The Top Beauty Trends from NYFW's Fall 2018 Shows
Fashion week isn't just about the clothes. The runways are also a preview of all of the hair and makeup trends you're going to see everywhere next season.
If New York Fashion Week's Fall 2018 shows are any indication, next season's makeup is all about the eyes. The gold glitter at Ulla Johnson and smudgy smoky eyes at Tom Ford are both ways you're going to replace your black liquid eyeliner come fall. As for hair, expect wave spray to still be one of your most-used hair products. Beachy, undone waves were all over the runways including Creatures of Comfort.
Here, we've rounded up the biggest Fall 2018 beauty trends from the NYFW runways.
THE LOOK: Black liquid eyeliner was replaced with gold glitter, and paired with romantic braided updos. Lead stylist Esther Langham for amika sprayed the brand's Un.Done Volume and Matte Texture Spray ($24; saksfifthavenue.com) throughout the models' hair for added body and texture before braiding it and pinning it up.
THE LOOK: Further proof that the ‘80s are back: the wide leather and lurex headbands the models wore at Tom Ford. Orlando Pita styled their hair in messy textured updos that were held together by bobby pins and the retro hair accessory. As for the makeup, black eyeshadow was haloed and smudged around models like Kaia Gerber’s eyes.
THE LOOK: The '80s and early '00s met at Adam Selman. Hair was styled in "wet look" side-swept bangs, and graphic cat eyes were accessorized with swipes of neon blue eyeshadow. Hairstylist James Pecis creating the models' faux bangs by wetting the left front section of models' hair and spritzing it with Oribe's Volumista Mist for Volume ($44; netaporter.com) before forming it into a "U-shape" and placing it on the forehead.
Creatures of Comfort
THE LOOK: Wash-and-go hair, aka your go-to look on weekday mornings. TRESemmé global stylist Justine Marjan let the models' hair air dry or used a diffuser if needed. She locked in their natural textures with TRESemmé's Compressed Micro-Mist Hair Spray Hold Level 4: Extend ($5; target.com).
THE LOOK: According to Jeremy Scott, everyone in the year 3000 will have a neon bob with blunt bangs and negative space cat eyes. Ghd fashion week ambassador Eugene Souleiman straightened the models' wigs with ghd's Gold Professional Platinum Styler ($199; nordstrom.com).
THE LOOK: The banana clip is back. Guido Palau slicked the models’ hair back and held everything in place with your favorite ‘90s hair accessory. The hairstylist used Dyson's Supersonic Hair Dryer ($399; sephora.com) to give the hair added shape.
THE LOOK: A SFW way to wear the glitter lip trend. Makeup artist Tom Pecheux lined models’ lips with gold glitter before applying a matte true-red lipstick. The rest of the makeup was kept simple with groomed brows and a fresh complexion. Hair was pulled back into sleek low ponytails.
THE LOOK: Crayola-colored eyeliner that varied from model to model. Hair was left in the models’ natural textures.
THE LOOK: Grace Jones-inspired color block eye makeup and regal low ponytails accessorized with three barrettes. Makeup artist Polly Osmond used e.l.f. x Christian Siriano Liquid Matte Lipstick in Electric Fuchsia ($6; elfcosmetics.com) on models’ eyes and blended it into the crease with an eyeshadow brush. She used a combo of the navy and turquoise shades in e.l.f. x Christian Siriano Eyeshadow Palette in Bold Bouquet ($12; elfcosmetics.com) to line the models’ lower lash lines to brighten their eyes.
Noon By Noor
THE LOOK: Sunshine-inspired eyeshadow. Neon yellow was swiped on the entire eyelid up into the crease. Hair was styled in a deep side part that was kept out of models’ faces with a visible bobby pin left on display.
THE LOOK: Floating eyeliner and faux-fringe. A thin line was drawn extending out into a wing from the lower lash line, and a stripe of red or yellow was added above the crease starting at the inner corner of the eye and stopping midway. Makeup artist Thomas de Kluyver for Maybelline used Maybelline's Precise Skinny Gel Pencil in Defining Black ($7; target.com) to create the lifted liner effect.
TRESemmé NYFW stylist Holli Smith gave the models curtain bangs for the show by pushing the front portion of their damp hair forward with a wide tooth comb and securing it in clips. She left the clips in while blow-drying their hair on a cool setting and spritzed TRESemmé Compressed Extend Hairspray Hold Level 4 ($5; target.com) all over after everything was dry. She removed the clips to finish the look.
THE LOOK: Your go-to middle school hairstyle, but make it fashion. The models’ hair was slicked back with a comb headband and twisted into messy buns. Hairstylist Anthony Turner ran Wella's Light Luminous Reflective Oil ($40; ulta.com) through the models' hair before pulling it up for added shine. The nostalgic hairstyle was accessorized with soft brown smoky eyes.
