Wake Up Makeup

W editors share their secret for looking rested when they slack on sleep—just in time for New York Fashion Week.

Dr. Jart + Cheek & Eye Lift Sheet Mask

“When pressed for time—and running low on sleep—applying this primer simultaneously gives me sun protection and a smoother, more luminous complexion, even without makeup.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

NARS Pro-Prime Light Optimizing Primer SPF 15, $34,


“The operative word being ‘Lift.’ Need I say more?” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Dr. Jart + Cheek & Eye Lift Sheet Mask, $12,


“My NYFW Wake up trick is a blow out from Dream Dry salon. They open at 6:30 a.m., which gives me time to get my hair fix before running to the office. Their blowouts leave me looking as if I’ve gotten 5 more hours of sleep than I actually did.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

The Blowout, $40, Dream Dry, 315 West 57th Street; 212.951.0485.


“Fashion week leaves no time for pampering, so I swap seeing Rachel at Bliss SoHo for the brand’s at-home Triple Oxygen line. Pro tip: When people ask you if you’ve just had a facial, just say yes.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Bliss Triple Oxygen Radiant Protection Energizing Serum, $58,


“I use this moisturizing toner whenever I need to quickly refresh. It instantly cleanses and brightens your skin – the perfect on-the-go item for fashion week.” – Ann Jacoby, Fashion Assistant

Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence Moisturizing Toner, $85,


“The Spring 2016 season is going to be a hot one, so I’m using these refreshing wipes and then packing a few to use throughout the day. In all-black, they look chic too.” – Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor

Cleanse by Lauren Napier Luxe Box Facial Cleansing Wipes, $18,


“One quick spritz, and it looks like I’ve had a leisurely morning getting a blowout! It’s the best beauty-on-the-go hair secret to make me look put-together” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo, $22,


“Fashion week leaves no time to sleep, let alone makeup. La Prairie’s on-the-go compact comes to the rescue on both counts.” – Mia Adorante, Assistant Beauty Editor

La Prairie Cellular Radiance Cream Blush in Rose Glow, $70,