How Oprah Transformed Into Mrs. Which in A Wrinkle in Time, According to the Movie's Makeup Artist Derrick Rutledge

by Kaleigh Fasanella at Allure | March 13, 2018 12:19 pm


"A Wrinkle in Time, which debuted this past weekend, has everything you could ask for: dynamic female leads (from Oprah Winfrey to Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling), a powerful female director (Ava Duvernay), an original song by Sade (her first in 7 years!), jaw-dropping fashion moments (read more here), and to top it all off, some of the best beauty beats we've witnessed on-screen in quite some time."

oprah a wrinkle in time makeup Courtesy of Instagram/@derrick4mkup

Take Oprah, who plays "Mrs. Which," for instance: In the film, she wears bedazzled eyebrows and glitter lips, amongst other outrageous trends. And now, thanks to the movie's makeup artist Derrick Rutledge, we know how her transformative beauty look came together.

Rutledge broke down the secret to one of Mrs. Which's most memorable looks from the film (sparkly copper lips, gold studded brows, and dark gray, glitter-emblazoned lids) in a recent Instagram post, explaining that he used a color palette consisting of gold, copper, orange, and black to complement what she was wearing.

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