The Secret To Flawless Skin From New York Fashion Week Fall 2012

By ·
The Secret To Flawless Skin From New York Fashion Week Fall 2012 featured image

We’re on the scene at New York Fashion Week to learn only the best beauty secrets from the pros backstage. What’s on the top of our list of need-to-know mysteries? How do all these hurried, stressed-out models run from show to show and walk the catwalk with the most flawless, gorgeous-looking skin known to woman-kind?

It’s not that they necessarily have gorgeous skin, it’s all about the makeup application. Sephora PRO Beauty Team Lead Makeup Artist Jose Rivera says the secret to an impeccable-looking face is the tools and the layering of textures.

To create the look of perfect skin with makeup, he starts with an application of tinted moisturizer using a sponge. “While brushes are great, if you’re using a tool that mimics your skin [like a sponge], it’s going to look more natural, like your skin,” says Rivera. Next, he applies a mineral powder on top for coverage. And finally, the most important step, he sprays Make Up Forever Mist & Fix, $27 all over the face which hydrates, sets any emollients from foundation, and keeps makeup from moving. “When you spray it on top of makeup, not only will the makeup not move, but the skin looks like skin again, and you still have coverage,” says Rivera.

Stay tuned for more pictures from New York Fashion Week Fall 2012 and a video on how to prep your skin before applying makeup.

Related Links:
Make Your Lipstick Last With These Tips
Bigger, Brighter Eyes with Makeup

Find a Doctor

Find a NewBeauty "Top Beauty Doctor" Near you

Give the Gift of Luxury

NewBeauty uses cookies for various reasons, including to analyze and improve its content and advertising. Please review our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use for more about how we use this data. By continuing to use this site, you agree to these policies.