Inspired by Niki de Saint Phalle’s modern and surrealistic art, CND’s Jan Arnold created furry and eye-emblazoned nails for Libertine. Also, Too Cool For School’s makeup artist Robert Greene channeled the “3AM Girl” with a dramatic cat eye and a smoky highlighted lid.
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At Prabal Gurung, Anthony Turner styled tresses into a twisted textured pony.
Celebrity manicurist Rita Remark created a tone-on-tone cable pattern to mimic the luxe textures featured on Jonathan Simkhai’s runway.
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Party in the Back
At Libertine, Catwalk by TIGI’s lead stylist Thomas Osborn adorned the back of the ‘dos with a colorful assortment of glittery barrettes.
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The manes at Naeem Khan were whipped into massive, frizzed-out Elizabethan creations.
Cowgirls in Space
Big hair, a swoop of turquoise across the eye, a glossy neon pink pout and a beauty mark comprised of a crystal-studded star tied in the themes of the American West, pinup glamour and outer space at Jeremy Scott. The cheeky look was crafted by the hair genius Eugene Souleiman for Wella and makeup stylist Kabuki for MAC Cosmetics.
The 70s flick The Warriors and cool Bronx girls of that era were the starting point behind Grace Lee’s primal raw look at Public School. Maybelline’s Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil in Smooth Charcoal was smudged to simulate war grease paint around the eyes.
The Red Brigade
At Victoria Beckham, McGrath painted several puckers a shade of brick while keeping the others nude.
Bejeweled tiaras topped off some of the twisted chignons at Marchesa.
JINsoon’s khaki-colored polish captured the no-fuss utility of Karen Walker’s androgynous collection.
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A mix of textures with flashes of tie-dye at Raquel Allegra led Deborah Lippmann to devise a marble effect reminiscent of the California cliffs and coastline.
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Our Lips Are Sealed
Nail artist Miss Pop decorated the oval-shaped KISS press-on nails with black tips and teensy red pouts at Rachel Antonoff.
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Makeup artist Tom Pecheux sent models down the Derek Lam runway with pale pouts.
Good Girl Gone Bad
At Carmen Marc Valvo, celebrity stylist Ted Gibson capped the slightly disheveled French twists with punky patent zip bands.
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For Anna Sui, the beauty look was a groovy, noir eye while Garren’s mane inspiration was the slightly undone styles of the late 60s.
At Gypsy Sport, Bumble and bumble Global Artistic Director Laurent Philippon sculpted the models' hair into a manga-esque mohawk with the brand’s newest hairspray (launching this fall).
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New York Fashion Week is over. And if you’ve been keeping tabs on your favorite beauty editors, bloggers or influencers on Snapchat, Facebook or Instagram, you know some of the most wicked beauty looks were conjured up backstage for the upcoming fall season. Here, we recap some of our favorite hair, makeup and nail moments (from punked-up tresses to moody lips to textured nails) from the New York Fall 2016 runways, plus some tips on how to recreate the looks.