contemporary, youthful look.