By  on October 19, 2007

Makeup artist Justin Henry pictured models in eco-fashion maven Linda Loudermilk’s runway show not as tree huggers, but as natural women with a rock edge.

“I wanted it to have a very raw feel,” he said. Henry, working with Origins, decided not to use mascara, lipstick or blush, and concentrated principally on the areas around the eyes. Brows were defined, and makeup was heaviest on the lower eyelids, which were darkly lined and given a touch of smokiness with black graphite.

Hairstylist Yiotis Panayiotou, also working with Origins, set models’ hair in nets prior to the show to compress their dos.

“The message behind it is flatness,” he said. Panayiotou opted for deep side parts and to loosen up the hair along the models’ foreheads just a tad before they walked. Once on the runway, large fans blew the hair upward.

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