28 Brilliant Beauty Hacks That Will Change the Way You Apply Makeup

By Dermatologists - 7/5/19, 9:53 AM

There are a lot of reasons to trek backstage at New York Fashion Week: the models, the celebritiesthe nails, and the gorgeous beauty looks. But perhaps the most appealing aspect is that we get access to the top-tier makeup, hair, and nail pros in the world. These experts fly in for one week only to make sure every model is done up to perfection. And we beauty reporters are by their sides, recorders out, soaking in all their knowledge. But we're not greedy! So, here we've rounded up all the the genius tricks and tips we've overhead backstage at the New York Fashion Week Fall 2015 tents. Keep reading to learn everything from how to turn your favorite shimmery lipstick into a velvety matte one to a savvy new way to create an ombré manicure.

— Additional reporting by Jessica Cruel and Emily Orofino

Nail the Half Moon
Create Your Own Nude Lip
Do the Twist
Make Your Lipstick Last Hours
Create a More Natural Highlight
Keep Your Matte Lipstick From Smudging
Get Perfect Waves With Your Hands
Create a Custom Nail Color
Brush Out Backcombing Easily
Contour With White
Buy Textured Bobby Pins For Fine Hair
Lock In Temporary Hair Color
Remove Glitter Topcoat
Volumize Thin Strands
Switch Up Your Part
Fake Perfect Nails
Nail Your Cat Eye
Apply Cream Blush With Your Fingers
Get Flawless Ombré Nail Art in 1 Step
Correct a Hair Oil Overload
Make Matte Last Longer
Mattify Your Favorite Lipstick
Thin Out Pigmented Polish
Fake Seamless Fringe
Create Perfectly Imperfect Texture
Play With Your Tools
Turn Eye Shadow Into Highlighter
Get Flawlessly Groomed Brows