In the wake Hurricane Sandy, hundreds of thousands of people still don’t have power. We know firsthand how hard it has been to try to shower, work, look presentable, etc., in the aftermath of this “perfect storm.” While many have been able to relocate to higher and drier ground, we know a lot of people who can’t and are either sticking it out sans power, or living out of a suitcase.
Luckily there are a lot of options out there to keep yourself looking neat and clean when you have to go back to work that don’t require power or even water.
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Schedules are finalized, batteries are charged, shoes are chosen. And having a few key beauty items to face the week of chaos is just as important as having my Macbook charger in tow. Faced with crappy weather, a frenzied schedule of shows, and the pressure of day-to-night dressing, you have to be prepared for all eventualities. And really, isn’t this true of anyone’s life?
There are tons of new and classic products that are perfect:
Hair: Sleek or tousled? If the latter, you must try Bumble and Bumble’s new Texture Hair (Un)Dressing Creme. Run it through damp hair and dry with a diffuser for volume and a perfect messy look. I’ve used it on my hair dry, too. It adds a little weight and texture when things are getting flyaway. Prefer sleek? Aveda’s classic Brilliant Emollient Finishing Gloss with rice bran oil provides a ton of shine and the smell is really calming. And I’m giving Leah a can of Meta Revive Dry Shampoo from celeb hairdresser Serge Normant’s posh new line. Because who has time to wash their hair during Fashion Week?
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