Why Can’t All Red Carpets Be As Exciting As The Berlinale Film Festival’s?

Everyone looks unreal.

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The ultimate nexus of celebrity and movie industry insiders, the Berlinale Film Fest is shaping up to be the year’s most exciting event. The 2023 Berlinale Film Festivals’s best beauty looks have exactly one thing in common: unabashed sultriness. Ahead, the top hair, makeup, and nails of the week.

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If it feels like Anne Hathaway has been on fire lately with her red carpet looks, you’re not alone. Her French-girl fringe, dewy complexion makeup, and coral lipstick in Berlin just prove the Anne-aissance is going swimmingly. Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images
Sleek is the operative word for Lorna Ishema’s premiere look — head to toe, she’s entirely luminous. Ishema’s slicked-down, deep-parted updo perfectly mirrored the shine in her shimmery blue eyeshadow, radiant complexion, and latex-finish lipstick.Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images
Nothing delights a red carpet so much as a bold, matching red lip. In Fan Bingbing’s case, she made the poppy-red lipstick her primary pop of color through the whole look, keeping her skin matte and smooth but allowing shiny strands of hair to fall across her forehead — so effortlessly glamorous.Sebastian Reuter/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Sydney Sweeney knew exactly what she was doing when she turned up on the red carpet in a jaw-dropping red beaded gown. The red carpet moment was an ideal one to show off her new hair color, too. The “honeynut” shade straddles brunette and blonde, but illuminates the complexion with plenty of warmth.Dominique Charriau/WireImage/Getty Images
How does Barbra Palvin’s half-ponytail hair bow manage to look both sultry and youthfully innocent? A masterful use of a standout accessory, Palvin’s look adds fuel to the growing hair bow trend in general.Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Kristen Stewart’s choppy, wet mullet would be noteworthy on any red carpet, but when accented by punky pink eyeshadow? It’s one of her coolest appearance looks yet.Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
This is just one of a few intricate, sculptural hairstyles Laetitia Ky’s working in Berlin, but this looping, vertical updo is next-level. The braided “bangs” fall just above Ky’s arched brows, and are accented by gleaming beads at the base.Andreas Rentz/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
At the premiere of her new film TAR, Cate Blanchett dialed up the glamour with tousled waves and tons of shape in her fresh, blunt-cut bob. While her famously glowy complexion was left relatively low-key, her petal-pink lipstick adds some fun.Andreas Rentz/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Helen Mirren’s long, silvery hair is rarely left free-flowing, so her look at the “Golda” premiere was a seriously exciting one. Mirren let her hair take center stage against a puff-sleeved black gown and a coat of classic red lipstick.Tristar Media/WireImage/Getty Images
Between her piecey bangs, long pixie cut, and mod-style winged liner, Emilia Schuele could single-handidly bring back 2012 Tumblr core. If it looks this good on the red carpet, it’s ready to go mainstream again.Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images

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