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Fashion week backstage beauty essentials

Fashion week backstage beauty essentials

When it comes to backstage beauty, hair and makeup artists need quick fixes to get their models runway ready in a matter of minutes.

Tried and tested, these are the products we always spot behind the scenes that are widely considered to be fashion week staples for hair, body and skin.

  1. Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré
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    Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré

    Completely rejuvenate and enhance dull, tired skin with Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré. The two-in-one moisturiser and primer perfectly plumps and preps the skin, utilising a blend of essential fatty acids and vitamins to reduce inflammation and add a natural glow to the skin.

    Enriched with water and nutrients, Lait-Crème Concentré balances the skin and promotes cell renewal to leave your skin smooth and supple with a healthy radiance. Soothing discomfort and repairing the skin, the rich moisturiser is perfect for delivering emergency hydration and relief to the skin.

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  2. Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF15
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    Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF15

    With constant makeup application and removal, model’s lips can be left dry, chapped and sore. To help repair the lips and deliver much needed moisture, makeup artists rely on rich, replenishing lip balms.

    Bobbi Brown Lip Balm SPF15 combines the nourishing properties of Wheat Germ, Avocado and Olive Oils to nurture and soften lips to allow for perfect lipstick application. The non-greasy, protective formula smooths over the lips and creates a hydrating film without disrupting any product applied over the top – essential for backstage products.

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  3. Bioderma Sensibio H2O Make-Up Removing Solution
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    Bioderma Sensibio H2O Make-Up Removing Solution

    The iconic Bioderma Sensibio H2O Make-Up Removing Solution has been a backstage essential for decades. Effortlessly removing makeup without irritating the skin, the micellar water is the perfect quick-fix for makeup mistakes.

    When swept over the skin, Bioderma Sensibio H2O eliminates impurities and helps to strengthen the skin’s hydrolipidic film for long-lasting comfort. Used either on a cotton pad for larger areas or on a cotton bud for small corrections, such as cleaning up eye makeup, fashion week makeup artists simply won’t be without it.

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  4. ghd Platinum+ Black Straighteners
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    ghd Platinum+ Black Straighteners

    Regardless of the style they need to create, hair stylists will not be without ghd straighteners backstage.

    The ghd Platinum+ Black Straighteners can be used to straighten, tame or curl hair without causing too much damage thanks to the in-build smart technology. Predicting the hair’s needs, the stylers can be used on every single hair type and adapt the amount of heat delivered depending on the thickness and texture of the hair.

    With high-gloss plates, the straighteners provide snag-free glide and perfect results with every use.

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  5. Deborah Lippmann All About That Base
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    Deborah Lippmann All About That Base

    A perfect, neutral base is often a staple starting point of any runway nail look.

    The Deborah Lippmann All About That Base nail varnish is perfect as a base coat or used alone to create a neutral, matte nail look. The correcting and concealing formula hides uneven texture and imperfections in just one coat, making it the perfect quick fix for damaged nails.

    The formula also works to moisturise and strengthen the nails, repairing damage which may have been caused whilst guaranteeing that your nails remain healthy.

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  6. MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation
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    MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation

    A backstage staple for many makeup artists, MAC Face and Body Foundation is an sheer perfecting foundation which can be used on both the face and the body.

    With a beautiful natural finish, the foundation is so easy to apply and can be used to even out texture and tone, minimise redness and correct discolouration. The ultra-lightweight texture blends seamlessly and looks just like skin once set.

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  7. label.m Anti-Frizz Mist
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    label.m Anti-Frizz Mist

    Frizz is almost unavoidable backstage. With varying temperature and many outfit changes, hair can become static and unmanageable.

    label.m Anti-Frizz Mist works to control, repair and even defend the hair against heated styling. The lightweight mist helps to combat flyaways and frizz, smoothing over the hair for a sleek finish that does not leave the hair greasy.

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  8. BBB London Brow Tamer
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    BBB London Brow Tamer

    A brow tamer is an absolute essential for any makeup artist.

    To help style and define the brows perfectly, the BBB London Brow Tamer works to bring the hairs into a line, sculpting the brows to create any desired brow look. The Brow Tamer can also be used to diffuse and blend out any powder products which may be used in the brows for a natural looking finish.

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