We found her! The makeup artist behind Nicole Richie's look for the Winter Kate launch!

posted on: Saturday, 27 February 2010

We hope some of you had a chance to visit with Nicole Richie as she launched her Winter Kate line at Selfridges on Friday in London. The clothing line was quite stunning. We'll be posting images of the full collection lookbook as soon as we get them. 

However, we were more stunned by how absolutely fantastic Richie looked in person! In fact, we were so wowed by her appearance at the launch that we pulled in lots of favours in order to track down the makeup artist behind it all!

Emma Day, famed makeup artist, was the young lady responsible for creating this magical look for the evening. If you have ever picked up a magazine in your life you will have seen Emma's work before. This girl has worked with everyone, and we mean everyone! Here's just a short list for you: Sienna Miller, Emma Watson, Kiera Knightley, Juliette Lewis, Vanessa Redgrave, Daniel Craig (yes, 007...we nearly died when we heard this)....and the list goes on and on.

Emma gave us a quick walk through of the makeup she used to create the look:

"I was inspired by Nicole's line which has a very hippy-like, luxiourious and easy vibe to it. Nicole has a natural glow so I used Chanel teint innocence for her base to enhance her natural beauty. She has very delicate features with gorgeous huge eyes which she likes to accentuate. I used Mac cream highlighter around her eyes and cheekbones, and then created a classic dark smokey eye which I softened with brown around the socket line as I wanted to avoid a gothy hard look. I wanted to bring out her natural prettiness which is actually quite soft and natural. I used a bronze Shu Uemura eyeshadow in the corners of the eyes to give them a dreamy look and finished off with individual lashes and lots of blended black kohl and mascara. On her cheeks I used a hot pink Mac blusher that I cant live without and used Mac's nude "Hue" lipstick to complete  the look."

You can check out Emma Day's portfolio, showcasing more of her outstanding work, at the Frank Agency.

Thanks so much, Emma, for taking the time to talk to us....we might have something cooked up with her for the future so watch this space!