The Secret to Model Skin

It was all about skincare at the AW15 shows in New York


It was all about skincare at the AW15 shows in New York

It might have something to do with the -14 degree temperature that gripped New York but the model’s faces were looking decided less dewy and plump than normal. 

“The cold weather it literally sapping the moisture out of their skin,” explained NARS make-up artist James Kaliardos backstage at Rodarté. 

To remedy the excess dry skin Kaliardos doused exfoliating cotton pads in NARS Makeup Removing Water, £19.50. “It cleanses but at the same time it leaves a silky texture on the skin. Putting moisturiser onto dry skin just isn’t enough. For a perfect base you really can’t have a scrap of dry skin on your face.” Once thoroughly buffed, Kaliardos blended a light layer of NARS new All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation, £32, for a truly perfected finish.

Over at Victoria Beckham face painter Pat McGrath explained, “It’s a very early call time for these girls so their skin needs a little help before we can apply foundation to it.” McGrath’s face rescue came in the form of SK-II Facial Treatment Mask, £83, (a fabric mask doused in goodness).

And at Rag & Bone skin care obsessive Gucci Westman wheeled out Omorovicza Thermal Cleansing Balm, £46,and Blue Diamond Super Cream, £275, to perk-up skin. 

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