The best part of Paris Fashion Week’s runways, for those hoping to take home a piece of the action, is that there is a way to shop them before the clothing actually lands on shelves in a few months: Grab the beauty products while they’re hot. Still, the pros behind the spring 2022 shows were unusually cagey about their beauty looks this season. Some designers had beauty teams signing nondisclosure agreements to prevent leaked secrets, others closed off backstage altogether.
Thankfully, we were able to wrangle the industry brains behind the beauty, like makeup artist Peter Philips (Dior’s liner linguist) and hairstylist Anthony Turner (the coolio behind Rokh’s rocker ponytails), for their exclusive take on the products that walked the runway. Whether it’s Diane Kendal’s luminous cheekbones at Balmain, Holli Smith’s sopping wet bangs at Balenciaga, or Fara Homidi’s “psychedelic skin” at Coperni, there’s a