Best Makeup of the Year
She might be singing songs about wearing sneakers and sitting in the bleachers, but Taylor Swift's makeup savvy is hardly high school. Take this stunning look from the BMI Country Awards-peony pink lips, porcelain skin, and dazzling champagne smoky eyes.
Freida Pinto arrives at the Elle Style Awards 2009 at Big Sky Studios on February 9, 2009 in London, England. ELLE Style Awards 2009 - Inside Arrivals Big Sky London, United Kingdom February 9, 2009
At the Costume Institute Gala in New York City, Kate Bosworth had an undeniable Old Hollywood appeal with structured waves, matte red lips, and just a touch of brightening bronze shadow around the eyes.
We noticed her in Star Trek, and couldn't stop looking. Zoe Saldana, shown here at the MOCA Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles, is a master of winged liquid liner, potent pops of blush, and strong dramatic brows.
At the Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, Cate Blanchett showed off an elegant, uber-polished look. We love the halo of dove gray shadow, the touch of mauve on her lips, and, of course, her impossibly poreless complexion.
To create Natalie Portman's fresh-faced look for the Brothers premiere in New York City, makeup artist Jeanine Lobell blended gray and black shadow on the lids but kept the rest of the face soft and subtle with petal pink blush and a swipe of pink and gold-flecked gloss.
Kate Winslet is one of those rare women who literally looks better and better every time we see her. At the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, the actress gracefully accepted her award with crimson lips, tawny cheeks and boldly bare eyes.
For America Ferrera's SAG Awards look, makeup artist Linda Hay dusted nectarine-hued blush over flawless skin, then applied deep red lipstick, for a romantic-not vampy-effect.
The blogosphere was buzzing about Jennifer Hudson emotional performance and well-deserved win at the Grammys; we couldn't stop thinking about her deep silver shadow, creamy skin, and glittery pink lips.
At the BAFTA Television Awards in London, Mischa Barton made an impression with eye-grazing bangs and smoldering black eyes, balanced out with matte nude lips.