Emma Stone Gets “Nearly Naked” for Revlon
Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images; Courtesy of Revlon
Since her breakout role in 2007′s Superbad, Emma Stone has wound up on a number of lists: best-dressed lists, directors’ dream lists, and the short list for a cosmetics contract, which the blonde-again comedienne turned into pay dirt in 2011 when she signed a deal with Revlon. Despite the fact that she now has access to a laundry list of face-saving products from the beauty behemoth, Stone’s primping mantra remains relatively down-to-earth. “I wear more [makeup] if I’m breaking out, but for the most part, it’s just concealer, a little bit of mascara,” The Amazing Spider-Man star says about her daily routine, which also includes filled-in arches, thanks to the tutelage of longtime makeup artist Rachel Goodwin; “Rach,” as Stone endearingly refers to the celebrity face-painter, taught her the power of a strong brow long ago. “If I had no makeup and I could pick one thing, it would be a brow,” says the 24-year-old, who has a thing for big, retro arches.
Stone has recently become a little more reliant on foundation, however, as she lands her latest role as the face of Revlon’s Nearly Naked makeup. Due out next month, the tinted-moisturizer/medium-coverage-foundation hybrid includes 16 shades of complexion-correcting fluid, all of which melt into the skin with a blend of jojoba oil and green- and black-tea extracts that impart a natural, flawless glow with broad-spectrum SPF 20. “I want to try new products all the time. I’m super slutty about it,” says Stone, who admits she has “intimacy issues” with different beauty products. But she has been loyal to Nearly Naked of late, the product go-to that will become a staple of her oft-discussed wardrobe on the red carpet in 2013. “It’s fun when it feels like a character, when it’s so not you and it’s like you’re being somebody else,” she explains of her most memorable makeup moments, which include the Paris premiere of Spider-Manthis past summer, when she paired one of Frida Giannini’s beaded, dark glamour-inspired Fall 2012 Gucci gowns with side-sweeping Veronica Lake waves and a glossy mulberry mouth—a personal style highlight. “We were all excited about [that one],” she says, referring to “the trio effect” of Goodwin, stylist Petra Flannery, and hairstylist Mara Roszak.
The triple threat will soon be in full effect as Emma preps for the release of next year’s Gangster Squad, which will reunite her with her Crazy, Stupid, Love costar Ryan Gosling. (“I’m just trying to monopolize the Gosling,” she jokes of her script choices.) While the film includes a series of stunning forties- and fifties-era beauty looks, Stone is not sure what that press junket will hold for her makeupwise, aside from that trusty bottle of foundation—and lots of Lanvin. When it comes to her fashion favorites, it’s “Lanvin, end of story. It’s what really made me understand fashion,” she recalls. “I tried on a dress by [Alber Elbaz] for the first time at the BAFTAs, and I completely understood the art of it and the creation of it—and I’ve been fortunate enough to get to wear [his clothes] since then,” she says of her Met Ball date. Lucky girl.