The Manicure Particulars You Do not Wish to Miss in “Do not Fear Darling”

DON'T WORRY DARLING, from left: Olivia Wilde, Florence Pugh, 2022. ph: Merrick Morton / Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

Now that “Don’t Worry Darling” is finally in theaters, we won’t cease buzzing about all the Nineteen Fifties-inspired hair and makeup details within the movie. Half-up poufs, cherry-red lips, neat updo buns, cat-eye liner — the primary characters, specifically Alice (performed by Florence Pugh) and Bunny (Olivia Wilde), are decked out in midcentury-modern touches. That goes for his or her nails, too.

For those who missed the manicures in “Do not Fear Darling,” we extremely counsel giving the film one other watch, as a result of this can be a magnificence detail worth noting. Vanessa Sanchez McCullough, the movie’s nail artist, put numerous cautious thought and consideration into each manicure you see in Victory. Sanchez McCullough lately shared the behind-the-scenes scoop on a number of the most standout manicures, together with which merchandise she used on Pugh and Wilde, and it is probably you may spot a number of favorites.

DON'T WORRY DARLING, from left: Harry Styles, Florence Pugh, 2022. ph: Merrick Morton / Warner Bros. /Courtesy Everett Collection

“Flo’s nails had been performed by me for this movie,” Sanchez McCullough’s Instagram caption mentioned. She then defined that she labored with superstar nail artist Jolene Brodeur and manicurist Lisa Peña-Wong to create the “lovely nails for all the ladies within the movie.”

For Alice, specifically, Sanchez McCullough used the CND Plexigel, a kind of brush-in-a-bottle nail-enhancement system, to create her quick extensions. “Then we selected my favourite shade of crimson for her nails known as Cherry Apple by CND shellac. It is a deep shade that also has a fantastic pop of crimson to it. The longer nails elongated Flo’s palms and accomplished her entire look,” she wrote.

However that is not the place Pugh’s nail prep ended. “We additionally saved Flo’s toes performed all through filming,” Sanchez McCullough continued within the caption. “For that I used CND Vinylux in Soulmate. I like Vinylux as a result of it dries so shortly and lasts so lengthy. Flo was capable of get into wardrobe with out having to fret about her toes being dry! Soulmate is a stupendous peachy shade that’s mushy and female and complimented the crimson on her nails completely.”

DON'T WORRY DARLING, from left: Olivia Wilde, Nick Kroll, 2022. ph: Merrick Morton / Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection

Whereas Alice caught with single-colored nails, Bunny had on a super-popular, retro nail-art trend at one level that simply so occurs to be making a comeback: half-moon nails. Whereas Brodeur did most of Wilde’s manicures within the film, Sanchez McCullough was liable for this negative-space nail-art second. “We used OPI Big Apple Red ($11) for @oliviawilde. Daring. Completely groomed. Attractive,” Sanchez McCullough’s caption mentioned.

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