Do you ever wonder what's inside the kit of a professional makeup & hair artist? We worked with Chris Geracitano on a shoot for The Sunday Mail and asked for his list of products you can shop right here at Harbour Town.
How did you create this look on the model?
For makeup I kept to a monochromatic feel, keeping the same tonal values throughout the total makeup look. I put and emphasis on highlighting and shading, deep socket work on the eyes and a muted nude cheek and lip.
Hair was blow dried back, slicked at the sides and squared off at the top, I created body with Evo Haze Texture Powder and set the look with Evo Builders Paradise Hairspray.
Shop these two pro products at Salon Superstore
Must have hair product for everyday gorgeous hair
Olaplex #3 is a must have to revive damaged hair.
- Apply a generous amount to damp/towel dried hair, from the scalp to the ends.
- Comb through once and leave on for 10 or more minutes.
- Rinse thoroughly from hair, shampoo and condition.
- Can be used once a week or 2-3 times on really damaged hair.
Shop Olaplex #3 at Salon Superstore
Must have makeup products for everyday use
Start with a primer, and then Maybelline Superstay Multiuse Foundation, set the foundation with a setting powder. A must have is a natural eye shadow pallete, a lip gloss & a highlighter.
Shop Maybelline at Priceline
Hair hot tools you can't live without
GHD Glide Hot Brush, it straightens the hair but leaves some body. If you have limited time in the morning to get ready, blast dry your hair and then smooth over with Ghd Hot Brush. It's super quick and effective, you can also achieve a slight curve on the ends to add that polished look.
Buy one for yourself at The Shaver Shop.
Top three budget beauty products
Garnier BB Cream, it's literally a skin perfector.
Maybelline Colossal Big Shot Volumising Mascara, does exactly what is says!
Bourjois Lip Crayons, great colours and I like to use them as a blush as well.
Find these and more at Priceline
Top three budget hair products
TIGI Bed Head After Party Smoothing Cream. It's a leave in treatment/heat protector. It's always important to start with a foundation product for your hair before styling.
JOICO K-Pak Color Therapy Restorative Styling Oil. A finishing serum/oil. Shiny hair equals healthy looking hair!
KRISTIN ESS Dry Finish Working Texture Spray. A texture spray and dry shampoo, get that undone look and texture in your waves.
Find these and more at Priceline
Tell us about any cool beauty and hair tricks we can try at home.
Practice curling or waving your hair while your tong is turned off to get your technique right.
Blow drying your hair by tipping your head over and drying it while brushing all forward without a part to create extra volume.
Use your blow drier on medium heat to dry to eliminate frizz.
Chris is a hairdresser, makeup artist and photographer with 20 years experience. He has recently moved back to Adelaide after 7 years in Melbourne. He has worked with many A-listers, socialites and celebrities, as well as being an Art Director in high-end salons .
*All prices correct and stock available at time of shoot
Photography & interview Jodi Nash @ Style Media & Co.
Styling Mirella Romano
Hair and Makeup Chris Geracitano
Model Kaitlyn @ The Models
Location Mia Margarita