GRWM: How Crazy Rich Asian Star Constance Wu Got Ready For The Golden Globes

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A recent Constance Wu interview shows exclusive behind-the-scenes photo diary of her day of preparation for her big red carpet walk at Golden Globes

ICYMI, the 76th annual Golden Globes took place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on January 6, 2019. While viewers got to witness the witty banter between hosts Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg, fashion critics were fixated on head-turning moments on the red carpet. From Lady Gaga’s icy cool Valentino, to the opulence of the Crazy Rich Asian cast, from Taylor Swift’s sexy Versace bodice dress, to the graceful Dior number by Charlize Theron. 

Safe to say there was something for everyone to enjoy at the awards show.

But there was one lady who not only turned heads. But also managed to pull off princess vibes like no other. Yes, we’re talking about our very own Crazy Rich Asian star, Constance Wu. 

The gorgeous actor channelled her ethereal princess in a frothy tulle custom Vera Wang Collection dress, and paired with a low chignon and matte makeup. Naturally, everybody wanted to know how she achieved this look and in an exclusive Constance Wu interview, her secrets were revealed.

The behind the scene interaction gave the audience in-depth look at her getting-ready process through the lens of her makeup artist, Molly Greenwald. This exclusive was shared on Yahoo and you can see how Greenwald used Shiseido makeup products to obtain Wu’s dreamy look.

Constance Wu Interview: Behind the Scenes Of Golden Globes 2019

Read on below for an exclusive behind-the-scenes photo diary of Wu’s day of preparation for her big day at the Golden Globes.

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7:30 a.m.: Wake up and calling for Starbucks order. Then going to hike in the neighbourhood, Beachwood Canyon.

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8 a.m.: Hike to the Hollywood sign(ish) and stop at the Beachwood Cafe for breakfast and more coffee on the way back down. 

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10:00 a.m.: This Constance Wu interview shows the star reaching home with just enough time to get ready and take another sweep through the new products Shiseido sent for the look.

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12 p.m.: Arrived near the Beverly Hilton in a Lyft. Security was tight resulting in having to walk in on foot two blocks and navigate more security hiccups before entering through the kitchen.

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12:40 p.m.: The glam team and Constance all get to the room. 
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3:15 p.m.: Swiping on Shiseido’s new Controlled Chaos Mascara Ink (out in March 2019) to get those fluffy lashes!
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3:40 p.m.: Done! Turn on the red carpet while cleaning up. Giving a few interviews so get on the phone and start posting to Instagram. 
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The final look. 
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5:30 p.m.: Home! Watched the Globes for a couple hours before heading back out to touch up Constance for the after-party look.
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8:30 p.m.: Back at the Beverly Hilton for touch-ups. Went deeper around the eyes and a glossier lip to go with the sparkly Vera Wang after-party party dress. Looking amazing!
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All credits  of this Constance Wu Interview to Yahoo.

How To Look Like Constance Wu

Wu was nominated with the cast of Crazy Rich Asians for Best Picture – Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes and individually for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical. She was competing against big names like Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns), and Charlize Theron (Tully) for the second award. 

She may not have taken the golden globe home, but she easily won on the red carpet.

She shone in her Vera Wang beautiful nude bodice and tulle skirt combo cinched at the waist with an orange velvet ribbon. And paired with a simple diamond necklace around her neck.  

Not forgetting her minimal makeup look, it was her classic beauty look that stole the show. She kept her soft makeup to a minimum with a romantic look featuring dewy and radiant skin. Her dreamy braid hairstyle went along perfectly with the understated makeup.

Makeup Products You Can Use To Cop Wu’s Look

Donning a cascading romantic braid with the essence of a fairytale, enchanted forest feel, Wu opted to keep the makeup clean and healthy with glowing skin, thick lashes, and a healthy blush.

Dove products were used to get the effortless braid, including the dry shampoo and hairspray. To get that “woodland fairy” look, the makeup artist used Shiseido makeup and skin care products.

The Constance Wu Interview showed the makeup artist prepping Wu’s skin with the Shisedo’s Refreshing Cleansing Water. She followed it up with a sheet mask, serum (Bio Performance Glow Revival Serum), a face cream, and an eye cream. Once skin was prepped to perfection, the Synchro Skin Lasting Liquid Foundation was applied, and added a touch of concealer to Wu’s nose and cheeks.

To warm up Wu’s skin and add a hint of colour, the brand’s Minimalist Whipped Powder Blush in shades 3 and 4 were mixed. For the lips, she used the Visionary Gel Lipstick in Streaming Mauve. As for Wu’s romantic eye makeup, she used the champagne-coloured Aura Dew in shade 2 on her lids, which is a multipurpose product that can be used on the cheeks, eyes, and cupid’s bow.

Finally, Wu’s fluffy lashes were coated with a yet to be released mascara from the brand, the Controlled Chaos Mascara Ink in Black.

Also read: How Constance Wu Defied The Odds To Become Hollywood’s Next Big Thing

(All images credited entirely to Yahoo)

Written by

Melia Widjaja