NYFW 2011: Backstage Secret Weapon

NYFW 2011: Backstage Secret Weapon
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 09, 2011

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At Michael Kors, legendary makeup artist Dick Page created a warm, toasty glow on model’s faces by applying a range of Shiseido Bronzer from the hollow of the cheek to the jawline ($35, bloomingdales.com).

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At Marchesa, hairstylists created flamenco dancer-inspired chignons (sleek in the front, wildly voluminous in the back) with the help of Frederic Fekkai’s Coiff Bouffant Lifting & Texturizing Spray Gel($24, fekkai.com).

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Behind-the-scenes at Rodarte, Aveda lead hairstylist Odile Gilbert created sexy, windswept tresses using Aveda Phomollient Styling Foam ($13.99, amazon.com).

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Backstage at Catherine Malandrino, manicurists created an urban chic nail color by custom-blending Creative Nail Design Nail Polishes in Silver Chrome, Brilliant White, Eclectic Purple and Bicycle Yellow (left, $6.50, amazon.com).

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Backstage at the Mandy Coon show, makeup artists use Nars Lipstick in Cruising to paint models lips a glorious, perfect-on-all-skin-tones nude shade($24, narscosmetics.com).

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At Cynthia Rowley, lead makeup artist Charlotte Willer accentuated the models’ lashes with this super-powerful volumizing and lengthening mascara($7.49, walgreens.com).

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At the Ruffian show, models hit the catwalk sporting bold, matte purple eyeshadow winged out at the outer corners. The look was so glam, we almost forgot to pay attention to the clothes ($14.50, maccosmetics.com)!

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At BCBG, makeup artists created a glimmering, flapper-inspired smokey eye with this neutral-toned eyeshadow palette ($9.99, walgreens.com).

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At Cynthia Rowley, lead makeup artist Charlotte Willer accentuated the models’ lashes with this super-powerful volumizing and lengthening mascara($7.49, walgreens.com).

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