Makeup50 Best Red Carpet Looks of 2013
  • Karlie Kloss debuted her short haircut at the beginning of 2013 and shortly after, it became "The Year of the Karlie." Finishing her look with red lips and a thin cat eye, we don't know what we would've done if Karlie didn't chop her hair this year. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz
  • Allison Williams’s look at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party was sublimely pretty. Pale pink lips, bold brows, and subtly defined eyes paired perfectly with her side-part updo. 

    Photo: Getty Images / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images
  • Kim Kardashian ditched her go-to nude lips for a vampy, dramatic wine colored pout—and looked completely stunning while she was at it.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Kempin/Getty Images for EJAF
  • Consider Rooney Mara’s look proof positive that a touch of goth—in the form of a super dark lipstick—can look really good.

    Photo: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
  • Pixie cuts were everywhere this year, and Charlize Theron’s was one of our favorites. Paired with her porcelain skin and barely there makeup, her short ‘do was striking at this year’s Academy Awards.

    Photo: Getty Images / VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images
  • Cara Delevingne’s dark, smudgy eye makeup and single cornrow made us want to turn up the tunes and rock out after seeing her walk the red carpet at this year’s Met Gala.   

    Photo: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
  • Retro curls were a big trend on the red carpet this year, and Reese Witherspoon was one of the leading ladies who made heads turn with her gorgeous, old Hollywood hair.

    Photo: Getty Images / FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Emmy Rossum looked pretty as a princess with her sleek, super shiny low bun and eye catching crown.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Kempin/Getty Images for EJAF
  • Michelle Williams accessorized her assymetrical pixie cut with an embellished headband. With smokey eyes and a pink-peach lip added to the mix, she was the picture of edginess and sweetness.

    Photo: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
  • By now, we (and just about everyone else in the world) think of Blake Lively as a total bombshell, but this ultra glam look is one of our favorites to date. Bright eyes, wine-colored lips and retro waves? It's the recipe for picture perfect beauty.

    Photo: Getty Images / Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Van Cleef & Arpels
  • Minka Kelly’s look at the Met Gala scored a perfect 10 in our books. Double braids, face-framing wisps of hair, and burgundy lips made her look romantic and gorgeous (as per usual!). 

    Photo: Getty Images / Larry Busacca/Getty Images
  • At this year's Oscars, Sandra Bullock made us remember why we love our flat irons. Her stick-straight strands, parted to the side and pinned back with a sparkly comb, looked shiny, chic and beautiful.

    Photo: Getty Images / FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
  • We loved how effortlessly gorgeous Jennifer Garner looked at the Oscars. Her undone updo, nude lips and softly defined eyes were both elegant and laid back. 

    Photo: Getty Images / JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images
  • Olivia Munn’s look was both simple and stunning at the Oscars this year. Matte red lips (that matched her dress) made her stand out in the prettiest way possible. 

    Photo: Getty Images / FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
  • With her signature pixie styled in a dishevheled and chic way, Halle Berry called attention to her smooth, even complexion and beautiful brown eyes.

    Photo: Getty Images / JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images
  • After seeing Catherine Zeta-Jones walk the red carpet at the Oscars this year, we’re more convinced than ever that she just doesn’t age. She looked flawless with cascading, wavy hair and subtle makeup (but a really full fringe of lashes).

    Photo: Getty Images / FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
  • It’s safe to say that Amanda Seyfried nailed her awards night look with a voluminous undone updo, a soft purple cat eye and just a hint of color on her cheeks and lips. 

    Photo: Getty Images / FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
  • With pale pink lips, smoky eyes, and center-parted hair, “Scandal” star Kerry Washington looked gorgeous as always at the Oscars. 

    Photo: Getty Images / FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Who says redheads can’t wear red lipstick? Jessica Chastain dispelled the beauty myth once and for all, and we loved it. For all you redheaded gals out there, use this guide to find your perfect red lipstick.

    Photo: Getty Images / FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Vanessa Hudgens’s glossy red lips and dark eye makeup looked gorgeous and low maintenance when paired with super straight hair.

    Photo: Getty Images / Mike Windle/Getty Images for amfAR
  • Though we were so into her light blonde locks, we were excited to see Ashley Benson’s new, darker hair color, and loved that she paired it with matte red lips. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Ben Gabbe/Getty Images
  • We’ve always wanted rose gold in our jewelry boxes, and now, thanks to Sienna Miller, we want it in our hair, too. Plus, we fully support having fun with our hair color, and what better way than with this out of the ordinary hue?

    Photo: Getty Images / Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images
  • We’re positive it’s impossible for Miranda Kerr to look bad (ever), but we’re particularly into how simple but beyond beautiful this look was.  

