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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Vivien Leigh

Gone with the Wind’s Vivien Leigh in 1940. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Audrey Hepburn

Sixty-two years later, we’re still coveting Audrey’s brows.

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Grace Kelly

A chignon and simple makeup was all Grace (here in 1955) needed. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Ava Gardner

A tiara and red lips? Why not, it’s the Oscars. Ava Gardner in 1960.

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood in 1962. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Barbra Streisand

A teased bob and lots of liner was Barbra Streisand’s mantra at the 41st annual ceremony in 1969. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Ali McGraw

We have a love story with the boho crocheted hat Ali McGraw wore over her signature straight locks in 1971. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Goldie Hawn

Flower child Goldie Hawn rocked spider lashes at the 1971 Governors’ Ball. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Elizabeth Taylor

Matching your eyeshadow to your dress: if you’re Elizabeth Taylor in 1974, it’s a total do. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Lauren Hutton

Bronzed Lauren Hutton in 1975. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Meryl Streep

No contouring required for Meryl Streep in 1979.

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Jane Fonda

So much volume for Jane Fonda at the 51st annual awards in 1979. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Diana Ross

When Diana Ross performed at the 1985 awards all eyes were on her gorgeous ringlets. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Cher

Love those curls, Cher (in 1988). 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Angelina Jolie

Even as a kid Angelina Jolie, here with her dad Jon Voight in 1986, had a great hair.

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Julia Roberts

Blond Julia Roberts in 1991. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg the year she won best supporting actress for Ghost, 1991. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Madonna

Madonna in her Marilyn phase in 1991. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Cindy Crawford

Matte lip and voluminious hair: Cindy Crawford’s look in 1991 is just as coveted today. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Demi Moore

The hair looks a bit dated now, but women everywhere wanted Demi Moore’s teased short cut in 1992. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Sarah Jessica Parker

A pre-Sex and the City SJP in 1995. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Drew Barrymore

So ‘90s Drew Barrymore in 1998. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger channels her inner Grace Kelly in 1998. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Halle Berry

It’s not fair: Halle Berry looks the same now as she did in 2002 when she won her Oscar for Monster’s Ball. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Gwyneth Paltrow

In 2002, Gwyneth Paltrow’s dress was received mixed reviews, but her edgy smoky eyes and braid won hearts. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Diane Keaton

Individuality is key to a winning beauty look. Ask Diane Keaton, here at the 76th awards ceremony in 2004. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Charlize Theron

Not everyone loved Charlize Theron’s tan in 2004. What’s your take? 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Gisele

Gisele’s Oscars hair in 2005 introduced "beach waves" into the lexicon. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams in 2006 is still beauty goals. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Tilda Swinton

Beauty trailblazer Tilda Swinton takes a turn as a redhead in 2008. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Kate Winslet

One of our favourite looks on Kate Winslet ever in 2010.  

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty:

The 2014 Oscars was one of Lupita Nyong'o’s first red carpets. She wore a pretty headband and pink lip and was named the face of Lancôme a few months later. Coincidence? We think not! 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Penélope Cruz

In 2014, Penélope Cruz opted for old Hollywood glamour. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Scarlett Johansson

We love this edgy buzzed look (paired with pretty pink lip) on Scarlett Johansson in 2015. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Viola Davis

Gorgeous Viola Davis in 2015. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history

Oscars beauty: Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett in 2015. 

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36 of the most memorable beauty looks in Oscars history