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shu uemura :: Tokyo Lash Bar 2011 :: ethno color scope

shu uemura's model, Amber Chia showcasing the 2011's tokyo lash bar collection with the latest theme - "ethno color scope" at the Mid Valley Megamall.

The successors of the beauty master: shu uemura international accredited artists.

Shu Uemura’s Tokyo Lash Bar theme for 2011 is “ethno color scope.”

Tokyo Lash Bar is a yearly Shu Uemura event where the latest eyelashes are launched in Malaysia. During the launch their élite “black book artists” will showcase their work to the invited guests, usually to the media and the who’s who in the Malaysian fashion and entertainment industries.

infinite expression

In 1968, the founder Shu Uemura introduced the world to “mode make-up”, a make-up service, enabling its clientele to freely explore unique eyelash designs.

Indulge yourself in tokyo lash bar

2011’s tokyo lash bar collection, “ethno color scope” features the beauty of intricate decorations  inspired by tribal handicrafts.

Select, customize and create you own mesmerizing eye decor and watch as it comes alive in vibrant colors. Discover these creative pieces which are emboldening women around the world.

More photos in the post…. too many….. be warned.

The venue: Mid Valley Center Court

Artist, Lavynia Tam and model, Zhanita being interviewed by media at the start of the event.

Tay Ai Leen and shu uemura Brand Manager, Elaine Too.

Artist, Taisu and Model, Emily L.

Amber is looking more beautiful by the day..... especially since the birth of her child.

Supermodel Amber Chia with her ..... hopefully not back-bone breaking pose....

Thanuja with her shu uemura eyelashes.

Close-up shot of Karena T.

shu uemura artist working their magic on guest's eyelashes.

shu uemura artist working their magic on guest's eyelashes.

shu uemura artist working their magic on guest's eyelashes.

Striking light box image on the beauty of eyelashes.

Marking the start of the event: Percussion Group performance.

Marking the start of the event: Percussion Group performance.

Master of Ceremony: Aishah Sinclair.

Model: Amber C - Clothing Designer: Julia Leong - specks of black - Artist: Lisa Yap - "The mono colored specks of black captures the attractiveness of the eyes in an extraordinary yet subtle manner. Application of the eyeliner in an unconventional way allows me to create a deep set effect whilst maintaining the pure and naive expression reflected in the eyes of the ethnic group people which I seek."

Model: Kelly J - Clothing Designer: Julia Leong - vibrant accessories - Artist: Anges Ng - "Ethnic accessories were the main inspiration for my creation. Beaded accessories which are delicately crafted are often used to accessorize in preparation for tribal rituals. The combination of vibrant, colorful beads portrays fun and youthfulness."

Model: Rain - Clothing Designer: Julia Leong - courting the Chinese culture - Artist: Jayce Liew - "I am mesmerized by the historical legends of the Chinese tribes in ancient China. My masterpiece showcases the element of the traditional Chinese fan enhanced with red and black color to represent the strength , power, and vitality of the Chinese ethnic group."

Model: Rain - courting the Chinese culture - Artist: Jayce Liew - "I am mesmerized by the historical legends of the Chinese tribes in ancient China. My masterpiece showcases the element of the traditional Chinese fan enhanced with red and black color to represent the strength , power, and vitality of the Chinese ethnic group."

Model: Zhanita - Clothing Designer: Julia Leong - tribal belief - Artist: Lavynia Tam - "North American Indians believe in worshiping god above all things. I am impressed by the belief whereby god is the source of strength and courage bringing them vigor and the admirable characteristics of a native Indian tribe's person."

Model: Zhanita - tribal belief - Artist: Lavynia Tam - "North American Indians believe in worshiping god above all things. I am impressed by the belief whereby god is the source of strength and courage bringing them vigor and the admirable characteristics of a native Indian tribe's person."

Model: Esther T - Clothing Designer: Julia Leong - the whimsical bird - Artist: Peggie Ng - "The vivid colors and bright plumage of the birds of paradise distinguishes them as the world's most dramatic and attractive species of birds. These birds are strongly identified with Papua New Guinea and the highlanders there are fond of using the feathers from these birds as a form of decoration in their culture."

