Now that Fashion Week has shown us the looks for spring, we still have to get through fall and winter. The newest trends in hair and makeup are an opportunity to get next year's look now. NY1's Stephanie Simon filed the following report.
From fish face to fresh face, the experts at Matrix and Lancome showed us how to achieve the great spring looks we saw at Fashion Week—with an emphasis on that all-important day into night look.
For the face it's light rosy lips and cheeks with some highlighter to brighten things up even more. Always take care of your skin so you can show it off.
Sandy Linter, Lancome Makeup Artist: "Everyone can benefit from using a good skincare routine—an SPF. And some of us use a fake tan.
Simon: "Oh, you gave my secret away."
For hair, it's all about movement. And not just finding a great product but applying it correctly.
"The best way is to use smaller amounts. Don't use a golf ball-sized product to the top of the hea. It has to go to the mid-lengths and the ends. You don't want to put it onto the roots you want it on the mid lengths and the ends. But choose the right products. That's really important," says Matrix Global Artist Franco Della Grazia.
Alright, it might not be quite that easy to go day into night, but then again, it's not as hard as you think either.
For hair, it's always easier to add curls to straight hair.
"You won't get as much frizz. If you try going the other way, you'll get a lot more frizz. So it's much easier to put some curl and texture into hair that's been sort of had the day to wear itself in, basically. And then put a curling iron into it or use something like the the InStyler," Della Grazia says. "When you curl the ends it's more of an older look. More of a contemporary look is having the ends a little bit straighter so it's more of a beachy wave."
For face just a little extra eye liner.
"And the beautiful gel liner—it's all in black. Black is easy to wear for everybody. Don't be afraid," Linter says.
The best part: finish it off with a little mist.