The overall look at Theyskens Theory was edgy, soft and wearable for spring. Kérastase lead hairstylist Odile Gilbert created shiny loose waves—it's an urban girl on the street who knows how to look good.
Hairstylist Odile Gilbert and the Kérastase team was inspired by Van Gogh's brushwork at Rodarte spring 2012. "The overall look was beautiful, flowing feminine hair with an off-center part and natural waves," said Odile. “I wanted the hair to be beautiful, soft and innocent.”
Proenza Schouler's beauty look was inspired by vintage car culture—see the makeup and nail breakdown from MAC and Perfect Formula.
"Daisy Duke goes to Paradise City," said MAC lead makeup artist Val Garland at the Jeremy Scott spring 2012 show. Keep reading to see the makeup breakdown!
Find out how to get the elegant hair and makeup from Bibhu Mohapatra's spring 2012 show!
For Wayne's white-washed spring collection , Wanda Ruiz created "Birds of Prey" manicures using CND Colour in Brilliant White with feathered and furious strokes of CND Colour in Blackjack on the tip of each nail to go with fierce, white-out eyebrows.
For Milly's spring show, CND manicurist Candice Manacchio fashioned neon bright nails using a blend of CND Colours in Brillant White, Bicycle Yellow, and Electric Orange, to accessorize fuchsia pink lips and vibrant shades of vermillion, tangerine and jade in the collection.
At The Blonds, CND manicurist Kristina Estabrooks created "Glitz & Glam" manicures for a '60s-inspired collection, infused with the Playboy glamour and razzle-dazzle spectacle we all know and love. 20 sets of nail tips took over 100 hours of manual labor to hand detail, and included a "Stockings Series" of manicures portraying fishnets, lacy tights and sexy seams. Vintage cosmic-shaped glass was imported from Germany to shape diamond-decadent nails.
Keep reading to see the hair and nail looks at 3.1 Phillip Lim!
Day Seven of New York Fashion Week is over, and Beautylish's Tara has all the scoop from backstage at the shows. She'll be bringing you the latest on hair, makeup, and nails, and all the juicy titbits that happen behind the scenes.
The low-slung ponytail at Reed Krakoff reflected the designer’s minimalism. He wanted achievable yet sophisticated hair. “Although ponytails are a style we see a lot on the runway and in real life, women can find new ways of updating it. Today we updated it by securing the ponytail with a leather strap which Reed chose." –Guido, Redken Creative Consultant
The Ports 1961 look was two-textured, wet on top and dry toward the ends. “Ports 1961 is a classic American sportswear line and this look is quite strong, accentuating the modern feel looking without feeling over-girly. The point is that it has no real period reference, leaving a pure, austere, and even masculine impression.” –Guido, Redken Creative Consultant
"The beauty look this season at Vera Wang is inspired by a rich uptown girl who has just returned from a week long music festival in the middle of the desert," said Lucia Pieroni, Color Creator for Clé de Peau Beauté. "She's a little dusty, somewhat undone, but entirely free spirited. She radiates a striking healthy glow."
"The nail look at Tory Burch was designed to perfectly complement the romantic floral prints seen in the collection," said Elle, essie manicurist. "A soft, classic natural look on nails is just the right accessory to the graceful and colorful designs Tory Burch is known for."