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BELLA Backstage at J. Mendel for NYFW 2016

BELLA was backstage getting you all the Behind the Scenes beauty scoop at J. Mendel’s runway show for  NYFW 2016

Hair: Recine for using PHYTO and The Beachwaver Co.

Makeup: Romy Soleimani for using Kevyn Aucoin and ARCONA

Nails: Geraldine Holford for using Londontown

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·         Create a clean part down the middle of the head, blow drying the hair with The Beachwaver Co. Pro Dry (coming soon to

·         Flair iron the hair section by section using The Beachwaver Co. Coast Pro Ceramic Styling Iron (coming soon to

·         For added shine, smooth PHYTO Professional Intense Volume Mousse over the front of the hair

·         Lightly brush the hair to create an eye level pony tail and secure with a hook elastic

·         Mist with PHYTO Phytolaque Soie Finishing Spray and a touch of PHYTO Professional Workable Holding Spray

·         Smooth fly-aways with PHYTO Phytokératine Extrême Exceptional Cream (coming soon to



·         Cleanse the skin using ARCONA Triad Pads followed by ARCONA Desert Mist pressed into the skin. For added hydration, apply ARCONA Magic Dry Ice to the face

·         Finish the look with ARCONA Wine Oil (coming soon to for added glow



·         Apply Kevyn Aucoin Luminous Foundation (coming soon to throughout the face followed by Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer as needed where redness occurs.

·         Brush the brows upwards using Kevyn Aucoin Precision Brow Pencil for a clean look

·         Starting in the center of the lower lash line, apply Kevyn Aucoin Precision Eye

Definer in Evergreen and blend outwards. Define the outer corners of the eyes by lining one quarter of the upper lash line using the same Kevyn Aucoin Precision Eye Definer in Evergreen.

·         Diffuse the lower lash line using Kevyn Aucoin The Eyeshadow Duo in Frosted Jade

·         Apply Kevyn Aucoin Eye Gloss (coming soon to to the inner corners of the eye and orbital crescent to highlight.

·         Finish the look by pressing a bit of Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer mixed with Kevyn Aucoin The Lipgloss in Nerinese for a hydrated gleam.



·         Create a custom blend of Londontown Lakur in Put The Kettle On mixed with Londontown Lakur in Chivvy Along followed by Londontown Kur Protective Top Coat for added shine.


For more, follow @romysoleimani , @GeraldineHolford and @jmendel!

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