10 Genius Beauty Hacks We Learned Backstage at NYFW

Access to the backstage area before a fashion show is chaotic, to say the least. There are models, hairstylists, manicurists, makeup artists, editors, photographers, designers, assistants, and the like running around trying to get everything done and prepped ahead of the runway. It can feel overwhelming and exciting all at the same time, as you're fully immersed and surrounded by the best in the business—if you just take the time to ask them questions. 

So ask them questions we did as we trekked from show to show and tiny, sweaty backstage area to even tinier backstage area. There, we pulled out our voice recorders and asked every makeup artist and hairstylist for their tricks and tips. Below, find the most useful ones they offered up.