Golden Globes 2010: Maggie Gyllenhaal

Her red carpet hair and makeup look.
Michelle Villett
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Her red carpet hair and makeup look.

I'm on the fence about Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Where she got it right, I think, was in the makeup department. She has the most amazing bright blue eyes, and the contrast with the berry lips really makes 'em pop. The rest is simple: just some false lashes and a hint of blush, but nothing too OTT.

The hair, though, isn't her best look. I'm not a huge fan of super-slick updos in general, even though I can appreciate the mad skillz that go into achieving them. Unless you're a model or possess some FINE bone structure (see: January Jones), they're too harsh for most faces. I would have liked to see something softer on Maggie, maybe some side-swept bangs or controlled curls with some escaping tendrils.