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NEW YORK / LONDON / PARIS / AMSTERDAM / S/S 2014 THE BE AUT Y TRENDS & INSIGHTS, DIRECT FROM THE RUNWAY


JOIN US AS WE TAKE YOU BACKSTAGE AT RUNWAYS AROUND THE WORLD, FROM STELLA McCARTNEY TO PREEN, HERVÉ LÉGER AND CARVEN. YOUR EXCLUSIVE LOOK INSIDE THE MUST-HAVES AND MINDS OF FASHION’S TOP MAKEUP ARTISTS...WE’LL SHOW YOU THE SEASON’S DEFINING BEAUTY TRENDS, NEW BEAUTY SECRETS AND OUR BEST INSIDER HOW-TO’S. WE HOPE YOU ENJOY THE SHOW IN THIS ISSUE, ONLINE AND IN EVERY MECCA COSMETICA STORE.


WE INVITE YOU BACKSTAGE YOUR CHANCE TO GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH THE WORLD’S LEADING BEAUTY EXPERTS. $50 will secure your appointment and is redeemable for product on the day. Events are complimentary for Beauty Loop Level 3 customers. Please visit meccacosmetica.co.nz for event schedules and call your local store to book.

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BY TERRY INTERNATIONAL MAKEUP ARTIST 26 FEBRUARY – 1 MARCH WESTERN AUSTRALIA One of the most exciting Artists to come out of France, Charly and our team will teach you how to master By Terry’s quintessential, Parisian-chic look.

CHRISTOPHER MAYES NARS LEAD TRAINER

12 – 30 MARCH NEW ZEALAND, VICTORIA & NEW SOUTH WALES The buzz surrounding Nars’ Fashion Week looks can be heard around the world. Now you can meet the Artist who teaches Nars’ backstage team, all they need to know.

PERRICONE MD GLOBAL TRAINER

CHANTECAILLE INTERNATIONAL MAKEUP ARTIST

STILA GLOBAL ARTIST 20 – 29 MARCH QUEENSLAND, CANBERRA & SOUTH AUSTRALIA Charlie has created countless Fashion Week looks for Stila; from Rebecca Minkoff to Alice & Olivia. Book now and let Charlie show you how to wear the top trends your way.

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2 – 13 APRIL WESTERN AUSTRALIA & VICTORIA Harvey travels the world teaching women how to create a flawless face and effortless makeup. If you like the ‘natural’ look, you’ll love meeting Harvey.

6 – 16 MARCH QUEENSLAND & WESTERN AUSTRALIA The ultimate anti-ageing event. Marisellie will share Dr Perricone’s “Beauty from the inside out and outside in,” philosophy and show you exactly how you can look and feel, younger and healthier.

THE ULTIMATE INSIDER EXPERIENCE EVERY DAY Book a one-on-one appointment with a Mecca Cosmetica Makeup Artist and let them share all their expertise with you as they apply your makeup. MAKEUP APPLICATION 45 MINUTES ($90 REDEEMABLE ON PURCHASES ON THE DAY) MAKEUP LESSON 90 MINUTES ($150 REDEEMABLE ON PURCHASES ON THE DAY) 01


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S/S 2014 SHOWS

STELLA McCARTNEY. THE ROW. TEMPERLEY. PREEN. STELLA McCARTNEY: THE BACKSTAGE FACIAL STEP 1: START WITH CERAMIC-SMOOTH SKIN Tighten the look of pores, tone and balance skin with Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Cleanser 125ml $70. STEP 2: PREP, PLUMP & BRIGHTEN Plump the look of fine lines, reveal brighter skin and a smooth, vibrant complexion with Sunday Riley Good Genes Treatment 30ml $163.

STEP 3: GLOW Rub 1-2 drops of Sunday Riley Juno Transformative Lipid Serum 30ml $195 into the palms of hands and gently pat onto the skin for instant radiance. STEP 4: EYE LIFT Apply a pea-sized amount of Sunday Riley Start Over Active Eye Cream 30ml $130 under eyes to hydrate and radically reduce the look of puffiness and dark circles.

THE ROW: RAW SOPHISTICATION Sunday Riley and Makeup Artist, Tom Pecheux’s look was inspired by powerful, intellectual artists like Georgia O’Keefe. BROWS: Create confident, full arches by brushing Sunday Riley The Influencer Mascara $47 in Truffle or Obsidian through eyebrows. THE ROW SS14

LIPS: Sunday Riley Modern Lip Color $52 in Bare Honey delivers sophisticated colour with collagen-boosting properties.

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TEMPERLEY:

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COMPLEXION: Apply Sunday Riley Soft Focus Loose Powder $70 for airbrushed perfection.

