Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
Chris Pratt is a professional hot person whose job it is to look good (and act occasionally) in front of the camera. Women have long appreciated the power of makeup and now it seems Pratt does, too — at least if his face at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards red carpet is any indication.
Since everyone spills so much virtual ink dissecting women's beauty looks on the red carpet, it's only fair that we do the same with the guys when they choose to break out their bronzing palettes. Speaking of bronzer, was it tricky to figure out cheekbone placement here with those, erm, interesting sideburns in the way?
And let's discuss his hair and eyebrows while we're at it. Pratt is currently filming the second installment of Guardians of the Galaxy, a role for which he has been an enhanced ginger. It would make sense to tint his brows to match his hair color, but there are also many high-tech brow gels out there now that could accomplish the same thing. (Try Anastasia's Tinted Brow Gel in Auburn, Chris!)
Pratt was confident on the red carpet, and he also seems really confident in the makeup chair, as he recently demonstrated on Instagram. It appears that he may also be delving into the airbrush foundation off set as well. I support you, Chris. Well-done airbrushing is life changing.
And just because it is Sunday, here is a throwback to Chris Pratt looking adorably disheveled way back in 2003, before anyone was contouring regularly.