Rachel McAdams: Toronto Film Festival

Rachel McAdams

Toronto Film Festival breakdowns from Rachel McAdams at Jason Reitman’s Live Read at the InStyle & HFPA after party.

“Rachel was reading a part in the “Princess Bride,” so we wanted to keep her makeup soft and ethereal, which meant flushed cheeks and gorgeous skin.” – Gita Bass


1.       Skin was prepped by cleansing with Simple Skincare Micellar Make-up Remover Wipes and then Simple Skincare Protecting Light Moisturizer with SPF 15was applied.

2.       I then mixed a few drops of Charlotte Tilbury Wonderglow with Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation and blended with a damp Beauty Blender sponge.

3.       I applied Stila Convertible Color in Peony on the apples of the skin, blended well with my first my fingers and then used the sponge for a seamless finish.


4.       Nars Pro Prime Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Base was used to prep her lids with and then I applied Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Color in Rose Gold.

5.       I dusted the bronze shade in the Yves Saint Laurent Couture Palette over the top and onto the lower lash line .

6.       Then, I traced the upper and lower lash line with MAC Eye Pencil in Teddy and blended well with a soft brush.

7.       Finally, I curled her lashes and applied a few coats of Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Mascara.


8.       To finish the look, I applied Tarte Lipsurgence in Enchanted for the perfect rosy pout.