For the Golden Globes, actress Claire Foy slicked her short hair back sleek and neat — not quite the tight, chin-length curls she wears in her role as Queen Elizabeth II on The Crown, but a look inspired by the androgynous 1980s and ‘90s muses of famed photographer Helmut Newton.
“Both Claire and I were very inspired by old Yves Saint Laurent and Helmut Newton looks and imagery,” says OGX hairstylist Jillian Halouska, who worked with Foy for the Golden Globes. “We wanted her look to be both strong and soft, masculine and feminine.”
Halouska started with OGX Protecting + Silk Blowout Quick Drying Thermal Spray on damp hair and used the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer with a paddle brush to blow the hair straight.
The hairstylist then took small sections, less than one-inch thick, and worked the OGX Natural Finish + Aspen Extract Texture Molding Paste into the actress’ hair from root to tip.
“With Claire’s cut, you almost use the same techniques as applying hair color to ensure you are completely saturating the hair with product,” says Halouska.
“I wanted her hair to look structured with a little added volume and since her skin and makeup were so flawless, I created a deep side part and swept the hair away from the face.
To seal the structured and severe style into place, she sprayed it with a generous dose of OGX Smoothing + Shea Humidity Blocking Hairspray.
The look was a far cry from mid-century England, though it would have looked positively punk with a tiara sitting on top.