NYLON: Interview with Kristen Stewart’s Makeup Artist

February 12, 2010 at 4:53 PM (The Runaways)

NYLON has this great interview with Robin Mathews, who did Kristen’s makeup in two of the Twilight films as well as in The Runaways.

What’s harder: making someone look like a rock star or a vampire?

That’s a good question. Probably The Runaways was a bit harder, because it was recreating real people, icons. It was hard to live up to—although Bella is pretty much a teen icon, too.

What’s the best pencil for a Runaways-inspired smoky eye?

Make Up Forever makes a great one that’s long-lasting. Also, the regular MAC kohl eye pencil is great for smudging.

You just finished doing Kristen’s makeup for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. How would you describe Bella’s look?

Her look was so tricky, because she had to be a naturally pretty girl, but she’s also surrounded by these mythical creatures. She needs to be plain, but beautiful at the same time. It’s all about the flawless skin and a naturally pretty cheek color. The number one question I get is the lips—and I can’t give it up yet!

Read more HERE.


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