Want a sneak peek inside Villanelle from Killing Eve’s make-up bag?

Of course you do!

Words by Maisie Bovingdon

Jodie Comer stole our hearts with her incredible wardrobe and flawless complexion as villainous Villanelle in Killing Eve last year.

In fact we spent the whole first season dreaming about how to get our hands on the assassin’s iconic Molly Goddard pink dress, and know the secret to her glowing skin.

Now, the wait is over and all has been revealed…

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Killing Eve‘s hair and make-up artist, Lucy Cain, opts for a minimalist beauty look on Jodie to reflect the ‘childlike’ side of her character Oksana Astankova, but her looks are often dramatised when she goes on her murdering sprees.

Speaking to Refinery29 about Jodie’s on-set looks, the expert said: ‘With Villanelle, she’s quite childlike. So the make-up is a bit more uniform for her, unless she is playing a character, meaning that she’s about to commit a murder.’

Lucy transformed Jodie from a likeable character to blood thirsty savage by darkening her eyebrows with pencil, adding smokey eye make-up and lipstick.

She continued:  ‘We fill in her eyebrows a bit darker, throw on a smudged eyeliner, and maybe even play with a lip.’

And another top tip – ‘When you see her in a wig it’s a flag to the audience that she’s about to commit a murder.’

Lucy has insisted Jodie has a great complexion thanks to her thorough skincare regime, which sees her rely on Crème de la Mer face cream and a Murad primer, before she applies her trusty cosmetics.

Lucy explained: ‘She takes great care of her skin, and used Crème de la Mer face cream this season.’

When it comes to Jodie’s go-tos she swears by Crème de la Mer foundation in Linen, a Glossier mascara, Bobbi Brown eyebrow pencil in Mahogany, By Terry Expert concealer, Becca cream blusher in shade Watermelon, and a sweep of Bobbi Brown lip liner.

So there we have it!

Killing Eve season two is on its way, after already debuting in America.

We officially cannot wait.

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