Video: The Cut Plays Makeup Artist at Creatures of the Wind

The standard drill for any beauty editor during Fashion Week is to go backstage and interview the hair and makeup pros about how they created the looks. Yesterday at the Creatures of the Wind show, Nars’s lead makeup artist, James Boehmer, let The Cut go one better. He let beauty editor Christina Han swap her pen for a lip liner and play makeup artist along with his team. He described the look he was aiming for — dewy skin, stained lips, red-and-silver eyes — as “a little punk … almost like Japanese anime.” Click to watch Christina smudge velvety red lip pencil on an innocent model’s lids. (Next up: Christina playing backstage hairstylist and manicurist.)

Video: Backstage Beauty at Creatures of the Wind