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Backstage Beauty: Alon Livne Fall 2014
A throwback to the 1920s, the beauty at Alon Livne pairs sleek, low chignons, barely-there makeup and standout dark (or dazzling—take your pick!) nails together for an update on deco gorgeous.

Backstage Beauty: Noon by Noor Fall 2014
Sophisticated with a dash of rebellion sums up the Noon by Noor girl as well as the beauty look that strutted its way down the catwalk. MAC makeup artist Neil Young paints a classically beautiful makeup look—illuminated, flawless-looking skin accented by a bold pout— but adds a twist (more on that later).

Hairstyles How To: 9 Romantic Valentine's Day Up-Do's
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and whether they're going out to a candlelit dinner, or having a romantic night in, chances are your clients will be looking for the perfect hairstyle for the occasion. Get inspired with these 9 gorgeous up-do's created by real stylists, and make sure your client looks and feels her absolute best!   [Hair by Robyn Tornabeni] Flip through to see more beautiful up-do's! [pagebreak]

Backstage Beauty: Lela Rose Fall 2014
Food and fashion join together in happy harmony at Lela Rose, where the esoteric inspiration for this season’s white, gold and silver collection is Spanish Catalan chef Ferran Adrià. World-famous for his innovative use of texture and molecular gastronomy, he sketches every dish before creating it to ensure consistent mastery.

Backstage Beauty: Christian Siriano Fall 2014
Let’s not sugarcoat it—Fashion Week is one of the most hectic, frenzied and chaotic weeks for designers, stylists, models, photographers and editors. But, it’s also one of the most exhilarating. Still, things can change at a moment’s notice and throw anyone off their game. At Christian Siriano, Sebastian Professional lead hairstylist Anthony Cole is nothing but calm, cool and collected even though the hair design did a 180-degree earlier in the morning. “We started with a dry, off-the-face wave, but as we were doing it we thought it was getting too literal.

The IBX Buzz at ISSE Long Beach
Though the buzz and curiosity about IBX started to spread at the beginning of January, Famous Names kept priorities focused on the United States domestic launch of IBX at the International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California.

Backstage Beauty: Rebecca Taylor Fall 2014
At Rebecca Taylor, Oribe lead hairstylist Rolando Beauchamp spiels off a multitude of phrases and words to describe the woman in the collection and her locks. “She’s a very sophisticated but downtown girl. She’s a cool girl you'd maybe see in Nolita or the East Village. She’s a girl that’s had her hair done but she's been running around and her hair's gotten rough. She's young, she's fresh, she’s modern, she’s edgy … she’s real—hey there’s another word. Real!” he laughs.

Backstage Beauty: Raul Penaranda Fall 2014
The inspiration behind catwalk nails often gets more play than the manicurist who created the look, but not so at Raul Penaranda’s Fall 2014. The reason: The lead nail artist is 13-year-old Alanna Wall, founder of Polished Girlz, a nonprofit organization that brings lively mani parties to kids in hospitals. At the tender age of 8, Wall determined to knit scarves for every girl diagnosed with cancer.

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