Cannes Film Festival 2019: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Selena Gomez to Margot Robbie.
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Cannes Film Festival 2019

The annual Cannes Film Festival just wrapped—and after the craziness of the Met Gala, it was a welcome change of pace!

On this red carpet, you won't find any spiky lashes, colourful eyebrows or beehive hairdos. Instead, the crowd of models and movie stars served up fresh skin, elegant updos and an array of sophisticated eye and lip looks.

Keep scrolling for all the hair and makeup you need to see.

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez The Dead Don't Die Cannes premiere 2019

Selena Gomez at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Dead Don't Die.'

Selena Gomez The Dead Don't Die Cannes premiere 2019

Selena Gomez at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Dead Don't Die.'

Selena, it's been a while! She looks adorable in graphic cat eyes with a bold red lip and a sleek updo. Note the natural brows and the soft texture of the lashes.

Selena is wearing: MoisturizerFoundation in Y270Concealer in Light 23 • Powder in Siren 52 • Bronzer in Tan-Tastic 104 • Blush in Flesh & Fantasy 506 • Eyeshadow in Flashlight • Liquid liner in Blacquer • Mascara in Noir • Lipstick in Oh Miley 200

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Cannes photocall 2019

Margot Robbie at the 2019 Cannes photocall for 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'

Margot Robbie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Cannes photocall 2019

Margot Robbie at the 2019 Cannes photocall for 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'

Margot skipped eye makeup (except for mascara) in favour of a rosy blush and a matte, contoured rose lip—which has almost become her signature. The undone braids add interest to her straight hairstyle.

Penélope Cruz

Penelope Cruz Pain and Glory Cannes premiere 2019

Penélope Cruz at the 2019 Cannes photocall for 'Pain and Glory.'

Penelope Cruz Pain and Glory Cannes premiere 2019

Penélope Cruz at the 2019 Cannes photocall for 'Pain and Glory.'

Penélope is all bronzy and glowy in this peachy lipstick, matching blush. I love how the eyeliner emphasizes the pretty almond shape of her eyes.

Jasmine Tookes

Jasmine Tookes The Traitor Cannes premiere 2019

Jasmine Tookes at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Traitor.'

Jasmine Tookes The Traitor Cannes premiere 2019

Jasmine Tookes at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Traitor.'

Jasmine couldn't look more elegant in this ladylike updo and tone-on-tone makeup. I love the pop of brighter blush.

Amber Heard

Amber Heard Pain and Glory Cannes premiere 2019

Amber Heard at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Pain and Glory.'

Amber Heard Pain and Glory Cannes premiere 2019

Amber Heard at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Pain and Glory.'

Amber matched her lipstick and eyeshadow to her dress, and I love this burgundy colour on her. She also pulls off the gelled-back long hair. 

Amber is wearing: Lipstick in Cacao Crush and Tasty Ruby

Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley Rocketman Cannes premiere 2019

Shailene Woodley at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Rocketman.'

Shailene Woodley Rocketman Cannes premiere 2019

Shailene Woodley at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Rocketman.'

Shailene's smoky eyes and bronzed lips add drama to her menswear-inspired outfit. I just find the liner under her eyes a bit harsh, and would have blended the contour some more.

Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning Cannes Film Festival jury photocall 2019

Elle Fanning at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival jury photocall.

Elle Fanning Cannes Film Festival jury photocall 2019

Elle Fanning at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival jury photocall.

Elle looks like an absolute doll in this bouncy blowout and pretty peachy-pink lipstick. The brows have great texture, and her skin is so flawless!

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore The Dead Don't Die Cannes premiere 2019

Julianne Moore at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Dead Don't Die.'

Julianne Moore The Dead Don't Die Cannes premiere 2019

Julianne Moore at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Dead Don't Die.'

Julianne went with her usual soft plum tones for her smoky eyes, pairing them with a sheer pink blush and lip gloss. But it's her red hair that makes the main colour statement when paired with a green dress.

