Your Best Beauty Bets for Fashion’s Night Out

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Published September 8, 2011

 

BACKGROUND IMAGE COURTESY OF FASHION’S NIGHT OUT

 

Tonight, for the third annual Fashion’s Night Out, stores across the country will keep their doors open late and offer fun shopping surprises and celebrity hosts to try and persuade you to spend your hard-earned cash. When the economy’s down, women still buy lipstick, it’s been famously noted. So here’s our rundown of some of the must-stop-by destinations in Manhattan for all things beauty. Free lashes, a Justin Bieber sighting, and supermodels applying your mascara: how can you resist? Happy shopping!

Who: Lancôme
What: Lancôme spokesmodels Arlenis Sosa and Elettra Wiedemann—two of the faces of Hypnôse Doll Lashes Mascara – will be helping with lash makeovers from 6–8 p.m.
Where: You can find Arlenis at Macy’s Herald Square (151 W. 34th St., at Sixth Avenue) and Elettra (daughter of former Lancôme face Isabella Rossellini) at Saks (611 Fifth Avenue, at E. 49th St.).

Who: Dolce & Gabbana
What: Dolce & Gabbana—and Justin Bieber!—will pay homage to “Passionate Duos” with the pre-launch of Passion Duo lipstick.  The evening will benefit “Pencils of Promise.”
Where: 825 Madison Ave., at 69th St.

Who: Dior Beauty
What: Complimentary makeovers will be available courtesy of Dior Celebrity Makeup Artist Ricky Wilson, and DJ Alexandra Richards will be spinning tunes. Dior is launching the new Velvet Eyes line—couture-inspired, reusable eyeliner patches being sold exclusively for Fashion’s Night Out. Dior makeup artists will be on hand to help you play with the four different styles of liners.
Where: 19 East 57th St., between 5th Ave. and Madison Ave.

Who: SpaceNK and Tata Harper
What: Guests at SpaceNK will receive a complimentary skincare consulation from Tata Harper and create one-of-a-kind Tata Harper select samples.
Where: 99 Greene Street, between Prince St. and Spring St.

Who: Make Up For Ever
What: You can create your own custom lashes at the first-ever “Lash Lounge.” MUFE Lash Tenders will help you design your own one-of-a-kind lashes.
Where: Sephora, Soho (555 Broadway, between Prince St. and Spring St.)

Who: La Prairie
What: Céline Cousteau, granddaughter of Jacques Cousteau and Special Ambassador of La Prairie’s Advanced Marine Biology Collection, will be on-hand to celebrate the eco-conscious luxury line (for the luxury shopper).
Where: The La Prairie counter at Bloomingdale’s (1000 Third Ave., at 59th St.)

SARAH HOWARD IS THE EDITOR OF BEAUTY BANTER.