We'll Be Thinking About These Beauty Looks From the Oscars All Week

The 94th Academy Awards are here, and they're poised to be a dazzling, star-studded affair. To celebrate 2021's absolute best films, all of our favorite celebrities are gathering in Los Angeles. While we always drool over the glamorous gowns and glittering jewelry, we're really looking forward to seeing some impressive beauty looks.

Red carpets have looked a little different for the past few years, as the COVID-19 pandemic has driven many of them to be virtual or hybrid affairs. After a few very strange award seasons, we're ready for a real red carpet. We're confident that our favorite celebs will bring tons of drama and glitz this year. 

Follow along with us for the hair and makeup looks that we won't be able to stop thinking about all week. Keep reading for our absolute favorite beauty looks of the night. We suggest screenshotting these looks to add to your inspo board.


Lupita Nyong'o
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Nyong'o's gilded eye makeup and glossy red lips are nearly as showstopping as her sculptural hair. 

The must-have beauty products used: Lancôme L'Absolu Rouge in Mademoiselle Lupita ($32); Matrix Total Results Miss Mess Dry Finishing Spray ($20)


Jessica Chastain
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Nothing is more classic than a warm smoky eye and a petal-pink lip. 

The must-have beauty products used: Charlotte Tilbury Eyes to Mesmerise in Champagne ($34) and Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk ($24)


Nicole Kidman
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Kidman is the epitome of Old Hollywood glamour with a red lip and classic updo. 

The must-have beauty product used: FaceGym

Face Ball Tension Release Tool ($22), Pat McGrath Labs MatteTrance Lipstick in Elson 3 ($38)


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We are living for Zendaya's teased hair and glassy lips. 

The must-have beauty product used: Tresemmé Total Volume Hair Spray ($6)


Venus Williams
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We're not sure when we'll be able to stop thinking about Williams's dreamy cascading curls. 

The must-have beauty products used: Byredo Kajal Pencil in Kali Kali ($30); Dove Brilliant Gloss & Repair ($7)


Zoë Kravitz
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Kravitz's sleek baby bangs and bold, fluffy brows are stealing the show.

The must-have beauty product used: Maui Moisture Frizz Free + Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioning Mist ($9)


Kristen Stewart
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Stewart is giving us a fresh take on the wet-hair trend with loose, beachy waves slicked over to one side. She's also serving voluminous, defined lashes. 

The must-have beauty product used: Virtue 6-in-1 Styling Paste ($38)


Billie Eilish
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Eilish's jet-black layered bob is offset by minimal makeup and a nude lip. 


Julianne Hough
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By keeping her eye makeup minimal, Hough's bold red lip is even more pronounced. 

The must-have beauty products used: Violette_FR Petal Bouche Matte ($25); Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing Concealer ($31)


Penélope Cruz
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These beachy waves look perfectly undone, and Cruz's terracotta satin-finish lipstick accentuates her lips and makes them look full.

The must-have beauty product used: L'Absolu Rouge Drama Matte Lipstick in Mademoiselle Penelope ($27)


Megan Thee Stallion
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Megan's glossy, lined lips are gorgeous enough to steal the show, but her carved-out brows bring all the attention to her eyes. 


Cynthia Erivo
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Catch us trying to re-create Erivo's defined, smoky eyes and dewy skin.

The must-have beauty product used: Beautyblender Original Makeup Sponge Applicator ($17)


Maya Rudolph
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We're drooling over Rudolph's bubblegum-pink lipstick and rosy blush. 

The must-have beauty product used: Pause Well-Aging Fascia Stimulating Tool ($98)


Rachel Zegler
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Zegler's brows could not look any better if she tried. The slight bends in her hair are ethereal. 

The must-have beauty product used: Dove Hair Therapy Leave-in Hair Treatment Brilliant Gloss & Repair ($7)


Kirsten Dunst
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Dunst's rosy cheeks give her a lit-from-within glow. 

The must-have beauty product used: Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence ($102); L'Oréal Professionnel Steampod Flat Iron & Styler ($250)

Next: See Every Stunning Look From the Oscars Red Carpet

Associate Beauty Editor

Katie Berohn is the associate beauty editor at Who What Wear. Previously, she worked as the beauty assistant for Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, and Prevention magazines, all part of the Hearst Lifestyle Group. She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a major in journalism and minor in technology, arts, and media, and earned her master's degree at NYU's graduate program for magazine journalism. In addition, Katie has held editorial internships at Denver Life magazine, Yoga Journal, and Cosmopolitan; a digital editorial internship at New York magazine's The Cut; a social good fellowship at Mashable; and a freelance role at HelloGiggles. When she's not obsessing over the latest skincare launch or continuing her journey to smell every perfume on the planet, Katie can be found taking a hot yoga class, trying everything on the menu at New York's newest restaurant, or hanging out at a trendy wine bar with her friends.