And the winner for best hair and makeup goes to…….

Watching the oscars is a night I look forward to all winter long.  It keeps me going through all the bone chilling days and night.  This year was extra special because I was accompanied by my bestie, Racheal.  We drank wine and dished all night long about fashion and beauty- and the best part, my amazing husband served us “best-picture” themed tapas (see my Instagram for a peek at the menu!) while we watched the show.

Here are my top 5 picks for the best hair and makeup on last nights red carpet:

1.) Kate Hudson
Kate was drop dead gorgeous with her smokey eye.  I loved the edgy look with her dress.  She nailed it with a pale lip and luminous skin.  Her side swept, wavy hair was just imperfect enough.  I’m really loving the idea of unstructured, more effortless hair styles these days.
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2.) Sandra Bullock
Another smokey eye perfectly done!  A definite trend on the red carpet last night- more and more celebrities opted for the nude lip.  Sandra’s look was perfection.  And, I want her hair color!  Her glossy chocolate locks with warm caramel highlights shined on the red carpet.
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3.) Charlize Theron
She always gets it right.  How stunning is Charlize?!!! Wow!  This woman looks good no matter if she’s wearing retro waves (2013), a pixie (last year) or the chic short do.  This was classic makeup perfection with black liquid liner flicked out on the corners and sheer shimmery lids.  Head to toe beauty!
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4.) Cate Blanchett
Her look reminded me of peaches and cream.  Her flawless skin glows! The whole look was “classic Cate” and although I was expecting her to change it up a bit for the Oscars, she knows what works for her and went with it!  Congrats on the win!
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5.) Naomi Watts
She is always willing to take a risk.  Last night her winter white, Calvin Klein dress was a bridal worthy choice.  Statement necklaces were floating about the red carpet last night. She too, wore her hair down and swept to the side.  I predict we’ll see a lot of brides walk down the isle with this look.  Her poppy lip stood out in a sea of nude lips.
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Who were your favorites?!

XO,
Jennie