The beauty must-haves fashion week make-up artists swear by
For the second season running, Victoria Beckham has relied on Redken Pillow Proof Blowdry Express Treatment Cream, £12.75 to perfect the hair of her fashion week models. Run this clever primer through your hair before drying and it will prevent breakages, smooth frizz and lift roots for thicker, fuller looking hair. The best bit? The effect is instant and lasts for 24-hours, so your strands won’t go flat and frizzy half way through the evening. Better still you can sleep on it. That’s one way to cut your morning beauty routine in half.
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Handmade in the UK, SteamCream 3 In 1 Moisturiser is packed with nourishing all natural ingredients. This buttery soft cream has been specially steamed to provide a light, air-whipped texture that sinks into skin in seconds. It can be applied to your face, body or hands making it a great last minute skin fixer and fashion week essential.
Much loved by make-up artists, this pot of moisturising wonder is in serious demand across the pond too. A regular on hollywood film sets, it's reported to have hydrated the ageless complexions of Kate Blanchett, Scarlett Johansson and Reese Witherspoon.
In celebration of every fashion week the brand design a limited edition tin. How many will you collect?
More than 10,000 bottles and 150 litres of Essie Nail Polish were used at 24 shows last season's shows - including Kate Middleton's favourite designers Jenny Packham and Diane von Furstenberg.
Chosen for it's fast-drying, chip resistant formula, the nude hue landed on the fingernails of over 5000 models including the new supers, Jourdan Dunn and Karlie Kloss.
Want to take your updo to the next level? A backstage favourite for over 60 years, L'Oréal Paris Elnett Hairspray Normal Strength brings expert hold and unbeatable shine to runways across the world.
main selling point is that the long-lasting, non-sticky formula brushes
out easily without leaving hair frizzy or knotted. A godsend for models
who can have up to three hairstyles a day during fashion week.
season even the make-up artists were getting in on the action. Whilst
working backstage at the Hussein Chalayan show, Aaron de Mey misted it
onto a brow brush, gliding it through brows to groom and set in one
quick sweep. Will you try it at home?
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Despite nude outselling red for the first time in three years, matte red lips were seen at a quarter of the shows last season.
The scarlet hue which took to the catwalk of Antonio Berardi, Sophie Webster and Marchesa was none other than highstreet hero Revlon Matte Balm. After four years in the making this non-drying crayon was snapped up by 86 make-up artists for its durable high pigment color and applied to 175 model perfect pouts. It even doubled up as a cheek stain at the Assembly show. We love a mulitpurpose buy!
More than 12 litres and 124 tubes of St.Tropez Instant Tan were used to bronze the envious limbs of 180 models at the Topshop, House of Holland and Mary Katrantzou fashion week shows.
The unique quick-drying formula applies evenly without transferring on to clothes, which is essential when you're modelling expensive designer dresses. As for the rest of us mere mortals, it will save on stain remover.