Mane Addicts’ NYFW #YBSquad Diary

The team at Mane Addicts really knows hair. Under the leadership of Jen Atkin, editorial director Justine Marjan and art director Desirae Cherie bring runway trends to life, share product recommendations, and provide an endless scroll of hair inspiration. The team at Mane Addicts joined our #ybsquad and took over our Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope, and Twitter for Day Two of New York Fashion Week giving us the ultimate look at backstage beauty. Check out their NYFW essentials below and click through to see everything they shared from the day!

Three things that are always in my bag during fashion week are…
R+Co Travel Size Death Valley Dry Shampoo, my cameras, and my ALC Paloma bag. – Desirae Cherie

My ipad, Leonor Greyl Eclat Natural, Glossier Balm Dotcom, and Honest Co Hand Sanitizer! – Jen Atkin

EOS lip balm, camera, Valley Eyewear sunglasses, and ALC Paloma bag. – Justine Marjan

My go-to outfit is…
Acne leather pants, Balenciaga boots, and a t-shirt. – Desirae Cherie

Culotte pants, a silk tank, and my Adina Mills crystal necklace. – Justine Marjan

My fashion week guilty pleasure is…
Laduree macarons and Jennifer Behr hair accessories. – Justine Marjan

Dover Street Market. – Desirae Cherie

Visiting Fenton/Fallon showroom, visiting Troy Surrat, and Bar Pitti with Charlotte Ronson. – Jen Atkin

The night before fashion week I…
Charge everything! Cameras, mophies, etc. – Desirae Cherie and Justine Marjan

In the morning I eat…
The Juice Shop’s Go Getter Green Juice, Blue Bottle iced almond milk latte. – Justine Marjan

Homemade strawberry poptarts at Double Dutch in Harlem. – Desirae Cherie

A banana and a Dr. Lipman Shake. – Jen Atkin

My fashion week beauty staple is…
Black liquid eyeliner and a red lip (Stila Lip Stain). – Justine Marjan

Tom Ford Lipstick in Wild Ginger and beach waves. – Desirae Cherie

Epione SPF 40, Jennifer Behr headbands, Balmain Dry Shampoo, and ZICO water! – Jen Atkin

If I have a minute to work out I…
Do squats in the hotel room. – Desirae Cherie

Do Nicole WInoffer dance class, AKT workout, or SLT Pilates. – Jen Atkin

Hotel treadmill or Soul Cycle. – Justine Marjan

You’ll catch me reading… – Justine Marjan and Desirae Cherie

Fast Company – Jen Atkin

I’ll unwind by…
Shopping! – Justine Marjan

#sleepwhenyouredead – Desirae Cherie

Staying in to watch Real Housewives. – Jen Atkin

My coffee shop order is…
Iced Almond Milk Latte – Justine Marjan

Unsweetened Ice Green Tea, Black Coffee – Desirae Cherie

Iced Dirty Chai Latte with Coconut Milk – Jen Atkin

The song I’m playing on repeat is…
Anything by J Dilla. – Desirae Cherie

My Instagram filter is…
No filter needed, Lightroom for editing photos – Desirae Cherie

No filters, just apps! VSCO, Faded, and Afterlight FTW! – Justine Marjan

My #1 social media rule is…
Have fun. – Justine Marjan

Don’t be nasty. – Desirae Cherie

Have a sense of humor…it’s not that serious. – Jen Atkin

My favorite part about fashion week is…
Getting to meet so many Mane Masters with Justine Marjan. – Desirae Cherie

Watching so much amazing talents and the beauty transformations, plus the late night hotel room hustle for Mane Addicts with Desirae Cherie. – Justine Marjan

I’m most looking forward to seeing/doing…
Alexander Wang, watching Guido, Odile, and James Pecis in action, and getting out of the LA heat. – Justine Marjan

Tiam Restaurant and Alexander Wang. – Desirae Cherie