All the Dazzling Oscars Beauty Looks That Knocked Our Damn Socks Off

It's the moment we've all been waiting for: The 95th annual Academy Awards are here. As always, we're gearing up for a star-studded affair, and we're ready to feast our eyes with glamour. While we're always looking forward to seeing floor-sweeping gowns and sparkling jewelry, we're extra excited for all of the hair, makeup, and nail moments that are sure to be showstoppers.

We're excited to see what trends take center stage at this year's Academy Awards. Will there be nods to the goth aesthetic we saw taking over this season's runways? Will bold lips rule the night? Will hair stay classic or skew dramatic? 

Follow along with us to keep tabs on all of the beauty looks that blew us away this year. Keep reading for our absolute favorite hair and makeup looks from this year's Oscars that are instant classics. 


Cara Delevingne
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Delevingne's monochromatic makeup perfectly pairs a smoky eye with a neutral lip, but we also can't get enough of her deeply side-parted, slicked-back hair. 

The must-have beauty product used: NakedBeauty MD Damask Rose Revitalizing Gold-Infused Hydrogel Eye Mask ($110)


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Rihanna stuns in a dark red lip, a simple smoky eye, and a playful topknot. 


Lady Gaga
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In true Gaga fashion, she brings the drama with a bold, glossy red lip and elongated smoky eyes. 


Ana de Armas
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Glittery eye shadow gives de Armas's otherwise classic look a bit of edge. 

The must-have beauty products used: René Furterer Style Shine Mist ($33); Estée Lauder Pure Color Crème Lipstick in Irresistible and Renegade ($36)


Florence Pugh
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Pugh's makeup is simple, but her baby bangs are showstopping.


Janelle Monáe
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The silver accents woven into Monáe's braids add the perfect futuristic touch to her otherwise classic beauty look. 


Eva Longoria
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Longoria is bringing mermaidcore to the red carpet by sporting the wet look. 

The must-have beauty product used: L'Oréal Everpure Sulfate Free 21-In-1 Color Caring Leave in Spray ($13)


Jessica Chastain
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You can always count on Chastain to channel Old Hollywood glamour, and her classic red lip and soft waves do just that.

The must-have beauty product used: Charlotte Tilbury Matte Beauty Blush Wand in Peach Pop ($42)


Elizabeth Olsen
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Olsen opted for classic glamour with a bold red lip and a sleek updo. 

The must-have beauty product used: Phyto Defrisant Anti-Frizz Blow-Dry Balm ($30)


Vanessa Hudgens
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Hudgens looks sun-kissed while sporting the chicest slicked-back bun. 

The must-have beauty product used: Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair Spray & Stay Intense Hold Hairspray ($21)


Ashley Graham
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Graham's sculptural braided style is a showstopper. 

The must-have beauty product used: Revlon Colorstay Eyeliner ($10)


Angela Bassett
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Bassett's lilac eye and neutral lip work perfectly with her bombshell curls. 

The must-have beauty products used: Olivia Garden SuperHP Hair Dryer ($300), Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet in Intuitive ($45)


Allison Williams
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Williams's blush-toned makeup is sweet and subtle. 

The must-have beauty product used: Hairstory Lift Thickening Spray ($38)


Winnie Harlow
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Harlow's messy updo is the perfect contrast to her glossy, ultra-defined lips. 

The must-have beauty product used: Kiss Colors & Care Edge Fixer Hair Wax Stick in Sweet Peach ($10)


Mindy Kaling
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Kaling's beauty look is all about the lashes. 


Halle Bailey
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We will be thinking about Bailey's sculptural hair moment all week long. 


Danai Gurira
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If "most fun hair" were a category, we think Gurira would take home the Oscar. 


Emily Blunt
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Blunt's soft updo and petal-pink velvet-finish lips are a sweet pairing. 

The must-have beauty products used: John Frieda Moisture Barrier Firm Hold Hairspray ($28), Chanel Ombre Première Laque Longwear Liquid Eyeshadow in Quartz Rose ($36)


Michelle Yeoh
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Yeoh's hair accessories nestled in cascading curls make her look absolutely ethereal. 

The must-have beauty product used: Bio Ionic Long Barrel Curling Iron ($148)


Halle Berry
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With super-smoked-out eyes and a dramatic updo, Berry is bringing the heat to the carpet. 

The must-have beauty product used: Currentbody Skin Led Light Therapy Mask ($380)


Salma Hayek
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Hayek's beachy waves and dusty-rose lips are so flattering. 

The must-have beauty product used: Makeup by Mario SurrealSkin Liquid Foundation ($42)


Kate Hudson
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Hudson showed up with the most gorgeous bombshell curls and glowy skin. 

The must-have beauty product used: Goldwell Kerasilk Reconstruct Restorative Balm ($32)


Nicole Kidman
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Kidman's smoldering eyes and glossy lips perfectly complemented her dramatic gown. 

The must-have beauty product used: Sisley Paris Les Phyto-Ombrés Eyeshadow in Silky Rose ($60)


Cate Blanchett
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Blanchett's makeup was kept minimal so her voluminous updo could shine.

The must-have beauty product used: Better Not Younger Wake Up Call High Hold Thickening Hair Spray ($35)

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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.