An Armani FOTN courtesy of Cesar Santos

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 13 - 2012

You’re gonna have to excuse the late-night point & shoot pictures, these were taken at around 11pm and I’d just dragged my tired bum through the door after spending an evening at Selfridges enjoying an Armani masterclass with Cesar Santos, one of Armani’s International Face Designers.  I’d already managed to eat my lipstick and gloss off whilst on the train home, so what remains in the photo below is a five-hour old base which my dry skin instantly fell in love with (Luminous Silk 4.5), some phenomenal mascara (Eyes to Kill (VexInTheCity, you were right)), and one of the new Eyes To Kill eyeshadows (#24 – RougeDeluxe has more info on them here).

There was also a blush (blushing fabric #1) which the camera has failed to capture.  I’m sad that I ate the lipstick off, it was probably the best warm pink I’ve ever worn for not looking clashy against my skin.  Don’t comment on my brows, I would say that I’m “growing them out” or something bloggery like that, but I’m not… I’m just too idle to phone my threading lady and my fringe does a great job at hiding them.  Usually.

How about that mascara huh?

Cesar Santos usually resides on the Giorgio Armani counter at Harvey Nichols, London.  You need to track down this man, seriously.  He’s ridiculously easy to talk to, completely non-judgemental when admitting your makeup crimes, and did not put a single foot wrong when selecting shades that complemented both my skintone AND my hair.  Basically, if ever there were a case for human cloning (especially if we could turn them into our makeup minions)… Cesar is it.

I shall be blogging more about the evening soon!


12 Responses to “An Armani FOTN courtesy of Cesar Santos”

  1. liloo says:

    the lovely glowing skin and the hair did all the talking. x

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  2. Claire says:

    Charlotte your hair looks fab! What colour are you using? x

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    • Claire says:

      Er, ignore the question I saw your other post – Fire is one of my favourite shades, it’s quite an odd colour – on bleached hair it goes an orangey red and on darker hair it goes more pinky – regardless it looks lovely :)

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  3. Tass says:

    Hello lashes! Going to look up this wondrous mascara right now. p.s you look fabulous xx

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  4. Your skin looks absolutely perfect. And gosh, your lashes are so lush!

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  5. Iris says:

    Wow, your skin looks fantastic, so smooth and glowy! Love the red locks as well :-)

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  6. kelly says:

    I want that mascara!

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  7. Hollie says:

    So gorgeous, I need that foundation! x

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  8. Wordbird says:

    Kelly wants the mascara, Hollie wants the foundation… I want Cesar!!! :)

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  9. gio says:

    Your skin looks flawless and I want that mascara too! Your lashes look amazing!

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  10. Victoria says:

    Wow your lashes look amazing, I need to pick up some of that mascara!
    x

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  11. Baby says:

    You look fabulous, I really love the hair!

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