Skip Nav
Real Girl
28 Beauty Street Style Photos That Will Make You Want to Get Glam
Nails
It’s Not Just the Clothes You Should Look at on the Libertine Catwalk — It’s the Nail Art
Hair
These Are the Top 10 Trending Haircuts For Autumn, According to Stylists
Models
Models Reveal Their Skincare Routines During New York Fashion Week

Photos of Kim Kardashian Naked in Silver Body Paint for W Magazine Art Issue 2010; Gucci Westman's How-To

Heavy Metal: The Secret Behind Kim Kardashian's Silver Shoot

The majority of you felt that Kim Kardashian's naked W cover was a tad unnecessary. 'Specially considering her regret over posing sans clothing for Playboy. Still, doesn't stop everyone and anyone wanting to know the who, what, why about her silver body paint for the art issue. So here goes . . .

The body painter: Gucci Westman aka Revlon's International Creative Director aka GENIUS.

Umm, the why: It was for W's annual art issue so they had to do something out-there and, well, arty. “I wanted it to look like Kim was dipped in silver, like she was liquid,” she told W. And silver because . . . well it's chic. Fair 'nuff.

The how: Gucci used Kryolan Aquacolor silver body paint with Make Up For Ever silver powder. Then a metallic Revlon eyeshadow was used to highlight certain areas of Kim's famously curvy frame.

The how-long: Gucci said the application took 30 minutes tops. Good news for those who want to go all Silver Surfer up in people's faces.

The what-say-you: Well? Whaddya reck? Will you be cracking open the body paint tonight?


Around The Web
More From POPSUGAR
Join The Conversation
Before and After Invisalign Results
How To Have An Almost Painless Bikini Wax
Must Have New Beauty Products of 2013
Best Budget Body Oils
Spring Beauty Product Swaps
20 New Beauty Products to Try in August
Beauty Products Safe to Use on Babies
Editors Picks: Best Body Oils and Best Hand Creams
Top Beauty Products the Editor Picks
Top 12 Beauty Editor Picks

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds