French Lessons

Paul & Joe’s beauty director chats with Happi about the latest makeup looks for the season.

By Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 10.02.17
Craig-Ryan French is a versatile, freelance makeup artist with more than 20 years of experience in fashion, film and television—he was also one of the first interview subjects for Happi TV! For the past decade, he has served as the exclusive artistic beauty director and global makeup artist for Parisian fashion brand Paul & Joe Beauté ( French works closely with P&J owner Sophie Albou-Mechaly and her team at Albion Cosmetics Co. (Japan). This work with Albion Cosmetics Co. that has further granted him the opportunity to train, consult and work within the development of other internationally recognized beauty brands, including Anna Sui, La Duree and Sonia Rykiel. His work has appeared in Elle, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and other fashion publications, as well as on many fashion runways.