The cramped corridors of any backstage NYFW show can feel a bit frenzied, but there's a true sense of excitement permeating the hairspray-dense air, too. Excitement over the beautiful runway presentation that's just minutes away, excitement over the collaborate efforts of the hair, makeup, nail, and skin care teams, and excitement over the new looks — and yeah, new products — the world is about to discover. One of the coolest aspects of poking around backstage is spotting new, sometimes not yet launched, products. We're sharing nine of them with you today.
Lizzo said it best: "I thought I needed to run and find somebody to love but all I needed was some coconut oil." This line comes from the aptly-named "Coconut Oil," which was on her debut solo EP. If Lizzo and her fabulous self spent time to title and write a song about this oil, then you know it's important. (Now, if you haven't heard this song, stop everything and listen because it is pure facts! The song is one of Lizzo's early classics and still rings true today.)
The 2020 Spring and Summer NYFW catwalk really brought it in the beauty department: We're talking fun and wearable makeup that's more than the typical "no makeup makeup" or "never could I ever" looks we so often see from spring collections. For your own upcoming eye makeup inspiration, we rounded up seven brilliant options for you that we got to watch come to life in real-time backstage.
Skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis can feel like a curse: They appear without a warning, they stick around for a long time... and they make you feel itchy and uncomfortable pretty much 24/7. Worst of all, they can sometimes affect your face, which can take a toll on your self esteem.