Ruby Chu Paints Patterns Onto Skin in Marie Antoinette-esque Shoot

 - Jun 29, 2009   Updated: Jun 16 2011
The Marie Antoinette-esque model Ruby Chu uses for her 'Let Them Eat Cake' photo shoot has an unusual addition to her porcelain makeup: Airbrushed lace patterns.

The latticed makeup looks like an undulating lace veil; upon closer examination, however, it's all airbrushed (or Photoshopped). Click through the gallery above to see more images from Ruby Chu's shoot, and be sure to check out more lace innovations below.

Implications - Makeup artists are continually looking for new ways to push the cosmetics envelope, and these airbrushed lace faces offer a much more detail-oriented alternative to the standard smoky raccoon eye. This particular uses airbrushed textures to evoke the bygone era of the French Revolution.