Versace Beauty Spring 2018: Donatella’s Icon Status

The model line-up for Versace’s Spring 2018 show was up there with the most epic of all runway shows. We’re talking supers – Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen and Carla Bruni, and the list goes on and on. The iconic supermodels all came out for the finale to close the show in a moving tribute to Donatella Versace’s late brother, Gianni Versace.

In the spirit of tributes and celebration legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath debuted the most perfect nude shade of lipstick from her new collection “Lust: LuxeTrance Lipstick” that she named after Donatella Versace herself. “Of course I did,’ Pat said backstage; ‘it had to be this one.” McGrath created a look that is all about fresh, clean looking skin with glossy highlights complimented by neutral, bronze smoky eyes with soft contours and a perfect nude lip.


Soft, Sultry Smokey Eye + Creamy Nude Lips = Versace Girl Status

McGrath has been using the same color combination backstage for years, yet it still looks fresh on the Versace runway. The nude lipstick was tweaked to suit different skin tones.

To create the seductive gilded gold and bronze smokey eye, Pat McGrath used the shades ‘Bronze 005,’ ‘Xtreme Black,’ ‘Iconic,’ ‘Dark,’ ‘VR Nectar,’ and ‘Pale Gold 002’ from her Pat McGrath Labs Mothership I: Subliminal Eye Palette and Mothership II: Sublime Eye Palette, which are available on her website for $125 each. For the smudgy, lived-in look on the lash lines, McGrath combined the PermaGel Ultra Glide Eye Pencil in ‘Xtreme Black’ and ‘BLK Coffee’. Then, she lined the lips with the PermaGel Ultra Lip Pencil in the light pinky nude shade ‘Done Undone’. The universally flattering creamy, mauvy-beige nude lipstick she used was her Lust: LuxeTrance Lipstick in the ultimately fitting shade ‘Donatella’.

Mothership I: Subliminal Eye Palette

Mothership II: Sublime Eye Palette



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Mothership II: Sublime Palette
Mothership I: Subliminal Palette
PermaGel Ultra Glide Eye Pencil

Blend Sublime Eye Palette shades ‘Dark,’ ‘Bronze 005,’ ‘Xtreme Black,’ ‘Iconic’ & ‘VR Nectar’ with Subliminal Eye Palette shade ‘Pale Gold 002’ across the lid and into the crease. Define your lash line with a mixture of PermaGel Ultra Glide Eye Pencil shades ‘Xtreme Black’ and ‘BLK Coffee’.


PermaGel Ultra Lip Pencil
Lust: LuxeTrance Lipstick

Line your lips with PermaGel Ultra Lip Pencil in ‘Done Undone’ and fill them in with Lust: LuxeTrance Lipstick shade ‘Donatella’.


Pat Mcgrath Labs MatteTranceTM Lipstick • $38
Pat Mcgrath Labs LiquiLUST 007 • $38
Pat Mcgrath Labs Permagel Ultra Glide Eye Pencil • $25
Pat Mcgrath Labs LuxeTranceTM Lipstick • $38

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