Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2018: The best of backstage beauty

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia always delivers some epic beauty looks and this year did not disappoint. We loved seeing the mixture of hair and makeup styles come together behind the scenes, and, while natural glowing skin dominated, some designers delivered ‘runway-only’ looks that had everyone talking well after the cameras stopped flashing.

Scroll down for a wrap of our favourite beauty moments from MBFWA ’18.

WEARABLE HAIR

Many designers opted for natural, “cool girl” hair this year (we’re looking at you Christopher Esber, Camilla & Marc and Double Rainbouu). There were also long wispy braids, swept up waves and loosely tied ponytails – all of which are super wearable for us non-model folk.

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Tied with a string at Hansen & Gretel and undone bangs at We Are Kindred
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Swept back and soft at Macgraw
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Low and loose at Lee Mathews

 

EMBELLISHED BEAUTY

As always Camilla and Romance Was Born caused a stir with beauty looks that featured glitter, rhinestones and dramatic hair. We also saw unexpected embellishments from 10 Pieces and Double Rainbouu with models adorned with nose rings and fish hooks.

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Gatsby-esk headpieces at Romance Was Born
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Bull-ring piercings at 10 Pieces; tough street styling at Double Rainbouu
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Glitter for days at Camilla; OTT at Romance Was Born

 

BAREFACED BEAUTY

Natural skin, glossy cheekbones, minimal lashes and pouty pink lips were everywhere. Models looked young and fresh – giving us that Resort vibe that’s super pretty and luckily relatively easy to recreate at home.

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Complexion perfection at Albus Lumen; Girl-next-door at C/MEO Collective
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Highlighted cheekbones and stained lips at Thomas Puttick
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Barely there makeup at Hansen & Gretel and Bianca Spender

 

GLAM GIRL

There was some serious glam power backstage at JETS with voluminous hair, extreme bronzer and bold lashes inspired by “pool-side Versace”.  Alice McCall also ramped up the feminine feels with thick, graphic eyeliner and pulled back retro hair.

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Serious volume at JETS; Long and straight cat-eye at Alice McCall
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Bouncy curls, red lips, stained cheeks and pearl earrings at Macgraw
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Confident cool at Camilla; Pairing bold brows and peach lids at Bianca Spender

 

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All images shot exclusively for Flaunter//@flauntermedia_ by Tim da-Rin//@timdarin.

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