It might be called Fashion Week, but NYFW is also one of the best places to discover beauty inspiration for the season ahead. Hair stylists, makeup artists, and manicurists work with the designers to create a complete beauty look to complement the collection. I’ll be sharing all the hair and manicure inspiration later in the week, but today let’s take a peek at some of the prettiest makeup looks I spotted during New York Fashion Week. For a good dose of gorgeous, take a peek below…

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Tibi
The Maybelline makeup look at Tibi had a whimsical, fairytale feel. No mascara was used on the models’ lashes; just white liner and a light scattering of white shadow for an ethereal, dusty look. Our favorite Baby Lips was applied to the lips for a soft, subtly tinted pout.

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Herve Leger
For the Herve Leger show, Sephora Pro created a look that exuded bold, feminine power. Starting with a bronzed and illuminated face, makeup artists finished off the look with an intense, smoky eye balanced with a nude lip. Pro tip from lead makeup artist Val garland: Using a sheer, nude lip gloss over a nude lipstick enhances the lips’ natural color while providing a satiny hint of shine.

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Jason Wu
The gold and glittery Jason Wu Spring 2014 beauty look used a brown shadow and loose glitter on the lids. With such a bold eye, makeup artists from Lancôme kept the rest of the look sleek and simple.

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Kate Spade
There’s that white liner again! (Do we sense a Spring 2014 beauty trend?) To go with Kate Spade’s collection, Jouer Cosmetics lead makeup artist Neil Scibelli went with a 1950s Sophia Loren-inspired look with a modern twist. Jouer’s Matte Moisture Tint (which I swear by and use every single day) was used as the foundation for the look, and that pretty pop of color on the cheeks is Jouer Mineral Powder Blush in Peony.

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Jill Stuart
The makeup at Jill Stuart was defined by cool, fresh skin and a glossy, intense eye to go with the chic and modern collection. (Fun fact: To create the bold eye look, Sephora Pro makeup artists actually used Bobbi Brown Lip Gloss in Crystal on the lid!) Lips were left bare with just a hint of balm for a healthy touch.

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Lela Rose
At Lela Rose, Stila makeup artist Romy Soleimani swiped a pop of lime green shadow on the lids, keeping the rest of the look pared down with just a subtle pop of pink on the lips.

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Rebecca Minkoff
Rebecca Minkoff’s Spring 2014 collection was inspired by Latin American women throughout history, so it was only fitting that Stila use a palette of warm Navajo neutrals and lots of lashes for the eyes, paired with bold, filled in brows inspired by Frida Kahlo.

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Thakoon
NARS created a Parisian look for Thakoon’s show, defined by soft pink lips, fresh skin, bold brows, and flirty lashes coated in Larger Than Life Mascara.

The Prettiest Makeup of Spring 2014

Trina Turk
To complement Trina Turk’s California Road trip-inspired collection, Stila embraced the casual glamour and rosy glow of a natural bombshell. Stila’s Convertible Color in gerbera and camellia was used on both the lips and cheeks.

Which look is your favorite?

I would say that Rebecca Minkoff created the most wearable look for day-to-day, but I’m also rather in love with the ethereal look from Tibi.

xo
Ilana

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Photos: Ilana Saul for LaurenConrad.com
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