Runway Tricks You Should Steal

These 18 amazing hair, makeup and nail tips can make you look like a Fashion Week model -- uh, minus the towering height and perma-pout

Runway Tricks You Should Steal

Want to look like a Fashion Week model? Well, just follow these hair, makeup and nail tips, restrict your diet to lettuce and cigarettes, miraculously grow 6 inches, and you will!

OK, totally kidding, please don’t stop eating (or start smoking, ew). The truth is, unless you were born with that one-in-a-million, freak-of-nature model physique, it ain’t happening. But other parts of that whole Fashion Week model look — like the gorgeous skin and notice-me hair, makeup and nails — are definitely doable. So let’s focus on those, mkay?

Click here to see 18 runway hair, makeup and nail tips you should steal.

Backstage at New York Fashion Week, hair and makeup artists are clamoring to share their tips to take runway looks to real life (and by clamoring, I mean they’re ridiculously busy but still willing to talk to annoying reporters like me, pretty cool, huh?). So I gathered up the best advice from backstage at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, everything from the perfect smoky eye to getting your hair to do that model swish when you walk — come on, you know what I’m talking about.

It’s all right here, now all you have to do is read the tips, try them out, and marvel at how chic and runway-worthy you look. A model’s face, hair, hands and you still get to have dessert and, you know, smile? Pretty sweet deal to me.

Click here to see 18 runway hair, makeup and nail tips you should steal.