Reese Witherspoon’s Friendship with Makeup Artist Molly R. Stern Began With a Leather Pants Fiasco

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Miller Mobley

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As all good friendships do.

Reese Witherspoon's friendship with makeup artist Molly R. Stern began with a pair of leather pants.

"It was the '90s," said Witherspoon of the first time that she and Stern met. "I was being zipped into a pair of leather pants — and Molly was doing my makeup — and the stylist zipped me into the pair of leather pants and ripped my skin."

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"I nurtured her," added Stern, who has been so close with the actress since the traumatic event that even her husband has a nickname for Witherspoon.

As one of the duos featured in this year's THR Beauty Issue, Witherspoon and Stern go on to discuss not only their friendship, but also Stern's best-kept beauty tips and their favorite of the award-winning actress' red-carpet appearances.

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