Photo by: Harper's BazaarPros respond to accusations that they're hurting runway models.
By Carly Cardellino
"You think cotton pads are soft, right? They're not," said a model who quit walking runway shows during fashion week because of the painful hair and makeup routine. "During the day it's a lot of putting on - and wiping off - makeup with cotton pads. And there's nothing gentle about that process, especially when you get your makeup changed about five plus times a day," she continued. "A Q-tip ends up feeling like a tiny knife after it's used to straighten eye liner and get rid of smudges for the one hundredth time (a lot of the shows call for a smoky eye)."
So, do the hairstylists, makeup artists, and manicurists working on hectic fashion shows even know they're hurting the models? Do they try to avoid it, at least? A top hairstylist, makeup artist, and manicurist explain their end of things.Read more: Top 14 Eyeliners You Need To Try Now
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