People’s Choice Awards 2018: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Scarlett Johansson to Christina Hendricks.
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People's Choice Awards 2018

It's been a while since we had a People's Choice red carpet to gawk at—the 2017 Awards took place almost two years ago, in fact! 

For 2018, last night's ceremony established a new tradition: moving forward, the event will now be held every November... which means award season has officially begun!

As always, I've got the skin, hair and makeup you need to see. Read on for the best looks of the night...

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson People's Choice Awards 2018

Scarlett Johansson at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Scarlett Johansson People's Choice Awards 2018

Scarlett Johansson at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Scarlett sported a new, slicked-back blonde bob—I'm so happy she got rid of that "Mom" cut and colour! The dramatic winged liner has such an interesting application; it goes all the way around the eyes, except for right underneath each pupil. The blush/contour is a tad heavy, but I can live with it.

Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks People's Choice Awards 2018

Christina Hendricks at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Christina Hendricks People's Choice Awards 2018

Christina Hendricks at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Christina accented her flawless skin with bright red lips and stained cheeks. Does she even age?! The swipe of metallic liner under each eye is a clever way to add shine. I'm not sure if this is also a wig, but I love her hair's soft texture and baby bangs. 

Christina is wearing: Lip liner in InfraRed (all over lips) • Lip balm

Shay Mitchell

Shay Mitchell People's Choice Awards 2018

Shay Mitchell at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Shay Mitchell People's Choice Awards 2018

Shay Mitchell at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Shay went with monochromatic lips, cheeks and eyes, but with an unexpected pop of iridescent lilac shadow at the inner corners. I think it works because her hair is neat and tidy, and the lashes are super-soft. 

Busy Philipps

Busy Philipps People's Choice Awards 2018

Busy Philipps at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Busy Philipps People's Choice Awards 2018

Busy Philipps at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Busy had a casual vibe with subtly shimmery eyeshadow, baby pink lip gloss and matching blush. Her dark brows frame her face so well, she only needs mascara, no liner. I just think an updo would've been more formal with this dress and necklace.

Busy is wearing: Eyeshadow in Moondust

Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira People's Choice Awards 2018

Danai Gurira at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Danai Gurira People's Choice Awards 2018

Danai Gurira at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Danai's skin is so radiant (like MEGA radiant!), adorned with juicy red lipstick and bold blush. I also love her textured hair, pinned up on one side. If only the lashes weren't crazy... half that length would be plenty!

Sabrina Carpenter

Sabrina Carpenter People's Choice Awards 2018

Sabrina Carpenter at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Sabrina Carpenter People's Choice Awards 2018

Sabrina Carpenter at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Sabrina is all about the eyeliner, which starts in little "Vs" at her tear ducts and extends out into thicker wings. Holy makeup skills! I always love a coral lip, and the orange shadow is unexpected and fun. 

Sabrina is wearing: Eyeliner in Black

Camila Mendes

Camila Mendes People's Choice Awards 2018

Camila Mendes at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Camila Mendes People's Choice Awards 2018

Camila Mendes at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Camila kept it simple with a bouncy blowout and understated makeup. She's wearing a sheer, gold-toned shadow up to her brows, with long lashes, her signature arched brows, and a rosy tinted balm. I think maybe her foundation shade is a tad too light compared to her neck and chest. I'd also love to see her make a bolder beauty statement!

Camila is wearing: Lip balm in Dazzling Ruby (on lips and cheeks)

Kat Graham

Kat Graham People's Choice Awards 2018

Kat Graham at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Kat Graham People's Choice Awards 2018

Kat Graham at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

I'm not sure if it's a wig, but I'm obsessed with Kat's bob and long bangs. Her makeup is far subtler than usual, with nude lips, matching blush and black liner. The only issue is that her foundation is too heavy through her mid-face. And she doesn't need the coloured contacts!

Rita Ora

Rita Ora People's Choice Awards 2018

Rita Ora at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Rita Ora People's Choice Awards 2018

Rita Ora at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Rita showed off brown smoky eyes with a dusting of bright gold at the inner corners. Pink lip gloss is a less predictable choice than a nude. I'm not in love with the lashes, but I think she pulls them off here. 

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis People's Choice Awards 2018

Mila Kunis at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Mila Kunis People's Choice Awards 2018

Mila Kunis at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Smoky eyes are always mesmerizing on Mila, and these silvery-brown ones, with lush lashes and black waterlines, are no exception. The pinky lip colour and texture give the makeup a more lived-in look. But she could probably use more coverage around her nose and under her eyes.

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham People's Choice Awards 2018

Victoria Beckham at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Victoria Beckham People's Choice Awards 2018

Victoria Beckham at the 2018 People's Choice Awards.

Victoria wore a low ponytail with loose, face-framing pieces. Her makeup is super-understated, with long lashes, strong brows and foundation that is sheer enough to show her freckles. I don't mind the shine!

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

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