Emmys 2018: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Emilia Clarke to Dakota Fanning.
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Emmys 2018

This year's Emmy Awards red carpet was all about glowing, dewy skin with colourful eyeshadow.

Orange was the key trend, but celebs also wore shades of gold, magenta and plum on their eyes, usually with natural lashes (hooray!). Hair was either tied back or softly waved... and it looks like half-up styles and floral adornments are making a comeback!

Below, the best skin, hair and makeup of the night.

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke Emmys 2018

Emilia Clarke at the 2018 Emmys.

Emilia Clarke Emmys 2018

Emilia Clarke at the 2018 Emmys.

With barely-there makeup, Emilia showed off glowing smooth skin, full brows and long lashes. Love that she finally ditched the platinum blonde for a more natural brunette with blonde highlights!

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning Emmys 2018

Dakota Fanning at the 2018 Emmys.

Dakota Fanning Emmys 2018

Dakota Fanning at the 2018 Emmys.

Dakota did a modern take on half-up hair, pairing it with gorgeous green earrings, cat eyes, full brows and flawless skin. Her lips are bare and the blush is so well-blended. She looks soft, pretty and effortless!

Dakota is wearing: Foundation in Cool RosyBlush in PetalLuminizerEyeshadow in Front RowEyeshadow in LuneEyeliner in Matte BlackMascara in Over BlackLipstick in Ultra LustTinted lip balm in Pink Glow

Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton Emmys 2018

Thandie Newton at the 2018 Emmys.

Thandie Newton Emmys 2018

Thandie Newton at the 2018 Emmys.

Thandie did glittering pink eyeshadow to match her dress, plus a thick fringe of lashes and a 70's-inspired low bun. I'm glad she didn't do a strong lip or cheek, which would overwhelm the look. Her skin is utterly flawless! 

Thandie is wearing: Eyeshadow in Bronze Seduction

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby Emmys 2018

Vanessa Kirby at the 2018 Emmys.

Vanessa Kirby Emmys 2018

Vanessa Kirby at the 2018 Emmys.

Vanessa looks like a '90s supermodel in this smooth blowout and voluminous "swoop." She paired it with cat eyes, strong brows and brown-toned nude lips. So gorgeous!

Vanessa is wearing: Face mistFace oilPrimerFoundationBlush in Longitude ZeroHighlighter in Cosmic DancerBrow gelLipstick in Mojave

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen Emmys 2018

Chrissy Teigen at the 2018 Emmys.

Chrissy Teigen Emmys 2018

Chrissy Teigen at the 2018 Emmys.

Chrissy rocked a wavy, highlighted bob in a deep side part. Then she amped up the drama with a dark rose lip and brown smoky eyes. Even though I prefer a lighter touch, she looks fabulous.

Chrissy is wearing: LotionMoisturizerFoundation in SandFoundation in TanConcealer in Medium DeepContour in In the NudePowderEyeshadow in CocoaEyeliner in Black MoonMascara in BlackBrow pencil in Dirty BlondeTinted lip balm in Posh

Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell Emmys 2018

Kristen Bell at the 2018 Emmys.

Kristen Bell Emmys 2018

Kristen Bell at the 2018 Emmys.

Kristen chose an elegant ballerina bun, and I love seeing her hair back, for once! The glossy nude lips and brown shaded eyes are understated and classic with the white gown. 

Kristen is wearing: Lip gloss in Ever After

Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi Emmys 2018

Yara Shahidi at the 2018 Emmys.

Yara Shahidi Emmys 2018

Yara Shahidi at the 2018 Emmys.

Yara looks fresh and pretty in this high top knot and tone-on-tone makeup look. She's actually wearring the same two burnished red lip shades sheered out over her eyes, cheeks and lips!

Yara is wearing: Face maskEssence • Moisturizer • Foundation in Golden Honey • Foundation in Warm AlmondPowder in Golden Orange • Bronzer in Deep • Lipstick in Burnt Cherry (as eyeshadow, blush and lipstick) • Lip liner in Sangria (as eyeshadow, blush and lipstick) • Eyeliner in Black Ink • Lip balm (as eye highlight and on lips) • Brow powder in DarkBrow pencil • Highlighter in Nectar (on body)

Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel Emmys 2018

Jessica Biel at the 2018 Emmys.

Jessica Biel Emmys 2018

Jessica Biel at the 2018 Emmys.

The slightly roughed-up texture of Jessica's waves makes them modern, and I love the pop of matte berry lip stain. Notice how she kept her eyes bare, which looks young and fresh.

Jessica is wearing: Tinted moisturizer in MediumFoundation in BeigePowder in No. 40Blush in QuintessenceEyeshadow in Mystère et IntensitéMascara in Noir • Brow pencil in Blond TendreLip liner in Natural • Lipstick in Avant-Gardiste • Lipstick in Idéal (centre of lips)

Madeline Brewer

Madeline Brewer Emmys 2018

Madeline Brewer at the 2018 Emmys.

Madeline Brewer Emmys 2018

Madeline Brewer at the 2018 Emmys.

Madeline paired her signature red hair with soft lashes, subtly shimmery shadow, sculpted cheeks and feathery brows. She's actually wearing fresh roses at the back of her half-up hair!

Constance Wu

Constance Wu Emmys 2018

Constance Wu at the 2018 Emmys.

Constance Wu Emmys 2018

Constance Wu at the 2018 Emmys.

Constance chose a warm-toned makeup palette with taupe eyeshadow and a rosy nude lipstick. The neat, centre-parted updo balances out the strong eyeliner. She could just use some powder around her nose.

Evan Rachel Wood

Evan Rachel Wood Emmys 2018

Evan Rachel Wood at the 2018 Emmys.

Evan Rachel Wood Emmys 2018

Evan Rachel Wood at the 2018 Emmys.

Evan wore a bouquet of flowers in her wavy updo, but it doesn't look bridal thanks to the berry lipstick. I would've preferred a softer texture (like a pressed-on stain), but I love the soft brows and shaded eyes.

Evan is wearing: Lipstick in Wine Waters

Claire Foy

Claire Foy Emmys 2018

Claire Foy at the 2018 Emmys.

Claire Foy Emmys 2018

Claire Foy at the 2018 Emmys.

Claire slicked back her bob,, and wore it with soft lashes and a bold red mouth. I'm glad we can still see her freckles! But the lip colour application could be neater at the edges.

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

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