THE LOOK: Monochromatic pink eye makeup and tousled waves.
THE LOOK: Rock n’ roll tousled waves and sunset-inspired smoky eyes. TRESemmé NYFW stylist Odile Gilbert enhanced the models’ natural texture by running TRESemmé TRES Two Extra Hold Mousse ($5; target.com) through their sem-dry hair before blow-drying it, curling it in two-inch sections, and backcombing it for volume and movement.
THE LOOK: Disco eyes. Models’ faces were bare aside from a dewy highlight and silver rhinestones placed all over their eyelids.
THE LOOK: Chokers don’t just accessorize outfits, but your hair, too. TRESemmé NYFW stylist Odile Gilbert blow-dried models’ hair and curled the bottom for texture. She separated the curls with her fingers and blasted their hair with TRESemmé Fresh Start Volumizing Dry Shampoo ($5; target.com) for added movement, and then finished the look by tying a thin piece of elastic around the models’ necks.
Zadig & Voltaire
THE LOOK: Tousled waves and rhinestone bobby pins you'll actually want to show off. A sharp cat eye completed the models' look.
THE LOOK: Rainbow-colored roots and kaleidoscopic eye makeup.
Oscar De La Renta
THE LOOK: The prettiest glitter eye makeup you'll ever see. Makeup artist Tom Pecheux swept a cream lavender eyeshadow across models' eyelids and dabbed MAC's Grand Illusion Glossy Liquid Lip Color in Pink Trip ($21; nordstrom.com) in the center and blended it out. He finished the look by dabbing iridescent white glitter in the center of the lids and a little under the lower lashes.
THE LOOK: '80s-inspired electric blue cat eyes and hair styled in models' natural textures. To add more body to straight hair, Moroccanoil artistic director Kevin Hughes ran Moroccanoil's Thickening Lotion ($29; nordstrom.com) through models' hair before blow-drying it.
THE LOOK: Smoky eyes and twisted chignons with a side of glam. TRESemmé NYFW stylist Odile Gilbert spritzed TRESemmé's Compressed Micro-Mist Compressed Boost Hairspray Hold Level 3 ($5; target.com) on the models' completed chignons to hold the updo in place without any stiffness.
THE LOOK: Punk's not dead. Models' hair was messy and crimped and pinned back with bobby pins. Kohl eyeliner was smudged around their eyes. Stained berry lips completed the vibe.
THE LOOK: An ode to mod. Pat McGrath gave the models graphic stripes of purple and fuchsia on their eyes that Twiggy would definitely approve of. Their hair was styled in loose waves and flipped over to the side.
Alice & Olivia
THE LOOK: Waves with a side of Marie Antoinette. TRESemmé global stylist Justine Marjan used a one-inch curling iron to create the models' curls. Once the waves were set, she ran a dime-sized amount of TRESemmé's Keratin Smooth Shine Serum ($5; target.com) through the mid-lengths of their hair to break up the curls.
Marjan made sure the French Revolution-inspired updo she created on one model would hold up by coating it with TRESemmé's Compressed Micro-Mist Extend Hairspray Hold Level 4 ($5; target.com).
THE LOOK: Pat McGrath gave models fresh, dewy skin and hair was styled with windswept texture.
THE LOOK: Graphic red cat eyes and '50s-inspired bouffants.
THE LOOK: Matte red lips and slicked back side parts. TRESemmé NYFW stylist Holli Smith worked TRESemmé's Keratin Smooth Shine Serum ($5; target.com) through the models' hair before creating the side parts for added shine.
THE LOOK: Bedhead and curtain bangs paired with tightline eyeliner. Makeup artist Pat McGrath drew a close line along models' upper lash lines and the inner and outer corners on their lower lash lines.
THE LOOK: Green smoky eyes and slicked back braided updos. TRESemmé NYFW stylist Odile Gilbert spritzed TRESemmé's Fresh Start Volumizing Dry Shampoo ($5; target.com) through the models' hair as she twisted it up for added volume and grit, which helped the updos stay in place.
THE LOOK: Beachy waves, rhinestone bows, and no-makeup makeup.
Maryam Nassir Zadeh
THE LOOK: Part '80s, part '90s. Neon orange and green eyeliner was paired with low ponytails that were accessorized with two face-framing tendrils. Makeup artist Fara Homidi used MAKE Beauty's Matte Finish Eyeshadow in Poppy or Palermo ($25 each; makebeauty.com) to create the bold eye makeup look.
THE LOOK: Makeup artist Diane Kendal accented models' fresh complexions with a jewel-toned, glitter smoky eye. She used Marc Jacobs Beauty's Shameless Youthful-Look 24-HR Foundation SPF 25 ($46; sephora.com) to create the models' even bases.
Inspired by the sharp Vidal Sassoon cuts of the 1960s, hairstylist Guido Palau cut nine of the models' hair and added late '80s-inspired colorful stripes.