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Oscars 2018: The Best Celebrity Beauty Looks on the Red Carpet

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Finally, we've arrived at the biggest and best night of awards season! 

The Academy Awards have been going strong for 90 years now, and as you know, celebs have always paid homage to classic old Hollywood style on the red carpet.

Last night seemed different. Yes, there were still a few cases of vintage waves and "safe" makeup. But overall, I saw more colour, more freshness and more FUN in the beauty than ever before!

Ready to see the looks? Here are all the close-ups:

Emma Stone

Emma Stone, Academy Awards, 2018

Emma Stone at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Emma Stone, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Emma Stone at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie, Academy Awards, 2018

Margot Robbie at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Margot Robbie, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Margot Robbie at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o, Academy Awards, 2018

Lupita Nyong'o at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Lupita Nyong'o, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Lupita Nyong'o at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot, Academy Awards, 2018

Gal Gadot at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Gal Gadot, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Gal Gadot at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence, Academy Awards, 2018

Jennifer Lawrence at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Jennifer Lawrence, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Jennifer Lawrence at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: My first thought was, "Jennifer Lawrence is wearing A LOT of makeup." But I think it's also the hair and the dress that are contributing to sensory overload! Technically, the application is flawless. I love winged shadow on her (like we saw here) and I do think we're seeing the return of strong eyes with strong lips.
  • Hair: The waves are great, but I think they're better on her with more natural makeup (I'm thinking of the Boho vibe she had going on here). I would've done a slick, tight-to-the-head updo instead. It's always good to have one element clean and fresh, otherwise you start looking a bit aggressive!

Zoey Deutch

Zoey Deutch, Academy Awards, 2018

Zoey Deutch at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Zoey Deutch, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Zoey Deutch at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Eiza González

Eiza Gonzalez, Academy Awards, 2018

Eiza González at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Eiza Gonzalez, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Eiza González at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: When your dress can stop traffic, you don't need much in the way of makeup, and that's exactly how Eiza played things here. The sunny, orangey-red lipstick adds a nice pop, but the rest of her face is natural and fresh. I'd love to see her brow tails grown in more (or microbladed).
  • Hair: There's nothing contrived about this hairstyle; it's just soft and easy. 
  • Products: Mascara in Black

Zendaya

Zendaya, Academy Awards, 2018

Zendaya at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Zendaya, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Zendaya at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock, Academy Awards, 2018

Sandra Bullock at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Sandra Bullock, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Sandra Bullock at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: It's been a while since we've seen Sandra, and I really like her new edgy vibe—thanks to the combination of brushed-up eyebrows and smudgy, smoky charcoal eyeshadow. Her cheeks look a little over-injected, but the blush and lip colour are both pretty. Can you believe she's 53?!
  • Hair: She was born to wear this centre-parted, straight hairstyle. 

Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt, Academy Awards, 2018

Emily Blunt at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Emily Blunt, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Emily Blunt at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: For once, Emily's makeup isn't too harsh for her colouring. I love the peachy-pink lipstick and blush, and the silver eyeshadow was a nice touch to pick up on the colour of the dress. (But man, this dress! HARD PASS on the puffed sleeves and high neckline.)
  • Hair: There was no other choice here except an updo. But between the blonde hair and pale dress, she looks washed-out. I miss her brunette!
  • Products: Lip crayon in VibeLip crayon in Ruthless 

Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek, Academy Awards, 2018

Salma Hayek at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Salma Hayek, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Salma Hayek at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Allison Williams

Allison Williams, Academy Awards, 2018

Allison Williams at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Allison Williams, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Allison Williams at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez, Academy Awards, 2018

Gina Rodriguez at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Gina Rodriguez, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Gina Rodriguez at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Allison Janney

Allison Janney, Academy Awards, 2018

Allison Janney at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Allison Janney, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Allison Janney at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan, Academy Awards, 2018

Saoirse Ronan at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Saoirse Ronan, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Saoirse Ronan at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson, Academy Awards, 2018

Taraji P. Henson at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Taraji P. Henson, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Taraji P. Henson at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman, Academy Awards, 2018

Nicole Kidman at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Nicole Kidman, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Nicole Kidman at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren, Academy Awards, 2018

Helen Mirren at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Helen Mirren, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Helen Mirren at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: Helen wears cool-toned makeup so well. The pink lips and blush are perfect with her skin tone, hair colour and dress. Her false lashes are long, but soft, and there's no harsh eyeliner—just some silver highlights at the inner corners to brighten her eyes.
  • Hair: Just like the twentysomethings here, she's dressed down her outfit with a cool, casual bob!

