Emmys 2014 Beauty Roundup

Last night, the 66th Primetime Emmy awards, saw the coming together of some of Televisions biggest stars (even if they did forget about Broad City). I could fill a whole separate blog talking about the shows, winners and nominees (I am TV’s biggest fan) but I’ll just stick to my favourite hair and makeup looks of the night. 

10. Edie Falco

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I thought Edie looked gorgeous last night. Her tan perfectly complimented her sunkissed highlights, and she kept it glam with some fluttery lashes and a nude lip. Very Flattering.

9. Mayim Bialik

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I love this grecian hair on Blossom – I mean Amy – I mean Mayim! 

8. Mindy Kaling

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Even though The Mindy Project didn’t receive any nominations, Mindy still won in terms of beauty. The sixties beehive hair (always shiny) plus blushing pink cheeks and smokey eyes equal one beautiful Mindy. 

7. Christine Baranski

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My personal favourite star of The Good Wife looked chic and classy last night. Her signature hair was as always coiffed to perfection and her makeup is glam but understated. 

6. Christina Hendricks

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I love this boho hair with the sheer blushed lips and coppery smokey eyes. Nothing could look better with her hair and skin tone. She looks beautiful. 

5. Julie Bowen

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Peng. I really like this edgy version of the classic bob. It looks fierce with her smokey eyes.

4. Keke Palmer

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Keke’s hair and makeup is ON. POINT. I love the double nose piercings and the sleek long ponytail, plus the smokey cat eye to top it all off. 

3. Kerry Washington

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This ombre grown out bob is everything! And who would have thought matte denim blue eyeshadow would go so well with an orange dress? I need to find out what eyeshadow her makeup artist used.

2. Sarah Hyland

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My beauty winner. The simple hair donut looks gorgeous with Haley’s blonde highlights. Plus we can see all of her beautiful face. Her eyebrows look full without looking fake, her lashes and golden brown eyeshadow on the upper outer corner of her lids accentuate her hazel eyes and her lipstick is the perfect ‘Kylie Jenner’ shade. This is my favourite look of the entire evening, bar one..

1. Bryan Cranston’s Moustache 

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VMAs 2014 Beauty Roundup

Last night/this morning (depending on what part of the ,world you’re in) it was the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, nicknamed by Beyoncé fans as the BeyMAs. And you can see why, with her 17 minute performance and teary award acceptance. But enough people are talking about Bey today, so I’m going to focus on the other stars of last night. The BEAUTY stars.

The Ageless Beauties 

JLo

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Lets be serious, JLo never misses a beat when it comes to looking knock out gorgeous. So it’s no surprise she’s on this list. I love the purple smokey eyes with pink lipstick and a glowing cheekbone. And with the complexity of her dress, she is keeping it simple with her hair. It works. 

Gwen Stefani 

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I think it’s fair to say these women look even better now than they did in the noughties. Gwen looks great matching her lips to her outfit and with her signature blonde hair. Of course, she has one of the most perfect faces of all time so I don’t think it is possible for her to look bad. 

The Model Chicks

Jourdan Dunn

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That wig though. Such a cute style. 

Chanel Iman

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Again, a beauty rocking some shorter locks. Is this going to be the new trend? And Chanel is giving us her signature smokey eyes and barely there lips. I’m not disappointed. 

Ireland Baldwin

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I couldn’t find any close up pictures of Ireland’s makeup last night, but these two shots really capture her glow. She is also sporting a full pair of top lashes, sixties style. Again, Ireland is one of those girls who always look stunning, makeup or no makeup. 

The Talent

Iggy Azalea 

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BAM! That’s the sound of Iggy knocking us all out with her body-ody-ody. I love this hair on her, and with all her natural beauty all she relied on was a pair of fluttery lashes and let her beauty speak for itself

Holland Roden

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I don’t even know who this girl is except that she is some kind of actress, but this look blew me away. Her coppery brown smokey eye with her natural matte lips perfectly compliment her hair and skin tone. This girl got it 100% right. 

‘Other’

Kylie Jenner

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Kylie’s many makeup artists always get it right. Whether those lips are surgically enhanced or it’s just the effects of a good lip liner, she looks stunning. Her hair is in her usual bob, and her lips are a slightly darker shade of her normal nude, and from the neck up she looks fantastic. 

‘Muva’ Rosebud (aka Amber Rose)

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Her dress may have been a little controversial, but she kept it simple and classy with the face. 

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A nice glow, some pink lips and cheeks and a couple of sets of eyelashes. Can’t go wrong. Let’s hope it was nice and warm in Hollywood last night. 

So those are my beauty favourites of last night. Join me tomorrow to discuss the Emmy’s! 

 

BAFTAs 2014: Beauty Roundup

Taking place on the same night as the Billboard Music Awards were the Baftas. This was whole different kind of look to the BBMAs. One is British TV actors, and the other is pop stars. Two very different styles, but some equally beautiful looks. Here are my faves:

Josephine de la Baume

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Josephine is a french actress and is also married to Mark Ronson. I admit, I didn’t know who this was and had to look her up. But I’ve included her because I can’t get over how beautiful her hair is. Such a beautiful colour and that Veronica Lake style really suits it. Makeup-wise there’s not much to speak of except she has gorgeous skin, which is complimented well by her foundation and peach blush. 

Naomie Harris

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Naomie Harris is already super pengers, so it must be so fun doing her makeup. Her eyebrows are perfectly arched and not too overdrawn, and she looks beautiful with that arabic style eye liner and Kardashian style lashes. It really accentuates her feline shaped eyes. And to top it off just a slight sheen of pink on her lips to match her outfit. Perfection.

Lupita Nyong’o

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Lupita is always on my beauty lists because I love her use of colour in her makeup. Her MUA has gone for a teal green on the eyes to match the bright green of her dress with a reddish/brown lip. Even though this is a lot of bright colours, it doesn’t look like too much. Somehow it all works and still looks minimal and elegant.

Lea Seydoux

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Blue is the Warmest Colour‘s Lea Seydoux is another who’s chosen to wear Veronica Lake waves and side parting to compliment the red in her hair. If this is her natural hair colour, I am so jealous, if this is the work of her hair stylist, I need his/her details. And the makeup is gorgeous. A sweep of blue to match her dress with barely there eyebrows and nude lips, so all the attention goes to her eyes. It was a well made decision. 

Cate Blanchett

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Oscar winner, Cate, is showing off her flawless alabaster skin here by utilising a loosely swept back updo. Both skin and hair look great. The rest of her makeup (mascara, eyebrows, shade of lipstick) is not my fave but I hardly notice as I’m too busy staring at that complexion. 

And finally, I had to include the big winner of the night and my favourite actress, Olivia Colman

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She is just glowing and her happiness radiates. Which is really the best makeup. Also those killer falsies with the 1940s hair and lipstick aren’t bad either. 

Overall there was lots of 1940s hair and lots of gorgeous skin. But the makeup was more understated that the BBMAs and slightly less glam, which suited the event. I still enjoyed this different type hair and makeup, but reviewing a music event is a lot more fun.