Makeup Artist Lisa Westcott’s Amazing Les Mis Transformations

Posted on - Thursday April 25, 2013

Nominated for Best Hair & Makeup!


“How do you make a beautiful woman not look beautiful? It’s kind of tricky, isn’t it?”
-Lisa Westcott, Hair & Makeup Designer

Les Misérables has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Hair & Makeup!
Hair & Makeup Designer Lisa Westcott used wigs, prosthetic teeth, and dramatic stage makeup to transform some of Hollywood’s most beautiful people (Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman) into their Les Mis characters.

Watch this behind the scenes video to see Lisa Westcott’s incredible Les Misérables transformations!

A makeup artist has many different career opportunities – retail stores and salons, TV, runway, theater, special events and even the movies.


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Jeff Chiarelli

Jeff Chiarelli

Jeff Chiarelli is the Executive Director of Marketing for Ogle School. His responsibilities include managing Ogle School's online, print, TV and outdoor advertising and branding and spreading the Ogle gospel.