Angel Secrets Revealed: Behind the Scenes at the Victoria’s Secret Runway Show - Fashionista

Angel Secrets Revealed: Behind the Scenes at the Victoria’s Secret Runway Show

What goes on backstage at the Victoria Secret runway show? I spent yesterday afternoon hanging with the models, makeup artists, and hairstylists, trying to figure out the difference between bronzer and self-tanner. (Haha, just kidding. Kind of.) Some quick numbers: 68: The number of hair extensions used by stylist Sam McKnight 15: The number of days Alessandra Ambrosio works out each year. ("And all before this!" she says.) 40: Total number of hours the styling team spent working yesterday. 8.5: Bottles of body bronzer used. Click through to see the show's major players at work, from Lily Aldridge to Tom Pecheux and back. And don't forget to watch everything come to life Tuesday, November 30th at 10pm EST on CBS.
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Who: Tom Pecheux, Lead Makeup Artist About the Look: "This year, I wanted to look to be see-through. I hate too much foundation. I wanted everything to be warm." Best Part of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show: "There's an incredible energy. It's like a volcano ready to explode."

Who: Izabel Goulart, Angel Cried this Year When She Got Her Wings Because: "This is my 5th year and it's a lot of work." Best Beauty Tip: "I use Bioderma Crealine to remove makeup. It's the best."

Who: Sam McKnight, Lead Hairstylist Best Part of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show: "We get to work with the best girls in the world." What's the hardest part: "Getting everyone ready on time!"

Who: Lily Donaldson, First Time Angel Best Part of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show: "All of us working together!" Part She's Most Surprised By: "The process of choreographing the dancers on stage."

Who: Chanel Iman, Angel Favorite Angel Ever: "Tyra! I invited her tonight, but unfortunately she isn't able to make it.

Who: Lily Aldridge, Angel Angel Role Model: "Gisele!" Hardest Part of the Job: "The wings are heavy!"