beauty queen: olivia thirlby
featuring exclusive photos and tips from her makeup artist!
When learned that longtime NYLON friend Tina Turnbow would be prepping our 2009 NYLON cover girl Olivia Thirlby for the New York City premiere of
it was a collision of beauty worlds unlike anything else--so obviously, we had to get the scoop. We recruited Turnbow to give us exclusive details on how to recreate the actress' warm, glowy makeup. "Day to night" might be a cheesy cliche 99-percent of the time, but in the case of Thirlby (and her Tocca jacket-meets-Mara Hoffman transition), it totally fits. Check out the lowdown, plus see it in action in these exclusive photos, below.
According to Turnbow, the prep began with a layer of
and dust theT-zone area with
Turnbow says she "
enhanced Olivia's already beautiful full eyebrows with a MAC eye brow pencil in Lingering.
For the apple of her cheeks, use Tarte's cheek Stain in Flush and blend well. Next, smudge t
Aveda's Sheer Muscadine lipstick.
Turnbow says "Olivia's evening look for the premiere of
Just Before I Go
was inspired by the gorgeous Mara Hoffman long flowing dress. Hairdresser Ryan Suhr and I decided on waved out hair with a middle part, strong eyes with a touch of metallic." First, blend
MAC eyeshadows in Espresso and Mulch to the outer corner; for the metallic effect, use LAURA MERCIER Caviar Stick in Sand Glow on the center of lid, then lined the inner rim and corners of the eyes with Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner in Goldmine. "
Since the eye had so much shimmer, I kept the lips matte and nude using Hourglass lipstick in Nude No 4," she said.
It might be Monday, but who says we can't start planning next weekend around our makeup, like, now?