Golden Globes 2016: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Olivia Wilde to Jennifer Lopez.
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Golden Globes 2016

The annual Golden Globe Awards took place on Sunday night, honouring achievements in film and television. And as usual, I've got all the celebrity hair and makeup looks straight from the red carpet.

Here we go!

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde Golden Globes 2016

Olivia Wilde at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Olivia Wilde Golden Globes 2016

Olivia Wilde at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Definitely a favourite! Olivia is just such a wonderful eyeshadow-wearer. The unexpected shimmering plum—with black liner in the waterlines, no false lashes—is matchy to her dress, and sooo beautiful. Obviously, the nude lips and blush were the smart choice. I'm digging her wavy Ombré as well.

Olivia is wearing: FoundationConcealerHighlighter in Rose Glow • Blush in Rose GlowEyeshadow in Decadent • Eyeliner in Matte Coal • Mascara in Blackest BlackLip liner in Natural • Lipstick in Camilla • Lip gloss in Super Natural

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez Golden Globes 2016

Jennifer Lopez at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Jennifer Lopez Golden Globes 2016

Jennifer Lopez at the 2016 Golden Globes.

JLo surprised us with an old Hollywood look of glossy red lips and smooth waves. Her lashes and contouring aren't too bad, and I can even get behind the gold eyeshadow.

Jennifer is wearing: EyelinerEyeliner in BlackLip gloss in Rouge Envy, Nude Allude and Forbidden Kiss

Amber Heard

Amber Heard Golden Globes 2016

Amber Heard at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Amber Heard Golden Globes 2016

Amber Heard at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Amber's skin! Every time I see her complexion I'm blown away by its dewiness. I love her wavy faux bob, thick fringe of lashes and stained red lips. Notice how there's no mascara or liner under the eyes. She truly looks effortless, not contrived.

Amber is wearing: Face mistMoisturizerFoundation • Concealer in IvoryUnder-eye brightenerPowderBronzerBlush in PravellaLipstick in L33

Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara Golden Globes 2016

Rooney Mara at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Rooney Mara Golden Globes 2016

Rooney Mara at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Painting Rooney's face must be a makeup artist's dream! Technically, she is not wearing a lot: creamy berry lipstick, long lush lashes and a hint of soft shadow and blush. But it's her thick, brushed-up brows and most of all, ultra-flawless skin that make this absolutely stunning. Hair tightly pulled back always shows it off best.

Brie Larson

Brie Larson Golden Globes 2016

Brie Larson at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Brie Larson Golden Globes 2016

Brie Larson at the 2016 Golden Globes.

It was definitely Brie's night, and I'm so impressed with her hair and makeup. The full Hollywood upgrade is now complete! She got a subtle fake tan and her makeup is more sheer, but still warm. And the straight hair in a deep side part is very flattering.

Brie is wearing: MoisturizerFoundation in 50 BeigeBronzerIlluminator • Eyeliner in 10 Noir • Mascara in 10 Noir • Eyeshadow in 90 ConvoitiseBrow pencil in 10 Blond Clair • Lip gloss in 218 Script

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence Golden Globes 2016

Jennifer Lawrence at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Jennifer Lawrence Golden Globes 2016

Jennifer Lawrence at the 2016 Golden Globes.

I'm not crazy about Jennifer's updo, especially when her lob has been looking so fabulous lately! I'd have chosen a dress that would allow me to wear it down. Aside from that, no complaints on the makeup. I always love how she does her hooded eyes, and the sheer red lipstick is very fresh.

Jennifer is wearing: Primer • Foundation in 020 Light Beige • Concealer in 002 Beige • Powder • Contour in 003 Beige Contour • Blush • Brow pencil in 433 Ash Blonde • Eyeshadow in 031 Blue Garden • Eyeliner in 157 Iris • Mascara in 090 Black • Lipstick in 842 Zig Zag

Bryce Dallas Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard Golden Globes 2016

Bryce Dallas Howard at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Bryce Dallas Howard Golden Globes 2016

Bryce Dallas Howard at the 2016 Golden Globes.

What I find compelling about Bryce's look is how she paired simple, almost "daytime" straight hair with a bright blue sequin and lace dress. The makeup is all soft rose gold tones, adding to the casual-dressy juxtaposition.

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander Golden Globes 2016

Alicia Vikander at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Alicia Vikander Golden Globes 2016

Alicia Vikander at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Alicia looks so young, fresh and pretty in a muted red lip stain and a feminine, twisted updo. Her signature long lashes at the outer corners actually work here, because everything is so pared-down. Her skin is so beautiful, too!

