If you’ve finally gone off your rocker (or if it’s Halloween and want to go as something truly scary,) and want to look like Amy Winehouse, this is the article for you! It takes little effort to do this, and it will transform you into looking like someone that will scare the living daylights out of puppies and small children.
If you want to achieve the full effect of getting Amy’s signature look, adapt your lifestyle that day by getting really drunk and really high (I don’t recommend this, but hey, Amy would probably disagree.) If you want to take the high road and stay sober and with your feet on the ground, you can pretend.
1. One of Amy Winehouse’s signature marks of beauty, is her beehive hairdo. There has been much speculation about how she gets her hair to be that way– a rat lives in there, it’s lots of weave, to she has a custom-made Bump It, or that it’s actually real and she just teases the hell out of it, and uses industrial-strength hairspray, and it keeps for two weeks. I don’t recommend wrecking your hair. If you want to have Amy Winehouse hair, I recommend getting a wig.
2. Next, is the makeup. Her makeup is probably put on while she’s on a high, but you can put it on to look like Stevie Wonder was your makeup artist, in the dark. First off, make sure your whole face is extra pale, before applying anymore makeup. I mean, make it look like Casper is your first cousin. Then, let the black eyeliner flow. Apply it all the way from your lids, up to the ends of your eyebrows. I recommend using a black eyeliner pencil, as liquid liner likes to drip. Don’t forget to line uper your eyes. Choose a black eyebrow pencil to accentuate your eyebrows. As for the lips, if you don’t feel like wearing around waxed lips all day (because that’s exactly what her lips look like,) use a lip plumper, and add a dark pink lipstick.
3. If you want to commit to looking like Amy Winehouse, I say go out and get a Marylin piercing. This is a piercing on your face, above the corner of your mouth. If piercings aren’t your thing, you can fake it. Use little girl earrings (the ridiculous sticker earrings,) or a magnetic piercing.
4. Ms. Winehouse is also known for her copious amount of tattoos. Not many people want to be that tatted up, nor do they want the same permanent tattoos as she has. The good news is, you can get her tatted look in temporary tattoos.
5. Lastly, there’s her wardrobe. To look the part of Amy Winehouse, your clothing doesn’t have to be anything special–especially if you’re going for her drunken drug addict look. Throw on a pair of jeans or shorts. To look really trashy, put on some cut-offs. Then, pick a shirt (my pick would be a white wife beater [tank top]) that shows your mid-drift. Under it, wear a different color bra (I would go with purple,) and make sure the straps are too loose, and always showing. Wear a pair of platformed sandals, and viola! You’re Amy Winehouse!
For an added bonus, carry around an empty bottle of alcohol, and have a cigarette or fake joint hanging out your mouth. Oh, and don’t forget to yell “BLAAAAAAAKE!” and drop the F-bomb a lot.