This year’s British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) saw most celebrities embracing the black dress code to show support for the industry’s movement against sexual harassment. But the makeup looks were much more colourful.
Here are our top 9 celeb looks, plus recommendations on how to pull them off yourself.
The American actress looked positively radiant, showing off glowing skin, softly shaded eyes and a bright red lip. We love the simple hairstyle she chose to pair with the makeup – undone hair in a center parting.
Besides a skin illuminating foundation like NARS Aqua Glow Cushion Foundation, $68, you will need a brown toned eyeshadow in a satin finish (try Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadow in Metallic Bronze, $32) and an eye-catching red lipstick (try Dior Rough Dior in #999).
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The American actress looked elegant with minimal makeup in neutral tones, sleek hair and just a pair of statement gold earrings.
To recreate the look, pick a soft matte finish foundation, then add a neutral lip colour with a hint of pink – try Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick in Freckle Fiesta, $28. For the eyes, use a kohl eyeliner pencil to draw a thicker line then use an eyeshadow brush to smudge it for a sexy, slept-in eye makeup look.
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The English actress who played Margaery Tyrell in the Game Of Thrones played up her eyes and kept the rest of her makeup pared down.
To recreate this look you’ll need liquid eyeliner and lashings of mascara. Try Kat Von D Tattoo Liner, $32 and Burberry Beauty Cat Lashes Mascara, $52.
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In stark contrast to her black dress, the 35-year-old English actress put her lips in the spotlight with a bright red hue.
For lips this outstanding, paint on a creamy opaque colour like Tom Ford Lips & Boys in Cristiano, $50. And don’t forget a couple of coats of mascara to open up the eyes too.
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The English actress of the Cinderella fame looked stunning with her wavy golden mane of hair and pink toned makeup.
We love the vivid wash of pinkish-red eyeshadow on her lids, which you can copy with Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot in Fire Dancer, $32.
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The duchess bulked the black dress trend, following royal etiquette, but nevertheless looked a picture of class and radiance with glowing cheeks and a classic soft smoky eye.
Use a cream blusher to mimic that glow (try Benefit Dandelion Dew Liquid Blush, $46) and pick up a brown toned eyeshadow palette like Too Faced Chocolate Bar eyeshadcow palette, $76, to copy that soft smoky eye.
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This American-born Argentine-British actress was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2017. She turned heads with glowing, rosy skin, intense eyeliner in a cat’s eye flick, and fire engine red lips. Plus, a bejewelled crown. Overall the look was replicated from the Dolce & Gabbana runways over the past few seasons.
To recreate the look yourself, you will need a smoothing, illuminating primer like Guerlain’s Meteorites Base Primer, $107, then add a generous sweep of blusher. For the eyeliner, try Marc Jacobs Beauty Magic Marc'er Precision Pen Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner, $44 and go for a matte red lippie to make your puckers stand out.
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She needs no introduction and looks just as amazing in this minimalist makeup.
Jolie kept her hair and makeup simple with the main focus on here eyes with a stroke of eyeliner and fluttery lashes. You’ll need falsies to copy this look so try Natasha Danona False Lashes, $18 for extra oomph.
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The Kenyan-Mexican actress looked refreshing with some bright colours – cobalt blue on her eyes and coral red on her lips.
Try pairing a coloured eyeliner like Urban Decay’s 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Chaos, $33 and Estee Lauder Pure Color Love Lipstick in Flash Chill, $36 to copy her look.
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