See All the Stunning Celebrity Beauty Style From the Critics' Choice Awards

Dec 12 2016 - 5:00am

We've long used celebrity red carpet style as inspiration for our own party-ready hair and makeup looks. That's why we're particularly grateful that the 2017 Critics' Choice Awards [1] came early! We're kicking off award season (and preparing for holiday soirees) by ogling stunning masterpieces like Bryce Dallas Howard's trendy bubble ponytail and Emmy Rossum's colorful smoky eye. See all that and more when you keep reading.

Emma Stone

Emma defined her feline eyes with shimmering champagne shadow and liquid liner.

Hair: Mara Roszak
Key product: L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Lustrous Oil Serum [2] ($7)

Kerry Washington

Kerry wove her gorgeous natural hair into a chic side plait.

Lily Collins

Lily looked like a sexy vampire thanks to matte plum shadow that provided a stark contrast with her porcelain skin.

Hair: Gregory Russell
Key product: Matrix Style Link Texture Builder Messy Finish Spray [3] ($18)

Allison Williams

The blues in Allison's breathtaking beaded gown were mimicked in her shimmering shadow.

Hair: Rebekah Forecast
Makeup: Melanie Inglessis
Key products: Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Styling Creme [4] ($12), Chanel Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eye Shadow in Tissé Beverly Hills [5] ($61)

Viola Davis

A smoky blue eye added a sultry touch to Viola's stunning look.

Sarah Hyland

The Modern Family star made a case for wearing bobby pins as a bold hair accessory, rocking three black ones in a criss-cross pattern.

Michelle Williams

Michelle's icy platinum pixie was a striking contrast to her smoldering charcoal eye shadow.

Mandy Moore

Mandy's sexy, voluminous bed head gave us major hair envy.

Makeup: Jenn Streicher
Key product: Temptu True Color Lipstick in Tawny Spice [6] ($24)

Bryce Dallas Howard

We couldn't decide the best part of Bryce's hair look — her chic bubble pony or her face-framing bangs.

Tracee Ellis Ross

The Black-ish [7] star paired her gorgeous coral lipstick with cornrow braids.

Michelle Monaghan

Flawlessly defined brows and a strong red lip made Michelle stand out on the red carpet.

Emmy Rossum

Emmy's superslick ponytail showed off her smoldering smoky eye, which used a sultry cadet blue shade.

Constance Wu

The Fresh Off the Boat actress sported an unexpected streak of emerald green on her lower lash line.

Auli'i Cravalho

The actress wore a plumeria flower tucked in her beach waves, likely a nod to her recent movie Moana.

Tatiana Maslany

The Orphan Black actress added a pop of color to her look with a punchy coral pout.

Ariel Winter

Look closely: through Ariel's superlong bangs, you can see that she's wearing an ultracrisp, defined cat eye.

Amy Adams

To add color to her all-white ensemble, Amy wore a bright pink flush on her cheeks.

Makeup: Stephen Sollitto
Key product: Chantecaille Cheek Shade in Lovely [8] ($26)

Patrick Starrr

The Instagram star's crisp brows drew attention to his smoky cat-eye.

Jessica Biel

From from her wavy strands to her velvet outfit, Jessica's look was the epitome of the 1970s.

Janelle Monáe

Janelle went bold: fun buns, metallic blue liner, and a crisp red lip.

Kate Beckinsale

Kate's rose gold smoky eye made her green eyes look especially vibrant.

Kaley Cuoco

The Big Bang Theory star looked fresh and radiant thanks to her flawless, glowing skin.

Leslie Mann

Leslie rocked a neon-pink lipstick, which offered a fun and funky contrast to her ruffled orange gown.

Naomie Harris

Naomie's stunning pewter eye shadow added a gleaming metallic accent to her look.

Makeup: Georgie Eisdell
Key product: Chanel Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eye Shadow in Mystic Eyes [9] ($61)

Bella Thorne

Plush rosy lips and a silver smoky eye added even more drama to Bella's look.

Hair: Aviva Perea
Key product: Suave Professionals Coconut Oil Infusion Damage Repair Oil Treatment [10] ($6)

Nicole Kidman

Nicole's cherry-red lips popped against her porcelain complexion.

Hair: Kylee Heath
Key product: MOP Orange Peel Molding Cream [11] ($22)

Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee's luminous skin was complemented by a vibrant orange-red lip.

Evan Rachel Wood

Evan kept her beauty look simple and stunning with a glowing complexion, mauve lip, and swept-back hair.

Julie Bowen

Julie's perfectly piecey hair framed her face, showing off her fluttery lashes.

Sarah Paulson

Sarah's cotton-candy lip was a fresh burst of color against her fair skin.

Natalie Portman

The actress's glossy curls perfectly toed the line of modern and retro glam.

Hair: Bryce Scarlett
Key product: GHD Curve Classic Curl Iron [12] ($199)

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