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Salma Hayek talks about her lip injections fail

The Mexican beauty considered lip injections for her character in ‘Like a Boss’

Salma Hayek did a lot to get into character for her latest role in Like A Boss! In fact, the Mexican beauty even went as far as to trying lip injections to channel boss lady Claire Luna. The cosmetic procedure seemed like a good idea – until it wasn’t. “He put the first needle in my mouth, and I immediately said, ‘No! Forget it! I’m done,” she told InStyle. Instead of making the change to her physical appearance, the veteran actress had another idea.

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Salma Hayek says she considered lip injections for her role in Like a Boss

“So instead it became, ‘How do I make it look like I have lip injections?’ And we got these huge teeth. When you saw the film, did you notice I had fake teeth?” In the film the 53-year-old plays a CEO who is out to break-up the friendship between best friends and beauty brand founders Mia and Mel, played by Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne.

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In the film, Salma is almost unrecognizable as she sports a bright red wig. This isn’t the first time she has changed her hair for a role. Last year, the actress sported a black and grey wig. Prior, she rocked blonde tresses.

During the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, the Beatriz at Dinner star turned heads when she hit the carpet in a pink wig. While her husband François-Henri Pinault wasn’t too thrilled with the look, her 12-year-old daughter Valentina gave her the seal of approval.

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The Mexican beauty said that she opted for bigger teeth instead of the lip enhancements

“My daughter [Valentina] was cool, she was like ‘Can I wear it after you?’ My husband was like ‘Do you really? Are you sure you want to do this?’” The Hitman's Bodyguard star added, “I think I embarrassed him a little bit, but then it worked out and he couldn’t believe that I actually pulled it off. I do that all the time, I surprised him.”

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