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Nicole Altavilla

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on Feb 18, 2010
At Cesar Galindo, hair and makeup were both inspired by Joan Jett. Lead hairstylist for Redken Holli Smith gave models one of two different hairstyles, either a mullet-inspired wig or fringe bangs and a ponytail. To create the wig look, Smith used Forceful 23 Super Strength Finishing Spray to give hair a matte finish. The
on Feb 17, 2010
Last night, I went backstage at Stage 37 to check out the hair and makeup at Clandestine Industries by Pete Wentz. For makeup, the Sephora PRO Beauty Team, led by Jose Rivera, created looks that fit the individual personality and style of each model. Rivera told me that he asked each model to pose, smile and tell him his/
on Feb 16, 2010
It was all business backstage at Milk Studios on Friday at Preen by Thornton Bregazzi's Fall/Winter 2010 show. James Kaliardos for M.A.C created an iridescent, yet tough, look on the models' faces by applying Pink Freeze eye shadow on the inner eye lids and Beautiful Iris and Smooth Operator eye shadows on the outer lids.
on Feb 12, 2010
This morning I headed backstage at Exit Art in Manhattan to check out the hair, makeup and nails at the Ruffian show. Lead stylist for Bumble and bumble Neil Moodie described the inspiration for the hair as "a French girl who visits the moon." Moodie applied Bumble and bumble Prep Spray and Surf Spray to create the look,
on Feb 11, 2010
I loved the hair at Organic by John Patrick Fall/Winter 2010 Fashion Week show. Lead stylist Odile Gilbert for Aveda created a modern twist on the Brigitte Bardot “pouf” to complement the collection. “Our collection this season is centered around big, beautiful hair that makes our hand-woven tweeds look happy," says John