Alicia is wearing: Moisturizer • Primer • Foundation in 8 Medium and 9 Dark • Under-eye concealer in 2 Fair and 3 Fair • Concealer in 3 Medium • Powder in 2 Medium • Brow pencil in Cara D • Eyeshadow in Bette • Eyeshadow in Marie Antoinette • Eyeliner in Bedroom BlackMascara in Glossy Black • Contour and highlighter • Highlighter • Blush in Las Salinas • Lip liner in Pink Venus • Lipstick in Sexy Sienna • Lipstick in Walk of Shame

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett Golden Globes 2016

Cate Blanchett at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Cate Blanchett Golden Globes 2016

Cate Blanchett at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Leave it to Cate to try a dramatic, sculptural side updo and completely pull it off. I'm not sure if her eyeliner is meant to have transferred quite so much under the eyes, but even still, she looks great. I'm happy to see a lighter hand on the blush.

Cate is wearing: Eyeshadow in 12 Gold AshesEyeshadow in 01 Obsidian • Eyeshadow in 07 Shadow • Blush in 507 • Powder • Lipstick in 508 Daybreak

Amy Adams

Amy Adams Golden Globes 2016

Amy Adams at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Amy Adams Golden Globes 2016

Amy Adams at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Amy looks adorable, if not a bit overly faux-tanned. I think this was all about showing off her beautiful hair, which I appreciate, since updos aren't always the most flattering. Her eye makeup is intense but smudgy, and overall I'm getting sexy "girl next door" vibes.

Amy is wearing: Foundation in St. Moritz • Eyeshadow in GalapagosBlush in Panic • Lipstick in Raquel

Viola Davis

Viola Davis Golden Globes 2016

Viola Davis at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Viola Davis Golden Globes 2016

Viola Davis at the 2016 Golden Globes.

When I saw this pic on Instagram, I was like, "Yes, Viola!" She was born to wear. this vibrant blue eyeshadow and violet lipstick. The cool tones are amazing with her complexion, and her face just glows (even if I don't love the lashes).

Viola is wearing: Eyeshadow in 238 Tissé Paris • Eyeshadow in 83 Illusoire • Eyeliner in 924 Fervent Blue • Lip gloss in 208 Roman

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke Golden Globes 2016

Emilia Clarke at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Emilia Clarke Golden Globes 2016

Emilia Clarke at the 2016 Golden Globes.

There has yet to be a red carpet where Emilia isn't one of my favourites. This woman is so gorgeous! And she needs very little adornment. Here, her hair is half-back with some volume at the crown, and her makeup palette is all sweet pinks. The eyeshadow is pale and shimmery, while the lipstick is warmer, with more punch. She only has mascara and a touch of dark liner to define the upper lash lines.

Emilia is wearing: Moisturizer • Foundation • Blush in Rose CherieEyeshadow in 576 Eternal GoldEyeliner in 789 Smoky BrownMascara • Lipstick in Charnelle 459

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet Golden Globes 2016

Kate Winslet at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Kate Winslet Golden Globes 2016

Kate Winslet at the 2016 Golden Globes.

No surprises here, Kate stuck with her usual "Hollywood movie star" styling. It's okay, I just find myself wishing she'd loosen up a bit. I think wearing her hair down would be more youthful than the side updo. However, I like her dark brows/light hair combo, and the soft makeup seems fine.

Kate is wearing: FoundationEyeshadow in Brun AdoreMascaraEyeliner in Noir • Brow pencil in 030 Brun • Concealer • Contour • Blush in Rose Paradis • Lip liner in Beige Rosé • Lipstick in Rose Tea

Emmy Rossum

Emmy Rossum Golden Globes 2016

Emmy Rossum at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Emmy Rossum Golden Globes 2016

Emmy Rossum at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Emmy's soft waves, creamy skin and red lipstick are so girly and gorgeous. I also like the black cat eyes to add a bit of edge. And I'm thankful for the absence of false lashes!

Emmy is wearing: Eye primerEyeliner in Little Black SmokeyEyeliner • Mascara • Lipstick in Best of the Best

Zendaya

Zendaya Golden Globes 2016

Zendaya at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Zendaya Golden Globes 2016

Zendaya at the 2016 Golden Globes.

As usual, Zendaya's skin looks flawless and expertly illuminated. I also love seeing her with "pretty hair," instead of a dramatic wig. I don't think she needs this much makeup, though—it hides her natural youthful freshness.

