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STAR STRUCK Beauty-makers Vivian Baker and Yolanda Toussieng dish behind-thescenes scoop from the set of Oz: The Great and Powerful. Beyond The Movie makeup and h pros Vivian Baker and Yolanda Toussieng share secrets k d hair k from the set of Oz: The Great and Powerful. size, every skill you’ve ever mastered comes into play,” Baker laughs. “All my previous experience—including Grey Gardens, for which I won an Emmy—helped prepare me for Oz.” The film revolves around actor James Franco’s character, Oscar Diggs, a small-town circus magician with dreams of grandeur. “I researched early twentieth-century fairs to fashion Franco’s finger-wave hairstyle, which gets a bit tousled after the tornado hurls his balloon to Oz,” Toussieng jokes. In that color-saturated land, the future wizard meets characters both familiar and unknown, including witches Evanora, Theodora and Glinda, aka Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis and Michelle Williams. Although the former two actresses worked with their own personal makeup artists (Judy Chin and Tracey Levy, respectively), the entire cosmetics team collaborated to forge memorable designs. “Evanora was regal and exotic, Theodora sultry and sexy, and for Glinda I used Chanel, Guerlain, Sensai and KohGenDo Images: ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. What happened before Dorothy Gale got swept up into that fateful twister and blown out of Kansas? That’s the tale director Sam Raimi aims to tell in Oz: The Great and Powerful, the adventure fantasy hitting theaters next month. A bevy of magic-makers were recruited to create this bewitching world, including makeup department head Vivian Baker and hair designer Yolanda Toussieng. Both spent half a year on set in Michigan, toiling with blushes and brushes for up to 17 hours each day. “On a project this 40 2.13

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Beauty LaunchPad - February 2013

Beauty LaunchPad - February 2013
Editor’s Notebook
In Touch
Runway Report
Star Struck
First Look
Inside Story
Color Lab
Male Order
Tool Talk
Salon of the Month
Head of the Class
Beauty 911
Only Hue
The Texture Trend
Oil Boom
One Cut/2 Ways
Free Launch
Quick Tips
Advertiser Index
World View

Beauty LaunchPad - February 2013