Make-up with electrifying colours catches the eye when passing Illamasqua counters, where a smashed mirror forms part of the decor. Conceptually, breaking the looking glass liberates the bolder person hiding inside all of us to be who we really are, and putting on make-up is a part of this self-expression.
Makeup artist, Chitisan Panthong demonstrating the Sophie-I technique, which involves sketching of the socket line with the Medium Pencil.
Thus Illamasqua's dramatic styles are inspired by people in the alternative scene, and the Sophie-I look pays tribute to Sophie Lancaster, whose individuality led to a brutal assault and tragic death in August 2007.
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