Hollywood’s actresses wore black, but that made their beauty bold. Playful shades, shimmer, ruby lips and metallic lids were the preferred accessories to the prevalent noir evening gowns.
All celebrity makeup artists seemed to agree: if the dresses were a blank canvas as to color, then the makeup should celebrate the unique beauty of the stars. Mandy Moore, for instance, wore a crimson lip with her glowing skin and sleek chignon. Greta Gerwig’s rocker-girl metallic eyes matched her stunning choker. We spoke with the two artists who helped to prep these lovely ladies using Charlotte Tilbury products. Here’s what they did.