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Backstage Beauty How-Tos: Fresh From MIA Swim Week

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    We've seen the top looks and caught the most stellar fashion moments. But, let's admit it: Swim Week would just be a bunch of suits if it weren't for the talented hair and makeup wizards behind the scenes. In fact, some of the prettiest eye candy this year came in the form of shimmers, shadows, blushes, and bronzers.

    Luckily, we got the inside info from the experts at Make Up For Ever on three must-try, late-summer looks: the dramatic, bronze goddess from Mara Hoffman, Dolores Cortes' punky cat-eye, and Cia Maritima's all-day glow. Master these stunning faces with easy how-tos straight from the pros. Turns out, you don't need to be a runway model to feel like one.

    Check out a trio of gorgeous makeup looks we snapped backstage — and try our easy beauty DIY.

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