SAG Awards 2020: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Zoë Kravitz to Dakota Fanning.
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SAG Awards 2020

As award season marches on, this week brings another round of celebrity beauty looks to inspire us, courtesy of last night's SAG Awards.

Also known as the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the ceremony celebrates the best in television and film—which means we get a double dose of glam from our favourite red carpet stars.

These were the best skin, hair and makeup moments:

Zoë Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz SAG Awards 2020

Zoe Kravitz at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Zoe Kravitz SAG Awards 2020

Zoe Kravitz at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Two words: Blown. Away! Zoë looks like a modern-day Audrey Hepburn in this gown, gloves and elegant hair and makeup. The peach tones are doing incredible things for her skin—which isn't too covered up, since we can still see her freckles—and I love the cat eyes and subtle shading of her lids. She is flawless!

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning SAG Awards 2020

Dakota Fanning at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Dakota Fanning SAG Awards 2020

Dakota Fanning at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Dakota traded her usual girly aesthetic for a sexy, beachy vibe, and I'm here for it. Especially the messy, mermaid hair texture, which dresses down the sparkly green dress. (I think it's bad lighting that is making her blonde seem so yellow!) The makeup couldn't be more delicate, with sheer washes of peach on her lids and cheeks.

Dakota is wearing: Tinted lip balm in Super Cashmere

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o SAG Awards 2020

Lupita Nyong'o at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Lupita Nyong'o SAG Awards 2020

Lupita Nyong'o at the 2020 SAG Awards.

You don't often see old Hollywood hairstyles with Afro hair texture, but Lupita's 1940s-inspired updo shows us how it's done. Then, she matched her makeup to her dress by layering white next to black eyeliner. The rich berry blush and lipstick bring it all together.

Lupita is wearing: Blush in Haute Couture • Eyeliner in Black Vinyl • Eyeliner in French Lace • False lashes in C.10 • Lipstick in Jezebel

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson SAG Awards 2020

Scarlett Johansson at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Scarlett Johansson SAG Awards 2020

Scarlett Johansson at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Scarlett is back on her game with this slick, tight updo and bright orangey-red lipstick. I love how healthy her skin looks with this colour palette. Her eyes are emphasized with warm shimmery shadow, a sweep of liquid liner, and a pop of gold at the inner corners.

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon SAG Awards 2020

Reese Witherspoon at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Reese Witherspoon SAG Awards 2020

Reese Witherspoon at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Reese wore her hair in a flippy bob, and it's adorable. While her blush is perhaps a bit heavy-handed, I love how the cherry lipstick brings her face to life. Together, the effect is young and fresh.

Joey King

Joey King SAG Awards 2020

Joey King at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Joey King SAG Awards 2020

Joey King at the 2020 SAG Awards.

I appreciate how Joey keeps mixing it up this award season. Here, it's all about the slicked-back hair, extra long earrings and sultry, smoky charcoal eyeshadow. Although the eyebrow pencil is the wrong shade, this is probably my favourite look I've seen on her yet. (I hope she tones down the lip injections, though!)

Joey is wearing: Moisturizer • Primer • Foundation in 20CPConcealer in 20CPPowder in 30NNBlush in Going NativeSetting spray • Eyeshadow primer • Eyeshadow in Stranded, Jet and DriftEyeshadow in Midnight Cowboy • Eyeliner in Perversion and Smoke • Mascara • Brow pencil in Cafe Kitty • Lip liner in Liar • Lipstick in Ex-Girlfriend

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie SAG Awards 2020

Margot Robbie at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Margot Robbie SAG Awards 2020

Margot Robbie at the 2020 SAG Awards.

So far, I've been underwhelmed by Margot this award season. She's still rocking the dark roots from the Golden Globes, and in this loose bun, it truly looks like she didn't have time to go to the hairdresser's. The makeup is fine, but we've seen it before—it's just flushed cheeks and a slightly deeper lip colour. 

