The Summer 2012 campaign was designed and photographed by NARS Founder and Creative Director François Nars. Once again, the inimitable Ginta Lapina personifies the look. To begin, St. Moritz Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF30/PA+++ was applied to the center of the face with the fingertips...

The China Syndrome – Eastern inspired fashion was a major trend among designers' spring 2011 collection, and none other than pays tribute to the Asian influence with François Nars' stunning beauty portraits. With art direction by Giovanni Bianco and styling by Patti Wilson, Ginta Lapina is...

Yesterday, I finally met François Nars at the Makeup Your Mind: Express Yourself Book Signing Event at Nordstrom Michigan Avenue! Me and Francois Nars Although this was my second time meeting François (I first met him at the NARS Loves Chicago Event back in 2009), I was SO nervous I was...

Coinciding with the new book Makeup Your Mind: Express Yourself, by Founder & Creative Director François Nars,NARS is excited to announce the launch of www.makeupyourmind.com, a community website featuring an interactive social game for all NARSissists! is a virtual global gallery that will...

Amanda personally introduced Francois Nars to all of the ladies in attendance -- in case you're wondering, he's maybe 5'8" or 5'9", of indeterminate age, incredibly glossy hair, bearing the trademark scruff on his face, smells delicious, etc. They sat downand Amanda started grilling...

Who better than makeup artist and cosmetics designer François Nars to write a book on beauty? Next to none. Yes, dear readers, François Nars has taken pen to paper to write Express Yourself, a how-to manual celebrating the creative process of creating and using cosmetics. Inside, you will...

François Nars, Grace Coddington, and Calvin Klein more photos› In the nineties, when supermodels reigned supreme, there was no bigger name in face-painting than François Nars. "There was a lot of spirit—and that confidence carries over," original CK One model Jenny Shimizu recalled of the...

by François Nars for Vogue Japan's April 2011 issue. Dressed in oriental inspired clothing, Ginta wears bright red lips and cat-eye flicks to finish off each outfit, along with some statement opulent jewels. With each look styled by Patti Wilson and including art direction by Giovanni Bianco,...

But that won't be the case the next time I walk by a Sephora store: Makeup-artist extraordinaire François Nars, founder of Nars Cosmetics, teamed up with Sephora to bring a runway feel to each of the store's locations. Inspired by Nars' favorite spring 2011 runway trends, he directed a shoot...

Q&A WITH FRANÇOIS NARS What is the mood of the Fall 2012 Color collection? Sophisticated, modern, edgy... It's perhaps an unexpected mix of colors and textures that, together, signal a fresh new take on fall color. What are the must-have products for fall? The Trio Eyeshadow, definitely....

 

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