Survival of the Prettiest

W’s editors reveal their fashion week beauty essentials.

“When you are sleeping a lot less and running around a lot more during fashion week, this eye cream ...

“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,


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

Aleve, $4.50,


“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,


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

Butter London Wink Mascara in Inky Six, $20,


“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,


“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,


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

Mophie Juice Pack Air, $100,


“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,


“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,


“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,


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

Marc Jacobs Beauty Nail Glaze in Fluorescent Beige, $18,


“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,


“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,