This Is How Rachel Bilson Prepares for Kissing Scenes

Plus, the product her husband Hayden Christensen always steals from her beauty stash

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While some of us are still holding out hope that Rachel Bilson will revive her role as Summer Roberts in our fantasy reboot of The O.C., Bilson is busy on a new project. The actress, and mom to 2-year-old daughter Briar, just landed a new role on season 5 of Nashville. And when she’s not filming she’s finding time to team up with brands she loves, like ChapStick. We caught up with the star to talk about her new beauty partnership — and to find out how her style has evolved through the years. (Spoiler: She wears a lot less eyeliner.)

“I’ve been a fan of ChapStick for as long as I can remember,” the star tells PeopleStyle about her partnership, adding that her dad and grandfather always had tubes on them — which inspired her love for the Classic Spearmint flavor as a kid. “Between my work and as a mom, I am always on the go and I love that ChapStick fits my busy lifestyle and simplified beauty routine.”

Her favorites? The new ChapStick Total Hydration Moisture + Tint line, which “quickly add a little extra something to my look while keeping my lips moisturized,” she says.

Among many things, her partnership comes in handy for filming kissing scenes — she loves the Conditioning Lip Scrub to remove dry skin — and her husband, Hayden Christensen loves the products too. “I have an unending supply of lip balm, so he takes his fair share,” Bilson says.

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Of course, the star’s style and beauty looks have drastically evolved since her time on The O.C.

“My style routine has definitely changed over time. In my O.C. days I wore a lot of lip gloss and the darker inner-rimmed eyeliner, but now I like to keep my look more natural with just a little ChapStick and mascara,” she says, adding that she hasn’t held onto anything from the set, aside from trying “to steal Princess Sparkle from Josh on occasion.”

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And while she does have a favorite country star — Dolly Parton, naturally — she’s not letting her new role on Nashville transform her look much further. “I like to think my style carries over from location to location, I always go for comfy basics and may add a little flair depending on what I’m doing. If I still had a pair of cowboy boots I would probably rock them in Nashville.”

The star says of her time on set, “Everyone on set was very welcoming. It’s a lot of fun playing a role unlike anything else I’ve played before. Like my character, I’m really not familiar with country music, so it was really exciting to get a chance to try out something new.”

What do you think of Bilson’s style? Sound off in the comments below!

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