There are many ways to find that special New York Fashion Week moment — sitting front of house and watching the models bring the looks down the runway, checking out the backstage action where the hair and makeup teams are hard at work, or just checking Instagram to see it all through filtered lenses. If you only have access to the latter (we know those NYFW tickets can be pretty VIP), then we're here to make things easier by rounding up the best snapshots from your favorite models, designers, hairstylists, and makeup artists. And be sure to stay on top of the beauty brands and experts you need to follow on Instagram  during NYFW — including yours truly .
Mark touched up a model's tucked-in hairstyle at Elizabeth and James .
This emerald eye from the Anna Sui  show is the perfect look to try tonight.
Backstage at J. Mendel, makeup artist Dick Page created a wintery look that felt just right in the snowy weather.
It was all business behind the scenes at Proenza Schouler .
This romantic look is the perfect hair and makeup inspiration for Valentine's Day.
The bright makeup matched the bold looks that went down the runway at Betsey Johnson .
Two of our favorite runway trends — berry lips and braids — made an appearance at Nanette Lepore .
Hairstylist Garren was working hard backstage at Anna Sui .
Nail artist Katie Jane Hughes used six different lacquers to create this tweed manicure for ICB  by Prabal Gurung .
Models Frankie Rayder, Carolyn Murphy, and Karen Elson posed before the Michael Kors  show.
This bold gold liner completed the glamorous look at Badgley Mischka .
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The look at Libertine included a dramatic cat eye.
At Narciso Rodriguez , the hair and makeup was minimal and sleek.
The final beauty look at Rodarte  was dark and ethereal.
A toothbrush helped complete the finishing touches at J.Crew.
Model Jourdan  Dunn snapped a selfie with makeup artist Pat McGrath.
A dip-dye technique created this dramatic look at Thom Browne .
Backstage at Honor, the double braids were woven with ribbons and scarves.
Karlie Kloss's candlelit eyes looked gorgeous at Donna Karan  New York.
Nail artist Katie Jane Hughes created this "glittered goth" manicure at Libertine.
Jin Soon Choi
The manicurist was all smiles backstage with model Joan Smalls.
Nail artist Naomi Yasuda created the floating blue manicure at Opening Ceremony.
DKNY PR Girl
The DKNY  show focused on highlighting the individuality of real New Yorkers.
It was all about heavy metals at Tracy Reese .
Band of Outsiders
The white outlined manicure at Band of Outsiders  was inspired by these unusual black gloves.
Shimmering gold lids and a twisted updo completed the ethereal look at Lela Rose .
Makeup artist Pat McGrath worked her magic on the model at Victoria Beckham .
Hair stylist Guido Palau completed the futuristic look at Alexander Wang .
Tousled hair came down the runway at Rag & Bone .
Model Hollie May Saker couldn’t wait for the Prabal Gurung  show to start.
Bold brows and a berry lip are the perfect combination to take you from day to night.
Hair stylist James Pecis made his last minute touch-ups before the start of the Jill Stuart  show.
While stylists got to work, this model kept her energy up with a caffeine boost backstage.
Karolina Kurkova's pointy nails and cat eyes created a feline feel at Cushnie et Ochs .
This model's middle part got a dusting of gold at the Suno  show.
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Model Camille Rowe donned black eyeliner backstage at Rag & Bone.
The flaming nails at Nicole Miller  were the creation of makeup artist and manicurist Katie Jane Hughes.
Dark eye makeup and beautiful woven braids completed the dramatic look at Nicole Miller .
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At Helmut Lang , model Maja Salamon rocked hair and makeup that had an edgy, tough vibe.
The shining nails and eye makeup created by Katie Jane Hughes matched the jewelry at the Dannijo  presentation.
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Makeup artist Tom Pecheux prepped a model for the Peter Som  catwalk.
A model sat back and relaxed while getting a pedicure from Julep at the Trina Turk  presentation.
A graphic eye created by makeup artist Uzo made for a modern look at Tanya Taylor.
The French manicure  got a dark twist with oxblood and black polish at Rebecca Minkoff .
Backstage at Jason Wu , the Kerastase team worked their magic on this model's hair.
BCBG Max Azria
Simple nails kept all eyes on the outfits.
BCBG Max Azria
MAC Cosmetics got the models runway ready.
Rag & Bone
Makeup artist Gucci Westman finalized the hair and makeup before tomorrow's show during this beauty test.
Bobbi Brown  got down to business, picking the perfect hues during a Tibi  makeup test.
Creatures of the Wind
At Creatures of the Wind, blue liner and a thick braid completed the look.
Things stayed silly thanks to hairstylist James Pecis.
Hairstylist Matt Fugate created this "downtown milkmaid" braid we would gladly try on ourselves.