Amandla Stenberg's Grey Hair, and More of the Best Beauty Looks Lately

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It was another awesome week in celebrity beauty sightings! Amandla Stenberg (a.k.a. Rue from 'The Hunger Games') had the most exciting hair by far, and I also fell in love with Chloë Moretz's bright lipstick, Angie Harmon's dewy skin and Lily Collins' bushy brows. But that's just the start—there's so much more to see!

These were the best celebrity beauty looks this week:

Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Amandla Stenberg at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Amandla Stenberg, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Close-up of Amandla Stenberg at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

She's only 16 years old, but already Amandla has major beauty game. Can we talk about The Hair? On such a youthful face, the grey is a deliberate style choice and oh so fun. Just before this event, she had it in braids, which created this fab texture and mega-volume when she took 'em all out. The other key elements are the length and choppiness. If you described this to me, never in a million years would I think it could look good—but it really does! Makeup is soft and subtle; just right when the hair is so statement-making.

Chloë Moretz

Chloe Moretz, The 5th Wave Cancun press conference, 2015

Chloë Moretz at the 2015 Cancun press conference for 'The 5th Wave'.

Chloe Moretz, The 5th Wave Cancun press conference, 2015

Close-up of Chloë Moretz at the 2015 Cancun press conference for 'The 5th Wave'.

Pretty, pretty, pretty! I've been growing weary of Chloë's usual neutral palette, so it's quite the delight to see her in such a beautiful, bright lip colour with matching flushed cheeks. Even her hair looks more blonde and Rapunzel-like, especially with the little details of the centre part and the two pieces at the front twisted and pinned back. Her full, brushed-up brows and no eyeliner—just soft upper lashes—are the perfect counterparts. (No word on the specific lipstick shade, alas!)

Angie Harmon

Angie Harmon, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Angie Harmon at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Angie Harmon, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Close-up of Angie Harmon at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

I NEED to know Angie's secrets. She has been so glowy and gorgeous lately, it's crazy! This time is no exception: dewy skin, sheer gloss, naturally strong brows, a soft blowout and some glam around the eyes. I don't think she needs the lashes at all, but they don't bother me too much against the black waterlines and fun swipe of metallic rose gold underneath. This is so timeless and appropriate for any age.

Lily Collins

Lily Collins, LA Film Festival 2015

Lily Collins at the 2015 LA Film Festival.

Lily Collins, LA Film Festival 2015

Close-up of Lily Collins at the 2015 LA Film Festival.

Oh look, Lily is pulling off her new (ish) short haircut very nicely. In this photo, I'm particularly enjoying the tone-on-tone effect of her half green, half brown eyes, which also match her hair, and then pick up the brownish-rose lip colour, too. No blush, except a lil' contour under the cheeks, and I think it works, although perhaps could be a bit more skin-toned. Brows are amaze as per usual, and so are her lashes. Extensions, I think? So much less offensive than false lash strips! 

Zoë Saldana

Zoe Saldana, Infinitely Polar Bear press conference, 2015

Zoë Saldana at a 2015 press conference for 'Infinitely Polar Bear'.

Zoe Saldana, Infinitely Polar Bear press conference, 2015

Close-up of Zoë Saldana at a 2015 press conference for 'Infinitely Polar Bear'.

Zoë can be a bit hit or miss when it comes to red carpet, but I think we can all appreciate her natural beauty here. Like, wow! I'm amazed at the quality of her skin (which is sans any potentially garish blush), and just love how the black liquid liner follows the curve of her eyes, accentuating their almond-ness. The sheer red lipstick is the cherry on top.

Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne, Paper Towns Berlin press tour, 2015

Cara Delevingne at the 2015 Berlin photocall for 'Paper Towns'.

Cara Delevingne, Paper Towns Berlin press tour, 2015

Close-up of Cara Delevingne at the 2015 Berlin photocall for 'Paper Towns'.

