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“Don’t Worry Darling” has been one of the buzzed-about films of the 12 months — and for a couple of purpose. Directed by and starring Olivia Wilde, the psychological thriller contains a star-studded solid (led by Florence Pugh and Harry Styles), a gripping plot, and no scarcity of clever cinematography. Set in a Fifties utopian neighborhood referred to as Victory, the movie’s aesthetic embraces all issues midcentury trendy, significantly with regards to hair and make-up. The extra sinister parts of the story come by within the bouncy curls, cat eyes, and crisp pink lipstick, too.
Pugh’s character, Alice, and Wilde’s Bunny, for instance, are in Victory for very totally different causes, which is mirrored by their trend and magnificence 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 the entire different wives’ [clothes] — they’re in cooler, bluer tones than Alice, [which was] was on function simply to maintain that stark, chilly [feeling].”
By distinction, Alice’s make-up is “extra heat and tanned and pure,” she says. “She’s unbiased and trendy and profitable”. Alice’s hair additionally stands out from the remainder, primarily as a result of Pugh is one in every of few solid members who’s not carrying a wig. Her completely undone, Brigitte Bardot-inspired appears are visibly totally different from the extra extreme types of different ladies in the neighborhood reminiscent of Bunny, whose fiery-red hair aligns along with her character. In an Instagram submit, Wilde opened up about her “concern of wigs” earlier than hair division head Jaime Leigh McIntosh got here alongside and “created miracles” on set (however extra on all this later).
Ahead, Thorisdottir and McIntosh are sharing extra behind-the-scenes particulars in regards to the hair and make-up in “Don’t Worry Darling” — from Pugh’s Bardot affect to Styles’s “nasty” hairpiece.