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Cannes Film Festival 2016: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Kristen Stewart to Bella Hadid.
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The Cannes Film Festival is always a sure thing for beauty eye candy—whether it's Kristen Stewart's burgundy eyeshadow, Bella Hadid's sculpted skin or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's red lipstick.

Below, I've rounded up the must-see hair and makeup from all the photocalls and premieres. There's a lot to see here, so first impressions will be short and rapid-fire! 

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart Personal Shopper Cannes premiere 2016

Kristen Stewart at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Personal Shopper.'

Kristen Stewart Personal Shopper Cannes premiere 2016

Kristen Stewart at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Personal Shopper.'

Kristen took a big risk with this burgundy shadow—applied all the way around her eyes—and I think it paid off! The look is very cool and runway-inspired, with natural lashes, fresh skin and an edgy bleached-blonde crop.

Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid Cafe Society Cannes premiere 2016

Bella Hadid at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Café Society.'

Bella Hadid Cafe Society Cannes premiere 2016

Bella Hadid at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Café Society.'

Bella doesn't look like she's wearing foundation, and her skin has such a natural glow. I love the soft shading on her eyelids, and the fluttery upper lashes. (See, falsies are fine when they're done RIGHT!)

Bella is wearing: MoisturizerFoundation in 3 Fair • Concealer in 2 Fair • Contour and highlighter • Blush in First LovePowder in 1 Fair • Eyeshadow in The SophisticateEyeshadow in The Dolce Vita • Mascara in Glossy Black • Lipstick in Penelope Pink

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley The Unknown Girl Cannes premiere 2016

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'The Unknown Girl.'

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley The Unknown Girl Cannes premiere 2016

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'The Unknown Girl.'

It's rare to see Rosie in a red lip OR an updo, and here we're getting both! She's so elegant and ladylike in this matchy-matchy look with a high bun, black liner and soft lashes. The blush/contour is a bit strong, but not too bad.

Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai From the Land of the Moon Cannes premiere 2016

Aishwarya Rai at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'From the Land of the Moon.'

Aishwarya Rai From the Land of the Moon Cannes premiere 2016

Aishwarya Rai at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'From the Land of the Moon.'

Aishwarya really went for it with this light, cool-toned purple lipstick! It's so unexpected and fun, and I'm glad she wore her hair up to show it off. But I wouldn't have made the eyeshadow so dark and heavy-handed, and I'd rather see a peachy blush.

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron The Last Face Cannes photocall 2016

Charlize Theron at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The Last Face.'

Charlize Theron The Last Face Cannes photocall 2016

Charlize Theron at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The Last Face.'

This raspberry lipstick is outstanding on Charlize, as is her side-parted wavy lob (my favourite hairstyle for her). Her brows are looking more natural than in the past, and I like the subtle eye definition.

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain Cafe Society Cannes premiere 2016

Jessica Chastain at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Café Society.'

Jessica Chastain Cafe Society Cannes premiere 2016

Jessica Chastain at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Café Society.'

Jessica's natural-looking brows and soft makeup continue to impress me. I especially like the rose lipstick colour and the silver shadow up to her crease. It looks like she went a bit shorter with her lob. 

Bella Heathcote

Bella Heathcote The Neon Demon Cannes photocall 2016

Bella Heathcote at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The Neon Demon.'

Bella Heathcote The Neon Demon Cannes photocall 2016

Bella Heathcote at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The Neon Demon.'

Bella accentuated her flawless skin with a vibrant matte orangey-red lipstick, and little other makeup. The side-parted straight lob, flipping out at the ends, adds to the modern fresh feel. 

Lily-Rose Depp

Lily-Rose Depp I, Daniel Blake Cannes premiere 2016

Lily-Rose Depp at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'I, Daniel Blake.'

Lily-Rose Depp I, Daniel Blake Cannes premiere 2016

Lily-Rose Depp at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'I, Daniel Blake.'

How great is Lily-Rose's flash of bright gold eyeshadow, surrounded by black liner in a feline shape? It's perfect paired with full brows, peachy-nude lipstick and undone, half-up hair. She's definitely one to watch.

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner From the Land of the Moon Cannes premiere 2016

Kendall Jenner at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'From the Land of the Moon.'

Kendall Jenner From the Land of the Moon Cannes premiere 2016

Kendall Jenner at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'From the Land of the Moon.'

Kendall slicked back her hair and enhanced her eyes with lots of smoky shadow (which is nicely blended). But thanks to dewy skin and defined lashes, the effect isn't overly aggressive. She just needs to blend her contour and lip liner. 

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard From the Land of the Moon Cannes premiere 2016

Marion Cotillard at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'From the Land of the Moon.'

Marion Cotillard From the Land of the Moon Cannes premiere 2016

Marion Cotillard at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'From the Land of the Moon.'

Marion paired her gold gown with a creamy berry lipstick, bold but soft brows and just mascara'd lashes. It's all very effortlessly French! Wearing her hair in a neat updo keeps the focus on her lovely skin.

Riley Keough

Riley Keough Personal Shopper Cannes premiere 2016

Riley Keough at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Personal Shopper.'

Riley Keough Personal Shopper Cannes premiere 2016

Riley Keough at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Personal Shopper.'