Margot is wearing: MoisturizerSkin balmBlush in RosewoodEyeshadow in Blurry Blue

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams SAG Awards 2020

Michelle Williams at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Michelle Williams SAG Awards 2020

Michelle Williams at the 2020 SAG Awards.

I'm always happy to see Michelle upping the glam factor. This makeup is much more intense than her usual, with long lashes, black liner and a rich red lip. But it's the Art Deco barrette and angular waved bob that really make this stand out.

Michelle is wearing: SerumMoisturizer • Eye cream • Lip balm

Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner SAG Awards 2020

Jennifer Garner at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Jennifer Garner SAG Awards 2020

Jennifer Garner at the 2020 SAG Awards.

I'm glad Jennifer wore her hair down in textured waves, because otherwise, her ensemble would've looked way too "prom." I can't fault the au naturel makeup—just a hint of mascara and a pinky tint on the lips—but I feel like she deserves a stronger overall style statement. We need more edge!

Jennifer is wearing: Moisturizer • Face oil • Primer • Foundation in Soft Beige • Concealer in Sugar • Setting spray • Highlighter in Rose Gold • Eyeshadow in Toasted Eggshell, Dusty Mauve and Silk Stone • Eyeliner in Dark Brown • Mascara in Black/Brown • Lipstick in Center Stage

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston SAG Awards 2020

Jennifer Aniston at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Jennifer Aniston SAG Awards 2020

Jennifer Aniston at the 2020 SAG Awards.

This is classic Jen, but at least she didn't wear black this time. I think her hair always looks best in a simple blowout like this, rather than anything too contrived. The makeup is pretty, but predictable.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman SAG Awards 2020

Nicole Kidman at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Nicole Kidman SAG Awards 2020

Nicole Kidman at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Nicole should wear blue more often—it looks so good with her blue eyes, pale skin and strawberry blonde hair. I like the matching hint of silvery blue shadow at the inner corners of her eyes (although I don't love the lashes), and the vintage waves look thick and luscious. If only she'd ease up a bit on the cosmetic tinkering.

Nicole is wearing: Serum • Moisturizer • Face oil • Primer • Foundation in Classic Ivory • Concealer • Eyeshadow • False lashes • Lip gloss in Soft Blush

Millie Bobby Brown

Millie Bobby Brown SAG Awards 2020

Millie Bobby Brown at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Millie Bobby Brown SAG Awards 2020

Millie Bobby Brown at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Believe it or not, Millie is only 15... but here, she's been styled like someone 20 or 30 years older. I think the entire look is too mature. The mother of the bride outfit is the worst part, but also the stiff long hairstyle and brown smoky shadow. She needs to be taking cues from Kiernan Shipka!

Millie is wearing: SerumMoisturizerEye maskFoundation in Light Medium 8Powder in Light 1Blush in Shy ShiEyeshadow in Telepathic Taupe and Deep VelvetEyeshadow in SublimeEyeliner in Shade and Blk CoffeeMascaraBrow gel in BrownLip oilLip liner in SupernaturalLipstick in LaBeijaLip gloss in Flesh Astral

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron SAG Awards 2020

Charlize Theron at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Charlize Theron SAG Awards 2020

Charlize Theron at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Apparently, Charlize didn't have time to do her roots, so she adorned them with a diamond tennis bracelet instead! I can't say I'm a fan (although I'm not going to complain about her blonde because I'm pretty sure it's the lighting). Her go-to neutral makeup was updated with a pinky shadow from lash lines to brows. 

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez SAG Awards 2020

Jennifer Lopez at the 2020 SAG Awards.

Jennifer Lopez SAG Awards 2020

Jennifer Lopez at the 2020 SAG Awards.

I was hopeful that JLo would give us a head-to-toe old Hollywood moment, but the hair and makeup just aren't cutting it. The two face-framing pieces pulled out of her updo are really dated, as are the smoky eyes and heavy lashes. It's also a shame that her skin is covered in thick, shiny foundation... and that goopy nude lip look needs to go!

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

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