Beauty Buzz | Fashion Night Out Beauty Guide

Fashion Night Out 2011 Beauty GuideFashion’s Night Out is back! Going strong into it’s third year, this fun-filled night is jam packed with exclusive events and parties that you will not want to miss. With an overwhelming list of affairs, we’ve handpicked our NYC faves to give you the best beauty perks.

Benefit Cosmetics / 454 West Broadway New York NY 10012 / 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Benefit Cosmetics will be dishing out makeup tips, including brow and lash services featuring their new amazing mascara They’re Real! You’ll also be treated to cocktails and possibly win up to a year of free brow services.

Bergdorf Goodman / 745 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10001 / 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Dudes can enjoy free beard conditioning treatments with Jack Black skincare at Bergdorf Goodman for their Flash Your ‘Stache event. Pose for photos taken by designer Yuvi Alpert of Ruby Kobo.

Chanel / 15 East 57th Street New York NY 10022 / 139 Spring Street New York NY 10012 / 737 Madison Avenue New York NY 10065 / 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Chanel will be offering complimentary mini manicures featuring the latest Chanel nail polish collection, Les Jeans de Chanel. Inspired by denim fabric, this exclusive collection was created specifically for Fashion’s Night Out.

Teen Vogue Block Party / Bleecker Street & West 11th Street New York NY 10012 / 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Essie’s celeb manicurist, Elle Gerstein will be on hand at the Teen Vogue block party giving free manicures and revealing celeb secrets.

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics / 531 Broadway New York, NY 10012 / 9:00pm to 11:00pm
Get crafty at Lush and make your own bath bombs in store. A Lush factory rep will be on hand to discuss how their products are made, plus an FNO exclusive shower jelly, Iced Wine will be available for purchase.

Macy’s Herald Square / 151 West 34th Street New York NY 10001 / 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Meet makeup artist, Bobbi Brown as she dishes out the latest fall trends and beauty tips at the Bobbi Brown counter inside Macy’s Herald Square. After beauty advice, roll on over to the Fragrance Arcade and get your dance on with celebrity DJ, Samantha Ronson (who also recently launched her own cosmetic line exclusive to Sephora).

Make Up For Ever inside Sephora Soho / 555 Broadway New York NY 10012 / 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Create your own custom lashes at the Make Up For Ever boutique inside Sephora Soho. Customize these lashes with color, feathers, bows, beads, glitter and more. The beauty pro’s on hand will also teach you how to apply them.

Maybelline Color Studio / Gansevoort Plaza – Little West 12th Street at 9th Avenue New York NY 10014 / 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Join Maybelline as they celebrate 40 years of their best selling, Great Lash mascara. Makeup artists will be on hand to provide free mini makeovers, as well as giving out free tubes of Great Lash (while supplies last).

Nars Flagship Boutique / 413 Bleecker Street New York NY 10014 / 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Known for his Orgasm collection, Nars founder and creative director, François Nars will be on site at the flagship boutique. An exclusive FNO nail color and eyeliner, Silver Odyssey will also be available for purchase.

Paper Doll Boutique and Beauty Bar / 921 Fulton Street Brooklyn NY 11238 / 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Paper Doll Boutique and Beauty Bar will be pampering guest with loads of free goodies, including manicures, mini massages and makeup applications, plus giveaways.

Sephora 5th Avenue / 597 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10017 / 6:00pm to 11:00pm
The plethora of Sephora’s in the city will be hosting events throughout the night. Their 5th avenue location boasts the best lineup featuring a panel of beauty experts which will include: Vogue’s Beauty Director- Sarah Brown, hair stylist- Oscar Blandi, Urban Decay’s founder- Wende Zomnir, celeb skincare guru- Kate Somerville, supermodel- Josie Maran, Nails Inc founder- Thea Green, and actress Kate Walsh. Perks will also include getting your photo snapped by Smashbox founder/photographer Davis Factor while grooving to tunes provided by Solange Knowles.

– Heather Bickford

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