‘Gossip Girl’ Head Makeup Artist on Creating Looks for the Reboot and Odes to the Original | Interview

'Gossip Girl' Head Makeup Artist on Creating Looks for the Reboot and Odes to the Original | Interview

However, COVID security parameters threw a wrench in the routine Tagliamonti constructed over 5 years on set of the authentic Gossip Girl. This time round, the hair and make-up trailers had to be separated. She used to collaborate with Johnson as they actually labored alongside one another to create a cohesive magnificence look. With the distance, she had to work off of what every actor appeared in her trailer with or throw a glance collectively for Johnson to complement. 

For the most half, Tagliamonti discovered herself going off a sense, regardless of typically having a full look — down to the particular colours and merchandise she wished to strive — in thoughts. “The person [will] sit in my chair, and I literally nix it,” she says. “I just start digging through the drawer. I’m very much an in-the-moment person.” 

What to Look Forward to 

Although Tagliamonti cannot give us any spoilers, she hints at the greatest, boldest seems to be showing when the forged attend occasions — as they typically do in true Gossip Girl vogue. You can already peep certainly one of Tagliamonti’s favourite seems to be in the posters selling the present: Julien with sultry silver glitter eye make-up that mimics the glitziness of her gown, as seen extra clearly under. 

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Tagliamonti additionally has a sense you may be envying a coral lipstick Julian wears for a later episode that even everybody on set was lusting for, specifically the MAC Frost Lipstick in CB96. “I kept getting texts saying, ‘What is that on Jordan’s lips?'” Tagliamonti remembers. “People who don’t even wear makeup were coming up and asking [me about it] or commenting on it.” OK, take into account our curiosity fully peaked and eyes peeled for the complete sought-after look. 

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