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“It’s all about subtle sexiness inspired by a natural looking glow ICA.CO.NZ • and pops of colour!” ET Lisa Eldridge, Sunday VIEW THE TEMPERLEY SS14 Riley Makeup Artist

“It’s all about healthy skin and highlighted cheekbones!” Sunday Riley Makeup Artist

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SKIN: Sunday Riley Effortless Breathable Tinted Primer 30ml $75 was used to blur imperfections for poreless, porcelain-smooth coverage. “It also keeps skin completely ventilated and drenched in oxygen.” Sunday Riley

CHEEKS: Lightly sweep Sunday Riley Blush $48 in Honest onto the cheeks for sheer, healthy colour with a hint of shimmer. TEMPERLEY SS14

LIPS: Create a soft and plump, baby-pink pout by dabbing Sunday Riley Crème Gloss in Pink Lemonade $44.

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EYES: Apply Sunday Riley Crème Gloss $44 in Beach Front “an innovative way to bring a dewy, sleek wash of colour to eyelids.” Lisa Eldridge CHEEKS: Sunday Riley Blush $48 in Rush for a vibrant pop of colour. LIPS: Sunday Riley Modern Lip Color $52 in Duchess for a natural pink stain.

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ARTISTRY INTERVIEW & HOW-TO:

MAKEUP ARTIST POLLY OSMOND FOR HOURGLASS

BACKSTAGE WITH

“It’s beachy, breezy and with a pop of colour on the lips.” TOP 2 BACKSTAGE SECRETS: 1: Hourglass No.28 Primer Serum 30ml $120 “We used it as a hydrating base, on the brows for definition, and as a final stroke on the cheeks to add a divine shine.” 2: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder $82 each “...to create a breathtaking glow – not just on the cheeks but on the eyes, too.”

SUNSET LIPS & A NOUVEAU-BEACHY GLOW AT CHRISTIAN SIRIANO S/S 2014

Pictured in Radiant Light and Dim Light.

SKIN: “I wanted to create a diffusion of texture, colour and light. It’s how your skin would look at a tropical sunset.” Prep skin with Hourglass No. 28 Primer Serum 30ml $120 (pictured left), infused with botanical oils. Follow with Hourglass Illusion Tinted Moisturiser 30ml $101 for a luminous complexion. Conceal any dark circles or imperfections with Hourglass Hidden Corrective Concealer $64. CHEEKS: Create a multi-dimensional glow by applying both Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders $82 each in Radiant Light and Dim Light (pictured left) to cheeks using a circular motion. Dab Hourglass No. 28 Primer Serum $120 onto the apples of the cheeks for a hint of tropical sheen.

THE DESIGNER’S VIEW “I wanted the collection to be light, feminine and romantic. Like the girl left the beach but she had a cocktail party to go to, and threw on a dress, a bright lip and a little highlighter.” Christian Siriano

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NEW HOURGLASS AMBIENT LIGHTING BLUSH

LASHES: Hourglass Film Noir Full Spectrum Mascara Onyx $54

IGNITE YOUR ACCENT LIGHT WITH TRANSFORMATIVE COLOUR

BROWS: Brush a small amount of Hourglass No. 28 Primer Serum 30ml $120 onto brows to create definition and a little shine.

LIPS: Hourglass No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil $76 to prep lips and deliver superior hydration. Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Muse $55 BACKSTAGE TIP: “Create a diffused pout by softening the outline with a lip brush.”

This groundbreaking hybrid blush combines the amazing, skin-perfecting, lighting effects of the now-iconic Ambient Lighting Powder with a swirl of modern cheek colour. It’s colour and glow, in one go! $68 each. Available in 6 shades: (Clockwise from top left) Dim Infusion, Diffused Heat, Ethereal Glow; Luminous Flush, Radiant Magenta, Mood Exposure.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES AT THE SPRING 2014 HIGH SEIZE CAMPAIGN SHOOT

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THE FOUNDER’S VIEW “The set was made to look like a boat with model Toni Garrn lying in the sun. It was all about the strong sexiness of a woman, sultry eyes and glowing skin.” François Nars

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SHOOT DETAILS: Photographer: François Nars Art Director: Fabien Baron Model: Toni Garrn Makeup Artist: Diane Kendal Wardrobe Stylist: Patti Wilson Location: Milk Studios, NYC Playlist: “Get Lucky” Daft Punk featuring Pharrell

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Deeply dramatic eyes and soft, lustrous lips. Rich, aquatic and anchored in glamour.

