The Academy Awards is the biggest night in the Hollywood calendar, making it the most star studded red carpet and also the most scrutinised red carpet of Awards Season – so what were the best makeup looks of the night?

High-impact lip colour took centre stage from berry stained lips in pretty plums to vampy dark purple hues, with coral and classic Hollywood red lips everywhere – the statement lip is here to stay!

Here’s our round-up of the winning makeup looks:


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Julianne Moore: Berry stained lips, glowing skin and full black lashes

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Naomi Watts: Plum berry stained lips, rose flushed cheeks and mega lashes

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Patrica Arquette: Coral lips, glowing complexion and soft smoky eye makeup

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Lupita Nyong’o: Soft silver metallic smokey eyes, wine stained lips and glowing skin

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Dakota Johnson: Soft brown smoky eyes with matching lip and dress colour

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Emma Stone: Soft and ethereal, standout coral lips and glowing skin