Cara looks flawless 99 percent of the time, being a model and all—and sometimes that's not so exciting. With this, I'm excited! It's probably half to do with her pose, which almost looks straight out of a high-fashion ad. But it's also the makeup: burgundy-stained lips, a textured brown smoky eye and rosy cheeks. The hair is super-modern in caramel Sombré and piecey, bedhead waves. Yes times a thousand!

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner, Fragrance Foundation Awards 2015

Kendall Jenner at the 2015 Fragrance Foundation Awards.

Kendall Jenner, Fragrance Foundation Awards 2015

Close-up of Kendall Jenner at the 2015 Fragrance Foundation Awards.

Kendall looks a lot like Kim here, no? But way fresher, which I appreciate so much. You can tell she's doing a bit of contouring and highlighting on her cheeks, but it's nicely restrained, and so is the rest of the makeup—really just lashes and nude lipstick (Estée Lauder Insatiable Ivory). Notice how her incredibly shiny hair has a bit of wave, but the ends are left straight. I think that's really key; whenever celebs curl the ends under it just doesn't look as current.

Victoria Justice

Victoria Justice, amfAR New York Inspiration Gala 2015

Victoria Justice at the 2015 amfAR Inspiration Gala New York.

Victoria Justice, amfAR New York Inspiration Gala 2015

Close-up of Victoria Justice at the 2015 amfAR Inspiration Gala New York.

I'm gonna start calling Victoria Little Miss Perfect. Because isn't she? Sure, she wears a heavier makeup than is generally my taste, but always comes off looking so gorgeous and hyper-groomed. The red lipstick is precise, the eyeshadow multi-dimensional, and the brows carefully arched (with just a bit of soft pencil to fill in the tails). Her face must be a makeup artist's dream.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus, amfAR New York Inspiration Gala 2015

Miley Cyrus at the 2015 amfAR Inspiration Gala New York.

Miley Cyrus, amfAR New York Inspiration Gala 2015

Close-up of Miley Cyrus at the 2015 amfAR Inspiration Gala New York.

For months now, we haven't seen Miley with much of anything on her baby face, save a slick of lip gloss and mascara. So to get a juicy red, glossy lipstick with well-defined lashes is a bit of a treat. It's just really too bad about the hair.

Imogen Poots

Imogen Poots, LA Film Festival 2015

Imogen Poots at the 2015 LA Film Festival.

Imogen Poots, LA Film Festival 2015

Close-up of Imogen Poots at the 2015 LA Film Festival.

Imogen has such a good non-hair colour. (Is it blonde? Brunette? Strawberry? Some mix of all three, I'd say.) I'm definitely adding this one to my hair colours folder for future hair appointment fodder. I love her smudgy navy eye makeup as well, and may just copy that, too. With natural lips, rosy cheeks, a few freckles and flyaways, this is a very lived-in beauty look. Really cute!

Teresa Palmer

Teresa Palmer, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Teresa Palmer at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Teresa Palmer, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Close-up of Teresa Palmer at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Often, a dark, vampy lip looks way too jarring and harsh on a blonde. But then there's the rare occasion when someone like Teresa pulls it off, and it's way more glam than Goth. Her tanned skin helps, and so does her sleek, centre-parted hair, tucked behind both ears. Brows are youthful and natural, and then just a bit of gold rimming the eyes, with fluffy upper lashes. I wouldn't change a thing!

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Sandra Bullock at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Sandra Bullock, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Close-up of Sandra Bullock at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

I'm not sure what happened with Sandra's hair—the first six inches are great, but something got lost in the execution of the lengths—so let's just focus on her makeup. What's kind of interesting is the colour combo: she's paired a soft, shimmery purple on her lids with bold pink blush and a pink lip gloss. I might tone down the lashes and tightlining slightly, but otherwise, her brown eyes and complexion seem very flattered by this.