NEW NARS Larger Than Life Eyeliner Khao San Road and Puerta Del Sol $50 each, Satin Lip Pencil in Timanfaya $51, Larger Than Life Lip Gloss in Années Folles and Bimini $55 each, Duo Eyeshadow in Kauai and China Seas $72 each, Multiple in Luxor Nā Pali Coast $79

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BACKSTAGE WITH NARS S/S 14: RODARTE, 3.1 PHILLIP LIM, MARC JACOBS, HELMUT LANG, CREATURES OF THE WIND RODARTE, 3.1 PHILLIP LIM & MARC JACOBS:

CREATURES OF THE WIND: HOT-WIRED LIPS “The real statement of this look is the satin-textured orange lip. It references the era of the artist, Eugene von Bruenchenhein, which was a source of inspiration for the Creatures of the Wind collection.” James Boehmer, Nars Director of Global Artistry

FRESH, ILLUMINATED SKIN

STEP 1: Smooth the look of lines and large pores and create an even surface for makeup with NEW Nars Instant Pore and Line Perfector $52. STEP 2: Create a bare, bright complexion with Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser $84 mixed with a few drops of Nars Copacabana Illuminator 30ml $63. Apply the light-reflective, Nars Radiant Cream Concealer $46 to blur any imperfections and leave a luminous finish. STEP 3: Nars Light Reflecting Setting Powder $72 brushed-on to set and illuminate. BACKSTAGE TIP: For added highlights, use fingertips to dab Nars Luxor Multiple $79 on the apples of the cheek, bridge of the nose, lips and forehead.

STEP 1: Line and fill lips with Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Red Square $51. STEP 2: Layer with NEW Nars Satin Lip Pencil in Timanfaya $51.

HELMUT LANG:

POLISHED, SPORTY CHEEKS

“The Helmut Lang girl this season is polished, refined and beautiful with a 90’s edge.” Hannah Murray, Nars Lead Artist STEP 1: Using fingers, dab Nars Satin Lip Pencil in Golshan $51 onto apples of cheeks and lightly blend. STEP 2: Apply Nars Lipstick in Fire Down Below $51 on top to intensify.

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THE TREND: POWER POUTS, MAKE THEM HOT. MAKE THEM POP. Brighter and bolder than ever before, the runways gave us a lesson in statement lips: go hot, go pop. Vibrant orange, saturated red and striking pink are all coming on strong... it’s time to bring in reinforcements. Enter, Ellis Faas’ new Hot Lips collection.

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THE FOUNDER’S VIEW “The new liquid lipsticks go on wet, dry fast and won’t budge. For a bold pout, opt for Spring/Summer’s hottest hue: orange. The colour-shy could think of the pale-rose pink, which gives pouts the prettiest skin-toned finish.” Ellis Faas

NEW Ellis Faas Hot Lips $68 each Available in 9 shades: (From left) Bright Red, Bright Orange, Bright Fuschia, Hot Pink, Bright Coral, Rose Violet, Deep Pink, Baby Pink, Pink Nude.

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THE TREND: ROMANCE REBORN, WITH MINERALS Leading the charge on a key runway trend, this new collection has modernised vintage couture shades for a look that feels so completely fresh. bareMinerals’ groundbreaking, mineral makeup technology delivers a colour-rich palette that can be dialled-up or played-down, as you like it. NEW Limited Edition bareMinerals READY® 4.0 Eyeshadow Palette in the True Romantic $54 Swoon Blush $35 Lasting Line™ Long-Wearing Eyeliner in Always Charcoal $30 Marvelous Moxie™ Lipgloss in Heartbreaker $38 Marvelous Moxie™ Lipliner in Liberated $29 Marvelous Moxie™ Lipstick in Feel the Love $38

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“Eyes are accentuated with supremely intense Kohl Eye Pencils in wildly Blue and Emerald shades.” Terry de Gunzburg NEW By Terry Khol Terrybly in Royal Navy and Emerald Invasion $63 each

BY APPOINTMENT IN PARIS Terry de Gunzburg invites us inside the studio of her Galerie Véro-Dodat boutique to unveil her new collection. THE TREND: DRAMATIQUE. GRAPHIQUE. As designers take to colour-blocking, makeup (especially eyes) has also moved in a more graphic direction. Terry has placed her stamp on this trend with a new look for smokey eyes, intense eyeliners and ultra-fresh cheeks. As for lips, rich colours are ready for whatever the season throws at them.

“Chic-black and gorgeous golden-brown on eyelids… matte and dewy stay-on eyeshadow, the new “Smokey Flash” look that will put you in the limelight!” Terry de Gunzburg NEW By Terry Ombre Blackstar in Black Matte and Brown Perfection $81 each

“Add an ultra-fresh rosy glow to cheeks. Blend it into the cheekbones for a bright and luminous healthy glow!” Terry de Gunzburg NEW By Terry Hyaluronic Blush in Bubble Glow $76

“Colour lips with purple and blazing red for modern and assertive femininity.” Terry de Gunzburg NEW By Terry Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge in Be Red, Fatal Shot, Grand Cru, Plum Plump Girl and Sangria Appeal $72 each

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FOR PRECISE DEFINITION AND INTENSE-YET-NATURAL COLOUR: NEW By Terry Eyebrow Liner $72 each (Available in 2 shades: No.1 Blonde and No.2 brown).

