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Oscars 2014: Best Hair And Makeup From The Red Carpet

Brittany Lazar |
March 2, 2014 | 6:21 p.m. PST

Staff Reporter

Despite cold and gloomy weather in Los Angeles, the ladies of Hollywood brought ultimate glam to the red carpet. Even with a stunning gown, sometimes the right hair and makeup can make or break a look. Exuding confidence and elegance, here are the best beauty looks of the Oscars 2014 red carpet. 

Maria Menounos (Twitter, @justcreep)
Maria Menounos (Twitter, @justcreep)

Maria Menounos 

Not only did Maria Menounos dress to impress in a lovely Johanna Johnson gown, she also completed the look with a beautiful braided up-do that emulated a Grecian goddess. She also kept her makeup pretty and simple, showing off her natural beauty.

Kerry Washington (Twitter @kerracters)
Taylor Schilling (Twitter)

Kerry Washington 

Although her dress was unflattering and lacked character, Washington’s hair and makeup were the complete opposite. She made a statement with bold lips and messy hair, which was a nice change from the usual sleek up-dos the leading ladies are wearing on the red carpet. 

Olivia Wilde (Twitter, @popcrush)
Olivia Wilde (Twitter, @popcrush)

Olivia Wilde 

Among the many actresses with a bun in the oven, Wilde was glowing as she graced the red carpet with Jason Sudeikis by her side. Wearing a striking cat eye, her trademark green eyes popped while she kept the rest of her makeup neutral. 

Viola Davis (Twitter @RedEyeDana)
Viola Davis (Twitter @RedEyeDana)

Viola Davis 

Viola Davis looked like an Old Hollywood actress with her soft retro waves. Drawing attention to her eyes, she sported a smoky eye and nude lip that looked stunning against her glowing skin. 

Lupita Nyong'o (Twitter, @nowthisnews)
Lupita Nyong'o (Twitter, @nowthisnews)

Lupita Nyong'o 

Lupita brought Cinderella to life in her light blue Prada gown and even went the extra mile to wear a thin headband that closely resembled the Disney princess. Pretty pink lips and minimal makeup were all she needed on her perfect complexion. 

Naomi Watts (Twitter @pfpicardi)
Naomi Watts (Twitter @pfpicardi)

Naomi Watts 

Naomi Watts was radiant in white like most of the celebs at tonight’s ceremony, but she stood out among the rest with sleek hair and a pop of red. 

Charlize Theron (Twitter, @Mua_Meet)
Charlize Theron (Twitter, @Mua_Meet)

Charlize Theron 

Short hair is not the easiest to pull off, but Charlize Theron can do no wrong in her classically elegant bob. Looking like a young Twiggy from the 60’s, Theron’s intense eyeliner complemented brightened her stunning green eyes. 

Read more Neon Tommy Oscars coverage here. 

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