Riley's hair is so impressively thick and healthy, and I love her low-key makeup. It looks like she just played up her lower lash lines with some lighter eyeliner and lots of mascara, and then added a slick of berry-rose lipstick. Great brows, too!

Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk The Unknown Girl Cannes premiere 2016

Irina Shayk at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'The Unknown Girl.'

Irina Shayk The Unknown Girl Cannes premiere 2016

Irina Shayk at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'The Unknown Girl.'

I don't think we've ever seen Irina looking this fresh-faced and glowy. To me, she is even more beautiful than usual without all the artifice and with her hair in a simple top knot.

Adèle Exarchopoulos

Adele Exarchopoulos The Last Face Cannes photocall 2016

Adèle Exarchopoulos at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The Last Face.'

Adele Exarchopoulos The Last Face Cannes photocall 2016

Adèle Exarchopoulos at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The Last Face.'

Adèle left her face basically bare, except for the little flicks of black winged eyeliner. That and the sheer lip gloss are all she needs to dress up her centre-parted updo.

Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio The Unknown Girl Cannes premiere 2016

Alessandra Ambrosio at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'The Unknown Girl.'

Alessandra Ambrosio The Unknown Girl Cannes premiere 2016

Alessandra Ambrosio at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'The Unknown Girl.'

I love that Alessandra left her hair down, for a more casual vibe on this red carpet. The makeup is amazing, too: dramatic cat eyes and a peachy palette for her lips, lids and cheeks. 

Jourdan Dunn

Jourdan Dunn The Unknown Girl Cannes premiere 2016

Jourdan Dunn at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'The Unknown Girl.'

Jourdan Dunn The Unknown Girl Cannes premiere 2016

Jourdan Dunn at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'The Unknown Girl.'

Jourdan went all ethereal with a loose updo and shimmering neutrals on her lips and eyelids. The lashes are long but clean, and graphic black liner grounds the look.

Mischa Barton

Mischa Barton Loving Cannes premiere 2016

Mischa Barton at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Loving.'

Mischa Barton Loving Cannes premiere 2016

Mischa Barton at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Loving.'

Mischa did a strong eye look here, wearing a shimmering metallic grey with black liner in her waterlines. It's perfectly balanced by the muted pink lip and romantic wavy updo.

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall The BFG Cannes photocall 2016

Rebecca Hall at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The BFG.'

Rebecca Hall The BFG Cannes photocall 2016

Rebecca Hall at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The BFG.'

Some people end up too "done" and stiff on the red carpet, but not Rebecca—she looks like herself, and fully comfortable. I love the rosy lip colour, and it's always great to see freckles that aren't covered up by heavy foundation.

Ana de Armas

Ana de Armas Hands of Stone Cannes photocall 2016

Ana de Armas at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'Hands of Stone.'

Ana de Armas Hands of Stone Cannes photocall 2016

Ana de Armas at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'Hands of Stone.'

Ana's hair is my new obsession—I love the slight bend and the strategically placed highlights. Her soft smoky eyes and flushed cheeks are also super pretty.

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts Money Monster Cannes premiere 2016

Naomi Watts at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Money Monster.'

Naomi Watts Money Monster Cannes premiere 2016

Naomi Watts at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Money Monster.'

Naomi breathed new life into her blonde lob with this vintagey side-swept style. But a red lip would've been too predictable, so the pop of bright fuchsia makes it fun. The black liner are lashes are a bit strong, but okay.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts Money Monster Cannes photocall 2016

Julia Roberts at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'Money Monster.'

Julia Roberts Money Monster Cannes photocall 2016

Julia Roberts at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'Money Monster.'

Julia wore her menswear-inspired outfit with a messy low ponytail and a pretty coral lip shade. Her brows look nice, and I like that her lashes aren't screaming for attention. But I'm not loving the eyeliner for some reason, and her hair colour is very brassy. 

Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss Julieta Cannes premiere 2016

Karlie Kloss at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Julieta.'

Karlie Kloss Julieta Cannes premiere 2016

Karlie Kloss at the 2016 Cannes premiere of 'Julieta.'

Karlie is so gorgeous, but I'm not sure how I feel about this hairband and bow (or the false lashes!). The girly hair look doesn't seem to go with the outfit, which is more edgy. But I can get on board with the flushed cheeks and rosy lips.

Blake Lively

Blake Lively Cafe Society Cannes photocall 2016

Blake Lively at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'Café Society.'

Blake Lively Cafe Society Cannes photocall 2016

Blake Lively at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'Café Society.'

Blake looks adorable in a beachy textured ponytail, cute freckles and a thick fringe of lashes. I like that her brows were kept so soft, and that she did a sheer pink lip gloss instead of red to match her jumpsuit. Sometimes not matching is better!

Blake is wearing: FoundationBlush in Soft PinkEyeshadow in Nude IntenseMascaraLipstick in Blake's Pink

Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning The Neon Demon Cannes photocall 2016

Elle Fanning at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The Neon Demon.'

Elle Fanning The Neon Demon Cannes photocall 2016

Elle Fanning at the 2016 Cannes photocall for 'The Neon Demon.'

Elle looks like a doll in this voluminous, curled-under blowout and pretty peach lipstick. If you look closely, you can see her freckles and subtle winged liner. And she has an impressive set of full brows. 

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

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