We now know the makeup Lorelai and Rory wore in “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” and we’re going to buy it all

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life has been on Netflix for a few weeks now and it seems we’ve analyzed every angle of it — from Rory’s terrible interview skills to Petal the pig — but there’s one thing we’ve been wondering: how do Rory and Lorelai have suchflawless makeup all the time? The Gilmore girls live famously unhealthy lives and live in chilly New England but somehow always look like they’ve just returned from a relaxing weekend in Cabo. Such rosy cheeks! Such perfect complexions! We need some answers, stat.

Luckily, Gilmore Girls makeup artist Tegan Taylor recently revealed how she created the Gilmores’ looks. And now we’re going to copy said looks because we wanna look like we just took a sunny vacay.


Taylor begins using a beauty blender to apply Armani’s Luminous Silk Foundation, a favorite amongst makeup artists. She then set the foundation with Laura Mercier Loose Powder, before moving on to the stunning blush combination.

1Armani’s Luminous Silk Foundation (Sephora, $64),

2Laura Mercier Loose Powder (Sephora, $38)


Taylor reveals that she uses a combination of various blushes to make the girls’ cheekbones pop, without going over the top. She revealed that she used MAC Blush Baby, MAC Warm Soul (Macy’s, $28), and Anastasia Glow Palette.

3MAC Blush Baby (Macy’s, $23)


4MAC Warm Soul (Macy’s, $28)

5Anastasia Glow Palette (Sephora, $45)

“Both Tom Ford and Armani have gorgeous cheek colors, so it’s just a matter of mixing and matching to your skin tone. I like to use a deeper warm blush to accent the hollow of the cheekbone, and then ‘pop' the ball of the cheek with a brighter color for added dimension. Anastasia's newest Glow Palette is perfect for adding extra sparkle, so lightly brushing it on for a finishing touch works beautifully as well.

– Tegan

6Bobbi Brown University Palette (Nordstrom, $60)


As for their lips, she found that the Bobbi Brown University Palette  paired well for any look. She said, “I love Bobbi Brown’s University Palette. It has a wide range of colors in it and can be applied either heavily for a bold look, or softly for a subtle, more natural look.”

Taylor also revealed that each look took roughly 40 minutes, which, frankly, is totally doable. Adding these to our makeup must-haves right now!

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