Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Backstage Beauty How-Tos: Fresh From MIA Swim Week

  1. Begin
    opener

    577

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    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.

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Septum Piercings Are Having A Moment

Despite what Kim Kardashian may tell you, septum piercings aren't just for those with gothic leanings. These days, they're pretty much everywhere you go. Rihanna showed off hers on the cover of W, one of our colleagues spent a week wearing a faux one, Azealia Banks wore one in her music video for "Chasing Time," and read

Weddings

The Classic Glamour Of This Brooklyn Wedding Is Dreamy

Deciding which photos to use from Jillian Dresser and Joe Del Senno's online wedding album was no piece of cake. And, trust us, we see a lot of the same-old, same-old wedding party shots. Photographer Jacob Arthur captured their obvious gorgeousness and sweet moments against the perfect old-school glamour of 501 Union read