outlander Star Sam Heughan often finds himself sitting in a makeup chair for hours on set. Playing Scottish Highlander Jamie Fraser takes a lot of time and attention from his personal hair and makeup rep, Wendy Kemp Forbes, from hairstyle changes to battle scars. is needed. However, it’s the back prosthetic wound that takes the most time.
Jamie’s scars were revealed in the first season of ‘Outlander’
the first six seasons of outlander We have covered many scenes of Jamie naked or topless. And when those scenes are in the script, both Heughan and Forbes know they have a lot of work to do to prepare.
In the first season, Jamie is revealed to have a deep scar on his back after being flogged numerous times. When he received 200 lashes, he almost died.
Forbes’ only job is to prepare Heughan’s hair, makeup and back scars on the set of the Starz time travel drama. And one of her main responsibilities is updating Hugan’s back prosthesis as Jamie’s character ages. They must look washed out, but they’re still terrifying.
Forbes, who was born in Scotland, said, “It’s not normal to do hair, makeup and prosthetics at work.”
Wendy Kemp Forbes once shared exactly how she aged star Sam Heughan’s prosthetic back scar
Back in 2019, Forbes gave nearly 10,000 Instagram followers an insight into how she deals with Heughan’s prosthetic back scar along with the hashtag #lovemyjob. , said that they created two silicone molds for Heughan’s back when the series began.
“There was talk of changing the shape of the scar after 20 years, but we decided to stop doing that,” Forbes revealed. I know people go crazy for it to be different.
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“The mold is already damaged. Then I apply the color,” added Forbes. “This year I went a little lighter.
Forbes also revealed that it took her nearly two and a half hours to do Heughan’s hair, makeup and scar on his back. He doesn’t put up with that chair and doesn’t want to stay in it longer than necessary. because it is done.
This process is completed with Hugan standing so Forbes can smooth out the back piece. outlander Starr always tells her, “Wendy, you’re the best.”
outlander Seasons 1-6 are now playing on the Starz app.