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Cannes premiere 2019

Dakota Fanning at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'

Dakota Fanning Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Cannes premiere 2019

Dakota Fanning at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'

Dakota did the princess-ballerina thing, wearing her hair in a neat bun and keeping her makeup sheer and pink-toned. It's not fashion-forward, but it's so pretty.

Chloë Sevigny

Chloe Sevigny The Dead Don't Die Cannes photocall 2019

Chloë Sevigny at the 2019 Cannes photocall for 'The Dead Don't Die.'

Chloe Sevigny The Dead Don't Die Cannes photocall 2019

Chloë Sevigny at the 2019 Cannes photocall for 'The Dead Don't Die.'

Chloë wore a classic red lipstick (no lip injections here!) and as usual, as little makeup as possible everywhere else. That, along wth the loose hair, creates her signature effortless vibe.

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard La Belle Epoque Cannes premiere 2019

Marion Cotillard at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'La Belle Epoque.'

Marion Cotillard La Belle Epoque Cannes premiere 2019

Marion Cotillard at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'La Belle Epoque.'

Marion showed off new bleached-blonde ends with a wavy style and skinny headband... but personally, I'll always prefer her in a classic brunette bob! The pink makeup works well, however, her brows seem too drawn-on.

Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio Les Miserables Cannes premiere 2019

Alessandra Ambrosio at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Les Misérables.'

Alessandra Ambrosio Les Miserables Cannes premiere 2019

Alessandra Ambrosio at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Les Misérables.'

Hooray, Alessandra did a red lip! She rarely does colour, but it's so pretty on her with this loose updo and her signature cat eyes.

Alessandra is wearing: FoundationBronzer in HoolaBlush • Eyeshadow in Soft Ochre • Eyeshadow in Friendcation • False lashes • Lipstick in Uncensored

Ming Xi

Ming Xi The Best Years of a Life Cannes premiere 2019

Ming Xi at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Best Years of a Life.'

Ming Xi The Best Years of a Life Cannes premiere 2019

Ming Xi at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Best Years of a Life.'

Ming is stunning in bold cat eyes, straight natural brows and peach lips with a tight, low bun. And her skin is literally perfection.

Josephine Skriver

Josephine Skriver Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Cannes premiere 2019

Josephine Skriver at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'

Josephine Skriver Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Cannes premiere 2019

Josephine Skriver at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'

I love how Josephine sculpted her eyelids with a pinky shadow in the same tone as her dress. The wispy updo gives this a soft, romantic feel.

Izabel Goulart

Izabel Goulart The Dead Don't Die Cannes premiere 2019

Izabel Goulart at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Dead Don't Die.'

Izabel Goulart The Dead Don't Die Cannes premiere 2019

Izabel Goulart at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'The Dead Don't Die.'

Izabel was another one to embrace a matchy-matchy look, pulling the fuchsia from her dress to create a bold but diffused eye. How gorgeous are her brunette waves?

Winnie Harlow

Winnie Harlow Oh Mercy Cannes premiere 2019

Winnie Harlow at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Oh Mercy!'

Winnie Harlow Oh Mercy Cannes premiere 2019

Winnie Harlow at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Oh Mercy!'

Winnie amped up her look with a bright, glittery purple shadow surrounded by lots of matte charcoal shading. I think it's the latter that makes this seem too heavy, at least under the eyes.

Elsa Hosk

Elsa Hosk A Hidden Life Cannes premiere 2019

Elsa Hosk at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'A Hidden Life.'

Elsa Hosk A Hidden Life Cannes premiere 2019

Elsa Hosk at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'A Hidden Life.'

It's nice to see Elsa in something different—a crown braid along with soft, sun-kissed makeup. She always plays up her eyes, but this brown shadow is softer than her usual black liner. 

Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid Pain and Glory Cannes premiere 2019

Bella Hadid at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Pain and Glory.'

Bella Hadid Pain and Glory Cannes premiere 2019

Bella Hadid at the 2019 Cannes premiere of 'Pain and Glory.'

I love seeing Bella in red lipstick for a change! The matching sheer shadow is a cool touch as well. But I'm not loving the curly updo... and it appears she got some recent tweaks. Her face literally looks like it's being pulled up at the sides! 

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

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