The 9 Best Beauty Pro-Tips From Fashion Week

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Some of the biggest names in the beauty industry can be spotted backstage during New York Fashion Week. Usually hidden by blow-dryers, brushes, and a model’s head, there’s an elite mix of nail experts (Jin Soon Choi, Tracylee), makeup artists (Pat McGrath, Gucci Westman), and a bevy of star hairstylists (Odile Gilbert, Paul Hanlon). Some of the more arresting runway beauty looks they dream up aren’t so practical for everyday wear: There were the multi-step Art Deco buns at Jason Wu, the two-tone ponytails at Alexander Wang, and the glitzy eyes at Thakoon. These all take a team of assistants and years of craftsmanship to master. But while the Cut was reporting backstage, we still picked up some easy, everyday tricks that would be easy to pull off in your own bathroom. Click through find out how to elongate the appearance of nails, create a headband from your own hair, and more.