18 Oscar-Winning Beauty Looks

18 Oscar-Winning Beauty Looks

Hollywood brought its A-game last night—and we’re not just talking about Ellen Degeneres’ Twitter-crashing selfie. From Cate Blanchett’s retro waves to Naomi Watts’ deep wine-colored pout, here are the beauty looks that you need to see again (with plenty of insider tips to try at home!).

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    Julia Roberts

    Hair legend Serge Normant twisted Roberts’ locks into a loose, low bun, and then gave it texture with his own Meta Revive Dry Shampoo ($25).

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    Anna Kendrick

    The actress’ red lip came courtesy of Dior’s Dior Addict Fluid Stick ($35) in Open Me—available March 15th–and makeup artist Sara Glick.

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    Angelina Jolie

    Jolie wore her hair sleek and pushed back—one of spring’s latest red carpet trends—thanks to hairstylist Adam Campbell.

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    Lupita Nyong’O

    Makeup artist Nick Barose gave the Oscar-winning actress a rosy flush and red lip using Chanel’s Le Blush Crème De Chanel ($35) in Chamade and Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour ($38) in Mélodieuse.

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    Sandra Bullock

    Cop Bullock’s retro waves by curling small sections of hair with a 1-inch curling iron and pinning to your scalp to cool.

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    Emma Watson

    We told you the bedhead up-do is having a moment. For texture like Watson’s, try using Sachajuan’s Volume Powder ($32) at the roots—and don’t use a brush!

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    Kate Hudson

    Legendary hairstylist Chris McMillan calls the look he created on Hudson “Veronica Lake-meets-Jerry Hall.” He curled her locks with a 1-inch iron, brushed through her strands with a Mason Pearson, then set her strands with Living Proof’s Flex Shaping Hairspray ($24).

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    Amy Adams

    For serious shine, hairstylist Renato Campora applied Kérastase’s Laque Couture ($35) to the actress’ locks after he wrapped her strands into a tight chignon.

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    Jared Leto

    Don’t worry, we didn’t forget our favorite man hair! Hairstylist Chase Kusero applied a cocktail of Vidal Sassoon’s Waves Primer Spray ($5) under the Waves Pomade ($5) to the actor’s locks, let him sleep on it for lived-in texture, then used the brand’s ColorFinity Dry Shampoo in Rich Darks ($5) the next day.

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    Jessica Biel

    Hairstylist Mara Roszak was inspired by “old Hollywood glam,” so she curled the bottom half of Biel’s locks with a 1 ½-inch curling iron, then applied L’Oreal Paris’ Advanced Hairstyle Sleek It Strand-Smoother Serum Spray ($5) for a shiny finish.

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    Kerry Washington

    Makeup artist Carola Gonzalez gave Washington a deep wine lip to complement her purple Jason Wu gown using Armani's Rouge d'Armani Lipstick ($32) in 609 under Neutrogena’s MoistureSmooth Color Stick ($9) in Rich Raisin.

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    Olivia Wilde

    Makeup artist Melanie Inglessis created a ‘60s-inpired look on Wilde with Revlon’s ColorStay Liquid Liner ($7) in Blackest Black and the brand’s Super Lustrous Lipstick ($8) in Pink Cognito.

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    Cate Blanchett

    To create a “modern movie star” look, makeup artist Jeanine Lobell applied a strip of faux lashes to Blanchett’s eyes, then used Lancôme’s Hypnôse Waterproof Custom Volume Mascara ($28) in Black for added volume.

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    Jennifer Lawrence

    Lawrence paired her red Dior dress with Deborah Lippmann’s Nail Lacquer ($18) in Sarah Smile under a coat of Tiny Dancer.

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    Penelope Cruz

    Cruz paired her elegant high bun with sexy kohl-rimmed eyes, courtesy of makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury. Tarte’s Inner Rim Liner ($18) in Black will give you an inky finish that lasts all night.

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    Anne Hathaway

    “The almond shape gave Anne’s nails a bit of an edge while still feeling very old-Hollywood glam,” says nail artist Tom Bachik. After shaping, he painted the actress’ nails with a nude polish under a coat of L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Polish ($6) in Sweet Nothings.

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    Margot Robbie

    “We didn’t want to do a typical red lip,” says makeup artist Jenn Streicher. Instead, she used the deep plum hue of YSL’s Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain ($35) in #1 Violet Edition on Robbie.

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    Naomi Watts

    Makeup artist Matthew VanLeeuwen used Giorgio Armani’s Rouge Ecstasy Lipstick ($34) in #502 Scarlatto to achieve the actress’ deep red pout.

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