With the kickoff of South by Southwest, music festival season has officially arrived. Festival style means looking casual yet chic, but sometimes that requires a little planning ahead. We have your hair inspiration and essential beauty tips in today's Beauty Beat. On Kirbie: Club Monaco.
Paris Fashion Week Fall 2013 has come and gone, and while the Parisian runways are usually full of avant-garde beauty, this year there were also plenty of low-key hair and makeup looks to inspire. Full brows, bare faces, and low ponytails took over the runways, but bright pops of color made their mark as well. Caged masks, fuzzy helmet hats, and zombie-like face paint even took their turns on the catwalks. See all the looks in today's Beauty Beat. On Kirbie: Zara dress.
When you're out shopping for the hottest nail hues for Spring, look no further than the Jin Soon Botanical Flowers Collection ($18 each). The five new shades touch on all the top seasonal trends, ranging from bold blues to pastel tones. Plus, they're the creation of Jin Soon Choi, the go-to manicurist for celebrities and designers alike, so you can't go wrong. Get a closer look at the vibrant hues when you watch.
Knowing your face shape is helpful when it comes to trying out a new hairstyle or when contouring and highlighting your face. Problem is, there are many face shapes out there — figuring out which is yours can be confusing. We break down how to define each shape and what hairstyle works best in today's Beauty Beat. On Kirbie: H&M blouse.
Tom Ford Beauty has just released its new Lip Color Shine collection ($48), a luxurious lineup of 10 semisheer shades. Chock-full of vivid brights and elegant nudes, these perfect-for-Spring hues embody the lip trends seen on the runways at New York Fashion Week. Get a first look at these luxe lip colors now. Please note: the box featured in the video is for display only and not available for purchase.
Minimize the clutter by whittling your on-the-go makeup bag down to the bare essentials. Whether you're going on a trip or just transitioning your look from work to play, we've got your makeup bag checklist. Say goodbye to a weighed-down bag. Plus, find out which three products to pack in your clutch for an evening out on the town.
Heading backstage at New York Fashion Week, we picked up a plethora of beauty tips. Hair, nail, and makeup experts give us premium access to their favorite tricks (particularly of the time-saving sentiment, since their jobs involved getting 30 or so models out in under an hour). So today we're paying it forward and letting you in on the top seven beauty tricks we learned at NYFW. They have truly changed our lives!
When it came to makeup trends, the New York Fashion Week Fall 2013 runways were alive with color. High-voltage hues in the form of fuchsia lips graced models' faces at Diane von Furstenberg. Cat eyes got an upgrade at Michael Kors, thanks to artist Dick Page's masterful sweep of smoky black and soft pink hues. And at Rachel Zoe, oxblood lips made an appearance due to artist Charlotte Tilbury's top techniques. Check out our video now to see what's on the horizon for Fall.
According the New York Fashion Week runways, Fall 2013 hair trends will likely lean in the direction of braids, ponytails, and '90s grunge. In short, there's something for everyone: slicked-back ponytails like we saw from stylist Orlando Pita at Michael Kors, milkmaid braids spotted at Alice + Olivia, and plenty of grungy texture, as lead stylist Paul Hanlon created on models' strands backstage at 3.1 Phillip Lim. Not convinced you can pull any of this off? Watch our video to discover all the tricks to Fall 2013 hairstyling.