Photo: Teen Vogue
Yesterday, I was lucky enough to pick the brain of Kristofer Buckle, a genius makeup artist who’s worked with the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Blake Lively. As if those credentials weren’t impressive enough, Buckle is currently the makeup artist on the set of The X Factor, my latest T.V. guilty pleasure. Click through to learn his top tips and tricks!
Notable Quotables is a weekly series featuring a great quote. Whether it’s the founder of a beloved beauty brand, an eccentric makeup artist making headlines, or even a super-stylish celebrity, our favorite tastemakers always have something worth sharing. This week our quote is from Hamish Bowles, Vogue Editor at Large— but before you start thinking he’s dissing Anna Wintour, you should know he took on an alter ego to audition for Simon Cowell’s X Factor.
“Well, I once gave Anna Wintour a blow-out. She was very difficult. But I really get a kick out of making ordinary women look beautiful.”
— Hamish Bowles as hairstylist Leo Mercuré during his X Factor audition for an article in Vogue.