BACKSTAGE TIP When selecting a brow colour, choose one shade lighter than you think you are.

INSIDER BROWS BY TERRY DE GUNZBURG:

THE SECRETS TO A FLAWLESS ARCH “Use your face-shape as a guide when defining your eyebrows and drawing your arch,” Terry de Gunzburg.

FACE SHAPE: FACE SHAPE: LONG OVAL “Flat eyebrows reduce “Maintain the ideal the appearance of a oval facial shape by long face.” drawing-in eyebrows with a slight arch.”

FACE SHAPE: SQUARE “Draw-in eyebrows with a rounded arch, and then gradually accentuate the arch.”

FACE SHAPE: ROUND “Draw in eyebrows with a high and pronounced arch to make the face appear thinner.”

FOR NATURALLY DEFINED, SOFT-FOCUS BROWS: NEW By Terry Eyebrow Mascara $72 each (Available in 4 shades: No.1 Highlight Blonde, No.2 Medium Ash, No.3 Sheer Auburn and No.4 Dark Brown).

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IT’S TIME TO SPREAD YOUR WINGS This season, custom chromes and a new colour spectrum take winged eyeliner to elegant new heights. Here, Stila’s artists reveal the essentials they used for creating the top looks backstage.

STEP 1: Starting at the inner corner, apply Stila Stay All Stay Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner $42 (Black pictured) along the upper lash line.

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When you reach the outer corner, lift upward and out towards the tail end of your brow. Pull the liner back to your lid, creating an outline.

THE TREND: MAGNIFICENT METALLICS Having gained momentum over the past couple of seasons, metallic makeup has reached a sparkling crescendo with NEW Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eyeliner $54 each (pictured in Black Gold, Black Tanzanite, Gunmetal and Metallic Navy) applied with NEW Stila Magnificent Metals Dual-Ended Applicator Brush #36 $39 and NEW Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eye Primer $44

THE TREND: COLOUR-GRAPHIC CAT-EYES, DON’T JUST WING IT

STEP 2: Fill in the wing with soft strokes.

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STEP 3: Top with a layer of Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner $42 (Turquoise pictured).

“One metallic line can transform your makeup in a big way.”

To finish, sweep lower lashes with a soft, thin line to enhance the overall effect.

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EYES: NEW Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner in Graphite $44; Stila Major Major Lash Mascara $47 CHEEKS: Stila Convertible Colour in Fuschia $52 LIPS: Stila Stay All Day Vinyl Lip Gloss in Hot Pink $45

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CYNTHIA ROWLEY, SPRING 2014 “We opted for a sporty yet feminine vibe – think smudged eyeliner, high-impact lips and a post-workout flush.” Sarah Lucero for Stila

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BACKSTAGE WITH STILA S/S 14: CYNTHIA ROWLEY AND ALICE & OLIVIA

ALICE & OLIVIA, SPRING 2014 Prep meets pretty with a touch of romantic whimsy. “We played up a fresh, dewy face with pop pink cheeks, lightly coloured lips and just a wand’s worth of mascara.” SKIN: Stila CC Colour Correcting Cream (40ml) $88 LIPS & CHEEKS: Stila Convertible Colour in Gerbera $52 EYES: Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Mascara $47 BROWS: Stila Stay All Day Brow Colour $45

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NEW Chantecaille Brilliant Gloss in Pretty $54

THE TREND: DELICATE HUES & HONEY-HIGHLIGHTS “When developing a palette, we always strive to marry the current trends in fashion with our charitable cause. For Spring, the inspiration was the vibrant world of bees. From crisp blue and warm honeys to feminine pastels, the look is fresh and sophisticated.” Olivia Chantecaille

Lip Chic in Primrose and Wild Rose $56 each

Lipstick in Poppy and Cerise $59 each “A trick of mine is to use the sky blue on the inner corner of the eye. It instantly brightens and draws the attention towards the eye.” Olivia Chantecaille NEW Chantecaille The Bees Eyeshadow Palette $156

“Lip Chic achieves the shine of a lip gloss and the rich colour of lipstick in one formula. Added collagen gives lips a visible plumping boost.”

NEW Chantecaille 24hr Waterproof Liner Storm $52

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1. MECCA COSMETICA EYELASH CURLER $54 “Whether they’re natural or faux, curling is a must. Perfect for staring down the lens of a camera – you need your lashes curled. An eyelash curler can make eyes appear wider in seconds. The key is to use it before applying mascara.”

2. MECCA COSMETICA EYESHADOW BASE BRUSH $47 “The shape of the bristles perfectly hugs the contours of the eye for seamless application of base colour, from lashline to brow. TIP: it’s also great for applying cream concealer under eyes, placing just the right amount of product and buffing it out for an air-brushed effect.”

