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08th Aug 2023

Margot Robbie’s makeup artist lists products to get that Barbie glow

What a gorgeous and wholesome answer!

We are all in our Barbie era right now since Greta Gerwig’s pink masterpiece hit the big screen last month, and, with that, our obsession with Margot Robbie has intensified.

Everything about Margot during the run-up to and in the blockbuster was absolute perfection and exactly how we imagined the Mattel doll would be if she were to come to life.

With that, there is one question on everyone’s lips: How do we get that Margot-inspired Barbie glow?

And while some of the products can be purchased by hitting the “Add to basket” button online, or perusing the endless aisles of cosmetics in our favourite stores,  Margot’s make artist, Pati Dubroff, has revealed there is a secret to the radiance that is completely free.

“The Barbie glow is all about embracing your personal style and beauty; there’s a multiplicity of versions of how that glow would shine,” Dubroff tells Vogue.

“For me, the most beautiful glow is one that shows healthy vibrant skin and light that’s emanating from an inner place of confidence and feeling one’s most beautiful.”

We love it.

However, there are a number of signature products that Dubroff used to enhance the “I, Tonya” actresses natural beauty.

The help of a number of Chanel products were enlisted for the Los Angeles premiere of the movie on the Barbie girl when she channelled the “Solo in the Spotlight” version of the Mattel doll.

Styled in a Schiaparelli black sequin dress, it was Margot’s matching 60s-inspired makeup that had me placing each and every product onto my Wishlist.

Dubroff says she started with a plump and hydrating base, using N°1 de Chanel Revitalizing Serum, before applying Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation and Glow Bronzing Cream in Soleil Tan Bronze which gave Margot that natural bronzed glimmer.

Excentuating the “Focus” stars built-in glow, the Chanel Baume Essentiel Multi-Use Glow Stick was applied to finish off the look and give that Barbie aesthetic.

Speaking on working with Margot, the Chanel makeup artist had nothing but positive things to say, saying that her beauty radiates “from deep within.”

“A glow that is not made up purely of cosmetics it’s the one that’s most aspirational from within,” says the globetrotting beauty enthusiast, “That’s real beauty.”

This Barbie is Cost-Effective

Now, here at Her, we understand not everyone can afford to stock their makeup bags with Chanel products, and sometimes you can’t justify shelling out that hard-earned cash for makeup, especially when the four Chanel beauty products come with a hefty price tag of €252. Gulp.

Fear not, we have found some dupes that will help you unleash into your inner Barbie glow without breaking the bank.

The L’Oreal Paris Infallible Total Cover 24hr Foundation will help you pocket some savings while giving the same fresh and natural sheen, with a total of 11 ingredients in common with it’s Chanel counterpart, Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation.

The Glow Bronzing Cream in Soleil Tan Bronze can be swapped out for similar results with a much lower price tag for the Rose Inc Solar Infusion Soft-Focus Cream Bronzer.

N°1 de Chanel Revitalizing Serum and the IntraCeuticals Collagen Booster have a 84% attribute match and eight ingredients in common. As well as that, they’re both known for their anti aging and pore reduction powers – but at half the cost. Brb, adding to to basket.

And lastly, while the Chanel Baume Essential Multi-Use Glow Stick is dreamy and honestly stands out as the star product of the list, trusted make-up extraordinaire Charlotte Tilbury offers an incredible double in place of the Chanel product in the Easy Highlighter Wand.

The final price? It’ll cost you no more than €140 to buy all four dupes. Not a bad savings.