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Cartoons and Character at Luella

"Everybody is different," said makeup artist Gucci Westman. "The inspiration is that character coming through. It's superrealism."

Luella RTW Fall 2009 Backstage

Luella RTW Fall 2009 Backstage

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Celebrating individuality was the order of the day at Luella on Monday. Makeup artist Gucci Westman, working with Revlon, created a plethora of makeup looks, each one specifically designed to highlight the models' individual features.

"Everybody is different," said Westman. "The inspiration is that character coming through. It's superrealism."

Westman tailored her product palette to each model. Among products she used were Revlon's Illuminance Crème Shadow, Beyond Natural Concealer & Highlighter and Fabulash mascara.

Hairstylist Guido Palau, who was working with Redken, also created a variety of looks for hair ranging from Sixties-inspired 'dos to tomboyish styles.

"Some are almost cartoonish in an easy, punky way," he said, adding he used a battery of products, including Redken Thickening Lotion and Forceful hairspray, to achieve the looks.