3. MECCA COSMETICA CONTOUR BRUSH $45 “This brush gives you the perfect amount of control for contouring and shaping the eye. It’s my secret for perfect smokey eyes every time.”

THE EXPERT EDIT:

ARTISTRY TOOLS

6. HOURGLASS #2 BRUSH $114 “My absolute go-to foundation brush. I love it because its flexible bristles make it an absolute breeze to buff in your base to ensure smooth, even coverage.”

Our Makeup Artists reveal the must-have tools for every backstage need. 4. MECCA COSMETICA DOMED EYE BLENDING BRUSH $45 “Whether you’re creating a ‘fresh’ eye look or a smokey eye, this brush is the perfect size and density to blend and diffuse eyeshadow for a pro-finish.” 5. CHANTECAILLE EYELINER BRUSH $52 “This brush delivers product to the lash line SO precisely. Its slanted shape acts as the perfect guide for creating the most dramatic, winged eye.”

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MECCA INSIDER:

BEHIND-THE-COUNTER

CONFIDENTIAL We reveal our staff essentials that will change your makeup forever...

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HOURS OF EYESHADOW “At Fashion Week, under lights, under perspiration – this primer ensures eyeshadow lasts, won’t crease and intensifies in colour!” TONY, MECCA COSMETICA HEAD OF ARTISTRY bareMinerals Prime Time Brightening Eyelid Primer $32

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SMOOTH & PLUMP LIPS BE OBSESSED WITH PRIMER

“There’s lip balm, and then there’s this! A rich cocktail of essential oils, it instantly hydrates chapped lips and ensures a smooth application of colour – lips will look plump and ‘juicy’.”

“Primer prolongs the wear of makeup and helps prevent it from smudging or creasing. Nars Pro-Prime Makeup Primer (1oz) $68 also creates smoother-looking skin and refines the look of pores - with or without makeup. Nars Light Optimising Primer (1oz) $78 (pictured) gives a subtle glow to skin that looks great for catwalk. NEW Nars Instant Line & Pore Perfector $52 instantly targets fine lines and large pores.”

VANESSA, MECCA COSMETICA MYER MELBOURNE Hourglass No. 28 Lip Oil Treatment $76

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FOREVER YOUNG & RADIANT

S.O.S. SHINE?

“These genius brush pens give you pure radiance at the click of a button, erasing signs of age and fatigue. By Terry Touch Expert Advanced $89 applied under eyes instantly illuminates. By Terry Light Expert $122 helps skin look fresh and youthful. TIP: Layer it over your foundation when your skin needs a 10 second touch-up in the middle of the day.”

“This mineral powder is an essential – it reduces shine as it diffuses the look of imperfections for a flawless finish.” SALLY, MECCA COSMETICA BURNSIDE bareMinerals Ready SPF15 Touch-Up Veil $52

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FLAKE-FREE MASCARA

CONFIDENTIAL COVER-UP

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“THE mascara for smudge-free, perfectly defined lashes and supreme separation. The tubing formula means you can say goodbye to the 3pm (or am!) under-eye cleanup!”

“Perfect under eyes and over blemishes, this concealer is rich in pigment without being heavy. A little goes a long way, so it’s the secret for ‘naturally’ flawless skin and great for the nude look that’s trending right now.” ISABELLE, MECCA COSMETICA MYER SYDNEY Ellis Faas Concealer $75

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Kevyn Aucoin Curling Mascara and Volumising Mascara (pictured) $52 each

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BACKSTAGE WITH

BUMBLE & BUMBLE: PRÊT-À-PORTER HAIR

HERVÉ LÉGER. BCBGMAXAZRIA. BCBGMAXAZRIA: ETHEREAL AND SOFT STEP 1: Infuse waves with “Equal parts dry shampoo, a barrel iron. style extender and volumiser, it’s for the modern woman STEP 2: Soften a small amount of Bumble and bumble who doesn’t have time to Semisumo (1.5oz) $56 between blow-dry every day.” hands before running through STEP 4: Bumble and bumble strands to loosen curls and Thickening Dryspun Finish (4oz) lend a lived-in look. $54 for the final touch, adding separation and an understated, STEP 3: Freshen roots with featherweight texture. NEW Bumble and bumble Prêt-à-powder (2oz) $54.

THE TREND: DOWN-TOWN ‘COOL GIRL’ WAVES From tousled waves to wet-looking locks, hair was simple, chic and worn down at more than a few shows this season.

HERVÉ LÉGER: DUAL TEXTURES Wet look in the front, clean and weightless in the back. STEP 1: Use a curling iron to create a soft bend in the hair. STEP 2: Slick-back the front using Bumble and bumble Thickening Full Form Mousse (4.4oz) $60 for a fresh out-of-the-water effect. STEP 3: Apply Bumble and bumble Semisumo (1.5oz) $56 from mid-length to ends to give waves a satin-like finish.

