The Most Gorgeous Makeup Moments From NYFW

It’s (mostly) about the eyes for Fall 2022.

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From graphic eyeliner at LaQuan Smith and Anna Sui to bold blush at Christian Cowan, NYFW 2022 broug...
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NYFW was all about the drama — beauty-wise at least. Bright colors, metallic finishes, and graphic eyeliner ruled the F/W 2022 season. In case you missed it, here are of the most memorable makeup looks spotted on the models at New York Fashion Week in Feb. 2022.

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Kim Shui’s Blue Eyeshadow

Stila Cosmetics Global Beauty Director Charlie Riddle swept Stila Double Dip Suede Shade in Blue Jean across the models’ eyelids and lined with the Stay All Day Dual-Ended Liquid Eye Liner in Periwinkle and Midnight (which launches in March).

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Jason Wu’s Modern Smoky Eye

Lead makeup artist Diane Kendal took inspiration from the 1960s to create a modern smoky eye. Kendal used the Jason Wu Flora 25 palette for color and defined the eyes with sultry black eyeliner.

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Bronx And Banco’s Pretty In Pink

To get this gorgeous metallic pink eye look, Stila Cosmetics global beauty director Charlie Riddle used the Shimmer & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in Daring with a layer of Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow in Diamond Dust for extra shimmer.

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Christian Cowan’s Blush Renaissance

Lori Taylor Davis, Smashbox's global pro lead artist and makeup head at Christian Cowan’s show, is bringing blush back. She used the Cali Contour Palette to define the models’ cheekbones and add an intense rosy glow.


Christian Siriano’s Mod Eyes

Erin Stein, AVP Education Strategy and Pro Artistry of Charlotte Tilbury, told Bustle that the vibe was “old-meets-new,” merging ’90s and ’60s trends. Double-winged eyeliner with layers of cornflower blue and jet black created the ultimate mod look.

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Anna Sui’s Graphic Liner

Who doesn’t love a good graphic liner? At Anna Sui, models wore striking winged eyeliner above and below their waterlines.

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Dur Doux

Go bold or go home. At Dur Doux, models wore bright eyeshadows down the runway. This turquoise is especially gorgeous.

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LaQuan Smith’s Feline Eyes

Lead makeup artist Sheika Daley was inspired by the ’90s, and gave models a fierce cat-eye created with black eyeliner and red lip liner.

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