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Nars Does "Existentialist With a Modern Twist" for Marc Jacobs

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"I was inspired by the film La Vie des Autres," says designer Marc Jacobs, "I wanted the models to have a dirty look—as if the hair and makeup had been slept in."

created the makeup look for Marc Jacobs' fall-winter 2010 show last night. Jacobs specifically requested Nars' "Barbarella" lipstick, so Francois Nars built the color palette around that. "This look is what you'd see on a girl from the East Village or St. Germain des Pres—existentialist with a modern twist," Nars says. "These girls are sexy and cool. Their makeup looks dirty and worn out as if it has been on all night but still translates beautifully on the runway."

Francois Nars used: Sheer glow foundation and "Enchanted" blush (to be released Summer 2010—try "Gina" for a similar look) on the face; "D. Gorgeous" eyeshadow, "Black Moon" eyeliner, Larger than Life volumizing mascara, and "Nuits Blanches" eyeliner stylo on the eyes; and "Barbarelle" lipstick on the lips.
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