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How To Recreate The Best Award Season Beauty Looks

How To Recreate The Best Award Season Beauty Looks
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The awards season has come to a close and we’ve been inspired by the array of gorgeous makeup looks that hit the red carpet. So, because we want to make you feel spotlight-ready this month, we’ve rounded up all of the products you need to recreate the best award season beauty looks. Better yet, you can buy them all on lookfantastic for an exclusive 20% off. Plus, you can spend your GLOSSYCredit too!

Ariana Grande’s Dramatic Eyes And High-Shine Nude Lip

Ariana Grande was one of the stars of the show at the year’s Grammy Awards. She flaunted her signature winged eye and fluttery lashes to really make her peepers standout, before finishing off the look with a shiny nude lip. It really was one of the best award season beauty looks!

To recreate the look, start by applying a base of foundation, concealer, bronzer and highlighter. You can then groom your brows to shape your face before adding your Ari-style touches.

  • For The Winged Eye: Boasting an ultra-thin 0.4mm brush, the Maybelline Hyper Precise All Day Liner allows you to create a sharp wing effortlessly. Better yet, its jet black formula is waterproof, smudge-proof and fade-proof, keeping your makeup in place all day long.
  • For The Fluttery Lashes: Infused with nourishing castor oil, the L’Oreal Castor Oil-Enriched Paradise Volumising Mascara makes your lashes look fuller and thicker. Its silky formula and soft brush coat each individual lash with black mascara to add definition and create a bold look.
  • For The Lips: Formulated for high-shine, the NYX Professional Makeup Candy Slick Glowy Lip Gloss is a highly-pigmented lip gloss that glides effortlessly onto your pout to deliver some serious colour and even better shine. Opt for the Sugarcoated Kiss shade for a stunning pinky nude.

Scarlett Johansson’s Rosy Glow

Scarlett Johansson broke all of the rules with her dewy look from the BAFTAs. Whilst most makeup artists would advise not to wear a single colour, she proved them all wrong by pairing a pink eyeshadow with a pink lipstick and pink blush to create her glowing look. It proved to be one of the best award season beauty looks of the year!

To recreate the look, start by applying a BB or CC cream for a light, dewy coverage, then comb your brows for a natural, brushed up look.

  • For The Eyes: Whilst you could use a pink eyeshadow palette, I actually think that the Barry M Cosmetics Blusher Quad offers a better array of matte and shimmery powders in a range of soft pinks. Blend the four highly-pigmented hues to build a customised rosy eye look.
  • For The Cheeks: To achieve Scarlett’s shimmery blush, you can’t beat the benefit GALifornia Mini Blush. It blends a bright pink hue with shimmering gold pigments to give your cheeks a soft radiance.
  • For The Lips: Top off the look with the Too Faced Rich and Dazzling High-Shine Sparkling Lip Gloss in shade Crazy Rich. Formulated with light-reflecting shimmers, this ultra-glittery lip gloss creates a multi-dimensional effect that enhances your pout. Plus, it is really lightweight and so comfortable to wear.

Sophie Turner’s Natural Look and Shimmery Eyes

If anyone can pull off a minimalist makeup look, it’s Sophie Turner. At the SAG Awards, her glowy base, long lashes and touch of silver eyeshadow was undeniably one of the best award season beauty looks of 2020.

To achieve an equally gorgeous radiant finish, you just need these products from

  • Cover Up Any Imperfections: Boasting a long-lasting, comfortable formula, the Estée Lauder Double Wear Radiant Concealer is the corrector version of their iconic foundation. It is the perfect way of covering up dark circles, spots and other imperfections. Plus, its hydrating formula is enriched with chia, camelina and kukui nut oils, and gives your complexion a luminous finish.
  • For A Dewy Base: For a glowy finish, you should avoid a full coverage foundation. Instead opt for the Rimmel 9-in-1 Super Make-Up BB Cream. This lightweight formula moisturises and perfects your skin instantly.
  • For Your Eyelook: To recreate her silvery eye look, apply the NYX Professional Makeup Prismatic Eye Shadow in shade Tin onto your lid, then coat your lashes in the PIXI Lash Booster Mascara to curl, define, thicken and lengthen them.

Penelope Cruz’s Timeless Smokey Eye

A smokey eye never goes out of style and Penelope Cruz definitely proved that at this year’s Oscars. She paired a warm-toned, metallic smokey eye with a nude lip to create her red-carpet-ready look.

For a smouldering smokey eye, you need a blendable eye pencil, a good range of buildable eyeshadows and some dramatic lashes:

  • The Eyeshadow Base: The Morphe 35R Ready, Set, Gold Eyeshadow Palette is filled with 35 rich and highly-pigmented shades in both matte and shimmery finishes. The gold-toned hues allow you to create every look, from the subtle to the dramatic. Blend and build your colours to achieve your desired effect.
  • Enhance The Smokiness: No smokey eye is complete without a touch of blended out eye pencil. The NIP+FAB Make Up Eye Pencil has a creamy formula that can be blended and smudged for a smokey effect. Apply along both your upper and lower lash line, then use a thin, densely packed blending brush to smudge it out.
  • Highlight Those Lashes: If there’s one look that calls for false lashes, it’s a dramatic smokey eye. The Morphe Premium Lashes in Seductress, with their lightweight and high-quality synthetic fibres, define your eyes for a dramatic effect.

And there you have it, all the products you need (and can buy from lookfantastic with your GLOSSYCredit!) to recreate this year’s best award season beauty looks.

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