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F is for Five: 5 Spring 2011 Makeup Tips from MAC Senior Artist Melissa Gibson

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Hot lips and polished skin rule for Spring 2011, in the spotlight at Diane Von Furstenberg and at Thursday night's pre-fashion-week Spring/Summer 2011 installation by Ashley Rowe (above). In a series of makeup shorts taken backstage, Senior MAC artist Melissa Gibson gives us the low-down on how to work the look in real life.

The Look: Strategic Contrast

Subtle Cream Shadow

Patted Powder

The New Bronzed

The Matte Lip

The lip recipe, by the way, is MAC Chromagraphic Pencil in Process Magenta ($17.50), MAC Pro Lipmix in Fuchsia ($18) and MAC Pigment in Red Electric ($23.50). And the headband on Serafina, below right with fellow Elmer Olsen model Rei? Brillo pad.

Fei & Serafina_Elmer Olsen Model Management_at Ashley Rowe SS2011

Designer Ashley Rowe talks about her collection on

Photo of Fei and Serafina, Jenna Wakani. MAC Pro products are available exclusively at MAC Pro stores; MAC Cosmetics are available via Brillo Pads available at drug, grocery and dollar stores. Video shot with FujiFilm FinePix F70 EXR