Zendaya is wearing: Eyeshadow in NoonerEyeshadow in LiarEyeshadow in Dark Side • Mascara

Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan Golden Globes 2016

Saoirse Ronan at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Saoirse Ronan Golden Globes 2016

Saoirse Ronan at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Saoirse looks so young here... like, if you told me she was 14 and not 21 years old, I'd believe you. But I do like this soft makeup and simple, half-back hair on her. She seems comfortable, and it's not wearing her like some of her previous makeup looks.

Saoirse is wearing: MoisturizerBlush in 68 Rose Ecrin • Eyeshadow in 81 Fantasme • Eyeliner • Lip gloss in 202 Conte

Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson Golden Globes 2016

Taraji P. Henson at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Taraji P. Henson Golden Globes 2016

Taraji P. Henson at the 2016 Golden Globes.

This textured, voluminous bob is a great hairstyle for Taraji, and I love the "swoosh" at the part. Her makeup is also much softer than usual, with a rosy lipstick and subtly smudged liner. I just wish her brows weren't so unnaturally arched.

Taraji is wearing: Foundation in C5.5 Natural Tan • Concealer in Medium Deep NeutralPowder in C6 Soft Sable • Blush in Soft Pink • Eyeshadow in Sunset Seine • Eyeshadow in Café Au Lait • Eyeliner • Mascara • Lip liner in Au Naturale • Lip gloss in Bare Attraction

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams Golden Globes 2016

Rachel McAdams at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Rachel McAdams Golden Globes 2016

Rachel McAdams at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Rachel's skin looks dreamy, and I'm obsessed with this pinky-red lipstick and matching blush. But her highlights look off—too ashy and streaky. If you ask me, she looks best in a solid warm light brown colour.

Rachel is wearing: Lipstick in Scarlet Soaked • Lipstick in Magenta Rushed

America Ferrera

America Ferrera Golden Globes 2016

America Ferrera at the 2016 Golden Globes.

America Ferrera Golden Globes 2016

America Ferrera at the 2016 Golden Globes.

America looks glowy and fresh with stained red lips, bronzed cheeks and a sleek updo. Nothing feels heavy—you can really appreciate her natural prettiness.

America is wearing: Lip crayon in Napa Vineyard • Lipstick in Scarlet Soaked

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore Golden Globes 2016

Julianne Moore at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Julianne Moore Golden Globes 2016

Julianne Moore at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Julianne is a woman who knows what works for her—that being soft undone waves and a sheer pinky makeup palette. I really like the smudginess (and shimmery-ness) of her eye makeup. A couple of individual lashes at the outer corners, and a dark liner in the waterlines (although not harsh black) give her eyes just enough definition.

Julianne is wearing: ContourEyeshadow in Nude 02 • Eyeshadow in 300 Rose Nude • Lipstick in Gilded Pink

Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth Golden Globes 2016

Kate Bosworth at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Kate Bosworth Golden Globes 2016

Kate Bosworth at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Kate looks lovely, in an ice princess sort of way. She pulls off two tricky things here: a tight updo, and a bold pink blush look. I think each makes the other work, actually; with her hair down, the blush would be too much. Everything is really delicate and well-blended, with no harsh edges. I especially love her lip colour/texture!

Kate is wearing: PrimerFoundation in Vanilla • Blush in OleanderEyeshadow in Sable • Eyeshadow in Sandstone • Eyeshadow in 001 Lune • Mascara • Brow pencil in Taupe • Lipstick in Coquette • Lipstick in Raspberry Ripple

Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez Golden Globes 2016

Gina Rodriguez at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Gina Rodriguez Golden Globes 2016

Gina Rodriguez at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Gina looks like a bronzed beauty in peachy lipstick, winged-out liner and shimmery shadow. The voluminous straight hair, pinned back down the middle, adds to the modern '60s vibe.

Malin Akerman

Malin Akerman Golden Globes 2016

Malin Akerman at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Malin Akerman Golden Globes 2016

Malin Akerman at the 2016 Golden Globes.

This look really plays up Malin's ultra-pale, ultra-cool skin and hair colours. The silvery shadow is focused underneath her lower lashes, a good call for her hooded eye shape. Blush is very seamless, and I very much appreciate the delicate filling job on the brows. The colour is just right, and the edges aren't too harsh. 

Malin is wearing: Foundation • Concealer • Blush in ImpassionedBlush in Fervor • Highlighter in Copacabana • Bronzer in Laguna • MascaraEyeshadow in The Uptown Girl • Eyeshadow in Stag FilmEyeliner in Tetra • Brow pencil • Lipstick in Rosecliff

Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson Golden Globes 2016

Kate Hudson at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Kate Hudson Golden Globes 2016

Kate Hudson at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Kate matched her peachy nude makeup to her dress. It's fine, but I love when she does more colour (like a bright red or raspberry lip). Her hair seems , and it's a bit "meh." Kate's hair seems stringy and too casual; it would've been better up, I think it would be more polished if she'd worn her hair in a sleek updo.

