Backstage Beauty | Nail Don’t! -

Nail DON'T! A tip from manicurist extraordinaire Angi Wingle, backstage at Karen Walker. "Don’t get a water manicure. Just like how your hair absorbs water, the natural nail expands. After 60 seconds, the nail expands and it’s full of water. And then you get your nails polished and the polish peels off in 12 hours, because the nail is contracting back, but ...
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Backstage Beauty | Karen Walker -

Makeup: Jenna Menard for Clinique Hair: Laurent Philippon for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Angi Wingle for CND  MAKEUP “There is black liner smudged along the bottom lash line, mixed with a powder to create, not a slept in smudgy, but a deliberate smudge. It’s not too overdone, still beautiful and clean, but smudgy and effortless. On the lid, there’s moisturizer so we get that ...
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Backstage Beauty | Jen Kao -

Makeup: Yadim for MAC Hair: Anthony Turner for Redken/Cutler Salon Nails: Shelena Robinson for CND MAKEUP "Otherworldly athleticism." - Yadim  HAIR “We wanted to rebel against the collection, which is always quite fun. We didn’t want to work with it necessarily in an obvious way. The collection is very strong, very linear. We wanted to deconstruct the hair. We didn’t want to do anything that was ...
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Backstage Beauty | Marissa Webb -

Makeup: Bobbi Brown for Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Hair: Michael Angelo for Oribe Hair MAKEUP “The look for Marissa Webb is a very modern girl, a little bit of a cool girl, because Marissa is really cool. It’s a modern look that anyone would like. It's a combination of glowy skin, natural concealer, foundation, powder, bronzer for a glow, a very soft nude smoky eye ...
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Backstage Beauty | Suno -

Makeup: Carole Colombani for MAC Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nails:  William Wesley for Essie & Haven Spa MAKEUP "The look for today is desert girl. She’s coming from the desert or she’s going to the desert. It’s a story about shading and sculpting. I work the eyes with these three shadows (MAC PRO Emphasize Shaping powder, Sculpt Sculpting Powder, Accentuate Shaping Powder) to ...
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Backstage Beauty | Charlotte Ronson -

Makeup: Gilbert Soliz for Sephora Pro Hair: John Reyman for Aveda Nails: Simcha Whitehill, aka Miss Pop, for Color Club   BACKSTAGE BEAUTY: CHARLOTTE RONSON NYFW S/S 13 from Stylesight on Vimeo. MAKEUP "The overall look is a little bit more deconstructed. Charlotte was inspired by the natural beauty of the ocean, so when she casted the models — the majority of them have these ...
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Backstage Beauty | Ruffian -

Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC Hair: Neil Moodie for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Keri Blair for MAC  MAKEUP "We’re doing a 18th century meets a hipster from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which is very interesting. We’re using this grey color, sort of like a Mozart grey, softly applied all over the eyelid and ending in the corner, but soft edges. It’s a cream, so it goes on ...
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Backstage Beauty | Nail Don’t!

Nail Don't! Tip from manicurist extraordinaire Sunshine Outing, backstage at Yigal Azrouel. "Don’t fan your nails when you polish them! It moves the polish. The polish ripples, and it slides around, although it doesn’t seem like it’s doing that. People do it all the time. Don’t do that! And the second reason why you don’t do that is because you might hit ...
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Backstage Beauty | Katie Gallagher -

Makeup: Romero Jennings for MAC Hair: Cesar Ramirez for Moroccanoil Nails: Casey Herman for Julep MAKEUP "Katie wanted the makeup to be ethereal, light mixed with dark, moody and a little bit melancholy. So when you look at the clothing, you see that these girls are quite strong but soft and feminine at the same time, completely wearable, almost like this urban chic. She’s ...
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Backstage Beauty | Peter Som -

Makeup: Tom Pecheux for MAC Hair: Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals Colorist: Aura Friedman for Wella Professionals Nails: Rebecca Isa for Zoya  BACKSTAGE BEAUTY: PETER SOM NYFW S/S 13 from Stylesight on Vimeo. MAKEUP “The inspiration is color. Peter Som makes clothes that are very feminine and elegant but cool, and fresh. He makes the girl feel good. As a person, he’s such a fresh, ...
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Backstage Beauty | Honor -

Makeup: Romy Soleimani for MAC Hair: James Pecis for Bumble & Bumble Nails: Deborah Lippmann for Deborah Lippmann  MAKEUP "The inspiration for the prints were all these cross sections of the body and intertwined muscles and cross sections of spines. There was a lot of deconstructed nature. So the skin is more natural, very lucid, very transparent. The color on the eyes is a ...
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Backstage Beauty | Creatures of the Wind -

Makeup: James Boehmer for Nars Hair: Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Nails: Ana-Maria for Essie MAKEUP "Shane and Chris always have this idea of opposing forces. The clothes are so incredibly tailored and beautiful. They were looking at vintage couture shapes and construction so even when you don’t necessarily see something very complicated in its appearance, the details and the construction of the clothes are so ...
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Backstage Beauty | Richard Chai -

Makeup: James Kaliardos for MAC  Hair: Frank Rizierri & Kevin Ryan for Aveda Nails: Jane Park for Julep BACKSTAGE BEAUTY: RICHARD CHAI NYFW S/S 13 from Stylesight on Vimeo. MAKEUP "We’re doing a soft, graphic eye, a ‘60s eye that has the floating contour and liner, slightly above the lash line, but we’re doing it in a new product, Fluidline, which sets, and the color is dirty ...
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Beauty Buzz | FNO Beauty Stops

Fashion’s Night Out Round 4 is packed with beauty events this year. Pamper your skin, dazzle your nails, and be sure to stop by our top beauty picks for FNO: 1. MAC + Azealia Banks Rapper Azealia Banks will perform at the MAC's Soho location to celebrate the launch of her MAC limited edition lipstick Yung Rapunxel, a semi-matte vampy blackberry. 506 Broadway. 2. ...
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Beauty Buzz | Michelle Obama’s Shade of Blue-Grey Polish

While Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic Convention is the talk of the town today, her nail color is the talk of the beauty world. The sophisticated blue-grey color (brand not yet announced by the White House) matched the hem of her Tracey Reese dress and is in tune with the dusty neutrals trend we saw on F/W 12 runways ...
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