Amber Heard testifies that she used makeup to cover her bruises.
After a cosmetics company released a statement undermining her claim, Amber Heard provided a jury with day-by-day instructions about her makeup routine after allegedly sustaining bruises in fights with Johnny Depp.
“This is what I was talking about as a color correction kit,” Heard said, holding up a four-color make-up palette for the jury. “This is not obviously the exact one I used to carry, but I used to carry it with me all the time.”
When trial began, Heard’s attorney Elaine Bredehoft identified the brand in question as Milani’s Conceal + Perfect All In One Correcting Kit. The company that made it, Milani Cosmetics, took to TikTok last month to clarify that the product was released in December 2017.
The couple’s brief and tumultuous relationship lasted between 2014 and 2016, when their divorce proceedings began.
On Monday, Heard did not identify the exact brand of makeup that she used, but she described her routine in detail. Heard said that it would begin with washing her face, using tinted moisturizer and applying sunblock. Then, she said, she would turn to a kit with three or four colors.
“So the first day of bruising, […] the red is what shows up right away,” Heard told the jury. “So you want to go with the opposite on the color wheel by dabbing on a bit of the green or something to counteract the red. After a day or two, you get more purple and a bruise. So you’d obviously have to go with more of the red tones or the orange tones here.”
Heard described the second day as the “trickiest” because they bruises would have the most blues and purples—and…