Red Carpet Makeup Looks Women of Color |
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Last night was a celebration of the best television and film have to offer — and while we’re still doing happy dances for the winners (shoutout to If Beale Street Could Talk), it’s the makeup looks and gowns that still have us talking 24 hours later. Many of our favorite looks were rocked by women of color, who wore an array of bold lips, unexpected pops of color, and smoky eyes. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best of the night ahead — feel free to screenshot, save and recreate for your next big event.

Penelope Cruz

Actress and Lancôme Ambassadress Penelope Cruz stunned on the carpet last night, rocking a smoky, peachy, bronzey-golden look we’ll be recreating all 2019. The look channeled her “signature Dolce Vita style,” and featured a smoky eye and neutral lip. Her face was painted by the iconic Charlotte Tilbury, who used Lancôme Color Design 5 Pan Eyeshadow in Sienna Sultry on the eye andLancôme Le Crayon Kohl in Café Serre to create her signature cat eye. Her sultry eye was paired with a peachy lip, a combo of Lancôme Le Lip Liner in Rose and L'Absolu Rouge in Si Seulement.


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So beautiful, it’s criminal. Nominated for her performance in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, @penelopecruzoficial dazzled in an elegant Lancôme make-up look. Make-up artist @charlottetilbury channeled Penélope’s signature Dolce Vita style with flawless, glowing skin, hypnotizing eyes and seductive, pillowy-pink lips! Get her look : SKIN: 🌹Absolue Revitalizing & Brightening Soft Cream FACE: 🌹Teint Idole Ultra Wear Foundation in 360 N Bisque EYES: 🌹Color Design 5 Pan Eyeshadow in Sienna Sultry 🌹Le Crayon Kohl in Café Serre 🌹Hypnose Drama Mascara LIPS: 🌹Le Lip Liner in Rose 🌹L’Absolu Rouge in Si Seulement #Lancome #GoldenGlobes

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Lupita Nyong’o

Nyong'o, nominated for her role as Nakia in Black Panther, turned heads in her vibrant, cobalt blue look. “I wanted the makeup to feel fun and be a modern take on the 80s with contrasting colors on eyes and lips by playing with electric blue liner, lashes and deep ruby lips,” says celebrity makeup artist Nick Barose, who added colored lashes to give the look an extra pop. It perfectly complemented her halo-like coiff and reminds us that blue and red together is always a good idea. PS: Want to achieve cobalt mascara at home? Check out our how-to.


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Oh what a night. @LupitaNyongo dazzled in glittering blue at the Golden Globes with a fun and modern take on the 80s complete with contrasting colors and playfully electric blue liner, lashes and deep ruby lips. "The old rule of if you’re wearing strong color on lips, you can’t do it on the eyes does not apply here. Have fun with makeup!" - Make-up by @nickbarose #Lancome #GoldenGlobes #LupitaNyongo Get the look: EYES/BROWS: 🌹Brow Define Pencil in 14 Black 🌹Sourcils Styler in Clear 🌹Aquatique in 06 Sienne 🌹 Drama Liqui-Pencil in Noir Intense 🌹Color Design 5 Pan Eyeshadow Palette in 602 Gris Fumee 🌹Drama Liqui-Pencil in Cote d Azur 🌹Monsieur Big Color Lash Top Coat in 03 Blue 🌹Artliner in Noir LIPS: 🌹Absolue Precious Cells Nourishing Lip Balm 🌹Le Lip Liner in Portelle 🌹L’Absolu Rouge Drama Matte in 507 Dram’atic SKIN: 🌹LAdvanced Genefique Hydrogel Melting Sheet Mask 🌹 Advanced Genifique Eye Light Pearl 🌹Absolue Revitalizing & Brightening Soft Cream FACE: 🌹Prep & Matte Primer 🌹Teint Idole Ultra 24H Long Wear Foundation in 550 🌹Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage Concealer in 510 🌹Translucence Loose Powder Foundation in 500 🌹Teint Idole Ultra Custom Highlighting Drops in Bronze Glow 🌹Blush Subtil Palette in Rum Raisin

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Constance Wu

Actress Constance Wu, acclaimed for her role in Crazy Rich Asians, rocked a nude feminine mani that flawlessly matched her aura red-carpet royalty. “We began by filing Constance’s nails into an almond shape for a soft, feminine look,” says celebrity manicurist Steph Stone. “When it came to choosing a color, she decided to play off her neutral, fairy-tale inspired dress by wearing an opaque nude, and we ultimately landed on essie’s wild nude, a light tan as the perfect match.” Wu’s elegant, neutral look was truly a mani fit for a queen.


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Behind the scene moment with actress @constancewu before the 76th edition of the @goldenglobes Awards. She shined with the high jewelry Madeleine choker, the high Jewelry Firebird earrings and the iconic My Twin Trio ring. #MessikaJewelry #Messika #constancewu

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Which beauty look is your fav? Let us know in the comments below.

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