Viola Davis

Viola Davis, Academy Awards, 2018

Viola Davis at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Viola Davis, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Viola Davis at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Samara Weaving

Samara Weaving, Academy Awards, 2018

Samara Weaving at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Samara Weaving, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Samara Weaving at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: Emma Stone wasn't the only one doing '80s pink and purple shadow. Samara's eye makeup has a similar vibe, just with more smokiness, less shimmer. It's so good with her full brows and soft coral lips. Her blush doesn't look blended, but hopefully that's just the angle. 
  • Hair: You can never go wrong with a loose, soft, feminine updo.
  • Products: Eye gelsEssence • SerumEye cream

Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner, Academy Awards, 2018

Jennifer Garner at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Jennifer Garner, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Jennifer Garner at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira, Academy Awards, 2018

Danai Gurira at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Danai Gurira, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Danai Gurira at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: When your hair is this short, it's all about making that cheek pop, which Dani is doing with her plum blush and gold highlighter. I love the similar shade on her lips, in a high gloss, with smudgy black liner to rim her eyes. 
  • Hair: The finishing touch? An intricate white stamp and shaved detail on the side of her head, which was inspired by African tribal patterns. So good!

Leslie Mann

Leslie Mann, Academy Awards, 2018

Leslie Mann at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Leslie Mann, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Leslie Mann at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss, Academy Awards, 2018

Elisabeth Moss at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Elisabeth Moss, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Elisabeth Moss at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: Elisabeth suits a light touch on the makeup, so I approve of this simple, lip-focused look. With her light hair and dress, the bright fuchsia adds some necessary colour.
  • Hair: I'm not crazy about the style, but the bigger issue is the colour. Blonde just washes her out. A medium to light brown would be such a welcome change!
  • Products: Blush in Truly Flirting

Greta Gerwig

Greta Gerwig, Academy Awards, 2018

Greta Gerwig at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Greta Gerwig, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Greta Gerwig at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Sofia Carson

Sofia Carson, Academy Awards, 2018

Sofia Carson at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Sofia Carson, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Sofia Carson at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: Sofia's skin has a nice dewiness... even though it's obviously lighter and pinker in tone than her neck! I like her strong brows and I can live with the lashes; they're balanced by matching peach shades on her eyes, cheeks and lips. Besides the foundation-matching issue, her bottom lip liner could be more blended, and the brow pencil is too warm.
  • Hair: The side-parted updo is fine, although it's all a bit "princessy."
  • Products: Contour in Medium • Highlighter in Light • Mascara • False lashes • Lip gloss in Baileys Vanilla

Haley Bennett

Haley Bennett, Academy Awards, 2018

Haley Bennett at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Haley Bennett, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Haley Bennett at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: I love Haley's flushed cheeks and bright coral-stained lips! She also has such good skin, that doesn't need foundation (or at least looks that way). Her eye shape was handled beautifully, especially with the highlights at the inner corners. But speaking of eyes... WHY does she want to wear these obvious green contacts?!
  • Hair: I like the bob, but not so crazy about the short bangs and the streaky colour! Did you know she used to be a redhead? I love this colour for her!
  • Products: Primer • Blush in PapayaBlush in FuchsiaHighlighter in Glow • Eyeshadow in Dream • Eyeliner • Mascara

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige, Academy Awards, 2018

Mary J. Blige at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Mary J. Blige, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Mary J. Blige at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: Mary's skin looks good, and her brows were handled well. I also like combo of warm gold shadow with a cooler-toned light pink on the lips. But as a general rule, I'm against white liner in the waterlines (does it ever actually "work" to make your eyes look bigger?!). The lashes aren't my favourite, but compared to Viola Davis, they're fine!
  • Hair: Anytime I see hair like this, I think of 'Something About Mary'! I'd rather see her bang pushed down, sweeping over one eye.

Laura Dern

Laura Dern, Academy Awards, 2018

Laura Dern at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Laura Dern, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Laura Dern at the 2018 Academy Awards.

  • Makeup: Laura looks good! She seems so comfortable in this makeup, which features a pretty medium-pink lip and soft greenish-greys smudged around her lash lines. It's just enough to emphasize her features without overwhelming them.
  • Hair: I may be "over" side-swept vintage waves, but I have to admit, these are fantastic on her (as is her colour). I think it's because we've never seen her styled this way before!
  • Products: Eyeshadow in Smartorial • Eyeliner in Co(vert) • Hairspray

Molly Sims

Molly Sims, Academy Awards, 2018

Molly Sims at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Molly Sims, Academy Awards, 2018

Close-up of Molly Sims at the 2018 Academy Awards.

Who had your favourite beauty look on this red carpet?