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Helen Mirren

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honeyrose Sat 28-May-22 10:39:21

What do you think to Helen Mirren’s hair and make-up sported this week at the Cannes Film Festival? I normally think that HM is beautifully groomed and doesn’t look her age, yet has that edgy styling which helps her look younger and sassier. I think she went overboard at the recent film festival though. It makes her look older and rather - dare I say it - witchy. Nil points from me!

Baggs Sat 28-May-22 10:54:23

If she looks witchy, I expect that how she planned to look.

What's wrong with looking old? She is old.

And, for all I know, a bit witchy with it, not to mention the sassiness of choosing to look witchy 😘

Go her! 👊

Baggs Sat 28-May-22 10:56:15

At least the dress is elegant. Some of the stuff people wear at these things – euw!

Germanshepherdsmum Sat 28-May-22 10:58:25

Don't like the hair and makeup but I doubt she cares what I think. I've never really been much of a fan, other than when she payed DI Tennison years ago.

Grandma70s Sat 28-May-22 11:01:45

She looks very fake, but I do like the dress.

Redhead56 Sat 28-May-22 11:04:53

I am not a fan of long straight hair never having it myself. Mine being naturally curly all my life and never really wore it long.
I think she suits shorter hairstyles and carries her age very well usually.

FannyCornforth Sat 28-May-22 11:08:24

She’s been very poorly styled. Especially her hair.
I can’t imagine that she’s happy either.
And black shoes with a silver dress!

Smileless2012 Sat 28-May-22 11:13:51

She usually looks fabulous so not sure what's happened here.

Mine Sat 28-May-22 11:19:30

Not her best look....

Glorianny Sat 28-May-22 11:41:57

Breaking all the rules, Wearing hair extensions and loads of make-up. At her age. How dare she???? grin

FannyCornforth Sat 28-May-22 11:48:12

The Croydon Facelift isn’t a good look at any age.
And her eye make looks like it’s been done by a small child.
And her shoes match nothing but her eyeliner, so they both draw attention to each other.
I can’t help but think that there was some sort of wardrobe malfunction and things were done in a rush.

FannyCornforth Sat 28-May-22 11:49:37

HM usually wears ‘a very strong lip’ (😄) that would have balanced things out

tanith Sat 28-May-22 11:54:31

I had a double take when I saw this photo I don’t like the new look she’s usually so well groomed and wears her hair and make up that suit her. This is not a good look.

Audi10 Sat 28-May-22 11:55:57

No not a fan of her hair looks awful! But her dress is beautiful

FannyCornforth Sat 28-May-22 11:56:19

She recently looked absolutely gorgeous all in pink.
I’ll see if I can find it.
So that we can all ‘ooh and ahh’ at her instead!smile

JaneJudge Sat 28-May-22 11:56:47

She can dress however she chooses to dress. I think she looks fine but I bet that dress was heavy

GrannySquare Sat 28-May-22 11:57:47

At the risk of being overly critical of the styling, that said HM & the dress are fabulous.

But the hair is too severe for the dress & detracts from HM’s delicate features rather than enhancing them.

Also, HM’s ears are a revelation, not her best feature.

The shoes are plain naff with that dress.
The make-up rather heavy handed.

HM not at her best.

annodomini Sat 28-May-22 11:57:54

I had to be told that the photograph was of Helen Mirren! And don't those shoes look uncomfortable? I'm sure her feet were 'killing her'.

FannyCornforth Sat 28-May-22 11:58:14

Here we are

Maudi Sat 28-May-22 11:59:00

Perhaps she's trying to give Madonna a run for her money lol anyway it's got her in the papers.

JaneJudge Sat 28-May-22 11:59:18

I googled by the way and the daily mail has pointed out her husband uses a walking stick wtf. Some people are bedbound or in care homes/assisted living in their 70s fgs or even actually dead

FannyCornforth Sat 28-May-22 12:03:34

She looks amazing here.
I’m so looking forward to having white hair so that I can dye it pink

VioletSky Sat 28-May-22 12:08:37

Women should wear what they feel good in

MayBee70 Sat 28-May-22 12:08:40

I think that photo has been airbrushed a bit as she looked far worse in some photos I’ve seen. It made me think a bit of how Madonna looks now. Very strange choice of hair and make up.

tanith Sat 28-May-22 12:33:09

I just saw a picture from the back and those extensions are almost to her hips at the back I'm not sure how it was done though.