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“Don’t Worry Darling” has been one of the crucial buzzed-about films 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 Styles), a gripping plot, and no scarcity of clever cinematography. Set in a Nineteen 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 way of 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 completely different causes, which is mirrored by way of their style and sweetness decisions. “Her clothes was very vibrant,” the movie’s make-up division lead, Heba Thorisdottir, says of Bunny. “She’s there by selection; she desires 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 unbiased and trendy and profitable”. Alice’s hair additionally stands out from the remainder, primarily as a result of Pugh is one among few solid members who’s not carrying a wig. Her completely undone, Brigitte Bardot-inspired seems are visibly completely different from the extra extreme kinds of different girls in the neighborhood comparable to Bunny, whose fiery-red hair aligns along with her character. In an Instagram post, 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).
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.