Prabal-Gurung-spring-lip-colour-0989Sometimes, artists let secrets slip backstage. All photos courtesy of

If seeing the designers, models and rock stars (beauty speak for all the hair, makeup and nail people we continually gush over) isn’t enough, what’s also pretty tremendous is the backstage advice you pick up along the way. Here, I share my favourite beauty tips heard backstage.

For thin lips: "Gloss adds shine because it creates a 3D volume type of thing but sometimes, with a matte lipstick or liner, you can overdraw [your lipline] to give you a really great shape and it’s not going to move around as much."—Charlotte Tilbury for M.A.C at Prabal Gurung
More backstage beauty tips from NYFW Spring 2014 after the jump…