‘Outlander’s’ Makeup Artist Once Shared Exactly How She Ages the Prosthetic Scars on Sam Heughan’s Back

Outlander star Sam Heughan often finds himself sitting in the makeup chair for hours on set. Playing Scottish Highlander Jamie Fraser requires a ton of time and attention from his personal hair and makeup persona, Wendy Kemp Forbes, for everything from changing hairstyles to battle scars. The one thing that is most time-consuming, though, is the prosthetic scars on his back.

Sam Heughan and Tobias Menzies in an image from season 1 of ‘Outlander’ | STARZ

Jamie’s scars were revealed in the first season of ‘Outlander’

The first six seasons of Outlander have featured numerous scenes with a naked or topless Jamie. And when those scenes are in the script, both Heughan and Forbes know they’ve got a lot of work to do to prepare.

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