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1.MAKE A CLEAN SWEEP Backstage, every second counts. This is strong enough to dissolve the most stubborn makeup quickly whilst still being gentle. After days of runway, the botanicals in this formula are perfect for models’ sensitive eyes. “Applied with a cotton-tip, it’s also a great quick fix for cleaning-up under a smokey eye or defining the sharp line of winged liner.” This Works Clean Skin 5-In-1 Water (200ml) $50

BEAUTY BIBLE:

THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF

BACKSTAGE SKIN It’s not just makeup we rely on backstage. Radiant, youthful and flawless skin can be yours if you follow these 10 skincare missives.

2. CLEAR THE WAY WITH A TONER Fashion Week wreaks havoc on skin, making it oily and dull. After cleansing, apply this naturally active formula with a cotton pad to revitalise congested skin and help it look clear and perfectly matte. Nude Purifying Toning Water (100ml) $52

3. JUMP-START SKIN WITH A PEEL These exfoliating pads get skin looking smoother, brighter, plumper and camera-ready in 2 minutes. Dr Dennis Gross Extra Strength Alpha Beta Peel Pads, (30 applications) $170 (60 applications) $270

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THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF BACKSTAGE SKIN Well-hydrated skin looks fresher and more youthful than a complexion covered in makeup. NEW Kate Somerville Quench Hydrating Face Serum (1oz) $120 hydrates skin as it visibly firms and reduces the look of lines and wrinkles. Eve Lom Intense Hydration Serum (30ml) $212 has one of the highest levels of hyaluronic acid to deliver maximum hydration and target flaky skin.

5. LOOK ALERT Dramatically reduce the signs of fatigue, puffiness and dark-circles with this hydrating eye mask. Apot.Care Instant Radiance Eye Patch (box of 4 pairs) $70

6. EXFOLIATE: SMOOTH SKIN REFLECTS MORE LIGHT Follow with this revitalising eye balm to minimise the look of lines and further de‑puff and lighten the look of dark circles.

When dead skin cells pile-up, they diffuse light and make you look dull. This intensive, exfoliating clay mask gets your complexion looking so smooth and super radiant.

Apot.Care Irido-Radiant Eye Contour (0.5oz) $148

GlamGlow Tingling & Exfoliating Mud Mask (50g) $98

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Backstage photography by Steve Pinirou (stevepinirou.com.au) for Mecca Cosmetica at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2013

4.HYDRATION IS KEY


THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF BACKSTAGE SKIN 10. CHOOSE AN OIL OVER A LOTION

8. PIMPLE? DON’T PANIC! This reliable spot treatment will save the day. Its salicylic and lactic acid formula targets blemishes without over-drying, applies clear and absorbs instantly, allowing for immediate makeup use.

Make limbs look lit-up rather than greased-up by applying an easilyabsorbed oil. It will make your body glow instead of shine. Kahina Argan Oil (100ml) $130

NEW Malin + Goetz Acne Treatment Daytime (0.5oz) $42

9. BRONZED SKIN LOOKS BETTER (& SLIMMER)

7. GO WITH THE GLOW Adding a few drops of this miracle elixir to primer or foundation will give skin the most hydrated and luminous finish that glows from within. Natural plant oils also nourish skin. Nude ProGenius (30ml) $156

A tan can diffuse the look of everything from cellulite to stretchmarks. Easy, fast and effective, these towelettes deliver a natural golden-bronze, mess-free and in record time. Kate Somerville 360° Body Self Tan Towelettes (8 applications) $72

PSSST: If you do need a little extra help, LA Skinny 8oz $135 is a cutting-edge cellulite treatment that combines enhanced caffeine and visible cellulite-fighting agents that set to work instantly.

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ANTI-AGEING INSIDER:

TAKE AIM AT WRINKLES Gently infusing skin with pure retinol, this night cream is designed to visibly diminish wrinkles and even-out the look of skin while locking-in moisture. Kate Somerville RetAsphere 2-in-1 Retinol Night Cream (1oz) $145

RETINOL POWER Derivatives of vitamin A, retinols and retinoids top the power-chart in fighting the visible signs of ageing: wrinkles, dark spots and dullness. Here, we edit the best.

Murad Time Release Retinol Concentrate for Deep Wrinkles (0.5oz) $120

Apply this nourishing cream at night to release seaweedwrapped nanospheres of retinol for a full 24-hour period. 83% natural, jojoba, macadamia nut oil and evening primrose oil also nourish and hydrate. Chantecaille Retinol Intense (1.7oz) $206

TARGET CREASES & CROWS’ FEET Time-release technology and a precision applicator focus the power of concentrated retinol where and when you need it most to minimise the look of your wrinkles.

