Nordstrom's Beauty Trend Show spotlights hot new products

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Nordstrom Beauty Trend Show

Clothes. How did those prima donnas get all the glory? It's not like you see glitzy, high-profile runway shows for fashion's other (unsung) heroes, like beauty.

Actually, yes — yes you do, thanks to Nordstrom's Beauty Trend Show.

Next week, Nordstrom is pulling out all the stops with a runway, live DJ, gorgeous models, exclusive giveaways and the season's hottest new releases from luxe beauty brands like Chanel, Dior and Estée Lauder. Plus, top industry professionals (think Chantecaille's Alex Chantecaille, SK-II's Steve Jan, Smashbox's Pearse Renfree and more) are flying in to show you how to translate runway-inspired beauty trends into chic, wearable looks — perfect for all those holiday parties coming up.

The lineup is so good, we're kicking things off right now with Nordstrom's Beauty Director Joelle Russo and her fall beauty must-haves:

Nordstrom Beauty Trend Show

1 and 2. "Great skin is always in! I cannot live without Fresh Soy Face Cleanser as it takes off all my makeup – yes, even eye makeup – and keeps my skin looking fresh and healthy. I pair it with my go-to Clarisonic Aria Sonic Skin Cleansing System for a glowing, flawless complexion." $15 and $38 cleanser, $199 cleansing system.

3. "A rich, bordeaux lip is the easiest way to transition into fall and holiday. It's the number-one beauty accessory no woman should be without. Nars Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil in Cruella is a two-in-one product that instantly adds a sense of style and glamour, and slips perfectly into your holiday clutch."$25.

4. "Smoky eyes just speak to the season and this year the look is redefined with a mix of matte and metallic shadows in plums, grays, blues and charcoals. Apply Bobbi Brown's 'Smokey Eye Palette,' in Cool or Warm, and complete the look with a lengthening mascara, glowing skin and a softer-toned lip." $48.50.

5. "The graphic eye trend was shown all over the fall runways. Smashbox's Always Sharp Waterproof Kohl Liner creates a clean, winged cat's eye or an edgier, smoky effect. Plus, I'm always losing my pencil sharpener and Smashbox was smart to include one in the cap! I just love multipurpose, fully functional items." $20.

The Beauty Trend Show takes place Saturday, November 16, at Nordstrom, Ala Moana Center. Doors open at 7:30 a.m., program starts at 8 a.m. Tickets cost $20 and are redeemable toward any cosmetics purchase of $20 or more on the day of the event. Visit your favorite cosmetics counter or click here for details.