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The top five beauty trends from the 2015 Oscars

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The top five beauty trends from the 2015 Oscars

 

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The top five beauty trends from the 2015 Oscars

Oscars 2015 beauty trend: Ponytails

When you think red carpet, delicate chignons and twists are the default. But ponytails feel super fresh when paired with couture. Our top picks of the evening were Gwyneth Paltrow, Dakota Johnson and Jennifer Lopez. Honourable mention goes to Lady Gaga.   READ MORE: All the beauty looks from the 2015 Oscars

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The top five beauty trends from the 2015 Oscars

Oscars 2015 beauty trend: Red carpet rouge

Red lipstick is a no-brainer, and many celebs favourited the classic makeup look at the Oscars. Dakota Johnson, Margot Robbie, Behati Prinsloo, Julianne Moore and Naomi Watts all sported various finishes, ranging from glossy to dabbed on stains. That's a red alert we support.   READ MORE: The best and worst dressed at the 2015 Oscars

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The top five beauty trends from the 2015 Oscars

Oscars 2015 beauty trend: Sleek updos

Nothing screams Hollywood glam or I-just-won-an-Oscar like a glossy French twist or bun. Julianne Moore, Sienna Miller and Marion Cotillard all whipped up their locks into pristine, high-shine updos. Bring on the (multiple) canisters of hairspray.   READ MORE: The most memorable Oscar looks of all time

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The top five beauty trends from the 2015 Oscars

Oscars 2015 beauty trend: Textured twists

Messy knots with plenty of texture and movement were a celeb favourite at the 2015 Academy Awards. Zoe Saldana and Cate Blanchett all favourite these styles. We especially loved Rosamund Pike's execution of the twist: When she turned to the side, she revealed just how short her hair is. It was such an interesting way to try an updo with short hair.   READ MORE: The best dressed at the 2015 Oscars

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The top five beauty trends from the 2015 Oscars

Oscars 2015 beauty trend: Peachy-hued lips

Some tend to skew nude when they're not sporting a classic red lipstick, but the abundance of peach on the red carpet was a welcome surprise. Sienna Miller, Marion Cotillard, Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon all favoured these underused hues. Keep the look from looking "dead" by ensuring you're wearing adequate blush.   READ MORE: 6 ways celebs prep for the red carpet

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