The Beauty Pop-Ups to Know in New York Ahead of the Met Gala

The Beauty Pop-Ups to Know in New York Ahead of the Met Gala

The Beauty Pop-Ups to Know in New York Ahead of the Met Gala

RACHEL MARLOWE

“One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art,” said Oscar Wilde, but when it comes to an event like the Met Gala, we say, why not both? As Monday’s red carpet will prove, extravagant, flamboyant clothing is best complemented by radiant skin, eye-catching brows, and conversation-piece nails. Fortunately, a crop of beauty gurus have flown in from around the country to set up shop and develop over-the-top, targeted treatments for anyone planning to make their way up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art next week—and those lucky enough to swing an appointment in between stars.

Joanna Czech for Augustinus Bader

Hot on the heels of her new East Coast outpost, Czech has wasted no time in rolling out a new red-carpet treatment for her devotees, which include Kim Kardashian West and Bella Hadid. The celebrity skin-care guru has teamed up with Leipzig-based molecular biologist Augustinus Bader to incorporate his cult cutting-edge cream into her signature facial, which employs everything from microcurrent and LED light to ultrasound, negative ionization, and cryotherapy to create sculpted muscles and tighter skin that is a perfect base for makeup. “Bader’s Trigger Factor Complex 8 stimulates the body’s own stem cells and is incredibly repairing,” says Czech. “I have not seen anything like it in my 33 years as an esthetician. The skin becomes balanced and glowing, and clients tell me their pores feel smaller.”

Prices starting at $850. Book at info@joannaczech.com