Hair and Makeup: A Tough Job Thanks to HDTV

Technology has created a television giving viewers a roadmap towards every detail of the actor’s skin and hair. Lace front wigs are no longer undetectable, and the thick theater style makeup looks blatant. Actors are typically vein, how is the hair and makeup industry dealing with new television technology?

  • Ooo this could be intersting, be sure to try and find some facts about how make-up and hair that looks awful now was received at the time - did it seem good then? Phillipa Boyens ( i think) made a comment on the Two Towers commentry about them deliberately trying to keep the pores and mud on thier actors (except the elves, of course) Also, 'vain' – Francesca Turauskis 7 years ago

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