Actress Claire Foy received a much-deserved Golden Globe Sunday night time for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II within the Netflix collection “The Crown.” However audiences might have been shocked to see the reserved royal change into a bombshell blonde off-screen.
“She has such an awesome character,” Foy’s makeup artist Quinn Murphy tells The Publish, including that the 32-year-old actress isn’t conservative in any respect when it comes to her fashion. “She’s not afraid of various prints or colours or textures.”
Murphy has labored with Foy throughout the previous yr for her US appearances, and the 2 collaborated to create a look for the Globes that performed each to her conventional English vibe and to her enjoyable experimental facet: a glowing, pink-cheeked complexion with a smoky eye and superdramatic lashes.
“She had picked out this pink sequined Erdem gown that has such a luminosity and displays the sunshine so superbly,” says Murphy. “So I wished to play with that shimmering high quality however add some edge, too.”
Murphy began by prepping the pores and skin with a hydrating face cream (he used Giorgio Armani’s Crema Nera “Supreme Reviving Cream,” $390, obtainable at Giorgio Armani) after which utilizing Armani’s matte Fluid Grasp Primer to create a clean canvas. After making use of basis and liquid bronzer, he accentuated Foy’s “English rose” complexion by dusting the apples of her cheeks with Armani’s “Cheek Cloth” in No. 502 ($48, at Giorgio Armani) and including Armani’s pale-pink “Fluid Sheer” No. 7 illuminator ($62, at Sephora) to the highest of her cheek, cupid’s bow and forehead bones.
With Foy’s eyes, nevertheless, Murphy wished to play up the drama. “Since her gown was such a reasonably candy colour, I wished to add some sexiness,” he says. He added definition by filling her eyebrows with Giorgio Armani’s high-precision forehead pencil in No. 3 ($30, at Sephora).
He then added a wash of Giorgio Armani “Eyes to Kill” eye shadow in Champagne ($35, at Giorgio Armani), which picked up the glowing pink tones of the actress’s robe. He then rimmed the higher and decrease lash traces with Giorgio Armani “Easy Silk” eye pencil in No. 4 ($30, at Giorgio Armani), a jet-black colour that gave her look some depth, and coated her prime and backside lashes with Giorgio Armani’s “Black Ecstasy” mascara ($32, at Sephora). “It actually makes her eyes pop,” he says.
Murphy completed the look with a tender pink lipstick (Giorgio Armani “Rouge Ecstasy” in No. 508, $37, at Giorgio Armani) that wouldn’t overwhelm the remainder of her face. The end result: match for a queen.
“This was her popping out in America,” Murphy says. “So I wished to create a look that might deliver out her finest her on her finest day.”