New York Fashion Week: Hottest Beauty Trends for Fall

From mushroom-colored nails to blood red lips, here are the hottest makeup, hair and nail trends straight from the runway.
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Smoky Eyes

smoky eyes

Dramatic eye makeup added some oomph to the neutral palette at Mackage and set off the gothic looks at Tony Cohen, but at Tracy Reese (above), it added a touch of drama to the designer’s modern jet-set look. Maybelline New York global makeup artist Charlotte Willer used Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Liner in black to frame the eye, then added dark brown shadow to the lid and blended beige shadow to the eyebrow. Topped off with a few coats of Lash Stiletto Voluptuous Mascara and a few swoops of gentle pink Mineral Power Illuminator Powder around the eye area, this look is a sexy, not scary way to get smoldering eyes.

Get the Look:

smoky eyes

From left: Maybelline Eye Studio Lasting Gel Liner ($9.99, ulta.com). Maybelline Lash Stiletto Voluptuous Mascara ($8.99, ulta.com). Maybelline Mineral Power Illuminator Powder ($10.99, drugstore.com)

Deep Red Lips 

backstage at Georges Chakra

From Richard Chai LOVE to Vivienne Tam to Georges Chakra, designers were seeing red. At Edition by Georges Chakra (above), the look was particularly… bloody. “[They’re] glampires: the chicest vampires ever,” Gregory Arlt, top artist on the MAC Pro Team said of the models before the show. After creating a pale face with defined eyebrows, Arlt filled in the models’ lips with MAC Mahogany Lip Pencil, blended it with a small, square #231 brush, then used the brush to top it off with Diva Lipstick. “Good old Diva… every girl needs a little Diva lipstick.” Arlt notes that the combination of Mahogany’s brown shade with Diva’s blue undertones makes for the perfect, lasting dried-blood red.

Get the Look:

Deep Red Lips

From left: MAC Cosmetics Lip Pencil in Mahogany ($13, maccosmetics.com). MAC Cosmetics small shader brush 231 ($17.50, maccosmetics.com). MAC Cosmetics lipstick in Diva ($14, maccosmetics.com)


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0 thoughts on “New York Fashion Week: Hottest Beauty Trends for Fall

  1. khc1114 says:

    I can’t wait to try the red lip look.

  2. hope_xo says:

    Love smokey eyes.

  3. FBNYC says:

    Me too khc1114! And I like the Dashing Divas Fashion Week nail color.

  4. NYCdogmommy says:

    That Maybelline eye kit looks cool, and it’s cheap!

  5. Westie says:

    I hate the nude makeup look. The model looks like a cadver. Get the coffin ready. She looks sickly unattractive and needs to eat. No man I know what find this look appealing.

  6. jessica03 says:

    thats pretty. i want that eyeshadow palette!

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