The Fashion Week Facial
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THE FASHION WEEK FACIAL
How industry insiders prep their skin for the shows ahead—and the products that yield those results at home.
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- Patty Tortolani
Twenty-eight days, four cities, hundreds of runway shows, presentations, cocktails, dinners, and after-hours soirees (are you exhausted yet?). Welcome to Fashion Month, the bi-yearly event where designers display their newest collections for the upcoming season. With a schedule as grueling as it is glamorous, industry insiders traipsing across New York, London, Milan, and Paris make meticulous preparations for the haul. Photo-op-ready outfits are expertly planned (and even more expertly packed), detox juices are sipped, and beauty appointments are set. The latter is where we come in.
Leading up to NYFW, VIOLET GREY hosted designers, makeup artists, hairstylists, and fashion stylists for facials at New York Dermatology Group—treating them to the pampering treatments usually reserved for models. Naturally, we partnered with 111SKIN, the brand whose sheet masks and eye patches are a favorite for backstage skin prep. On the menu: the VIOLET GREY x 111SKIN Fashion Week Facial, a nurturing treatment designed to leave skin plump and rejuvenated. (Who could say no to that?) Here, the products to use to recreate the experience at home: