The Swinging ’60′s – Photographer Nikolay Biryukov shoots fashion model Alek Alexeyeva for the October 2013 edition of Elle Russia. The 1960′s inspired beauty story shows the blonde belle in an array of looks ranging from au natural to bright and bold as styled by Kieran Partise. Makeup artist Marina Keri creates her bombshell looks while hair stylist Keiichiro Hirano teases her tresses. / Nails by Grace Humpfries
Beauty Babe – Kwak Ji Young lends her stunning features to another fashion editorial, this time the Korean models gets spotlighted in the September beauty supplement from Elle Vietnam. Photographer Zhang Jingna lenses the dark-haired stunner in a variety of looks, ranging from smokey eyeshadow to dark plum lips. Junya Nakashima worked on hair while Gregg Brockington created Kwak’s flawless makeup. / Manicure by Naoko Saita
Manga Marvel – Inspired by Japanese manga, the October issue of Elle Vietnam highlights colorful looks in this beauty spread starring Soo Joo. Phuong My worked on production for the shoot which was photographed by Yulia Gorbachenko and styled by Beagy Zielinski. Soo Joo looks out of this world with bold makeup courtesy of Anastasia Durasova and colorful streaks created by hair stylist Elsa. / Manicure by Julie Kandalec using Chanel, Set design by Veronika Ossi
Girlishly Glam – Alaina Mitchell and Sara Schmidt channel fame-obsessed teens in this Bling Ring inspired beauty feature for Marie Claire China. Photographer Amber Gray captures the playful images for the feature that celebrates Sofia Coppola’s latest film and the unbelievable true story that inspired it. Makeup artist Akkiko Sakamoto used cosmetics from M.A.C, Chanel, Maybelline and Givenchy to create the models’ flirty feminine looks. / Styling by Yana Kamps, Hair by Yoichi Tamizawa, Nails by Simcha Whitehill
The Eyes Have It – Marcus Ohlsson got up close and personal with Sung Hee Kim for this month’s edition of Vogue China. Makeup artist Fredrik Stambro gave the South Korean pale foundation to ensure his dramatic eye work and unusually hued lips really pop. Australia’s Stevie Dance served as stylist and fashion editor for the beauty feature. Hair by Miki at Tim Howard, Manicures by Honey, Casting by Piergiorgio Del Moro
Wild! – Photographed by Wendy Hope, model Kwak Ji Young lets out her inner feline in FGR’s latest exclusive. The animal print trend is on fire for the fall season, so why not show it off with these gorgeous beauty looks? Makeup artist Paul Innis creates the Korean stunner’s leopard painted spots while her wild manicure is courtesy of Honey Nailz.
Passionate Eyes – Actress Scarlett Johansson shows off her bombshell looks in Dolce & Gabbana’s new “Passioneyes” duo mascara campaign. The blonde was photographed by Tom Munro in Taormina surrounded by Sicilian motifs such as the Mediterranean fruits and flowers. The mascara was developed in collaboration with Dolce & Gabbana cosmetics Creative Advisor Pat McGrath, and is produced in three shades–a black called Nero, a dark brown called Terra and the brand’s first blue hue–Blu Indaco.
Chic Checks – Vogue Taiwan shows plaid pieces can be surprisingly sophisticated in its September 2013 issue. Chinese model Tian Yi stars in the “Classic Check” feature snapped by fashion photographer Yossi Michaeli. She wears charming checked apparel from Thom Browne, Celine, and Moschino selected by stylist Melaney Oldenhof. Hair and makeup artists Kayla Michelle and Deanna Melluso helped enhance Tian’s fine features. Danielle Von Braun served as art director on the beauty shoot.
Rihanna for MAC, Take 3 – Marking her third collaboration with makeup giant MAC, singer Rihanna’s fall line with the cosmetics brand is set to hit stores on October 3rd. The full collection of holiday products will arrive in December. The range includes her signature lipstick “RiRi Woo” available as a lip gloss as well as bronzer, eye mascara and eyeshadow palettes. Prices for the line range from $16.50 to $44.00.
Ready for Her Close Up – Laura Upeniece dazzles with bright red lips and shimmering metallic eyes in Harper’s Bazaar Turkey’s latest beauty feature. Ergin Turunc’s up close photographs show that the model really is as flawless as she appears on the runway. However, no doubt that stunning face received a helping hand from the expert cosmetic application of makeup stylist Ali Riza Ozdemir. / Hair by Yildirim Bozuyuk, Beauty editor – Pelin Hascalik