Golden Globes 2019: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup on the Red Carpet

Lupita Nyong'o, Camilla Belle and more.
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Golden Globes 2019 red carpet beauty

With last night's Golden Globes, the 2019 award season has officially begun! 

And we're off to a VERY strong start in the beauty department. If you recall last year's ceremony, most of the attendees played it fairly safe (and the all-black dress code didn't help).

This year, it's all about bright colour in unexpected places (like blue lashes and green eyeshadow!), youthful ponytails and naturally radiant skin.

Here are the must-see looks from the red carpet:

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Lupita Nyong'o at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Lupita Nyong'o, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Lupita Nyong'o at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

I literally gasped. Lupita is always amazing on the red carpet, but this look is EXTRA amazing. I can't get over the electric blue lashes and liner to match her dress, with flushed cheeks, creamy red lipstick and seriously perfect skin. Would it be even better with a more natural curve to the false lashes? Possibly.

Lupita is wearing: Sheet maskEye creamMoisturizerPrimer • Foundation in 550 Suede CConcealer in 510 Suede CPowder in 500Highlighter in Bronze GlowBlush in Rum Raisin • Eyeshadow in Gris FumeeEyeshadow in Sienne • Eyeliner in Côte D'Azur and Noir IntenseEyeliner in Noir • Mascara in Blue • False lashes in Royal Blue • Brow Pencil in Black • Brow mascara in Transparent • Lip balmLip liner in Portelle • Lipstick in Dram'atic

Camilla Belle

Camilla Belle, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Camilla Belle at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Camilla Belle, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Camilla Belle at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Normally celebs don't go this bold for awards shows, but I love that Camilla really went for it! Her green smoky eyes are a work of art, and balanced out by the slicked-back hair, strong brows and plunging neckline. The pink blush and lipstick are maybe a little intense up-close, but she pulls them off.

Camilla is wearing: Moisturizer • Eye gel • Face mistFoundation in 30 Beige • Concealer in 20 BeigeBronzerPowder in 30 NaturelHighlighter in Rosy GoldBlush in In LoveBrow pencil in Brun Profond • Eyeshadow in Splendeur et AudaceEyeliner in Mare-ChiaroEyeliner in Noir IntenseMascara in 10 Noir • Lip balm • Lip liner in Rose Délicat • Lipstick in Fleurie

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Lady Gaga at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Lady Gaga, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Lady Gaga at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Lady Gaga's look was like a Disney princess... with a twist! I love that she dyed her hair periwinkle to match her dress, but went for lilac tones on her eyes (since blue would've been too much). I wouldn't like such a theatrical look on anyone else, but hey, it's Gaga we're talking about.

Lady Gaga is wearing: Eyeshadow in Frivoluxe • Eyeshadow in FlashlightEyeliner in Blacquer • Eyeliner in Out of the Blue • Mascara • Lipstick in Moody Margot • Lip gloss in Sugar Sugar

Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Irina Shayk at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Irina Shayk, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Irina Shayk at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

BOB GOALS! I'm totally obsessed with Irina's haircut—it's even better in motion! I always love the contrast of cute, casual hair and low-key makeup with a sexy, show-stopping dress. She looks so '90s-inspired and fresh.

Irin is wearing: FoundationEyeshadow in GlambitionMascara • Lip gloss in Mocha Choco-Lata!

Laura Harrier

Laura Harrier, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Laura Harrier at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Laura Harrier, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Laura Harrier at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Finally, a lip look! Laura went for classic red, and paired it with a sleek ponytail, straight brows and natural, fluffy lashes. There's also a dusting of gold over her lids, but no harsh eyeliner. This is really, really pretty.

