Golden Globes 2017: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Brie Larson to Michelle Williams.
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Golden Globes 2017

Let the games begin! Last night's Golden Globes marked the first big red carpet event of the year—and set the stage for the 2017 awards season's most popular beauty trends.

Statement lips and fresh faces will never go out of style, but if these celebs are any indication, we'll be seeing a lot more pink eyeshadow, matchy-matchy makeup, ribbons and braids.

Here we go!

Brie Larson

Brie Larson Golden Globes 2017

Brie Larson at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Brie Larson Golden Globes 2017

Brie Larson at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Brie went with classic Hollywood glamour. Red lips and retro waves are a red carpet look we've seen time and time again, but somehow, her version still seems fresh. Perhaps it's that we don't usually see her in red? Her hair looks very touchable, skin is flawless, and I like her natural lashes and brow fans. 

Brie is wearing: ConcealerEyeliner in Via De' MartelliLip crayon in Mysterious Red

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams Golden Globes 2017

Michelle Williams at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Michelle Williams Golden Globes 2017

Michelle Williams at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Michelle wore her fresh skin and bleached-blonde crop with a black ribbon choker whimsically tied around her neck. Her gamine style was 100 percent on point here! I so appreciate the light touch on the makeup. There are no harsh lines, just long soft lashes, natural brows, glossy lips and flushed cheeks. 

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monae Golden Globes 2017

Janelle Monáe at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Janelle Monae Golden Globes 2017

Janelle Monáe at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Janelle adorned her beehive with pearls—so creative and fun! I appreciate that she didn't tame her frizz too much, as it helps the high, '60s-inspired style feel quite modern. Her skin looks radiant, and the dab of shine underneath each pupil is also genius. 

Janelle is wearing: Concealer in Deep • Eyeshadow in Nudes • Eyeliner in Espresso • Mascara in Intense Black • Brow powder in Rich Brown • Brow mascara in Rich Brown • Tinted lip balm in Taffy • Lipstick in Delicious

Emma Stone

Emma Stone Golden Globes 2017

Emma Stone at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Emma Stone Golden Globes 2017

Emma Stone at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Emma's hair and makeup have an ethereal vibe. Although I usually prefer her in stronger colours (like at Critics' Choice), the matching pink eyeshadow, blush and lipstick show off her delicate colouring. Her brows are expertly filled, with natural texture, and the loose chignon is ultra-romantic. 

Emma is wearing: Foundation • Eyeshadow in Andromeda • Eyeshadow in Earthshine • Lipstick in Rosecliff

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller Golden Globes 2017

Sienna Miller at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Sienna Miller Golden Globes 2017

Sienna Miller at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Heavy makeup is not Sienna's thing, so I support this fresh, casual look. The messy ponytail is elevated by black cat eyes, pale eyeshadow, soft lashes and textured brows. It's also kinda nice to see healthy matte skin after all the strobing mania! 

Sienna is wearing: Serum • Foundation • Contour • Powder • Blush (as eyeshadow in the pale and taupe shades) • Eyeliner in Hyperblack • Waterproof mascara in Noir • Brow pencil in Blond Clair • Lip balm • Lip crayon in Nude

Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel Golden Globes 2017

Jessica Biel at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Jessica Biel Golden Globes 2017

Jessica Biel at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Jessica went with understated elegance. Okay, it's not as exciting as that blue liner, but I still love this tidy updo and peachy-pink makeup. Her skin looks incredible (and seemingly foundation-free!), and I like that she left her brows bare, relying on black winged liner to enhance her eyes.

Jessica is wearing: Mascara in Noir • Liquid liner in Noir-Noir • Lip crayon in Nude

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington Golden Globes 2017

Kerry Washington at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Kerry Washington Golden Globes 2017

Kerry Washington at the 2017 Golden Globes.

I love Kerry's blackberry lipstick in a rounded shape. Dark lips are so amazing on her! Black liner, fluffy false lashes and long, straight hair in a deep side part add even more drama. Plus, her skin looks super-flawless. 

Kerry is wearing: Moisturizer • Foundation in CocoaConcealer • Blush in FlushedEyeshadow in Mink BrownEyeliner in Cosmic BlackFalse lashes • Mascara in Carbon Black • Brow pencil in Dark BrownLip balmLipstick in Glam 335Lip crayon in Deep Plum

Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski Golden Globes 2017

Emily Ratajkowski at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Emily Ratajkowski Golden Globes 2017

Emily Ratajkowski at the 2017 Golden Globes.

With her yellow dress, Emily's orange eyeshadow and coral lipstick give her such a warm, sunny vibe. The blending, as well as the skin, brow and lash details, are top-notch. This is also one of the most realistic-looking faux bobs I've ever seen!