Model: Esther T - Clothing Designer: Julia Leong - the whimsical bird - Artist: Peggie Ng - "The vivid colors and bright plumage of the birds of paradise distinguishes them as the world's most dramatic and attractive species of birds. These birds are strongly identified with Papua New Guinea and the highlanders there are fond of using the feathers from these birds as a form of decoration in their culture."

Model: Esther T - the whimsical bird - Artist: Peggie Ng - "The vivid colors and bright plumage of the birds of paradise distinguishes them as the world's most dramatic and attractive species of birds. These birds are strongly identified with Papua New Guinea and the highlanders there are fond of using the feathers from these birds as a form of decoration in their culture."

Model: Deedee - laced with aboriginal style - Artist: Surya Zainul - "My creation was stemmed from the African tribe's hairstyle which features the use of braids combined with exotic colors from the various handmade accessories. This ancient art of hair braiding is now a fashion statement with aesthetic distinctiveness which I would like to express through make-up."

Model: Deedee - laced with aboriginal style - Artist: Surya Zainul - "My creation was stemmed from the African tribe's hairstyle which features the use of braids combined with exotic colors from the various handmade accessories. This ancient art of hair braiding is now a fashion statement with aesthetic distinctiveness which I would like to express through make-up."

Model: Deedee - laced with aboriginal style - Artist: Surya Zainul - "My creation was stemmed from the African tribe's hairstyle which features the use of braids combined with exotic colors from the various handmade accessories. This ancient art of hair braiding is now a fashion statement with aesthetic distinctiveness which I would like to express through make-up."

Model: Karena T - meticulous creation - Artist: Chufan - "I am fascinated by the complexity of the ethnic handicraft that focuses a lot on patching and darning techniques featured in exotic colors. The uneven white eyeliner relates back to the ancient tribes who once meticulously patched and darned dusty faded colored stones to create accessories and handicrafts."

Model: Anita A - dazzling patchwork - Artist: Najeeb - "The goddess of Nepal provided me with the inspiration to incorporate the colorful lines of the patchwork designs. The dazzle of these designs with its striking colors, adds a rich graphics accent to the eyes."

Model: Anita A - dazzling patchwork - Artist: Najeeb - "The goddess of Nepal provided me with the inspiration to incorporate the colorful lines of the patchwork designs. The dazzle of these designs with its striking colors, adds a rich graphics accent to the eyes."

Model: Anita A - dazzling patchwork - Artist: Najeeb - "The goddess of Nepal provided me with the inspiration to incorporate the colorful lines of the patchwork designs. The dazzle of these designs with its striking colors, adds a rich graphics accent to the eyes."

Model: Emily L - a tribute to the tribal women - Artist: Taisu - "The purple woven cotton and silk like material inspired me to recreate the feminine side of the women from ancient tribes with added hint of modernity. Delicate flower petal glides on the eyes, further emphasizing the gentle side of the women."

Model: Emily L - a tribute to the tribal women - Artist: Taisu - "The purple woven cotton and silk like material inspired me to recreate the feminine side of the women from ancient tribes with added hint of modernity. Delicate flower petal glides on the eyes, further emphasizing the gentle side of the women."

Model: Name N/A - patchwork art - Artist: Emma Mustafa - "Ethnic tribe's patchwork designs play an important role in my work of art. I selected the rich yellow color to complement the bold and striking colors of the lash's graphic accent. The make-up was kept minimal to ensure that the eyelashes remain outstanding."

Model: Zucca T - exotic ethnic art - Artist: Deric Lim - "The exotic colors and richness of folk graphic pattern are truly inspiring. The elements contained in the ethnic art are intricate, beautiful yet seemingly unattainable. I attempted to capture all these colors and motifs in my creation by combining both the vivid colors and elaborate designs in a piece of artwork."

Model: Zucca T - exotic ethnic art - Artist: Deric Lim - "The exotic colors and richness of folk graphic pattern are truly inspiring. The elements contained in the ethnic art are intricate, beautiful yet seemingly unattainable. I attempted to capture all these colors and motifs in my creation by combining both the vivid colors and elaborate designs in a piece of artwork."

Model: Eryna - face art - Artist: Deq Sha - "Face painting amongst the African ethnic community is a culture that never fails to amaze me. I was inspired by the way they freely run their fingers dipped in paint across their faces creating streaks of motifs and patterns to enhance the emotions and meaning of the culture events."

