The Beauty Looks You Need to See from NYFW's Spring 2018 Runways
It's that time of year again: New York Fashion Week is in full-swing. Along with the next big fashion trends, the Spring 2018 runways also deliver all of the hair and makeup looks you'll be dying to try next. The glittery, smudgy, ink-black cat eye by makeup legend Pat McGrath that Gigi Hadid wore at Tom Ford, and the windswept waves seen on Kaia Gerber at Calvin Klein are just a few of the beauty moments we've added to our saved posts on Instagram.
Here, we've rounded up the best beauty looks from NYFW's Spring 2018 runways.
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THE LOOK: Orlando Pita worked with the models' natural hair textures or gave them faux pixie cuts that were short on the sides and long on the top, as seen on Gigi Hadid. Makeup legend Pat McGrath swiped on a thick, smudgy, glittery cat eye on the models' eyes and paired it with a nude lip.
THE LOOK: On some models, hair was pulled up into chignon rolls, or their natural curls were enhanced. A soft matte-red smoky eye completed the positively bridal beauy look.
Creatures of Comfort
THE LOOK: Justine Marjan, TRESemmé Global Stylist, worked with the models' hair textures to give their strands a wind-blown, just-left-the-beach vibe. She applied a heavy amount of TRESemmé TRES Two Mousse ($4; target.com) on rough, dry hair to achieve the style. Flushed skin rounded out the look.
THE LOOK: Slicked-back waves, red spray paint, and matching smudgy, blurred, smoky eyes and lips.
THE LOOK: Effortless and air-dried hair and groomed brows.
THE LOOK: A deep side-part with greased-up waves paired with no-makeup makeup, and accessorized with red talons.
THE LOOK: A sleek updo and a white reverse cat eye on the lower lash line.
THE LOOK: Windblown hair and a swipe of black eyeliner just above the eye crease.
THE LOOK: Side-parted, slicked-back waves and smudgy cat eyes.
Cushnie et Ochs
THE LOOK: A hairline-grazing top knot and clumpy lashes. To create the updo, Justine Marjan, TRESemmé Global Stylist used a whole lot of TRESemmé Smooth Color Smoothing Serum ($5; target.com) into models’ hair from root to tip before dividing strands into two ponytails and twisting them together into a bun.
THE LOOK: Models wore low ponytails with face-framing braided tendrils or their natural hair texture. As for the makeup, bronze shadow was brushed all over the lid up to the brow bone, and some models had dabs of red applied to the inner-corner of the eye.
THE LOOK: Sunset eyes and shiny air-dried strands.
THE LOOK: A just-left-the-gym high ponytail and negative space cat eye. Odile Gilbert, TRESemmé NYFW Stylist, used TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Heat Protectant Spray ($5; target.com) on models’ damp hair to prevent damage from hot tools.
THE LOOK: In two words: effortless glamour. Some like Karlie Kloss wore their hair in easy updos, while others wore their strands down with soft texture. Hairstylist James Pecis used Oribe’s Swept Up Powder Spray ($42; nordstrom.com) to add flyaways to the hair. No makeup-makeup rounded out the look.
THE LOOK: Bling everywhere. Models wore crystals dotted along their under eyes, which was paired with luminous skin and neon talon nails dipped in silver glitter. Hair was styled in sleek ponytails or beachy waves.
THE LOOK: A halo of violet and citron eyeshadow paired with an undone pompadour. Bumble and bumble hair lead Jimmy Paul used Bumble and bumble’s Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil ($40; sephora.com) while twisting the top section of the hair into the ’60s-inspired look for extra shine and hold.
THE LOOK: A reverse cat eye and romantic waves with a few random plaits added into the mix for good measure. To give the models’ hairstyles extra volume, Odile Gilbert, TRESemmé NYFW Stylist, blasted their roots with TRESemmé Fresh Start Volumizing Dry Shampoo ($5; target.com).
THE LOOK: Shiny strands and a swipe of taupe eyeshadow. Aveda Artist Frank Rizzieri misted the brand’s new Texture Tonic ($25; nordstrom.com) throughout models’ hair to add touchable texture to the style.
