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Survival of the Prettiest

W’s editors reveal their fashion week beauty essentials.

  • Survival of the Prettiest - “During the brisk cold chilly months, I rely heavily on lip balms. This one softens instantly and gives a light tint.” —Tina Huyhn, Assistant Jewelry Editor Fresh Sugar Petal Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15, $22.50, sephora.com1
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “My new favorite wonder drug. So much better than Advil.” —Karin Nelson, Features Editor Aleve, $4.50, drugstore.com2
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “When you are sleeping a lot less and running around a lot more during fashion week, this eye cream is a savior.” —Samantha Milner, Senior Market Editor and Manager La Mer the Eye Balm Intense, $185, nemainmarcus.com3
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “I'm addicted to the colorful pop around my eyes.”—Regan Solmo, Managing Editor Butter London Wink Mascara in Inky Six, $20, butterlondon.com4
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “I use it to moisturize just about everything: eyes, lips, cheeks, hands, my daughter’s tush...” —Alix Browne, Features Director Aquaphor Healing Ointment, $5.50 for two-pack, target.com5
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “Fresh brows are the hallmark of a fresh face. This pencil is neither to soft nor two hard, and the added spoolie on the other end is extremely clutch during frantic days in and out of backstage.” —Katie Becker, Beauty Editor Giorgio Armani Brow Defining Pencil, $29, giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com6
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “I need all that extra battery for my backstage interviews.”—Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director Mophie Juice Pack Air, $100, mophie.com7
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “Perfect for on-the-go touch ups. After a long day, I use it under my eyes to instantly look (if not feel) a bit more awake.” —Giovanna Campagna, Associate to the Editor in Chief By Terry Light-Expert Foundation Brush, $65, barneys.com8
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “It covers, it’s moisturizing, and it blends into my skin really well.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director Chanel Correcteur Perfection Long Lasting Concealer, $40, nordstrom.com9
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “Running in heels can do some serious damage. Over the years, I've learned fabric bandages protect blistered, tired feet the best.” —Sarah Leon, Web Editor11
  • Survival of the Prettiest - “Durable nail polish that lasts the whole week.”—Nora Milch, Accessories Editor Marc Jacobs Beauty Nail Glaze in Fluorescent Beige, $18, marcjacobs.com12
  • Survival of the Prettiest - "When I'm pressed for time, a few dabs of this on my cheeks makes me look somewhat alive, no matter how sleep-deprived I feel. Plus, it's such a pretty compact to tote around." —Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer Stila Convertible Color in Peony, $25, sephora.com13
  • Survival of the Prettiest - "The last thing I want to worry about during a busy week is a chipping manicure. One application of bright red gels at the beginning of the week and I'm good to go."—Sue Williamson, Digital Editorial Associate Primp and Polish gel manicure, starting at $35, primpandpolish.com14
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    “During the brisk cold chilly months, I rely heavily on lip balms. This one softens instantly and gives a light tint.” —Tina Huynh, Assistant Jewelry Editor


    Fresh Sugar Petal Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15, $22.50, sephora.com

  2. 2/15

    “My new favorite wonder drug. So much better than Advil.” —Karin Nelson, Features Editor


    Aleve, $4.50, drugstore.com

  3. 3/15

    “When you are sleeping a lot less and running around a lot more during fashion week, this eye cream is a savior.” —Samantha Milner, Senior Market Editor and Manager


    La Mer the Eye Balm Intense, $185, nemainmarcus.com

  4. 4/15

    “I'm addicted to the colorful pop around my eyes.”—Regan Solmo, Managing Editor


    Butter London Wink Mascara in Inky Six, $20, butterlondon.com

  5. 5/15

    “I use it to moisturize just about everything: eyes, lips, cheeks, hands, my daughter’s tush...” —Alix Browne, Features Director



    Aquaphor Healing Ointment, $5.50 for two-pack, target.com

  6. 6/15

    “Fresh brows are the hallmark of a fresh face. This pencil is neither to soft nor two hard, and the added spoolie on the other end is extremely clutch during frantic days in and out of backstage.” —Katie Becker, Beauty Editor


    Giorgio Armani Brow Defining Pencil, $29, giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com

  7. 7/15

    “I need all that extra battery for my backstage interviews.”—Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director


    Mophie Juice Pack Air, $100, mophie.com

  8. 8/15

    “Perfect for on-the-go touch ups. After a long day, I use it under my eyes to instantly look (if not feel) a bit more awake.” —Giovanna Campagna, Associate to the Editor in Chief


    By Terry Light-Expert Foundation Brush, $65, barneys.com

  9. 9/15

    “It covers, it’s moisturizing, and it blends into my skin really well.”—Karla Martinez, Fashion Market and Accessories Director


    Chanel Correcteur Perfection Long Lasting Concealer, $40, nordstrom.com

  10. 10/15
  11. 11/15

    “Running in heels can do some serious damage. Over the years, I've learned fabric bandages protect blistered, tired feet the best.” —Sarah Leon, Web Editor


    Band-Aid Flex Fabric Bandages, $3.50, drugstore.com

  12. 12/15

    “Durable nail polish that lasts the whole week.”—Nora Milch, Accessories Editor

    Marc Jacobs Beauty Nail Glaze in Fluorescent Beige, $18, marcjacobs.com

  13. 13/15

    "When I'm pressed for time, a few dabs of this on my cheeks makes me look somewhat alive, no matter how sleep-deprived I feel. Plus, it's such a pretty compact to tote around." —Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer


    Stila Convertible Color in Peony, $25, sephora.com

  14. 14/15

    "The last thing I want to worry about during a busy week is a chipping manicure. One application of bright red gels at the beginning of the week and I'm good to go."—Sue Williamson, Digital Editorial Associate


    Primp and Polish gel manicure, starting at $35, primpandpolish.com

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