Wicked's Elphaba Gets Greened

Want to know how the Wicked Witch of the West, Elphie, looks so green on stage? Read on to find out!
by Erin Torrejon   |  Jan 31, 2014
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Last tuesday, we were thrilled to witness MAC Cosmetics' Wicked Greening event. Wicked's chief makeup artist gave a live demonstration of how Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, gets her green-colored skin for the show! We were pleasantly surprised to find out that face paint is not involved and actual makeup products are used to get that signature green hue. Want to know exactly how Elphie gets all made up for the stage? Just click on the gallery to find out how it happens and take notes as early as now for your future Halloween costume!

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Erin Torrejon
Former Associate Fashion and Beauty Editor
Resident fashion and beauty girl. I’m a health-nut who devotes cheat days to french fries and other glorious carbs. I live at the beach and I can talk about movies, music,  clothes, and my current beauty obsessions for hours on end. 
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