Kate is wearing: BronzerHighlighter in Sheen

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Golden Globes 2016

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Golden Globes 2016

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Rosie might have gone too far with the spray tan. But she looks good in anything, including the warm-toned gold shadow, bronzer and pinky lip gloss. Her lashes have a nice, delicate texture.

Rosie is wearing: Primer • Foundation in 030 Medium BeigeIlluminatorContour in Brown ContourBrow pencil in 433 Ash Blonde • Mascara in 090 Black • Eyeshadow in 451 Rose Garden • Eyeshadow in 557 Twig • Eyeliner in Black 095 • Eyeliner in Intense Brown 594Lip balmLipstick in Tailleur Bar 535

Sophia Bush

Sophia Bush Golden Globes 2016

Sophia Bush at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Sophia Bush Golden Globes 2016

Sophia Bush at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Sophia went for the most classic look possible, from hair to makeup to dress to jewellery. While it's not the most exciting thing here, I cannot fault the red lipstick, grey shadow or tight side-parted updo. 

Sophia is wearing: Foundation • MascaraLip crayon in Pop Life

Katy Perry

Katy Perry Golden Globes 2016

Katy Perry at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Katy Perry Golden Globes 2016

Katy Perry at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Even at the Golden Globes, Katy had to get costumey with this extreme '60s bouffant with cat eyes and pink lipstick. Just because you take inspiration from a certain decade, it doesn't have to be so literal. I'd love to see her do something super bare and fresh, for once!

Katy is wearing: Primer • Bronzer in MediumBlush in Medium RoseEyeshadow in Nudes • Eyeliner in Mocha Ebony • MascaraLip balm in Sprinkle

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst Golden Globes 2016

Kirsten Dunst at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Kirsten Dunst Golden Globes 2016

Kirsten Dunst at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Kirsten went more intense than usual with her makeup, wearing grey smoky eyes, a strawberry lip colour and bold blush. It's fine, but I feel less is more with this one, so I'd prefer a lighter touch overall.

Kirsten is wearing: Eyeliner in 88 Noir IntenseEyeliner in 926 Purple Choc • Eyeshadow in 47 EbonyEyeshadow in Mirifique • Eyeshadow in 118 Moonlight PinkMascara in Noir • Lip gloss in 204 Article and 218 Script

Jaimie Alexander

Jaimie Alexander Golden Globes 2016

Jaimie Alexander at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Jaimie Alexander Golden Globes 2016

Jaimie Alexander at the 2016 Golden Globes.

I like Jaime's soft, full updo, and her eye makeup is super cool. She's also wearing a pretty lipstick, and her skin is gorgeous. The main issue is that her brows have been over-tweezed, and the darkness accentuates that.

Eva Green

Eva Green Golden Globes 2016

Eva Green at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Eva Green Golden Globes 2016

Eva Green at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Eva has been dyeing her hair black since she was a teenager... but I dunno, I think it looks so harsh and overly solid. And I'm not convinced it's that flattering with her skin tone (unlike say, Rooney Mara, who has this colouring naturally). Also, I think the contouring and gold shimmer on her cheek is too much!

Eva is wearing: MoisturizerPrimerFoundation in 2 Fair and 3 FairUnder-eye concealer in 1 Fair and 2 FairPowder in 1 Fair and 2 MediumBrow pencil in Cara D and Brooke SEyeshadow in BetteEyeshadow in Marie AntoinetteEyeliner in Audrey • Mascara in Glossy BlackContour and highlighterHighlighterBlush in Love GlowLip liner in Kiss 'N' TellLipstick in 1975 Red

Caitriona Balfe

Caitriona Balfe Golden Globes 2016

Caitriona Balfe at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Caitriona Balfe Golden Globes 2016

Caitriona Balfe at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Caitriona went with her usual red lips and soft brows and lashes. Her hair looks polished in an updo with a middle part. It's nothing groundbreaking, but it works.

Caitriona is wearing: Lipstick in 408 Jeanne • Lip gloss in 206 Histoire

Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum Golden Globes 2016

Heidi Klum at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Heidi Klum Golden Globes 2016

Heidi Klum at the 2016 Golden Globes.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wasn't the only one with a too-deep spray tan—Heidi has one too. (At least I hope this is a spray tan and not real, for the sake of her skin!) I like the candy pink lip gloss, although she's still wearing her favourite bottom false lashes and white eyeliner.

Who had your favourite (and least favourite) beauty look on this red carpet?

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