backstage beauty NYFW S/S 2014

In ALL, FESTIVALS & CONFERENCES, PHOTOGRAPHY, PREENING by Stephanie Klein

Get the look! Gucci Westman for Revlon, backstage with model at J. MENDEL S/S 2014Get the look! Gucci Westman for Revlon, backstage with model at J. MENDEL S/S 2014

Backstage at the Spring/Summer 2014 J. Mendel collection showcased at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman created a bronzy beachy sporty look, with dewy bronzed skin and a glossy brick lip. With a lot of pastels in the Spring/Summer collection, the sporty brick lip offered an unexpected pop of color. “Brick is really flattering on all skin tones,” Westman said as she mixed four Revlon lip products, pressing them into the model’s lip with her finger. “It’s a shiny brick, but not overly glossy.” Think Lauren Hutton, Charlie Girl. The Tawny Lip. “It’s always a goody.”

I wasn’t there for the fashion. I was totally in it for the backstage beauty. So, I made sure to check out which products were on the Global Artistic Director’s table! In particular, I wanted to know which non-Revlon products she’d packed along in her kit, because obviously these are ones on which she relies to complement the Revlon products we all find at the drugstore. There are certain splurges that are just worth it… these are they:

Get the look! Gucci Westman for Revlon, backstage with model at J. MENDEL S/S 2014

GET THAT GLOW
Benefit Cosmetics Ooh La Lift
Burberry Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base
Revlon PhotoReady Skinlights Face Illuminator
BECCA Cosmetics Shimmering Skin Perfector in PEARL
Tata Harper All Natural Floral Hydrating Essence

BRUSH IT OUT
Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel
Hakuhodo Brushes – The real deal.

ROLL ON WITH REVLON
Revlon PhotoReady Flushed Cream Blush in Flushed
Revlon Lash Potion Mascara in Blackest Black
Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow, Not Just Nudes
Revlon ColorStay Lip Liner in Chocolate
Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter, Red VelvetRevlon Super Lustrous Lipstick Creme, Raisin Rage
Revlon Color Burst Lipgloss in Sunbaked

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Also, how amazing did Zoe Deschanel look in J. Mendel last night at the Emmy’s? Beyond.
Zoe Deschanel in J Mendel, Emmy's