Emily is wearing: Foundation in 70 BeigeHighlighter in Light MediumPowder in 30 Naturel • Blush in ÉléganceBronzerHighlighter • Eyeliner in Mat Taupe • Eyeshadow in Convoitise • Eyeshadow in Codes Élégants • Eyeshadow in Codes SubtilsMascara in Noir • Brow pencil in Brun CendréLip liner in Natural • Lipstick in Sari Doré

Amy Adams

Amy Adams Golden Globes 2017

Amy Adams at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Amy Adams Golden Globes 2017

Amy Adams at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Amy was all about relaxed glamour. I love how her loose hair and glowy makeup help to dress down the strapless sequins. The sheer peach lips compliment her hair colour, and she's wearing a metallic liner along her lower lash lines (as usual). The middle part adds just enough polish to the long hair look. 

Amy is wearing: Lip gloss in Coco

Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton Golden Globes 2017

Thandie Newton at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Thandie Newton Golden Globes 2017

Thandie Newton at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Thandie's (insanely) perfect skin was the canvas for a mauve-toned makeup look. There's black liner hugging the curve of her upper lids, but otherwise everything is soft and sheer. This is another example of how we're moving away from obviously filled-in brows. If you look closely, you can see how the darkened upper edge of the eyeshadow helps close up her lid space—this is a trick she does a lot! 

Felicity Jones

Felicity Jones Golden Globes 2017

Felicity Jones at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Felicity Jones Golden Globes 2017

Felicity Jones at the 2017 Golden Globes.

I'm obsessed with Felicity's long curtain bangs—they bring out her pretty eyes, and make her updo look so effortless. The silvery charcoal shadow keeps the eye makeup from feeling heavy, and I love her pouty lips in baby pink. 

Felicity is wearing: Lipstick in Lychee

Zoë Saldana

Zoe Saldana Golden Globes 2017

Zoë Saldana at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Zoe Saldana Golden Globes 2017

Zoë Saldana at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Zoë is pretty in pink with fresh skin and stained lips. She wore my absolute favourite dress of the night, but since it was so frilly and colourful, a clean makeup look made the most sense. This shows off her beautiful complexion, and I like that she didn't even go bold on the lips or lashes. 

Zoë is wearing: Primer • Bronzer • Eyeshadow in Bette • Eyeshadow in NudeEyeliner in Chocolat • Mascara • Lip liner in NakedLip crayon in Spark • Lip gloss in Demure

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell Golden Globes 2017

Naomi Campbell at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Naomi Campbell Golden Globes 2017

Naomi Campbell at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Just look at Naomi's gleaming skin. Good Lord! How is it possible that she is 46 years old and keeps getting better with age??? Besides her gorgeous glow, I like the sleek, straight hair, soft brows and thick fringe of upper lashes. Normally I'm not a fan of coloured contacts, but hers make this look even more enchanting. 

Naomi is wearing: Face oil • Tinted moisturizer in Walnut and MochaConcealer in SC-7 and SC-8 (as contour) • Highlighter in SeductionPowder in Translucent Crystal

Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick Golden Globes 2017

Anna Kendrick at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Anna Kendrick Golden Globes 2017

Anna Kendrick at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Anna kept it classic with a berry lipstick and her hair in controlled, side-parted waves. This is also one of the better brow-filling jobs of the night. I feel like I've seen this makeup on her many times before, but it's still pretty.

Anna is wearing: Foundation in PorcelainPowder in Translucent • Blush in Heavenly Pink • Eyeshadow in Cement GreyMascara in Black • Brow pencil in Blonde • Lipstick in Sangria

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon Golden Globes 2017

Reese Witherspoon at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Reese Witherspoon Golden Globes 2017

Reese Witherspoon at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Reese's eyes are really sparkling. She's got shades of gold, purple and golden brown on her lids for a layered look that compliments all the yellow happening elsewhere. (I love Reese in yellow dresses!) The lipstick in a cooler pink tone adds punch. I also like her side-swept bangs, which give the updo a little more edge. 

Reese is wearing: Face mist • Foundation • Illuminator in BrillianceEyeliner in Aqua XL ME-42Eyeshadow in TritonEyeshadow in Monte CarloLiquid liner in Plum DesireLiquid liner in Gilded Brown

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen Golden Globes 2017

Chrissy Teigen at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Chrissy Teigen Golden Globes 2017

Chrissy Teigen at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Finally, Chrissy is not wearing muddy colours! I love seeing her in a scarlet lip, with fresh skin sans heavy contouring. Her complexion really looks incredible here, and the rosy cheeks are so cute. She also went more natural on the eyes, and tied her hair back into a slick pony. More of this, please! 

Chrissy is wearing: Face oilMoisturizerFoundationConcealer • Highlighter in Rose Gold • Highlighter in Topaz, Champagne Pop and Rose Gold • Blush in Wild Honey, Songbird and NightingaleLip liner in NougatLip gloss in Raspberry and Papaya

Riley Keough

Riley Keough Golden Globes 2017

Riley Keough at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Riley Keough Golden Globes 2017

Riley Keough at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Riley added a pop of colour with a creamy red lipstick. With fluffy lashes, barely-there shadow and a slightly textured updo, she definitely played it safe—but still looks so interesting and luminous. 

Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara Golden Globes 2017

Sofia Vergara at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Sofia Vergara Golden Globes 2017

Sofia Vergara at the 2017 Golden Globes.

As usual, Sofia chose burgundy tones for her eyeshadow and lipstick. I especially like this colour for her eyes; it looks good all smudgy along her lower lash lines. I'm also coming around to appreciating her full brows, even though they could use some tidying. They're youthful! But I'd still prefer a lighter touch overall. 

Sofia is wearing: Eyeshadow in NudesEyeliner in Espresso • Mascara in Extreme BlackBrow mascara in Honey Brown • Lip colour in Rich Caramel

Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez Golden Globes 2017

Gina Rodriguez at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Gina Rodriguez Golden Globes 2017

Gina Rodriguez at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Gina showed off fresh skin and a wavy, side-parted lob. I love these soft pink tones on her, and the shimmery white around her eyes picks up the bright white of her dress. Her brows also have great texture. But I'd definitely tone down the false lashes!

Gina is wearing: MascaraLipstick in Blushing Pop

Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson Golden Globes 2017

Gillian Anderson at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Gillian Anderson Golden Globes 2017

Gillian Anderson at the 2017 Golden Globes.

I'm so down with Gillian's soft, beachy beauty. Sure, she looks like she hasn't avoided the sun in the past—but this hair and makeup enhances that, instead of attempting to hide. We can see her real skin texture, dressed up with gold smoky shadow that matches her neckline and hair. Her brows and lashes look great, and this is the lip texture Sofia Vergara should be aiming for! 

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore Golden Globes 2017

Drew Barrymore at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Drew Barrymore Golden Globes 2017

Drew Barrymore at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Drew showed off sexy, bedhead hair. The caramel tone is super-pretty with her skin, and also echoed in the lip colour. She's another one who is bulking up her brow hairs with mascara instead of pencil (which I support fully!). But bottom false lashes? Drew, you're better than that. I also feel she could chop off a few inches of hair for a more current look.

Drew is wearing: PrimerFoundationConcealer • Eyeliner in OnyxMascaraBrow mascara • Lip colour in Dusty Rose

Teresa Palmer

Teresa Palmer Golden Globes 2017

Teresa Palmer at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Teresa Palmer Golden Globes 2017

Teresa Palmer at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Teresa is the epitome of elegance in red lipstick, strong brows and a low bun. I love this concept with the velvet dress and her ultra-pale, matte skin. Obviously, I'd prefer more natural lashes, and I wish the brows were more feathery (not so drawn-on).

Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams Golden Globes 2017

Maisie Williams at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Maisie Williams Golden Globes 2017

Maisie Williams at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Maisie's big brows frame her dramatically lined, shimmery eyes. She actually has braces now, so it makes sense that she downplayed her mouth! I'm just not sure about the barrette and updo; it feels a bit busy.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman Golden Globes 2017

Nicole Kidman at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Nicole Kidman Golden Globes 2017

Nicole Kidman at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Nicole matched her metallic eyeshadow to her dress, and paired it with a soft pink lipstick. Now that she's committed to blonde instead of red (likely because of greys), these cool tones work well. Her brows are the fullest I've seen them, and at least her false lashes aren't stiff. I'm not sure about the hairstyle... I like when she wears it long and loose!

Nicole is wearing: MoisturizerEye creamFoundationUnder-eye concealerConcealerContour and highlighter • Blush in Moon BeachBlush in Love Glow • Eyeshadow in The Rock Chick (molten pop shade) • Eyeshadow in The Uptown Girl (prime and enhance shade) • Eyeliner in Veruschka MinkEyeliner in SophiaMascara in Glossy Black • Brow mascara in LindaBrow pencil in Grace KLipstick in Kidman's Kiss

Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell Golden Globes 2017

Kristen Bell at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Kristen Bell Golden Globes 2017

Kristen Bell at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Kristen amped up her hair with a voluminous blonde lob, which looks soft and touchable. But the makeup seems quite heavy. I'd love to see her with fresher eyes and sheer, glossy lips—no false lashes or liners. 

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker Golden Globes 2017

Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Sarah Jessica Parker Golden Globes 2017

Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Sarah's signature shimmery smoky eyes are still working well for her. I've always liked the look of smudgy shadow with jet black waterlines. As for the hair, I admire the effort... but I'm just not into the frizzy braid halo.

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood Golden Globes 2017

Carrie Underwood at the 2017 Golden Globes.

Carrie Underwood Golden Globes 2017

Carrie Underwood at the 2017 Golden Globes.

For once, I like Carrie's hair! The blonde isn't too light for her skin tone, and I like the natural straight texture and collarbone-grazing length. The makeup is another story. She's a pretty lady, so why does she cling to the drawn-on sperm brows, heavy eyeshadow and over-the-top lashes? She does acknowledge more recent trends with the dab of highlighter on her nose and chin... but that would've been better on her cheeks!

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

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