New York Fashion Week Fall 2014: 5 Standout Beauty Looks From Day Three

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Perfect. Skin. Everywhere. Designers seem to be trading out heavily contoured cheeks and "is that CGI?" makeup effects on their models in favor of smooth, beautiful, natural-looking skin and one highlighted feature, like bold lips or something eye-catching on, well, the eyes. The emphasis on the clean-faced look is enough to make me think — dare I say it? — that this season's round of makeup looks are actually almost universally wearable. There's something to be said for being wildly genetically blessed, but regardless, it appears thus far that the collective mission of designers has been to make real girls look pretty and cool instead of nuts. It's the most strategic way to allow the clothes to speak for themselves.

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