As a long-time fan of the Russian duo t.A.T.u. (All The Things She Said, anyone??), I was ecstatic to learn that the redhead, Lena Katina now lives in Los Angeles and has her own solo project. After a brief lunch, we knew it was meant to be. Lena and her boyfriend came over for Thanksgiving and before I knew it I was invited to design two makeup looks for her new video Melody (a collab with Clark Owen).
One look was a classic ‘siren’ — cat liner, lashes, classic red lips. My favorite, however, was the ‘party’ look that involved lots of blue glitter to match her sparkling sequinned dress. I loved it, she looked like a mermaid!
Clark Owen Feat. Lena Katina – Melody
BEHIND THE SCENES
Doing Lena’s makeup
Lena and Clark during one of their many takes (seriously, I was amazed how many times they sang the song over and over again, for different camera angles — and didn’t even complain once!).
The video was shot in Hollywood Hills, with a gorgeous view of the city.