Winona Ryder tied two classic looks together when she paired her Zac Posen LBD with a bold red lip at the New York screening of The Iceman, but her makeup artist Nick Barose found a way to make it more modern with her lip liner. “I don’t like using a matching red pencil because it can look harsh,” said Barose, who chose Tom Ford’s appropriately-named Cherry Lush lipstick for the star. “Instead, I applied the lipstick directly from the tube, cleaned around the edges using a good lip brush, then blended a highlighting concealer around the mouth.” A mismatched lip pencil can create too much contrast—not to mention that dreaded outlined effect—so try this trick when using a vivid shade like Ryder’s. “It brightens the area around the mouth so the color pops more, and it helps her red lipstick from bleeding or feathering,” he added. Pick up a tube of Tom Ford’s Cherry Lush hue for $48 at bergdorfgoodman.com.
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