America Ferrera's Faux Bob, and More of the Best Beauty Looks Lately

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I know I always say this, but—it was SO hard to choose a favourite beauty look from this week's celebrity red carpet appearances. Tied for me are America Ferrera's glam waves, Bryce Dallas Howard's rust shadow and Elisabeth Moss' new red hair colour. 

These were the best celebrity beauty looks this week:

America Ferrera

America Ferrera, Imagen Awards 2015

America Ferrera at the 2015 Imagen Awards.

America Ferrera, Imagen Awards 2015

Close-up of America Ferrera at the 2015 Imagen Awards.

Has America ever looked better?! With a perfectly styled (but still touchable-looking) vintage wavy faux bob and fresh makeup, she looks glam, but not overdone. You can still see her freckles, the lipstick is sheer and the eyes have a smudgy quality—all help keep things not too serious. 

America is wearing: Volumizer // Texturizing spray // Hairspray

Bryce Dallas Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard, Samsung Galaxy launch, 2015

Bryce Dallas Howard at a 2015 Samsung Galaxy launch.

Bryce Dallas Howard, Samsung Galaxy launch, 2015

Close-up of Bryce Dallas Howard at a 2015 Samsung Galaxy launch.

Bryce continues to wear some of the best, most creative makeup looks around (see here for her previous ones). This time, it's a soft, rust-coloured eyeshadow worn high above the crease, which picks up on her hair colour in such a lovely way. The pink lips are understated, and peach cheeks give some pop. Hair is a simple blowout.

Bryce is wearing: Eyeshadow in Burnished Copper // Eyeshadow in Red Brick // Eyeshadow in Cocoa Mirage // Eyeshadow in Rich Brown (as liner) // Blush in Spiced Cider // Lip colour in No. 4 Nude

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss, Queen of Earth New York premiere, 2015

Elisabeth Moss at the 2015 New York premiere of 'Queen of Earth'.

Elisabeth Moss, Queen of Earth New York premiere, 2015

Close-up of Elisabeth Moss at the 2015 New York premiere of 'Queen of Earth'.

Speaking of people who've never looked better, Elisabeth is a contender as well! Last time we saw her, she was blonde, but now is rocking this very non-natural red, and I love it. Red must be her Life Colour, because it's doing great things for her skin, which is looking fresh and radiant. A slick of electric pink lipstick, jet-black upper lashes and highlighted inner corners are all she needs.

Elisabeth is wearing: Foundation // Powder // Highlighter (on cheekbones) // Eyeshadow in Lunar (to highlight inner corners of the eyes) // Eyeshadow in 202 Tissé Camélia // Mascara // Individual false lashes // Lipstick in Shocking Pink

Katy Perry

Katy Perry, Finding Neverland show, 2015

Katy Perry at a 2015 visit to the 'Finding Neverland' cast.

Katy Perry, Finding Neverland show, 2015

Close-up of Katy Perry at a 2015 visit to the 'Finding Neverland' cast.

I'm not so into her Ombré hair colour (too drastic), but it's always nice to see Katy in fresher makeup. The matte marsala lipstick is a difficult shade that actually looks perfect on her. Probably because she played everything else low-key, with just nude blush, brushed-up brows and soft mascara. Her eyes look extra-sparkly.

Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski, We Are Your Friends LA premiere, 2015

Emily Ratajkowski at the 2015 Los Angeles premiere of 'We Are Your Friends'.

Emily Ratajkowski, We Are Your Friends LA premiere, 2015

Close-up of Emily Ratajkowski at the 2015 Los Angeles premiere of 'We Are Your Friends'.

Emily kept things simple and understated. (Well, except for her lips. I still find them so distracting!) But I do appreciate that she doesn't pile on the fake lashes and foundation, and instead is practically bare-faced, to match her nude dress—it makes you appreciate her natural beauty so much more. I love her untamed brows, and did you spot the air-dried texture I've been talking about?

Emily is wearing: Foundation // Blush in 5 Ambre // Brow pencil in Warm Brown // Brow gel in Taupe // Eyeshadow in Taupe Craze // Mascara // Lipstick in Stark Naked // Lip Pencil in Stark Naked

Emma Watson

Emma Watson, Regression Madrid photocall, 2015

Emma Watson at the 2015 Madrid photocall for 'Regression'.