Laura is wearing: TonerMoisturizerBronzer • Foundation in Beige 70 and Beige Rosé 102 • Powder in 40 Doré • Brow pencil in Ebène • Brow powder in Deep • Lip colour in Avant-Gardiste (on brows) • Eyeshadow in Mirage • Eyeshadow in Poudre D'Or • Mascara • Lip liner in Séduction and Scarlet • Lipstick in Rouge Charnel • Lipstick in Rosso Pompeiano

Lili Reinhart

Lili Reinhart, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Lili Reinhart at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Lili Reinhart, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Lili Reinhart at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

The pink eyeshadow trend of 2018 is still going strong. Lili wore a diffused wash of rose all the way around her eyes—and I like that she did this with a red dress, which feels unexpected! Tidy hair, clear gloss and soft brows and lashes keep the focus on the eyes.

Lili is wearing: Eyeshadow in Bronze Seduction • Eyeliner in Blk Coffee

Emma Stone

Emma Stone, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Emma Stone at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Emma Stone, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Emma Stone at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Emma's look would be great... on someone twice her age! I usually love her, but I'm not into this matronly dress and the blush colour palette (which washes her out). I also wish her curls were brushed out, although the pearls at the back are kind of cool.

Emma is wearing: Gel moisturizerMoisturizer • Foundation in Vanilla • Blush in Petal and Papaya • Eyeshadow in Dream • Eyeliner in Sparkling Brown • Mascara in Deep Black • Brow gel in Transparent • Lip liner in Rose Thé • Tinted lip balm in Ballet • Lip gloss in Sweet

Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Emily Blunt at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Emily Blunt, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Emily Blunt at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

It's too bad Emily's not smiling here, because I thought this was one of the better beauty looks we've seen from her lately. The metallic smoky eyes are so beautiful, and I especially love her textured, braided updo (here it is from the back). However, the contoured cheeks are too strong/muddy.

Emily is wearing: Exfoliator • Serum • Moisturizer • Foundation in 1N • Concealer in Ivory • Contour in Universal • Blush in Lolli'glow • Highlighter in Pink Delight • Eyeshadow in Minimalism • Eyeshadow in Cool Neutrals • Lash primer • Mascara in Pro Black • Brow mascara in Light • Lip scrub in Raspberry • Lipstick in Universal Neutrals

Halle Berry

Halle Berry, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Halle Berry at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Halle Berry, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Halle Berry at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Halle continues to defy the aging process (need I remind you she is 52!). Her ponytail, face-framing bangs and strategically-placed highlights are all super youthful and flattering. It would be nice to see her switch up the nudey brown makeup she always wears; also, her overlined lips could be neater.

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Dakota Fanning at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Dakota Fanning, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Dakota Fanning at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Timeless, elegant, graceful—that's how I'd describe Dakota in this Cinderella-inspired look. At first, I wasn't sure about red lipstick with the icy tones, but I think it makes it less predictable and "sweet." 

Dakota is wearing: Lipstick in Love Bite

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Julia Roberts at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Julia Roberts, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Julia Roberts at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

I'm living for Julia's hair—since when was it this amazing?! The warm blonde tone and soft textured waves are so pretty and effortless. Also, the matte pinky lipstick and peach blush are doing incredible things for her skin.

Julia is wearing: Eye creamMoisturizer • Primer • Foundation • Blush in Petit Bisou • Setting spray • Eyeshadow in Cafe Creme • Eyeshadow in Petal Pusher • Eyeliner in Matte Noir • Eyeliner in Chocolat • Brow pencil in Brown • Lipstick in Peut-être • Lip gloss in Escapade

Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Thandie Newton at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Thandie Newton, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Thandie Newton at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Did Thandie go a little TOO '70s disco here? Maybe, but she still looks amazing. I've forever loved this type of hairstyle—big, voluminous curls with a flat top—and the smoky eyes add drama without feeling harsh. 

Thandie is wearing: Face mist • Face oil • Eye mask • Moisturizer • Foundation in Banana and Sand • Bronzer in St. Barth's • Blush in Joy • Highlighter in Brilliance • Powder in Candlelight • Eyeshadow in Hematite • Eyeshadow in Smokey Topaz and Celestite • Eyeliner in Raven • Mascara • Brow pencil in Oak Brown • Brow gel in Clear • Lip balmLipstick in Mirage

Amber Heard

Amber Heard, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Amber Heard at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Amber Heard, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Amber Heard at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

It's hard to make a beautiful woman like Amber look bad, but her styling team came pretty close, no? I think they were going for a romantic Marie Antoinette vibe, but unfortunately, the hair looks like a bird's nest, and she's wearing way too much blush.

