Before going backstage at Joy Cioci, I have to admit, I was a little nervous. I’m a huge fan of NARS and I was thrilled to score an interview with Uzo, NARS international lead makeup stylist.
The chaos backstage is incredible. With all the makeup stylists, nail artists, hairstylists, media peeps, and models, all I could think was how in the world do they stay organized?!
The collection for Joy Cioci is posh and sophisticated (two words so many people use to describe Washington). “I wanted the makeup to mirror that vibe: sophisticated smoky taupe-y grey eyes with playful hints of sparkly nude-pink on the cheek and lips,” she says. The look was smoky with a fresh face.
The secret? Black liner wasn’t used. Yes, you read that right. “We didn’t want to make it too deep and mysterious, we wanted to keep it fun and flirty.”
Uzo also dished about NARS’ newest product (coming this fall!). “Now we have ‘Undress Me Multiple,’ a pinky-beige with flecks of silver, a must-have for the makeup wardrobe,” she notes.
And voila! The final look: