Dolly Parton is known for two things: her beautiful ability to capture an audience with a song and her looks. Her blonde hair, eyeliner, rhinestones, and high heels are what makes Dolly's iconic style.
It's no secret that Dolly takes her hair, makeup, and overall glam to the next level. From Smoky Mountains back-home to Hollywood Barbie doll, the country star knows that "there is a little magic in the fact that [she is] so totally real but looks so artificial at the same time."
"I'm not natural beauty. So I make the most of everything!"
"Thanks to Botox and fillers, as well as the work that I've already had, my face pretty much maintains itself."
"I was kind of influenced by this town tramp. She used to walk down the street, and she had all this yellow, bleached hair, red lips, and real tight clothes. When I was little, I used to just love her when I would go to town. I would say, 'Isn't she beautiful?' And people would say, 'Oh, she ain't nothin' but trash.' And I'd say, 'That's what I want to be when I grow up!'"
"I'm not offended by dumb blonde jokes because I know that I'm not dumb. I also know that I'm not a blonde."
"People always ask me how long it takes to do my hair. I don't know; I'm never there!"
"You don't need to buy expensive cosmetics; almost anything will do if you know how to apply it."
"Until I was a teenager, I used red pokeberries for lipstick. My daddy would try to wipe it off, and I would say, 'that's my natural color!' I used a burnt matchstick for eyeliner and honeysuckle for perfume."
"I used to use flour as powder. You've got to be careful, though 'cause if you get too hot, you'll break out in little biscuits."
"You never know if you're going to wreck the bus, you never know if you're going to be somewhere in a hotel and there's going to be a fire. So I leave my makeup on at night and clean my face in the morning."
"If I see something sagging, bagging, or dragging, I'll get it nipped, tucked, or sucked."
"People say, 'How many wigs do you have?' And I say, 'Well, at least 365 because I wear at least one a day.'"