If you’re into beauty products at all I’m sure you’ve seen tons of lists naming the makeup artist staples, cult favorites, and Holy Grail must haves. With so many buzzed about products out there it’s hard to tell what’s really worth splurging for and what’s a drugstore bargain that actually measures up. Regardless of how amazing some products are, it can be hard to justify spending half your paycheck on makeup when things like rent and eating are also sort of important. While there are some products that are truly worth a splurge and being stuck eating Ramen for a week, I’ve found plenty of drugstore swaps that work just as well, or better, than their high-end doppelgangers.
When it comes to beauty, fashion week isn’t just about eccentric, stage-makeupy looks that most of us would never dream of rocking IRL. Every season, there emerge a handful of fresh beauty trends that actually are adaptable for the majority of the non-model population. Of those, here are our favorites from the Fall 2015 shows in New York.