There Were So Many Killer Beauty Looks at This Year's BAFTAs

Updated 04/16/19

Finally it was the UK's turn to celebrate the best in cinema, as last night, London played host to the BAFTAs 2018. But it wasn't all about the glamour—echoing the sentiment shown through the adopted dress code at the Golden Globes, it seemed everyone hitting the red carpet was again wearing a full black wardrobe, representing their solidarity with the Time's Up initiative.

The BAFTAs didn't let us down in the beauty department either. As usual, the world's biggest stars showed off the dreamiest of hair and makeup looks—these are the best beauty trends from the BAFTAs 2018.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Lupita Nyong'o
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Lupita Nyong'o

First, check the Time's Up badge—we need one of those. Second, can we just discuss how Lupita has got wearing royal blue eye shadow down to a fine art? It can be tricky territory, but this is how to make it work.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Margot Robbie
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Margot Robbie

Rather than all-out tousled waves, we love the soft S-shaped bend in Margot Robbie's hair.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Florence Pugh
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Florence Pugh

A wash of silver eye shadow looks modern, not kitsch, on Florence Pugh.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Letitia Wright
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Letitia Wright

Black Panther's Letitia Wright opted for a softly smoked lash line and balmy lips.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Anya Taylor-Joy
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Anya Taylor-Joy

Does this mean we can start wearing a crown to work now?

Best beauty baftas 2018: Jennifer Lawrence
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Jennifer Lawrence

Another strong red lip look, Jennifer Lawrence has teamed hers with sculpted cheeks, brushed-up brows and barely any mascara. We're also digging the slicked-down centre part.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Naomi Harris
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Naomie Harris

Naomie Harris's loc'd hair looked incredible wrapped up in a topknot.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Saoirse Ronan
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Saoirse Ronan

The award for the most surprisingly flattering makeup trend goes to Saoirse Ronan's red mascara. Kept to the outer lashes, it adds just a little pop to the eyes without making them look sore. Look to Christian Louboutin's Lash Amplifying Lacquer in Rouge Louboutin (£55) for the most wearable shade of red.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Kate Middleton
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Kate Middleton

A lesson in smoky eyes by Kate Middleton? We'd read that.

Best beauty batas 2018: Octavia Spencer
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Octavia Spencer

Blusher is definitely back on the beauty agenda for spring 2018, and Octavia Spencer's rosy flush proves it deserves to be there.

Best beauty baftas 2018: gemma arterton
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Gemma Arterton

While green and red might usually clash, somehow Gemma Arterton's matte pillar box lip looks perfectly in sync with her emerald earrings. Inspired to try out a red lipstick look this week? These are our favourites.

Best beauty baftas 2018: Rochelle Humes
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Rochelle Humes

Wish your natural curls could look as good as Rochelle Humes's? They can—just follow the advice of this curly-haired Byrdie editor who has tried everything.

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