Model: Eryna - face art - Artist: Deq Sha - "Face painting amongst the African ethnic community is a culture that never fails to amaze me. I was inspired by the way they freely run their fingers dipped in paint across their faces creating streaks of motifs and patterns to enhance the emotions and meaning of the culture events."

Model: Thanuja - honoring the queen of birds - Artist: Stevensunny - "The idea for my creation was from the queen of the birds. Painting the forehead with red, yellow, blue and green ethnic patterns brings out the tribal characteristics and style. The color selections are exotic and are inspired by ethnic handicrafts."

Model: Amber C - specks of black - Artist: Lisa Yap - "Makeup fascinates me as it allows limitless changes and creativity.'

Model: Kelly J - vibrant accessories - Artist: Anges Ng - "The use of powerful, fun, interesting and energetic colors in makeup brings limitless imagination to the mind."

Model: Rain - courting the Chinese culture - Artist: Jayce Liew - "The dazzling array of colors in makeup is a source to my inspiration, and I feel happy by making others feel pretty."

Model: Zhanita - tribal belief - Artist: Lavynia Tam - "Every woman is beautiful and her beauty is enhanced with a touch of makeup, giving her a unique look and personality."

Model: Esther T - the whimsical bird - Artist: Peggie Ng - "Makeup is a life-long journey of gaining new skills and knowledge. I constantly crave for new challenges and source of inspiration."

Model: Deedee - laced with aboriginal style - Artist: Surya Zainul - "Beautiful canvas is the core for a beautiful make-up."

Model: Karena T - meticulous creation - Artist: Chufan - "A quote from ancient Greek philosopher Socrates, "know yourself, be yourself'" has thought me that make up is to help understand yourself better and not try to be someone else."

Model: Anita A - dazzling patchwork - Artist: Najeeb - "Beauty is all in your mind."

Model: Emily L - a tribute to the tribal women - Artist: Taisu - "Make up is best when used in a light and natural palette to bring out one's hidden charm."

Model: Name N/A - patchwork art - Artist: Emma Mustafa - "Believe in your own beauty."

Model: Zucca T - exotic ethnic art - Artist: Deric Lim - "To me, make up helps to motivate one's perfection."

Model: Eryna - face art - Artist: Deq Sha - "Makeup is not meant to create the perfect face; it's to enhance your natural beauty."

Model: Thanuja - honoring the queen of birds - Artist: Stevensunny - "Make up acts as a channel to express your personal and self-attitude, without having to put on heavy makeup to highlight your natural and unique beauty."

shu uemura's models and their make-up artists on stage.

Julia Leong, the talented designer receiving a memento from Invianto Soebiantoro, General Manager of Luxury Products Division, L'Oreal Malaysia.

Another talented designer receiving a memento from Invianto Soebiantoro, General Manager of Luxury Products Division, L'Oreal Malaysia. (Sorry, I didn't get his name)

Group photo with the management of L'Oreal Malaysia.

Memento for the goddess of mane..... Winnie Loo.

Memento for sponsor of Asus Eee Pad Transformer.

The winner of Best Dressed Guest...... went to Tengku Zai, beauty writer from Harper's Bazaar.

Tengku Zai with her ASUS Eee Pad Transformer. Congratulations.....

Models posing with Winnie Loo.... the hair stylist extraordinaire.....

Ladies of the day......beautiful and talented ladies....

Models posing with shu uemura's international accredited artists.

The ever beautiful Aishah Sinclair with her beautiful shu uemura eyelashes.....

Deric surrounded by so many beautiful sirens..... Have a great day Deric!

Debbie Goh, Yise Loo, mysterious beauty, Emely Poon and Tracy Cheong. If they ever crossed the road in KL at the same time..... traffic will come to a standstill and men.... well men will drop like flies... 🙂

Ellisan Tan looking great with her greenish hairdo.... Smile, you are on candid camera! Actually the color of her hair complement her dress.... nice.

Who said spectacles are not sexy? Just look at April Yap.... The specs made the photo.... Ehmm.... do you have boyfriend......? 🙂

Tracy Cheong - She is so beautiful.....

Shirley How, PR Manager of shu uemura with Tracy and friend.

Debbie posing with Gillian..... 2 beautiful and talented ladies.

SMILE...... Beautiful Smile....

Sisterhood of beauty....

Group photo of the beautiful shu uemura models.....

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