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There are beauty products and then there are beauty products — those all-star beautifiers that overachieve in the best possible sense of the word. And, nothing puts a beauty product through its paces quite like Fashion Week. With a bevy of models to get runway-ready and very little time in which to do it, pros know this is not the time to play around with something you're not 100% on.
Which is precisely why you'll see most hairstylists, manicurists, and makeup artists backstage turning to the same star products over and over again. Tried, tested, and reliable, these hair, nail, and makeup staples are guaranteed performers in even the most hectic of primping scenarios.
Because we're big on the sharing, we trolled the backstage areas of NYFW's hottest shows to find out which products the pros used the most this season. From a drugstore blush that got major play to a magical hair potion that transformed even the most fried, teased locks into soft silk, these are the 15 products that the best in the beauty biz are obsessed with right now.
Click through for the full scoop and to see them in action on the runway.
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