Beauty Inspiration From The Streets Of New York City

Photographed by Melodie Jeng.
Have you ever admired the shade of lipstick the girl sitting across from you on the subway was wearing? Or secretly envied the perfect fishtail braid on the woman who just whizzed past you on her bike?

Well, trust us, you’re not alone. We suffer from beauty envy at the hands of New York City women every day. And, come summer, the number of eye-catching hair and makeup looks spike — we don't have to bundle up thanks to any polar vortices, after all.

In honor of the new season, we did some friendly stalking to bring you the most interesting, unique, and gorgeous beauty inspiration NYC has to offer. Click through to see every Pinterest-worthy look — because sometimes, the best looks are off the runway.


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