The Best In Beauty From The 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards

By Stephanie Montes
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The Critics’ Choice Awards celebrate accomplishments in TV and film, but tonight we were more interested in the celeb beauty looks on the blue carpet. From our favorite up-and-comers to the most seasoned movie stars, there was no shortage of hair and makeup inspiration. Looking for a gunmetal smoky eye or a romantic crown braid? Right this way. Here, a closer look at the best beauty of the evening.

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Gina Rodriguez's Bold Lip

The orange hue of Gina's lipstick pairs perfectly with that of her dress. Always be mindful of undertones when wearing bold makeup with bright fabrics.

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Bryce Dallas Howard's Gunmetal Smoky Eye

A true black shadow against a fair skin tone can look too stark. If you have a lighter complexion but want a sultry smoky eye, opt for dark gray and silver shades instead.

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Constance Wu's Romantic Crown Braid

The romance is in Constance's messy texture and loose wispy pieces. To copy her look, pull out a few strands to frame the face and back-comb the braid to create a lived-in look.

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Rachel McAdams' Glossy Lip

Rachel shows us that it is possible to have a glossy and bold-hued lip. She took the look one step further by pairing it with a dress in a similar shade with just as much shine.

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January Jones' Icy Shadow

Yes, you can wear a shimmery, baby blue shadow as an adult. Trace the entire eye with a black eyeliner to give it a sexy, sultry look.

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