24 HOUR POWER

A YOUTHFUL GLOW

BRIGHTER EYES

This nourishing and hydrating cream delivers retinol results while visibly boosting skin vitality. It will reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and help skin look firmer, lifted, more even toned and radiant.

Harnessing the power of time-release retinol and micronised ruby crystals, this revitalising eye cream visibly illuminates, hydrates and restores eyes’ youthful looking glow.

Ren Bio Retinoid Anti-Ageing Cream (1.7oz) $116

Dr Brandt Glow Retinol Eye (0.5oz) $108

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INTRODUCING

PIONEERING ANTI-AGEING Leave it to the Swedes to create a cutting-edge skincare brand that is effective, pure and so very well designed (it launched at Stockholm Fashion Week and won a Wallpaper* Design Award). Meaning ‘reverse’ in Latin, Verso contains a revolutionary Retinol 8 formula – 8 times more effective than typical retinol to target the look of wrinkles and pigmentation and supply skin with more energy and oxygen to restore a youthful radiance. It’s the first non-prescription, high-dose vitamin A derivative that can be used safely in the daytime and is free from parabens, mineral oils and colourants.

NEW VERSO SKINCARE Foaming Cleanser (90ml) $66; Day Cream SPF 15 (50ml) $162; Night Cream (50ml) $162; Super Facial Serum (30ml) $192; Super Eye Serum (30ml) $126

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STIMULSKIN PLUS: THE SPA EYE-OVERHAUL The ultimate spa-strength eye cream, direct from Paris. Its highly concentrated formula delivers a surge of moisture and key botanicals to visibly: smoothe lines and wrinkles, firm, lift and dramatically improve radiance. NEW Darphin Stimulskin Plus Divine Eye Cream (15ml) Available at meccacosmetica.com.au

ANTI-AGEING INSIDER:

ANTIOXIDANTS: THE PROTECTORS

SKIN-TECHS

Antioxidants help protect skin from the visible signs of premature environmental ageing. Made with a super-dose of antioxidants, this serum also boosts hydration whilst visibly firming and reducing the look of wrinkles.

Let these hi-tech breakthroughs get your skin looking younger, brighter, smoother...faster.

NEW Radical Youth Infusion Serum (1oz) $285

VITAMIN C ESTER: THE BRIGHT INGREDIENT DILO OIL: THE RESTORER

This rare, fast-absorbing oil is charged with essential lipids, omegas 3,6 and 9, and anti‑oxidants to restore the look of skin on many levels: hydration, visible firmness and elasticity, skin tone, and the appearance of lines. NEW Kate Somerville Dilo Oil (1oz) $102

A super-antioxidant, it protects as it delivers visible brightening, sun spot-fading and firming results. Made with the highest concentration of Vitamin C Ester, each tube is like sending skin to bootcamp. Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester 15 (4 x 10ml tubes) $224

BRIGHTMUD: THE GLOW-FACTOR This tap-on and wipe-off eye treatment is a world-first. Each chrome capsule is designed to make eyes look super bright in 3 minutes and leaves a micro-layer on skin for extended results. It also visibly targets puffiness, dark circles and fine lines. Glamglow Brightmud Eye Treatment 15ml (12 Cells) $90

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GLOTION: THE RAY OF LIGHT Give skin year-round radiance. This anti-ageing moisturiser contains active vitamin D (known as the sun vitamin), and visibly restores skin’s warm, radiant glow of youth. NEW Dr Dennis Gross Glotion with Active Vitamin D (1oz) $84

BIO-ACTIVES: THE NUTRITIONISTS Like multi-vitamins for your skin, apply this serum before moisturiser to soften the look of lines and wrinkles, hydrate and improve the appearance of skin tone. NEW Elemental Herbology Bio-Cellular Matrix (30ml) $136

BLUE PLASMA: THE UN-PEEL This revolutionary no-rinse, non-acidic peel is designed to deliver all the benefits of a traditional peel without the irritation. It hydrates and leaves skin looking bright – not tight – and is so mild it can be used every day. Perricone MD Blue Plasma (2oz) $170

LIGHT ESSENCE: THE ENERGISER

GOLD: THE HOLY GRAIL OF ANTI-AGEING

This breakthrough technology is activated by light to help protect, moisturise and energise the look of skin while visibly reducing dark spots.

Nothing energises the look of skin like gold can. This eye mask is infused with a pure concentration of Chantecaille’s breakthrough 24 carat Gold Serum to reduce the look of dark circles and puffiness instantly and lines over time.

Talika Light Essence Cellular Activator Photo-Beauty Therapy (140ml) $185

NEW Chantecaille Gold Energising Eye Recovery Mask (8 masks) $306

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ANTI-AGEING INSIDER:

RESTED & ALERT Look refreshed and youthful with this naturally powerful duo. NEW This Works No Wrinkles Midnight Moisture (48ml) $125 reduces the signs of fatigued skin and is also rich in anti-ageing retinol and hydrating hyaluronic acid. NEW This Works No Wrinkles Tired Eyes (15ml) $178 targets the look of puffy eyes, wrinkles and dark circles.

