Bella Thorne is an Instagram star, an ambassador for Neutrogena, a recording artist, and an actress who has appeared in hits like Entourage, Big Love, and Disney's Shake It Up! It would probably be easier to list the things she doesn't do. And she appears alongside Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell in the film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (say that ten times fast), which opens tomorrow. I sat down with her and got the scoop on hair, makeup, and of course, fake blood.
Your hair at New York Fashion Week looked so cool. Who did it? 'My hairstylist Castillo. He does my hair for everything. It's all cornrowed and then braided. He actually whipped it up really fast. I was worried about the look photographing harshly, but I wanted to go very different for Jeremy Scott-I usually have pretty crazy updos. We were actually going to do purple and green stripes through it, but then we couldn't because it was going to take too long.'
Is that your natural hair color? 'A lot of people don't know I'm not actually a redhead. I'm a blonde. I dyed it for Big Love. It started off more of a deep red, and Disney was like, 'Why don't we take Bella all the way to blonde again?' I don't know why, but I had a breakdown and so overreacted. I wanted to go back to red.'
What's your beauty routine like? 'I get up. I wash my face. I use the Pink Grapefruit Neutrogena wash, and then I use a daily pore tightener. I really love the Neutrogena Smooth Color Stick in Very Berry. It's natural and moisturizing, and it just goes on really light. I also love Aquaphor. That's the best way to go. Then I either put my hair up in a ponytail or leave it down in its natural wave, which is pretty crimpy. And I'm in jeans and a T-shirt.'
What's the craziest beauty-related thing you've had to do for a role? 'I was working on the set of Amityville, and they were doing gashes on my face, and they were using this sugar-and-detergent blood, and I'm covered. They're on my cheeks, my forehead, there's one on my chin, above my lip, on my eyebrow, all over my whole face. It's all kinds of ratchet. And it's just completely freaked out my skin. I had thousands of bumps. And they're scrubbing it off with oil and alcohol, so it's like the worst thing you could do for your skin. I had to go see Dr. Lancer, so I'm finally getting my skin back to normal. But those gashes do look realistic. It's so cool. I actually love doing those scenes.'
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