Emma Watson, Regression Madrid photocall, 2015

Close-up of Emma Watson at the 2015 Madrid photocall for 'Regression'.

As always, Emma's beauty look is so playful and modern. She paired a bold, matte orange-red lipstick with pinky cheeks (the key is that the blush is well-blended). Taupe shadow on the lids, natural lashes and strong brows complete the makeup. Then, she added another fun touch: an undone faux bob. Perfect, as usual.

Ariel Winter

Ariel Winter, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Ariel Winter at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

Ariel Winter, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Close-up of Ariel Winter at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

I'm not sure if Ariel's version of what Bryce Dallas Howard did—rusty-pinky shadow all the way up to the lids—quite worked. But she's just so darn pretty anyway. I think the issue is that the shadow is too close to the inner corners. But I still like the idea, and her matching coral lips and sheer blush. Even the Bambi lashes are fine by me. There's that air-dried hair again.

Jaime King

Jaime King, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Jaime King at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

Jaime King, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Close-up of Jaime King at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

I'm so in love with Jaime's hair here—the soft, Sombré light brown-to-blonde colour, the brushed-out waves and the little side bang. Although her cheekbones are looking razor-sharp (post-baby weight loss?), the stained rosy lipstick is so pretty. But wait a minute... are those Giuliana Rancic-style bottom false lashes I'm seeing?? Jaime, you're better than this.

Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen, Jetblue Live from T5 at JFK airport, 2015

Carly Rae Jepsen at the 2015 Jetblue Live from T5 at JFK airport event.

Carly Rae Jepsen, Jetblue Live from T5 at JFK airport, 2015

Close-up of Carly Rae Jepsen at the 2015 Jetblue Live from T5 at JFK airport event.

I still wish Carly would lighten up this super-harsh black hair colour, and let us see more of her pretty face instead of covering it up with the heavy, choppy bangs. She has gorgeous eyes, which are well-accented by this makeup. And the cool pink lipstick works on her (even if some of it has worn off).

Paris Berelc

Paris Berelc, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Paris Berelc at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

Paris Berelc, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Close-up of Paris Berelc at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

Just when I thought I was over super-long hair, along comes Paris wearing long, loose, gorgeous waves. To me, they look real, not like extensions. The highlights are great, too, and you can see the same tones in her eyes. I like that her brows are totally natural, and the muted berry lips are a more wearable version of the matte marsala trend.

Vanessa Marano

Vanessa Marano, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Vanessa Marano at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

Vanessa Marano, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Close-up of Vanessa Marano at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

Well, I don't like Vanessa's false lashes, and feel her eyes would pop even without them. But her look is still pretty mesmerizing—big brown eyes, a flawless complexion, peach gloss and dark, shiny hair. 

Amy Smart

Amy Smart, Break Point premiere, 2015

Amy Smart at the 2015 premiere of 'Break Point'.

Amy Smart, Break Point premiere, 2015

Close-up of Amy Smart at the 2015 premiere of 'Break Point'.

I really like how Amy styled herself here. She wore her mid-length hair half-up, with a sweep of bang across the forehead. With the little bit of texture, it looks polished but not dated. Makeup is fresh and glowy, with the focus on smudgy, shimmery liner.

Stana Katic

Stana Katic, Hand of God screening, 2015

Stana Katic at the 2015 Los Angeles screening of 'Hand of God'.

Stana Katic, Hand of God screening, 2015

Close-up of Stana Katic at the 2015 Los Angeles screening of 'Hand of God'.

I don't know if I would have recognized Stana here, compared to the last time we saw her. I think it's the heavy bangs that are aging her a bit? I also like her hair a bit shorter and a more natural eye. Don't get me wrong; she still looks beautiful—I just think she'd be even more beautiful with a simpler look, and with less makeup. 

Suki Waterhouse

Suki Waterhouse, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Suki Waterhouse at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

Suki Waterhouse, Just Jared Way to Wonderland event, 2015

Close-up of Suki Waterhouse at the 2015 Just Jared Way to Wonderland event.

Suki's mid-length hair is looking great, and the texture is yet another example of the new air-dried trend. I also like her baby cat eyes, skinny liner and peach lipstick. It's too bad the foundation seems uneven, and there are a few stray hairs she might want to attend to.

Who had your favourite beauty look this week?