Amanda Seyfried covers Marie Claire’s Beauty Changemakers issue, which just went live on Marie Claire’s digital platforms and hits newsstands May 16. The Beauty Changemakers issue marks Marie Claire’s return to the world of print and celebrates the individuals and brands that have changed the game, creating a world of beauty with a much brighter and more inclusive future.
The issue is a celebration of the game-changing people, products and companies that are revolutionizing the world of beauty. There are articles on minority-owned businesses, innovations in sustainable beauty, commentary on the intersection of beauty and culture, and inspiring photographs that harness the power of the physical print medium.
Amanda on fame and being afraid of it: “Fame is weird…I’ve never been super famous. I’ve always been somewhat recognizable. This is the healthiest trajectory. [It’s] not a scary peak. I have my priorities. I know who I am. I know where I’m going. I know what that means. It means I’m going to do what I love. In fact, I’m not afraid of it anymore.
On being really famous sucks, so she bought a farm: “I think being really famous must really suck… It must make you feel completely unsafe in the world. I see these younger actors who think they have to have security. They think they must have an assistant. They think their whole world has changed. It can get stressful. I have seen this happen to my peers. So I bought a farm. I was like, let’s go the opposite way.
On Elizabeth Holmes’ signature look – ruby lips and messy low bun: “The look was as essential as knowing how to do the voice… I get it. [Holmes didn’t] want to waste time on her appearance. There is some appreciation or acceptance of her appearance. She accepts it and enhances it slightly then goes about her day… I don’t like to wear a lot of makeup [either].”
On if Elizabeth Holmes watched The stall: “They don’t tell me much because she’s smart…but…I was told she wasn’t going to watch it, it was bad news and she didn’t want to not be part of it,” Seyfried said, without giving further details. the back channels through which she heard this. “I don’t know if that’s totally true. Who knows? I’m a bit skeptical of any information that comes my way.
On the toy business she started with two of her close childhood friends: “It’s so good to do things completely out of my comfort zone. I can’t wait to start a business,” she says. Then she quickly adds, “I don’t want to mess things up for us either. I I’m not going to be the face of it. I’m not a celebrity. I’m an actor.
[Photo Credit: Victoria Will/Marie Claire Magazine]