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Futuristic spring beauty at Prabal Gurung NYFW SS14

The first makeup we've properly loved this New York Fashion Week comes courtesy of Prabal Gurung , who delivered some candy coloured goodies perfect for SS14. Surreal, alien beauty was the idea behind this look -... Read more »


What's in Kim Kardashian's make up bag?

If there's ever a celebrity who has ever not tried to hide just how much makeup she wears it's Kim Kardashian . Far from pretending that flawless skin is anything but a lot of very cleverly applied foundation and some... Read more »


Braided updo taken to the next level at Marchesa Fall 2012 fashion show

Whispy and angelic from the front, it's only from the back that you see the true intricacy of the hair look at the Marchesa Fall 2012 show . Created by Renato Campora for Frederic Fekkai , the look "was created to... Read more »

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Pretty toughness backstage at David Koma A/W12

While hanging around backstage at London Fashion Week A/W12 for the past five days, we've observed quite a simple approach to catwalk hair (with a few exceptions ): ponytails , blow dries , etc, that I'm sure the models... Read more »

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Decayed decadence backstage at Giles AW12

Giles ' AW12 London Fashion Week show took place earlier today - we went backstage before it began to take a look at how the hair and make up was shaping up. The collection, which took place in the spiritual, atmospheric... Read more »

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Expensive polished hair backstage at Kristian Aadnevik AW12

We hung out in our favourite backstage area of London Fashion Week so far last night, the library in The Athenaeum , which played host to the TIGI team who were creating the hair for Kristian Aadnevik A/W12 . Backed by... Read more »

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Webbed ponytails backstage at Todd Lynn's AW12 London Fashion Week show

One of our highlights from yesterday at London Fashion Week was hanging out backstage with the lovely team from Toni & Guy at the Todd Lynn AW12 show to check out what was going on with the hair before the models hit the... Read more »

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London Fashion Week beauty: Hollywood romance at PPQ

The make up at PPQ 's AW12 show yesterday for London Fashion Week aimed to tap into the romantic nature of the clothes - well to be exact, the clothes were inspired by the "apocalyptic romance of winter" but I'm not... Read more »

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Crazy thrown together updos and three-toned lips at LFW for Jean Pierre Braganza A/W12

We went backstage with ghd again yesterday at Jean Pierre Braganza AW12 (see the collection here at Catwalk Queen ) where creative director Kenna was creating some (unofficially) Pasty-from-Ab Fab inspired updos!... Read more »

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Boyish beauty backstage at Clements Ribeiro AW12

We're fresh from our first London Fashion Week backstage visit of the day, to catch up with the guys from Bourjois as they prepped the models for Clements Ribeiro 's AW12 show . It was the calmest backstage atmosphere... Read more »

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Insect inspired dramatics at Fyodor Golan AW12

The beauty at Fyodor Golan AW12 this London Fashion Week (which we checked out backstage courtesy of the lovely team at ghd ) tapped into the insect vibe of the clothes to emerge in the amazingly intricate hair and makeup -... Read more »

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Space age art deco backstage at Maria Grachvogel AW12

The brief that Bumble and bumble stylist Mark Hampton was given for the hair at Maria Grachvogel 's London Fashion Week AW12 show was to make it 1920s art deco meets futuristic meets androgynous - but to at the same... Read more »

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NYFW AW12 trend alert: catch the red eye with DKNY and 3.1 Phillip Lim

Red lips are a universal classic: the ultimate way to give yourself a pick-me-up, it can add a touch of excitement to an otherwise simple look or completely transform you into an old Hollywood silver screen siren - but on the... Read more »

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Femme fatale hair and make up at Jenny Packham AW12

Fans of the dramatic (like us) will love the look that the models at the Jenny Peckham AW12 New York Fashion Week show sported last night, where femme fatales ruled the catwalk. The models were transformed into old... Read more »


Fresh and easy makeup, hipster hair at Edun

The beauty look at Edun's Fall 2012 fashion show definitely channeled the brand's rock 'n' roll heritage, with a look reminiscent of the Brit rock scene. I saw a little Alison Mossheart in the hair by Bumble and Bumble... Read more »

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New York Fashion Week: make up at Betsey Johnson

If there's one thing you can be sure of when you're watching a Betsey Johnson show, it's that it's going to be fun, and usually bright, although the make up wasn't so bright for her AW12 show (at least compared to last... Read more »


Backstage at Christian Cota - New York Fashion Week

The beauty inspiration at the Christian Cota show was drawn from the colors from the designer's home country of Mexico. Many of the colors were taken from the fabrics and textures in the collection itself. "Not too literal,... Read more »


The return of frosted pink lipstick at Elie Saab Couture

Like Christian Dior before it, doll-like beauty was the style projected at Elie Saab 's Haute Couture show - but with an '80s slant in the form of frosted pink lipstick. Despite it looking pretty on the model, we really... Read more »

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Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Beauty Spring 2012

We saw rockabilly style hair at Chanel 's show earlier this week , but the mohawks and blue smokey eyes were subtle compared to Jean Paul Gaultier 's ode to Amy Winehouse yesterday at his Couture show. Models pouted down... Read more »

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Chanel Haute Couture make up 2012

Blue was the colour of the day for the make up at the Chanel Haute Couture 2012 show yesterday in Paris. Models headed down the catwalk, which was in a model of a luxury jumbo jet inside the Grand Palais, wearing clothes... Read more »