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Top Editors Share Their NYFW Beauty Must-Haves

  • Top Editors Share Their NYFW Beauty Must-Haves
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    Pop Beauty Beauty Stain Stay Color ($16) in Brick Beauty

    “I love this because I don’t have to think about touching up my lipstick during the day.”

  • Revive Dry Shampoo
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    Serge Normant Revive Dry Shampoo ($25)

    “I use this to add volume—and it smells great!”

  • Double Wear Zero-Smudge Lengthening Mascara
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    Estee Lauder Double Wear Zero-Smudge Lengthening Mascara ($24)

    “Estee Lauder’s Double Wear Lengthening Mascara doesn’t smudge and makes my lashes look ten times longer than they really are!”

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  • Rouge Allure Intense Long-Wear Lip Colour
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    Chanel Rouge Allure Intense Long-Wear Lip Colour ($34) in Passion

    “A red lip never fails to pull a look together.”

  • Maestro Foundation
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    Armani Maestro Foundation ($62)

    ”This foundation goes on sheer and gives the illusion of fresh, well-rested skin. In other words, the perfect substitute for actual sleep.”

  • Freshmints
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    Tic Tac Freshmints ($13 for 12)

    “When spending ten-plus hours a day packed like sardines with fellow editors at fashion shows, the least you can do is make sure you have fresh breath—or help ensure that your neighbor does.”

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  • Hydra Beauty Nourishing Lip Care
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    Chanel Hydra Beauty Nourishing Lip Care ($50)

    “I'm terrified of the polar vortex, so I'll be toting Chanel's new Hydra Beauty Nourishing Lip Care with me everywhere I go. It has super-nourishing camellia oil—which happens to be Chanel's official flower.”

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    Lancome Le Crayon Kohl ($26) in Black Coffee

    “Once I leave the house in the morning that's it, I'm probably not coming home until well after midnight. I prep for dinner in the back of a cab, meaning I need this smudge-able brown liner in my bag.”

  • Accord Oud Perfume
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    Byredo Accord Oud Perfume ($110 for three)

    “I keep a travel-sized bottle of Byredo's Accord Oud on hand to freshen up between shows.”

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    Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder ($45) in Radiant Light

    “Who has time for foundation during fashion week? This bronzer is all I need for a healthy, radiant glow. A photographer wants to take my picture? No problem!”

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    Living Proof Prime Style Extender ($20)

    “I dab a quarter-size amount on my damp hair in the morning, dry, and I’m good to go! It gives me featherweight volume and super soft hair.”

  • Moisture Bound Skin Energy Hydration Mist
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    Amorepacific Moisture Bound Skin Energy Hydration Mist ($60)

    “I mist this on between shows; it leaves my skin dewy and keeps me calm. I swear by it for those zen moments that I need.”

  • Black Magic Mascara
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    Eyeko Black Magic Mascara ($24)

    “Thickens, lengthens, and stays in place 24/7!? Genius mascara.”

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  • Dark Volume Powder
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    Sachajuan Dark Volume Powder ($32)

    ” I always bring this dry shampoo to New York Fashion Week, it's perfect for giving my locks a touch of volume to combat the damp air.”

  • Caviar Stick Eye Colour
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    Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour ($26)

    “The power of the pencil! Makeup artist Sage Maitri taught me about this instant fixer-upper, and when I use it, it brightens my eyes so much I don't even need mascara.”

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    Aquaphor Healing Ointment ($6)

    “Dermatologist Dr. Francesca Fusco turned me on to Aquaphor back in the '90s and I've been using it as lip moisturizer under lip stain ever since. I buy the mini tubes so they don't take up too much space in my bag during Fashion Week.”

To the outside world, fashion week may look like a glamorous vacation full of photo ops and run-ins with models, but for those reporting from the shows, it’s more like the fashion and beauty Olympics. Top editors spend the week sprinting between shows, presentations, and dinners, but unlike the real winter games, they’re expected to look polished while doing it. What products do top editors from Lucky, Vanity Fair, Teen Vogue, and more swear by to look pulled together? Click through our slideshow to find out.

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