May 24, 2017
We caught up with the beauty experts behind our favorite runway looks at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim to get their indispensable tips for summer hair, makeup, and nails.
Perfect summer curls at the Gottex show
Even at Swim Week, stylists encountered the same hair problems we all experience in Miami: flat locks and frizz. With a little trial and error, Mario Silvestri, cofounder of Junior & Hatter (2750 N.W. Third Ave. Wynwood, 305-571-8361) and lead stylist for Living Proof, came up with a solution that "held up on the hot runway.”
"On dry hair, I used the mousse to slightly moisten each section before I ironed it,” he told us. “Not only did it hold better, but it ultimately created a fuller and springier curl."
TRESemmé stylist Tyler Laswell had an entirely different approach for Swim Week hair. Instead of fighting the endless battle against flyaways, he went with a "sleek, wet look." Here's how it's done:
The hair-and-makeup frenzy backstage at Suboo
Bright nails backstage at Suboo
Zoya Creative Director Rebecca Isa knows the ins and outs of nail polish. Here, her tips for a chip- and bubble-free at-home mani that lasts:
Did you know that different nail polish formulas dry at different rates? “This is why you may have noticed that some polishes shrink or dent when you mix brands," Isa said, and added that, no matter the brand, reapply a trusted top coat every other day to prolong polish.