Alyss Bowen | Social Media Editor | Saturday, 18 February 2017

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The London Fashion Week Beauty Trends Appropriate For IRL

The Debrief: Clue: pink blush is out

London fashion week isn't just about the clothes, you know this. From dewy (not sweaty) skin to tea-stained lids, what backstage beauty can you actually copy from the comfort of your bathroom? We've got the low-down with a little help from MAC cosmetics. 

Braids By Day, Down By Night At Supriya Lele

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Supriya Lele aw17

Supriya Lele girls wore their hair in textured waves using Bumble and Bumble primer. Think, dewy skin but for your locks. We'd recreate this after a day at the beach in summer by braiding our hair by day, then letting it out to play by night.

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Supriya Lele aw17

This make up look is all about bare lashes and brows. Don't be afraid to ditch the mascara, though, just layer up tea-stained MAC eye powdered eyeshadow on the lids for depth. Dewy sockets are a must.

Orange Is The New Blush At Mimi Wade

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Mimi Wade aw17

Forget pink hues, Mimi Wade's models were all about turning an orange cheek. MAC's 'genuine orange' lipstick was used with powder blush called 'Bright Response' to create a glossed, shiny look. We're crushing hard for this cheeky update. 

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Mimi Wade aw17

Mini Mullets at Ryan Lo

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ryan lo aw17

Ryan Lo headed into the heart-of-Harajuku for AW17, he balanced out the kawaii froufrou of his Hello Kitty-themed collection with vividly dyed micro fringes were clipped onto whiplashing ponytails. While the Ariana Grande ponies may be a Croydon facelift too far for us, those baby bangs offer the perfect fringe refresh for 2017. 

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