THE LOOK: Party on top, loose waves on the bottom. Odile Gilbert, TRESemmé NYFW Stylist, curled models’ hair tightly into ringlets and broke the curls apart with his fingers. Next, she sprayed TRESemmé Fresh Start Volumizing Dry Shampoo ($5; target.com) allover to create the wild texture before pulling models’ hair into a half-up half-down style. She pulled sporadic fine hairs out around the face to enhance the undone finish. Glowing skin and burnt brown eyeshadow completed the look.
THE LOOK: As per usual, the Wang Gang wore no-makeup makeup and tousled bedhead hair. Stylist Guido Palau used ghd’s Classic Curl Iron ($199; nordstrom.com) as needed to enhance the models’ slept-in texture. However, colorist Josh Wood took model Stella Lucia’s platinum blonde hair to a supersaturated rose quartz shade for the show. Consider it the rainbow-colored hair shade everyone is going to want to try next spring.
THE LOOK: Pink eyeshadow all over and a pile of curls on top of models’ heads.
THE LOOK: A plethora of eye-catching makeup moments including, but not limited to black cherry lip gloss and glittery smoky eyes. Hair was equally as memorable with flower-adorned, Rapunzel braids and barrel-curled updos.
THE LOOK: Glowy skin and easy updos or half-up half-down styles created using a Tangle Teezer ($16; ulta.com).
THE LOOK: An early-morning bodega runs after a late night. Models wore their hair in its natural texture, which was pulled up in quick low or bubble ponytail. Aveda artist Allen Ruiz used the brand’s new Texture Tonic ($25; nordstrom.com) to create extra moment in the models’ strands. Slept-in, smudgy charcoal eyeshadow completed the look.
THE LOOK: Overline your lips, but make it fashion. Some models wore matte cherry red lipstick that was applied over their natural lip lines. Hair was left air-dried and tousled.
THE LOOK: Justine Marjan, TRESemmé Global Stylist, styled some models’ hair in low ponytails with a strand wrapped around the base. She used TRESemmé TRES Two Hold Hairspray ($6; walgreens.com) to keep the style intact. She gave the other models undone textured waves. Monochromatic coral blush and lipstick completely the spring-ready look.
Fenty Puma By Rihanna
THE LOOK: Next level highlighter. Using shades from Rihanna’s new Fenty Beauty line, resident artist James Kaliardos reached for multiple shades of the Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter including Trophy Wife and the Highlighter Duo in Ginger Binge/Moscow Mule ($34 each; sephora.com) to achieve the effect. Celebrity hairstylist Yusef used Dyson’s Supersonic Hair Dryer ($399; sephora.com) to blow-dry models’ hair before pulling their hair into two ponytails and twisting colored bungee throughout. He connected the two ponys with the bungee and pulled the combined pony through the bungee.
THE LOOK: Slicked-back wet-look waves paired with your lips but better lipstick paired and groomed brows.
THE LOOK: Heavy metal eyes and models' hair was left in their natural textures. Hairstylist James Pecis used Oribe's Featherbalm Weightless Styler ($42; bergdorfgoodman.com) just on their ends for extra polish.
THE LOOK: Inspired by the “Free Love” movement of the ‘60s, models’ hair was center-parted and styled in loose waves. Makeup Legend Pat McGrath added a vertical line of silver glitter to the models’ eyes and hand-painted flowers to their cheeks.
THE LOOK: Easy updo, rorange lip, can't lose. To add fullness and grip to the models' hair, lead hairstylist and Global Style Council Member of KMS, Lori Panarello worked KMS ADDVOLUME Styling Foam ($23; ulta.com) through their strands.
3.1 Phillip Lim
THE LOOK: Extreme side bangs and fresh-faced makeup.
THE LOOK: To sum it up: Margot Tenenbaum vibes. A dark kohl-rimmed eye was paired with sleek, side-parted hair. TRESemmé NYFW Stylist Odile Gilbert hid the models’ split ends by creating a slight curve in the hair with a curling iron. Before reaching for any hot tools, she spritzed models’ damp strands with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Heat Protectant Spray ($5; target.com) to prevent heat damage.
Oscar De La Renta
THE LOOK: A deep side-part and a flick of pastel pop of color courtesy of an eye-framing feline flick.