Amber is wearing: Lipstick in I Am Worth It

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Jessica Chastain at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Jessica Chastain, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Jessica Chastain at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

So, I like elements of this one—like Jessica's unusual strawberry lipstick shade, the sparkly purple shadow, her flawless skin and the cool earrings. But I'm not sure why her ponytail is structured in a "Conehead" shape! And the black dress is somewhat harsh with her colouring.

Jessica is wearing: MoisturizerFace mistFoundation in Beige 10 and Beige Doré 21Blush in Rose Ecrin • Highlighter in Transparent • Eyeshadow in Tissé Rivoli and Clair ObscurMascara in Noir • Brow pencil in Blond Doré • Lipstick in La Favorite

Kate Mara

Kate Mara, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Kate Mara at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Kate Mara, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Kate Mara at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

This is a look I'd expect more from Kate's sister Rooney—and I really think she'd wear it better! On Kate, it's too severe. While I can appreciate the hair from a technical perspective (here it is from the side), it seems so tight that it's pulling at her skin! The makeup is heavy-handed, especially the lipstick and blush.

Kate is wearing: Lip liner in 7 • Lipstick in Nightberry

Penélope Cruz

Penelope Cruz, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Penélope Cruz at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Penelope Cruz, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Penélope Cruz at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Every red carpet, Penélope wears a warm, copper-toned eyeshadow with a pinky-nude lipstick. Always! And yet I can't fault her repeating her look when the result is like this. Gorgeous woman, gorgeous smile.

Penélope is wearing: MoisturizerFoundation in 360 Bisque N • Eyeshadow in Sienna Sultry • Eyeliner in Café Serre • Mascara in Excessive Black • Lip liner in Rose • Lipstick in Si Seulement

Rachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Rachel Weisz at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Rachel Weisz, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Rachel Weisz at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

In a sea of nude and red lipsticks, Rachel's bright pink lip stain is a breath of fresh air. I'm just not sure that wearing her hair down was the right choice with all these ruffles, but I will say that I love how relaxed this feels. (I think the lack of strong eye makeup contributes to that.)

Rachel is wearing: Eye creamFoundation in Beige Doré 01 • Powder in Clair • Contour in 40 • Powder in 20 • Eyeshadow in Tissé Rivoli • Eyeliner in EspressoMascara in NoirBrow pencil in Dark Brown • Lip balm • Lip liner in Natural • Lipstick in Volupté

Saorise Ronan

Saoirse Ronan, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Saoirse Ronan at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Saoirse Ronan, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Saoirse Ronan at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

I think this look suits Saoirse's casual style really well. The dramatic earrings jazz up the loose, straight hair with blonde ends, and the orangey-red lip stain isn't as formal as a lipstick. I really like the bright shimmer at her inner corners, too. Just sucks to have a bad skin day at the Globes!

Saorise is wearing: Eye creamFoundation in Beige Doré 01 • Powder in Clair • Contour in 40 • Eyeshadow in Clair-ObscurEyeshadow in Fantasme • Eyeliner in Mat Taupe • Mascara in Brun • Brow pencil in Blond Tendre • Lip balm • Lip liner in Natural • Lipstick in Radical

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Anne Hathaway at the Golden Globe Awards.

Anne Hathaway, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Anne Hathaway at the Golden Globe Awards.

I know she had to keep her hairstyle simple with this dress, but I really wish Anne hadn't worn either of them. I'm not a fan of the centre-parted, behind-the-ears trend on her, and would rather see more softness and movement. And bangs! (Why did she ever grow out her bangs?!) The makeup is pretty, however.

