If you're going to wear a black jumpsuit, you're going to need a Studio 54-ready beauty look to match. So when Olivia Wilde showed her team--makeup artist Julie Harris and hairstylist Sam Leonardi--what she was wearing to the New York premiere of Django Unchained, they tapped into just the right amount of sparkle.Skin
To start, Harris applied Giorgio Armani's Luminous Silk Foundation ($59) with a foundation brush. "I shaded underneath the cheekbones with a cream color that's a bit warmer than her own skin before applying blush on the apples of her cheeks," Harris says. Use Revlon's PhotoReady Sculpting Palette ($11) to contour and the brand's Cream Blush ($11) in Berry Flirtatious. She dusted powder, like Revlon's ColorStay Mineral Finishing Powder ($12), across Wilde's t-zone "to knock out any shine."
A shimmering, smoky eye anchors Wilde's look, which was inspired by the actress' black jumpsuit/blue shoe combination. "I think blue is the new black," Harris says, noting the popular color combination on this season's runways. So she reached for Nars' Duo Eyeshadow ($34) in Marie-Galante. "I mixed both colors on the lid area and used an even darker blue on the outer corner before using a thick navy blue liner underneath the eye, on the top lash line, and even the outer corner, smudging it along the way," Harris says. Try Revlon's Illuminance Crème Shadow ($5) in Precious Metals and Nars' Soft Touch Shadow Pencil ($24) in Dark Rite. Before applying two coats of black mascara, she went over Wilde's lash line one more time with a felt-tip black liquid liner like Revlon's ColorStay Liquid Eye Pen ($8) for extra definition.
Harris used a discontinued brown pencil to fill in the actress' brows, but try Revlon's ColorStay Brow Enhancer ($9) in Light Brown/Champagne. She suggests using the highlighter side on the inner corner of each eye, underneath the brow bone, and on the top of each cheekbone for added glow.
Given the party on Wilde's eyes, Harris thought subtle lips were called for, so she used a barely pink color like Revlon's Just Bitten Kissable Balm ($8) in Cherish.
Celebrity hairstylist Sam Leonardi speaks highly of Wilde: "She has great taste. Some people don't have great taste and ask you to do their hair one way, you do it, and it doesn't look great--never a problem with Olivia!" Leonardi prepped her hair with Redken's All Soft Argan-6 Oil ($29) and says his hair dryer, the BaByliss PRO Nano Titanium Ferrari Professional Luxury Dryer ($213), is the key to major shine. "She does not want prom hair," he said, so he used a soft hand to sculpt the bun. But a clean neckline is essential to making the look feel "fresh and modern," so he divided it into two sections and pulled the bottom tight against the head, securing it with pins, before loosely securing the top section against the crown. He finished with Redken's Quick Dry 18 Hairspray ($17) and Quick Tease 15 ($8) on the ends "for a little bit of texture." We hope Olivia partied the night away post-premiere!