Oscars 2022: Best Makeup and Hairstyling Predictions

Best Actress Nominee Jessica Chastain’s transformation in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” is the favourite. (Constantly up to date.)

Last Updated February 10: Makeup/hairstyling is all about transformation, and this yr’s Oscar nominees — “Coming 2 America” (Amazon), “Cruella,” (Disney), “Dune” (Warner Bros.), “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” (Searchlight/Disney), and “House of Gucci” (MGM/UA) — all accomplish this with authenticity and creativeness. While Tammy Faye (Jessica Chastain) and Paolo Gucci (Jared Leto) have a bonus as a result of they’re constructed round real-life individuals, the others arguably have extra creative freedom.
However, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” is the favourite by advantage of Chastain’s Best Actress nomination. To recreate Tammy Faye Bakker’s iconic options, hair, and distinctive model, make-up artist Linda Dowds, hairstylist Stephanie Ingram, and prosthetics designer Justin Raleigh labored in tandem. Raleigh and his workforce at Fractured FX designed the prosthetics that modified the general anatomy of Chastain to carefully match the true Tammy, together with continuity within the actor as she bodily aged all through the movie. Ingram custom-made 10 wigs for Tammy’s varied appears, which concerned elaborate mixtures of various wigs to create Bakker’s trademark multi-layered, highlighted fluff.



In Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci,” Oscar-nominated prosthetics designer Göran Lundströn (“Border”) bought artistic remodeling Leto into the balding and chubby would-be clothier Paolo. He and his workforce of Anna Carin Lock and Frederic Aspiras did some reverse engineering to obliterate the look of the long-haired, skinny actor (who wore a fats go well with), with a three-piece bald cap, a wig, greater than half a dozen prosthetic items, and a tweaked mustache. But to reach on set able to carry out as Paolo, Leto had Lundströn apply his tour de pressure prosthetics elsewhere, hidden from the remainder of the solid.
Jared Leto in “House of Gucci”©MGM/Courtesy Everett Collection
Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi “Dune” gives a various vary of types, however the standout, after all, is the 600-pound, usually bare, Baron Harkonnen (Stellan Skarsgård’), impressed by Marlon Brando’s hybrid gorilla look from “Apocalypse Now” and “The Island of Dr. Moreau.” Prosthetics designer Mowat tapped the Swedish workforce of prosthetics artists Love Larson and Eva von Bahr to create the complicated go well with, requiring a heavy load of silicone, with plaster bandages to assist the body and keep the form of the silicone, whereas the pinnacle and shoulders have been performed individually. The seven-hour course of for the total go well with was then adopted by separate items for the neck, head, chin, cheeks, earlobes, and hand prosthetics over the knuckles.
Makeup and hair designer Nadia Stacey did a little bit of reverse engineering for creating Stone’s ’70s punk look within the “Cruella” origin story. The concept was to work towards the eventual iconic two-toned black-and-white hairdo, black eyeshadow, liner, and purple lips. Stacey started by going past the black-and-white hair and a splash of make-up for Cruella’s popping out social gathering within the gorgeous purple costume. She constructed a masks utilizing jewels and make-up as a deception. But Stacey’s most impressed punk look was “The Future” masks stenciled in black on Stone’s face, coupled with sparkly purple lipstick, riffing on the Sex Pistols’ legendary album cowl, “Never Mind The Bollocks.”

The “Coming 2 America” workforce of Mike Marino, Stacey Morris, and Carla Farmer completely complemented the Afro-punk vibe launched by Oscar winning-costume designer Ruth Carter. They up to date Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and Semmi (Arsenio Hall). A contemporary regal look permeates the work with a lot of magnificence. Murphy’s Prince Akeem advantages from purple cheeks and lips, smoky shadows, and an abundance of lashes. While the Nextdorian tribe of the youthful era will not be as prosperous as Murphy’s Zumandans, they’re the development setters, adorning their hair in creative methods.
Below are the nominees ranked so as of chance to win:“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”“House of Gucci”“Dune”“Cruella”“Coming 2 America”

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