Kate Mara

Kate Mara, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Kate Mara at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Kate Mara, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Close-up of Kate Mara at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

We've already talked about the triumph that is Kate's new pixie haircut. But we didn't discuss her makeup, which seems softer than usual—maybe a choice informed by the new crop? Like Sandra, she chose a purple eyeshadow, this time a flat one, and the lips and cheeks are a peachy-pink. I really like that the lashes and brows aren't trying to be something they're not. With the emphasis now on her delicate features, any heavy makeup would look "off".

Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow, Vegas Magazine 12th anniversary celebration, 2015

Brittany Snow at the 2015 Vegas magazine 12th anniversary celebration.

Brittany Snow, Vegas Magazine 12th anniversary celebration, 2015

Close-up of Brittany Snow at the 2015 Vegas magazine 12th anniversary celebration.

Hooray, Brittany softened things up! Well, mostly. The lashes are a bit cray, and I'd much prefer the chunky mascara'd look she was rocking before. But her softer lip texture is a huge improvement, and her skin seems much more fresh—not covered up by unnecessary layers of thick foundation. Pretty hair, as well.

Jamie Chung

Jamie Chung, It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong screening, 2015

Jamie Chung at the 2015 screening of 'It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong'.

Jamie Chung, It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong screening, 2015

Close-up of Jamie Chung at the 2015 screening of 'It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong'.

Jamie looks good here, as always. I really love this lipstick for her—these new, softer reds are quite something, huh? The grey eyeshadow is a nice pairing, and maybe could've stood on its own, without the black liner. I also wish the lashes weren't doing what they're doing, and that the brows weren't filled in so heavily. Her SKIN, though. Gah!

Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev, The Final Girls screening, 2015

Nina Dobrev at the 2015 screening of 'The Final Girls'.

Nina Dobrev, The Final Girls screening, 2015

Close-up of Nina Dobrev at the 2015 screening of 'The Final Girls'.

This one's all about the hair. I LOVE seeing these full, curly manes let loose on the red carpet. It's so '80s and sexy. Unfortunately, I think Nina dated it by relying on her makeup as a crutch. It could've been way more modern if she eased up the false lashes, angular brown shadow and heavy blush.

Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne, Scream Los Angeles premiere, 2015

Bella Thorne at the 2015 Los Angeles premiere of 'Scream'.

Bella Thorne, Scream Los Angeles premiere, 2015

Close-up of Bella Thorne at the 2015 Los Angeles premiere of 'Scream'.

Bella is back to her strawberry blonde, and it just makes her skin sing. (Also? This is what a 17-year-old forehead looks like. No lines, no pores, no shine. How annoying.) I like that her makeup is less gimmicky here than usual, with just brownish-black lashes and liner to make her eyes pop. But gosh, someone get the girl a lip balm.

Holland Roden

Holland Roden, Children Mending Hearts Fundraiser, 2015

Holland Roden at the 2015 Children Mending Hearts Fundraiser.

Holland Roden, Children Mending Hearts Fundraiser, 2015

Holland Roden at the 2015 Children Mending Hearts Fundraiser.

Pretty sure this is Holland's natural hair colour, as it's the kind of soft mid-auburn that you just can't get from a bottle. The air-dried style could perhaps use a bit more volume, but I'm fine with it for a daytime event. And at least she didn't coat herself in makeup. The coral pink lipstick and blush really complement her colouring, and the rest of her face is low-key and fresh.

Behati Prinsloo

Behati Prinsloo, Fragrance Foundation Awards 2015

Behati Prinsloo at the 2015 Fragrance Foundation Awards.

Behati Prinsloo, Fragrance Foundation Awards 2015

Close-up of Behati Prinsloo at the 2015 Fragrance Foundation Awards.

This week, prize goes to Behati for wearing the least makeup of all. (Well, Victoria's Secret models can do what they like.) I'm actually more interested in her hair, which is probably the best example I've seen in a while of the new air-drying thing. Problem is, if us non-model types executed the whole thing—non-styled hair and no makeup—it would genuinely look like we just rolled out of bed. So no.