RENEWED

THE NIGHT IS YOUNG Did you know skin regeneration peaks overnight? Give your skin an extra-boost with these innovations that work while you sleep.

This concentrated complex of glycolic, lactic, tartaric and citric acids is formulated to renew the look of skin for a visibly brighter, smoother and healthy looking complexion. Ren Radiance Resurfacing AHA Concentrate (30ml) $88

LINELESS Applied to your face and neck, each powerful capsule is packed with peptides to smooth the look of lines (especially around eyes and forehead), help prevent the appearance of future wrinkles and boost collagen. NEW Eve Lom Age Defying Smoothing Treatment (90x330mg caps) $314

RADIANT Wake-up to brighter skin after only one night. Essential botanicals visibly restore skin’s glow, boost collagen and visible renewal every night. NEW Darphin Ideal Resource Light Re-Birth Overnight Cream (50ml) Available at meccacosmetica.com.au

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BEAUTY LOOP IS YOUR TICKET TO EVEN MORE

BEHIND-THE-SCENES BENEFITS We know you love beauty as much as we do. Be a part of Mecca Beauty Loop and you can have access to more exclusive previews and events, complimentary Makeup Applications and a Beauty Loop Box every season, filled with beauty we know you’ll love. To never miss a benefit, spend $400 per year and ensure your e-mail address is up-to-date by asking our staff in store or online at: MECCACOSMETICA.CO.NZ/MYACCOUNT

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ADVENTUROUS

A blast of green notes, gunpowder accord and white musk. Comme des Garçons Amazingreen (50ml) $174

REFINED

The airy amber. Designed to be splashed or sprayed liberally everywhere, every day, this modern cologne envelopes you with the scent of mineral citrus and atmospheric amber. Thirdman Eau Profonde (250ml) $231

INSIDE THE ART OF

FRAGRANCE DRESSING: DAY TO NIGHT Your perfume is an extension of your outfit. Refresh your fragrance and set the tone for your day or night...everything else will follow. “I believe that fragrances are like clothes: some are warmer than others. It then becomes a matter of comfort, or of common sense. One should follow his instinct on this.” Frédéric Malle

LIGHT HEARTED

A clean, fresh floral with tulip, rhubarb and freesia blended with green notes, woods and vetiver. Byredo La Tulipe (50ml) $205

EFFERVESCENT

Leave the beaten track for wilder paths with this sparkling scent of sweet and exotic ylang ylang paired with fresh, green notes of violet, blackcurrant leaf, pink peppercorn, warm patchouli, vetiver and tonka bean. Diptyque Eau Mohéli (3.4oz) $182

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OPULENT

REBELLIOUS

Complete with its very own velvet-lined box (hand made, of course), this luxurious scent blends notes of cedarwood, amber, bergamot, montauk rose and clementine. Antonia’s Flowers Tiempe Passate (60ml) $272

CAPTIVATING

Unleash your inner anarchist with this spicy blend of May rose, pomegranate, pepper, Lily of the Valley, clove and cedar wood. Comme des Garçons White (50ml) $174

“This jasmine has only one thought in its head: paint the town white! It climbs high into the night and explodes in a constellation of fireworks. It feels positively electric on the skin.” Serge Lutens Serge Lutens A La Nuit (50ml) $200

ALLURING Inspired by its namesake, the world’s most famous seductress, it opens with sparkling grapefruit before sensual white jasmine and tuberose take over and finish with exotic, warm patchouli, golden amber and rich vanilla musk. NEW Tocca Cleopatra (50ml) $120

ENTICING

An ode to the fig tree: the enticing warmth of the sun-drenched leaves and wood, and the milky flavour of the fruit itself. Diptyque Philosykos (50ml) $155, (100ml) $200

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All prices in this book are in New Zealand dollars. Please address mail orders to: Mecca Cosmetica 128 Ponsonby Road Ponsonby Auckland Or purchase your favourites at WWW.MECCACOSMETICA.CO.NZ If you do not wish to receive Mecca Cosmetica catalogues in future please email us at enquiries@meccacosmetica.com.au or telephone and leave a message on 09 360 8460. Obviously real life and catalogue life are two different things, so some products may be larger than life, or brighter than bright. If you want the ‘real deal’, go in store and rub, dub, try and apply to your heart’s content or ring Mecca Mail Order on 09 360 8460. We also take the utmost care to ensure the accuracy of information on pricing but sometimes life’s little mishaps can occur. We are human after all and appreciate your understanding. AUTUMN 2014 ISSUE

Mecca Cosmetica Autumn 2014 Catalogue  
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