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The talented professionals and students of Bellus Academy, the esteemed beauty and wellness education institution headquartered in San Diego, successfully executed Fashion Week San Diego’s “The Art & Beauty Behind Fashion” on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the Broadway Pier in San Diego, California. The evening featured three presentations which showcased the beauty industry’s critical place within fashion.

The hair and makeup design teams at the Gila Rut Aveda Salons in San Diego, California recently released their latest collection: BE WITCHED! As part of the new MYSTIC Gallery collection, BE WITCHED! comes just in time for the changing season with haunting silhouettes and dark, dramatic, Gothic glamour.

Ted Gibson and team were a huge hit at this year’s Beauty Palooza event held recently in Atlantic City. The team presented two 90-minute shows on Monday, September 22nd to sold-out crowds. Their Erotica presentation featured eleven models showcasing latex wears by designer Tableaux Viviants and gorgeous gibson girl hair and makeup.

Spending the day basking in the sun might put anyone in a dream-like state that prompts memory loss about an important event on the evening’s docket. Such is the case for the girl at CuteCircuit whose beachy-yet-elegant locks reflect “a girl who spent so much time at the beach she forgot she had this fabulous gala to go to,” explains lead hairstylist T. Cooper who is also co-founder of Metro Look.

It's officially fall, which means all eyes are on the new season in makeup trends. Lori Leib, Creative Director for Bodyography Professional Cosmetics has gathered some of her favorite looks from the recent runways that makeup artists can showcase on their clients this season.

The beauty at Cushnie et Ochs was fit for a queen — an ancient, sexy, sultry queen that is — no prudish and stuffy royalty found here! The sleek and sophisticated yet simple hair design came about from the inspiration behind the collection: Cleopatra in the desert sun. “We wanted to do something that had a bit of an Egyptian vibe so we went for a ponytail with a twist,” shares Moroccanoil lead hairstylist Antonio Corral Calero.

To complement the elegant, minimalist line and the white, black and gold color palette at the Crown by Colin King Spring/Summer 2015 Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week show, lead makeup artist Brian C. Hawkins created a muted makeup look. The look featured skin with a matte, clean finish and an emphasis on a high pink/peach cheekbone. Lips were muted with pink at the center, contrasting with heavy, dark eyebrows. Eyes featured light mascara and thick eyeliner, with a winged cat eye.

NYFW Get the Look: Backstage with Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) took New York Fashion Week by storm this year, creating fun, edgy, and classic looks for numerous designers. See some of the gorgeous makeup and nail looks below!OCC at Erin Fetherston

Elongating eyeliner – known as “arrowed eyes” – has made a recent resurgence on runways, with makeup artists highlighting a vivid assortment of different plays on the trend. Creating arrows, wings and points with eye liner is a great way to mix up your client’s makeup look in a way that’s both wearable and expressive. Shawn Towne, makeup artist and global educator for jane iredale shares her tips for creating four on-trend eye looks. Thick Glam

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