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Everything's exaggerated under the bright lights of a Fashion Week runway; a little stumble becomes a headline, a loose hem is all anyone remembers, and not enough makeup means the model looks totally washed out. While we can't fix the first two, we've got solutions for the latter from NYC's leading backstage beauty veterans. And we're sharing, so you can look like a supermodel, too. How do we make hair look rock-'n'-roll edgy without actually torturing it? How do the models look so fresh after long nights and tons of shows? What's the best quick fix for a pimple? We've got all the answers for looking fierce in a flash without the help of a glam squad. Who cares if there's no 'razzi at the end of your bedroom catwalk — we promise you're working it.
Click through for beauty advice from NYFW experts and try them at home, like, now!
On the East Coast, we have a few choice words — and whines — to describe the November-to-March cold. We also admit that low temps have their perks, specifically in the wardrobe department. Chunky knits! Statement coats! Knee-high boots! Meanwhile, in sunny Los Angeles, "winter" is more like a slightly cooler extension read
Well, that was insanely fun! Tinseltown, R29's annual holiday pop-up bazaar, was in full swing over one all-too-brief weekend — so much so that we're still not over it. From December 13 to 14, we teamed up with the incomparable design mavens at e-zine Sight Unseen to curate up-and-coming brands and take over Openhouse, read