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Seductive Cosmetic Close-Ups

Christel Bangsgaard's Photography Captures Intense Makeup

— August 26, 2011 — Fashion
Vibrant cosmetics like the ones featured within Christel Bangsgaard’s beauty photography remind me a lot of ‘MAC’ Cosmetics. Whenever I see print advertisements for this particular cosmetic brand, they are never afraid to use saturated colors and make bold makeup moves -- just like Christel Bangsgaard.

Christel Bangsgaard has a Danish heritage, but is currently located in New York City where she creates her stunning cosmetic closeups. With a second place nod in the beauty category of The International Photography Award, I’m sure we’ll be seeing more from this talented artist and photographer.

Implications - Choosing to undergo bold colorful campaigns is something that many companies and artists carefully consider. For those who are able to incorporate daring color schemes in a tasteful, not overdone way, consumers continue to find these displays more memorable -- just like how many viewers react to MAC Cosmetics campaigns.
Trend Themes
1. Vibrant Cosmetic Campaigns - Opportunity for cosmetic companies to create bold and memorable advertising campaigns featuring saturated colors.
2. Intense Makeup Photography - Emerging trend of capturing close-ups of vibrant and bold makeup in photography, creating stunning visuals for beauty brands.
3. Danish Heritage in Beauty Art - Exploring the influence of Danish heritage in beauty photography, adding a unique touch to cosmetic promotions.
Industry Implications
1. Cosmetics - Opportunity for cosmetic companies to embrace daring color schemes and create memorable campaigns.
2. Photography - Emerging trend of capturing vibrant and intense makeup close-ups, providing opportunities for photographers in the beauty industry.
3. Art - Exploring the merging of art and beauty through photography, offering new avenues for artistic expression within the beauty industry.
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