Pores and skin Deep: New Year’s Eve in ’70s Vogue, With ‘American Hustle’-Type Make-up and Hair

December 25th, 2013

By Joanna Nikas and Natalia V. Osipova

Pores and skin Deep: seventies Party Hair: Adhere to these easy measures to recreate a 1970s look for festive events.

For New Year’s Eve inspiration this year, one particular may well search to Amy Adams’s glamorous ’70s makeover on “American Hustle” (the elegance equivalent of the plunging sequined minidress). Herein, the film’s hair and make-up authorities, alongside with Gina Brooke, Madonna’s make-up artist, and Michael Angelo, a preferred hairstylist of New York social swans, notify how to get the look you want to know better.


“I’ve truly noticed the ’70s coming back again in make-up in standard,” explained Evelyne Noraz, the section head of makeup for “American Hustle.” “It was simple for me to just stroll in the store and select up things whose shades worked for the time.” For Ms. Adams, who plays a con artist, she liked Lanc?me’s eye-shadow palettes and Hourglass lip colors.

“If you are speaking about the late ’70s, which is when the film was established, you experienced almost each color of the spectrum out there,” Ms. Noraz mentioned, pointing to the three-color eye, usually in blues, pinks and purples, that was well-known into the ’80s.

Jennifer Lawrence, who performs a Lengthy Island housewife in the film, obtained specially mad hues, alongside with dramatically contoured cheeks. “David O. Russell retained expressing, ‘More, much more, more!’ in the make-up exams,” Ms. Noraz said.

Ms. Brooke’s present day-working day model has a subtler touch. “You’re not implementing as heavy nor sculpting as significantly,” she explained.

1) She prepped the pores and skin with a lightweight hydrator these kinds of as Intraceuticals serum. Up coming, equally encounter primer and eye primer by City Decay have been smoothed on. “It keeps every thing in spot, especially if it is heading to be a prolonged night,” she mentioned. Then with a sponge, she utilized Shu Uemura’s Lightbulb Basis. “I’m obsessed with it,” Ms. Brooke mentioned. “It does not modify with different lights, so you know your celebration photos will appear good.”

2) To brush up brows and fill in, Ms. Brooke favored Kevin Aucoin’s fantastic-tipped pencil.

3) Line higher and lower lash strains. Ms. Brooke employed Chanel’s Illusion d’Ombre in Mirifique, a charcoal-black eye shadow with silver flecks and a texture she likened to mousse. “You can use it for a liner and for contouring into the eye crease,” she explained. She drew a far more elongated eye, very feline and Bianca Jagger. On the lid, she patted Mushroom eye shadow, a heat silver by Urban Decay. And because it is New Year’s Eve and we’re conversing ’70s, she additional an extra dab of silver glitter to the heart of the lid. The final touches: phony strip lashes trimmed to match your eye shape and a light software of Giorgio Armani fluid highlighter to the brow bone.

four) “Much of the appear was about this really intense blush which is like a stripe,” Ms. Brooke mentioned. “But way too a lot blush can actually age or date any person.” Instead, she dusted a neutral-coloured hue into the hollows for a hint of sculpturing ahead of sweeping on L’Or?al Seen Carry blush in Rose Gold (“gorgeous on everybody,” $ 12.95) in an upward slant.

5) Line lips with a burgundy pencil. “There have been a lot of rustic purple-browns then,” she mentioned, even though “sometimes a dim hue can drag your encounter downwards,” in which circumstance you can sub a peppier deep pink or crimson. For shine, she dabbed that old trustworthy, Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream, on leading.


For women with curls, the late ’70s was a superb era: Hair flowed freely, and frizz was O.K. For “American Hustle,” Kathrine Gordon, Ms. Adams’s personalized on-established stylist, drew inspiration in part from outdated clips of Diane von Furstenberg and Patti Hansen. There was also some of the ’30s and ’40s influence coming again about, like the bouncy coifs of the Breck female and Brenda Starr, Ms. Gordon said.

“Amy has got stunning hair to begin,” Ms. Gordon said. “But it’s not curly. It a lot more has a very slight wave to it. So for the tight curls, we utilized a curling iron all in excess of that was about two pencils thick.”

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