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The Beauty at Fendi Involved Glitter Lips, Hair Studs and Some Very Badass Eyeliner

Courtesy of Peter Philips.

The clothes that came down the Fendi runway in Milan were spectacular to be sure — silky slip dresses, scalloped edges and lush floral prints were involved — but can we take a moment to talk about the beauty? 

Backstage, makeup maestro Peter Philips created a graphic liner look using Diorshow Waterproof Pro liner in Backstage Black (how à propos, right?) on eyes, and evened out models' complexions with Dior Star Fluid foundation. For the hair, stylist Sam McKnight pulled models' strands into a high, sleek ponytail (a select few wore pigtails), and adorned the crown with colorful, graphic studs that gave a weird, '90s neo-digital, video-game-come-to-life kind of vibe.

However, the undeniable pièce de résistance of the look were the saccharine, glitter lips in a shade of warm, pale pink. And if you're thinking "Glitter lips? didn't we see that this season at DKNY and oh, I don't know, everywhere on Pat McGrath's Instagram?" you wouldn't be wrong — but as it turns out, Lust 004 kits was nowhere to be found. Instead, Philips went for a chunkier-textured glitter, which he applied with Ben Nye glitter glue, a brand frequently employed for stage and performance makeup. And while it's easy to position this look as "Glitter Lips: Who Did It Better?", there's no denying it: everyone loves a little sparkle.

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