    Photo: Getty Images / Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images
  • Thanks to her sleek yet soft updo, Kate Mara had us focused on (and envious of) her lit-from-within complexion and sultry, smokey eyes. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
  • Hello, smokeshow. By keeping her hair, skin, and lips low key, Katharine McPhee nailed the smoldering gaze look at the Golden Globes.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • A Merlot-colored pout is one of our favorite winter trends, and Claire Danes paired hers with a relaxed updo and barely there eye makeup for a fresh and quieter take on the look that tends to be more dramatic.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Kempin/Getty Images
  • Doutzen Kroes looked every bit the blonde bombshell she is when she stepped onto the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival. 

    Photo: Getty Images / VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images
  • Orange lipstick can be a pretty bold move, and Jessica Alba looked gorgeous rocking the risky hue at the Oscars. We’re also big fans of her ombre hair, all done up in retro waves.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • A far cry from the sporty girl she plays on “Pretty Little Liars,” Shay Mitchell rocked pin-straight hair and super smokey eyes that just screamed va-va-voom. 

    Photo: Getty Images / David Becker/Getty Images for Clear Channel
  • We’re big fans of the thick fringe and headband braid combo Taylor Swift sported at the Grammys this year. Plus, lots of dark eyeliner made her eyes pop, even when covered slightly by her bangs. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • There are a lot of things we loved about Naya Rivera’s sexy look at the Teen Choice Awards. Voluminous hair that wasn’t too perfect, black-rimmed eyes, and an understated nude lip made for a look that we're sure to recreate at home. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • For the perfect complement to beachy waves, look to Rose Byrne’s soft, smokey eyes, defined eyebrows and dusky rose-colored lips for inspiration.

    Photo: Getty Images / Getty Images
  • Jennifer Lopez has always known how to make a statement (we all still remember that green Versace dress with the neckline that plunged past her bellybutton, right?). This year, she did it again thanks to her incredibly glamorous beauty look at the Golden Globes.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Beyonce debuted a ton of great beauty looks this year (like her pixie cut, which she traded in for a blonde bob pretty quickly), but this was one of our favorites. With a sleek, center parted pony and red lips, she looked every bit the gorgeous statement-maker we love.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Jessica Biel’s rosy glow looked totally stunning on her flawless, porcelain skin. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images
  • Rosario Dawson sported loose strands that curled slightly to frame her face at the Golden Globes. Paired with nude lips and soft eye makeup, she looked beautiful as ever.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • From winning an Oscar to inspiring about a thousand Internet memes, Jennifer Lawrence has had quite a year—and some pretty amazing beauty looks to go along with it. One of our favorites? Her latest ‘do: this short, piecey pixie cut. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images
  • Bright pink lips were the perfect contrast to Camilla Belle’s edgy ensemble earlier this year.  

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Gucci
  • It’s almost unreal how phenomenal Megan Fox looked at the Golden Globes this year. Glossy hair, perfectly shaped brows and just the right amount of makeup made for a beautiful and elegant look.

    Photo: Getty Images / FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
  • Naomie Harris chose the perfect beauty complement to her sweet pink, lacy dress: Smoldering eyes, a nude lip and high shine strands.

    Photo: Getty Images / Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DIFF
  • At this year’s Golden Globes, Emily Blunt wowed the world with her flawless complexion, light pink lips and a bun ballerinas everywhere would be proud of. Recreate her hairstyle with this step-by-step guide to the perfect ballerina bun.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Stunning as always, Kate Bosworth's appearance at the "Homefront" premiere made us want to immediately reach for bright pink lipsticks and sweep our hair into side ponytails. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Sam Morris/Getty Images
  • Connie Britton has absolutely mastered the art of getting perfect waves, and we loved seeing her stick to her signature style. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Getty Images
  • We love that Lily Collins experiments with different beauty looks, and her edgy appearance—including vampy red lips and a texturized long bob—proved just how much of a chameleon she can be.

    Photo: Getty Images / Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour
  • We loved that Lucy Liu opted for a partial headband braid and a seriously gorgeous messy fishtail at the Golden Globes. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Our favorite part about Julianne Hough’s look at the People’s Choice Awards? Her super texturized, side-parted long bob.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Kempin/Getty Images for PCA
  • Zoe Saldana’s extra red lips stood out against her pretty chocolate brown hair at the MTV Movie Awards.

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images
  • Diane Kruger looked polished and pretty thanks to a center-parted updo, minimal looking makeup and perfectly shaped eyebrows.

    Photo: Getty Images / Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Jaeger-LeCoultre
  • Whether on the red carpet or rocking some street style, Kate Hudson never fails to disappoint with her beauty looks. Case in point: The silky smooth strands she paired with barely there makeup at this year’s Golden Globes.

    Photo: Getty Images / Mike Windle/Getty Images for TWC
  • Rihanna certainly didn't disappoint this year, showing up with a new hairstyle practically every week. But, we particularly loved this glamorous look at the Grammys, complete with curls and red lips. 

    Photo: Getty Images / Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Thumbnails

50 Best Red Carpet Looks of 2013




Comments

More Makeup