Get The ‘Mad Men’ Season 5 Premiere Look: Megan Draper And Joan Holloway’s Makeup

Lana Horochowski, Department Head of Makeup for Mad Men, used NARS to help bring the 1960s to the small screen for Sunday’s season premiere. “We looked at a lot of ‘60s magazines, and photos from my mother when she was young,” Horochowski said. “Overall, there are definitely a lot of makeup looks this season. It’s a new color palette entirely!” Here’s how to get the look, straight from Lana.

Megan Draper (Jessica Paré)
“The inspiration for Megan Draper drew from a combination of Twiggy and Sophia Loren,” explains Horochowski. “We thought of French and Italian actresses who had iconic looks. Megan is a little more high fashion in her approach to makeup compared to the other girls because she’s a lot younger – their makeup stays pretty consistent.”

Party look: “It was so mod – we used Heart of Glass Eyeshadow, a pale blue shade, not too shimmery, with Thunderball Eyeshadow in the crease, which was drawn in a thick line, smudged slightly, but left heavy enough to be very mod. Like Twiggy. I lined her eyes with the Nuits Blanches Eyeliner Stylo. I used Desire Blush on her cheeks, and Belle de Jour Velvet Matte Lip Pencil on her lips.”

Office look: “She’s very basic in the office – very little foundation, a little black eyeliner, and Dolce Vita Velvet Matte Lip Pencil every day. I also love to use Madrague Duo Eyeshadow. In the first scene in the office, she’s wearing Lili Marlene Cream Eyeshadow on the eyelid with Nuits Blanches Eyeliner Stylo applied in a thick black line.”

Joan Harris (Christina Hendricks)
“You don’t see her in the office too much in the first episode – she’s at her apartment where she’s not wearing much makeup. Just a swipe of Dolce Vita Blush; and on her lips we like to apply Pop Life Velvet Matte Lip Pencil but blotted down to a stain, or Dolce Vita Velvet Matte Lip Pencil.”

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