Emily Blunt, Cameron Diaz, and More Stars Dish on How They Met Their Glam Squads

Jenn Streicher and Emily Blunt pose for The Hollywood Reporter
 The Hollywood Reporter

No diva attitudes here!  

In a fickle industry where perfectly applied lipstick or an elegant undo can override talent, a skilled glam squad is key. Lucky A-listers like Emily Blunt, Gwen Stefani, and Cameron Diaz — with both beauty and talent — explain how they struck it big with their reliable hairstylists and makeup artists in The Hollywood Reporter’s third annual beauty issue. 


Emily Blunt - The Hollywood Reporter
Emily Blunt poses with her makeup artist Jenn Streicher for The Hollywood Reporter's annual beauty issue. The Hollywood Reporter

In a surprising twist, Blunt, 31, has her husband John Krasinski to thank for bringing makeup artist Jenn Streicher, who also works with Hugh Jackman, Margot Robbie, and Vanessa Hudgens, on board. "I was like, ‘Um, by the way, if your girlfriend ever needs to do her makeup let me know,” Streicher told the mag after meeting The Office star. Blunt added, "She said, 'I want to get my hands on that face.' She did and it’s been on my face ever since." 

Gwen Stefani - The Hollywood Reporter
Gwen Stefani struts on set and poses with her longtime hairstylist Danilo. The Hollywood Reporter

Stefani, 45, never goes anywhere without her hairstylist Danilo. The pair met at a fashion week show years ago and have been inseparable since. "At that time, it was a big deal to spend money on a rock-star dresser,” Stefani said. "We flew him in from New York and we did the 'Simple Kind of Life' video and he did this really big pink afro. I was addicted to him ever since."

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Cameron Diaz poses for The Hollywood Reporter with her glam team, Lona Vigi and Robin Fredriksz. The Hollywood Reporter

Dying to know the duo behind Diaz’s youthful look? The Other Woman star has entrusted makeup artist Lona Vigi and hairstylist Robin Fredriksz with her look for over 12 years. "It’s always an equation for every red carpet," Diaz, 42, said. "Once we have a dress, then these two go off of the inspiration of that dress and then these two try to complete the look, together.” 

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