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What a Way to Make a Living: 'Lost''s Beard Man

How do the men of ''Lost'' maintain their scruffiness? -- Makeup artist Steve LaPorte reveals his facial hair secrets

How does Hurley (Jorge Garcia) go from clean-shaven in flashbacks to stubbly on the island? Oscar-winning makeup artist LaPorte and his electrostatic flocking tool. ''I apply glue to his face, then hair flies out and sticks. I can trim it so it looks like a quarter-inch beard,'' says Steve LaPorte, who's also used the device on Dominic Monaghan and Terry O'Quinn. ''Matthew [Fox] has somehow escaped the bullet.''

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Originally posted Apr 14, 2006 Published in issue #873 Apr 21, 2006 Order article reprints