Michelle Monaghan

Michelle Monaghan, Pixels Cancun photocall, 2015

Michelle Monaghan at the 2015 Cancun photocall for 'Pixels'.

Michelle Monaghan, Pixels Cancun photocall, 2015

Close-up of Michelle Monaghan at the 2015 Cancun photocall for 'Pixels'.

You know what Michelle does that's really cool? She takes risks with wearing unusual colour combos on her lids, cheeks and lips. Case in point: the warm golden-peach eyeshadow, almost to the brows, sitting alongside cool-toned pink blush. And then a coral lip stain that's somewhere in between warm and cool. It's interesting, right? Keeping the lashes natural and the hair loose and sexy were critical, so the colour play doesn't come across as tacky.

Taylor Schilling

Taylor Schilling, Orangecon Fan Event, 2015

Taylor Schilling at the 2015 Orangecon Fan Event.

Taylor Schilling, Orangecon Fan Event, 2015

Close-up of Taylor Schilling at the 2015 Orangecon Fan Event.

Hmm, those lines are thick. I'm not sure if Taylor needed quite this heavy or rounded an eyeliner application, but I can't really fault the rest of the makeup (except for the visible lip liner). The shimmery taupe up to the brows is very good, the blush is totally seamless and I love me a dark brow with blonde, bobbed hair. Is it just me—or the eyeliner—or does she look different here? What is it?

Katherine Hughes

Katherine Hughes, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl New York premiere, 2015

Katherine Hughes at the 2015 New York premiere of 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'.

Katherine Hughes, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl New York premiere, 2015

Close-up of Katherine Hughes at the 2015 New York premiere of 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'.

Katherine's hair could be in commercials, it's so frickin' shiny! She has adorable baby hairs along her hairline, too. The tawny peach blush, matching lip gloss, greige shadow and full lashes are all great with her golden complexion. I'm undecided about the brows. As you know, I adore the full, natural look, but possibly a tidy up top is warranted?

Lily Donaldson

Lily Donaldson, amfAR New York Inspiration Gala 2015

Lily Donaldson at the 2015 amfAR Inspiration Gala New York.

Lily Donaldson, amfAR New York Inspiration Gala 2015

Close-up of Lily Donaldson at the 2015 amfAR Inspiration Gala New York.

Before you get bored seeing yet another model, just check out this one small detail that I like here: the bright yellow-gold shimmer at the inner corners of Lily's eyes. It's a perfect match to her hair colour, and turns an otherwise stock-standard makeup look into something more exciting. Am I right? I think anyone with light hair could try this trick—I'm gonna see if I have some shadow in a copper-gold!

Zendaya

Zendaya, Women of Excellence Scholarship Luncheon, 2015

Zendaya at the 2015 Women of Excellence Scholarship Luncheon.

Zendaya, Women of Excellence Scholarship Luncheon, 2015

Close-up of Zendaya at the 2015 Women of Excellence Scholarship Luncheon.

Try to ignore the too-light foundation/concealer/something underneath Zendaya's eyes, and instead just focus on the purples. There's a blue-ish purple tone up to the crease, and then a 360-degree application of pinky-purple shimmer all around that. Kind of fabulous with her hair off her face! (Although I wish she had way less other makeup on.) Lashes are prob fake, but at least toned down—for her.

Michelle Trachtenberg

Michelle Trachtenberg, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Michelle Trachtenberg at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

Michelle Trachtenberg, Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards 2015

Close-up of Michelle Trachtenberg at the 2015 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.

I've said my bit before about not loving Michelle's near-black hair colour, and how it doesn't match her light brows. So again, ignore. Just focus on her enormous blue eyes, which will draw you in with their baby cat flicks and gold shimmer at the inner corners. I always love this girl's eye makeup—always! Blush is very well-applied, and the pale, cool pink lip gloss actually works here, when usually it's tragic. Such a beauty, too-dark hair or not.

Have Your Say

Who had your favourite beauty looks this week? Would you copy any of these?