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“Do not Fear Darling” has been some of the buzzed-about motion pictures of the 12 months — and for multiple cause. Directed by and starring Olivia Wilde, the psychological thriller incorporates a star-studded solid (led by Florence Pugh and Harry Kinds), a gripping plot, and no scarcity of suave cinematography. Set in a Nineteen Fifties utopian neighborhood referred to as Victory, the movie’s aesthetic embraces all issues midcentury trendy, significantly in the case of hair and make-up. The extra sinister parts of the story come via within the bouncy curls, cat eyes, and crisp purple lipstick, too.
Pugh’s character, Alice, and Wilde’s Bunny, for instance, are in Victory for very totally different causes, which is mirrored via their vogue and wonder selections. “Her clothes was very vibrant,” the movie’s make-up division lead, Heba Thorisdottir, says of Bunny. “She’s there by selection; she needs to be there. Hers and all the different wives’ [clothes] — they’re in cooler, bluer tones than Alice, [which was] was on goal simply to maintain that stark, chilly [feeling].”
In contrast, Alice’s make-up is “extra heat and tanned and pure,” she says. “She’s impartial and trendy and profitable”. Alice’s hair additionally stands out from the remaining, primarily as a result of Pugh is certainly one of few solid members who’s not carrying a wig. Her completely undone, Brigitte Bardot-inspired appears to be like are visibly totally different from the extra extreme types of different girls in the neighborhood similar to Bunny, whose fiery-red hair aligns together with her character. In an Instagram publish, Wilde opened up about her “worry of wigs” earlier than hair division head Jaime Leigh McIntosh got here alongside and “created miracles” on set (however extra on all this later).
Forward, Thorisdottir and McIntosh are sharing extra behind-the-scenes particulars concerning the hair and make-up in “Do not Fear Darling” — from Pugh’s Bardot affect to Kinds’s “nasty” hairpiece.