THE LOOK: Last night’s eye makeup complete with a touch of glitter and bobby-pinned bedhead with a braid. Celebrity hairstylist Kenna used Evo's Builder's Paradise ($33; evohair.com) to add grit and hold to the models' hair.
Helmut Lang Seen By Shayne Oliver
THE LOOK: Two-toned lips and face-framing curls. TRESemmé NYFW Stylists Odile Gilbert and Holli Smith used TRESemmé TRES Two Hair Spray ($6; walgreens.com) to keep the ringlets intact on the runway.
THE LOOK: A touch of gold on the eyes and wind-blown hair.
THE LOOK: Some models wore their hair in tousled, undone updos at the nape of their neck, while others rocked their natural hair textures. Gucci Westman, lead makeup artist for Inglot, completed the low-key glam look by using three different shades of Inglot Matte Lipstick in #229, #408, and #438 ($15 each; macys.com) to give the models a metallic cherry red lip.
THE LOOK: A monochromatic makeup moment. Red eyeshadow was haloed around the eyes and paired with a matching lip. The models’ hair was styled in loose, voluminous waves. Stila Cosmetics Global Executive Director of Creative Artistry, Sarah Lucero used the brand's Eyes Are the Window Shadow Palette in Mind ($49; sephora.com) on the models' eyes.
THE LOOK: Red lips and sophisticated flower crowns. “Create a piecey-looking braid by placing a bobby pin at each new section of hair entering the fold and tucking it below the flower crown,” Odile Gilbert, TRESemmé NYFW Stylist, said of the braided updos the models wore on the runway. For extra grit and volume, blast your roots with TRESemmé Fresh Start Volumizing Dry Shampoo ($5; target.com) before parting hair to the side and plaiting it.
THE LOOK: All hail the mullet. The models’ business in the front, party in the back hair was paired with smudgy kohl-rimmed eyes and a nude lip. Makeup artist Pat McGrath used the PermaGel Ultra Glide Eye Pencil in Xtreme Black from her Pat McGrath Labs product line ($25, patmcgrath.com) to create the models’ lived-in liner.
THE LOOK: Put a pin on it. A line of bobby pins were applied right behind the models’ right ear. “Hold hair at the nape of the neck when sliding bobby pins in, to avoid the hair bowing and to give a smooth feature finish,” says Holli Smith, TRESemmé NYFW Stylist, on how to achieve the style. Fresh no-makeup makeup completed the runway look.
THE LOOK: Technicolor liner swiped on above the eye crease, metallic perforated talons, and flower-adorned hair. Too add separation and shine to the models' hair, stylist Ken Hoang ran Oribe's Curl Gloss Separation and Hold ($38; neimanmarcus.com) and Cote d'Azur Luminous Hair & Body Oil ($75; neimanmarcus.com) throughout their damp strands.
THE LOOK: Creamsicle cat eyes and oversized, woven bow headbands.
THE LOOK: Moroccanoil Global Ambassador Antonio Corral Calero gave some models broken waves with flowers scattered throughout their strands, and others windblown French twist updos. To give the girls' waves extra volume and texture, he blasted their hair with Moroccanoil Dry Texture Spray ($28; nordstrom.com) before reaching for the hot tools. Two pumps of Moroccanoil's Treatment ($44; nordstrom.com) was used on the models' hair to set the foundation for their updos.
THE LOOK: Glowy skin and tousled updos or bedhead.
THE LOOK: How many ways can you wear a cat eye? If you count the models that walked the show, 56. Makeup artist Diane Kendal created a different inky cat eye for each of the girls using a combo of Marc Jacobs Beauty eyeliners including the Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner in Blacquer 42 ($25; sephora.com), Magic Marc’er Precision Pen Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Blacquer ($30; sephora.com), and Fineliner Ultra-Skinny Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner in Blacquer ($24; sephora.com). Manicurist Jin Soon Choi painted nails in a variety of six new Marc Jacobs Beauty nail polishes that ranged from a warm peach to poppy red, along with the brand’s Blacquer ($18; sephora.com), an existing black shade. She mimicked the look of a grown-out manicure by starting polish application slightly above the cuticle.