Constance Wu

Constance Wu, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Constance Wu at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Constance Wu, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Constance Wu at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Is it just me or does Constance look like she's going to the prom? Her red carpet style always disappoints me—in contrast to how gorgeous she looked in Crazy Rich Asians. She has amazing skin, but her makeup could be a lot more sophisticated, and I'd make her hair looser, not so "done." (Obviously this would require a different dress and jewellery.)

Constance is wearing: Serum • Foundation • Blush in Momoko and Eiko • Eyeshadow in Solar • Lipstick in Streaming Mauve

Alison Brie

Alison Brie, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Alison Brie at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Alison Brie, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Alison Brie at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

In some shots, I thought Alison's smoky eyes looked too heavy, but in this light at least, they're mesmerizing. I love the silvery tones with the peach lipstick and natural skin. Unfortunately, she is let down by her eyebrows, which are very drawn on.

Alison is wearing: Mattifier • Eyeshadow in Dusky Woods

Rosamund Pike

Rosamund Pike, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Rosamund Pike at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Rosamund Pike, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Rosamund Pike at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

I feel like Rosamund had a look that a lot of fashion people liked... but as a beauty person, I'm not so into this. The main problem is the severity of the hair (not just a tight updo but a centre-parted one!), although I get that it was necessary with the neckline. I also think her blush is too low and drags her face down. A straighter brow would be more youthful.

Rosamund is wearing: Eyeshadow in Kenya • Lipstick in Amour

Emmy Rossum

Emmy Rossum, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Emmy Rossum at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Emmy Rossum, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Emmy Rossum at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Well, isn't this lovely. Matching your lipstick, blush and eyeshadow to your frou-frou pink dress is a risky move, but on her, it somehow makes it modern. (I think nude makeup would've been way too boring.)

Amy Adams

Amy Adams, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Amy Adams at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Amy Adams, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Amy Adams at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

I have a soft spot for Amy, but even I will admit that we've seen this look dozens of times before. Still, I love her hair—it looks so healthy and thick at this slightly shorter length. And the soft pinky makeup is extremely flattering.

Amy is wearing: Eyeshadow in Rose Gold • Lip gloss in Flesh Fantasy

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monae, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Janelle Monae at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Janelle Monae, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Janelle Monae at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

You know that fashion rule about removing one accessory before leaving the house? Well, Janelle... she ADDED accessories. Like this bizarre hat, which makes the look too costumey for the Golden Globes. (Maybe it would be okay for the Grammys.) But I'm on board with her braided buns, cat eyes and full brows.

Janelle is wearing: Moisturizer • Primer • Foundation in 14 • Powder in 14 • Blush in 50 • Highlighter in 11 • Eyeshadow in Gold Ashes • Eyeshadow in Avant-Premiere and Festival • Eyeliner • Mascara in Obsidian Black • Lipstick in Androgino • Lip gloss in Boudoir

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Charlize Theron at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Close-up of Charlize Theron at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Close-up of Charlize Theron at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

On the one hand, I'm glad Charlize did half-up hair instead of the usual updo. On the other, I'm disappointed with the super straight, limp texture (which looks like my hair after I get out of the shower). I miss her hair with volume! The peach makeup is fine, but safe.

Keri Russell

Keri Russell, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Keri Russell at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Keri Russell, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Keri Russell at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Stunning! Keri's complexion looks like peaches and cream, and I love how the silver eyeshadow echoes the dress. (Too bad the neckline is so gaping, though.) The controlled hair and textured brows are the perfect finishing touches.

Keri is wearing: Setting spray • Eyeshadow • Eyeliner

Lucy Boynton

Lucy Boynton, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Lucy Boynton at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Lucy Boynton, Golden Globe Awards, 2019

Close-up of Lucy Boynton at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards.

Painting Lucy's face must be a makeup artist's dream! I really appreciate the attention to detail here—as in the feathery brows, flawless blending and perfect lip texture. There's just the right amount of gold shimmer so as not to be overkill. However, I'm not sure about the spidery lashes or the platinum hair (I always prefer darker honey shades, not cool blondes). 

Lucy is wearing: TonerMoisturizerLip balm

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

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