It was an elaborate collection and a treacherous shoot, but as far as the “look” for Cynthia, we kept it pretty simple.
“Cynthia wasn’t about glamour,” explained makeup guru Lisa Martensen. “Cynthia Parker was a woman of the prairie, a hard worker, a hands-on mother. It would’ve been really out of place to go dramatic with the makeup or over-style the hair. So, I went more earthy, outdoorsy, practical.”
But even a “no frills” look requires some work behind the scenes. (Nothing takes more effort than looking effortless, am I right?) Lisa shares some of her tips and tricks for creating the Cynthia look.