By  on November 12, 2010

Each season, Pat McGrath wows with her makeuppyrotechnics, and spring was no exception. Fromthe theatrical glamour at John Galliano to the barelythere but bold at Balenciaga, McGrath’s looks helpeddefine the predominant themes seen throughout.“This season was so exciting and eclectic,” says themakeup artist, who is also P&G’s creative designdirector for makeup. “We’re having a major return tofull-on looks.” That meant judicious pops of brightcolor—particularly what McGrath calls a “brazen”red on the mouth or an unexpected jolt like pink onthe eyes offset by black liner and mascara—and areturn to all-out glamour with undeniable sex appeal.Says McGrath, who worked on 30 spring shows butnever lost her cool despite the pressures backstage:“Makeup is back in a big way.”

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