Every year, the Oscars not only celebrates outstanding achievements in film but also sets a royal red carpet for some of the most stunning hair and makeup looks in the world of entertainment. As Film Industry’s biggest staes grace the event, all eyes eagerly anticipate the unveiling of theiriconic hair and makeup that later on sets trends and insire beauty enthusiasts worldwide. Let’s dive into the captivating world of Oscars’ best hair and makeup, where glamour meets innovation on cinema’s most prestigious night.

Zendaya – The Retro Glam

Zendaya glammed this year’s Oscars with her timeless look, a classic and perfect retro hairstyle and makeup. She chose to keep things neutral but flawless with her makeup which included perfectly defined brows and semi-matte lips, an exact match to her earrings. When it came to hair, Zendaya and her hairstylist Tai Simon chose to do a flipped-out bob for that ideal retro look. The best part of her look was her fabulous bouncy hairstyle which was created with hot rollers to achieve maximum bounce.

Issa Rae – Top Knot

President Barbie, Issa Rae made a powerful statement at the Oscars by wearing a black figure-hugging gown, with a sequin bodice featuring a deep, plunging neckline . Rae’s was all glammed up with shimmering, smoky eyes and voluminous lashes. Her makeup artist, Joanna Simkin made things finer by adding a warm blush and contour accentuating her cheekbones, and a glossy, nude tint to her lips as a finishing touch. Rae’s hairstylist, Felicia Leatherwood on the other hand, styled her hair locks slicked back from her face and styled into a high bun, highlighting her face and her flawless makeup making her look bold and beautiful.

America Ferrera – Wonder Blush

America Ferrara was seen in a custom pink Atelier Versace gown along with beautiful Pomellato jewelry. Her makeup artist, Linda Hay opted to keep the look fresh by just adding a pop of blush, dreamy pink eyeshadow, and pink lips enhancing her natural beauty. Aviva Parea her hairstylist did a tremendous job styling an effortless wavy bob hair. Perea used Brigeo’s Farewell Frizz Rosaco Milk Leave-In Conditioning Spray to keep the frizz at bay and hydrate her hair without weighing it down.

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Ariana Grande – The Blond Bun

Ariana Grande showed up at the red carpet of Oscars 2024 wearing a baby pink custom Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown paired with a gorgeous pink diamond necklace from Tiffany & Co. and matching long earrings. Her MUA Ash K Holm created Grande’s signature cat eye look using a thick stroke of liner and long wispy lashes. She went heavier on the pink and yet managed to get a classic and glamorous look. Grande’s dreamy hairstyle was the game-changer of her entire look. Alyx Liu, her hairstylist, slicked her hair back behind her head into a part bun, decorated with bride-worthy curls and ringlets.

Michelle Yeoh – The Casino Glow

The glamorous Michelle Yeoh arrived at the Oscars wearing a shimmering silver dress with black opera gloves and a pair of matching pumps. Robert Vetica, her hairstylist styled a simple yet stunning, sleek low ponytail using OLAPLEX Nº.7 Bonding Oil that helped to achieve the reflective shine in her locks. Her makeup artist, Sabrina Bedrani topped off the look with natural glowy makeup using the Dior Forever Glow Star Filter in 1 and Skin Glow Foundation in 2W. Adding Dior Addict Lip Glow Oil over the nude lipstick was a cherry on top.

Becky G – ‘80s Curls

Becky G had an elegant appearance in a strapless, floor-length Vera Wang gown styled with fingerless opera-length gloves, structured corset bodice, and draped satin skirt. Stylist Rikkie Gajda created an old Hollywood blowout on Becky G with curls cascading down her back. Tresemmé Keratin Smooth Weightless Silky Shine Spray was used to acquire the bouncing glossy curls. Her makeup was done by Gilbert Estrada who gave her the classic soft glam red carpet look using brown nude lip colour, bronze cheeks, and neutral eye

Hailee Steinfeld – Sleek Side-part

Hailee Steinfeld shook everyone with her breath-taking dress, hair, and makeup. She wore a 2024 spring-summer Ellie Saab court gown, with layers of gold-embellished light blue chiffon. It was a genius move to keep the makeup on the minimal side as it blended in well with the dress and hair. The makeup artist, Ash K Holm chose monochromatic peach makeup with mauve smoky cat eyes and berry lips. She styled her hair in a slicked-back bun with a side part and added a pair of diamond statement earrings as her only jewellery

Xochiti Gomez – Lady In Red

Xochitil Gomez debuted at the Oscars wearing a gorgeous wine-coloured flowy dress with an asymmetrical neckline. She went for an old-school Hollywood bob and curled bangs. Her minimal makeup was spot-on and went well with the dress and gave an elegant touch.

Lily Gladstone – Native Charm

Lily Gladstone graced us with her strapless midnight-blue velvet gown by Gucci. Celebrity makeup artist Fiona Stiles gave her the perfect soft glam look inspired by the tones of her dress with neutral eyeshadow, fluffy lashes, soft and rosy cheeks, and matte mauve lipstick. Gladstone’s hairstylist, Marc Mena opted for an effortless chic hairstyle with soft curls cascading through her long brown hair. Mena did his best to style the hair in a way that gave off a beautiful shine that allowed the light to bounce off the hair.

Margot Robbie – Barbie in Black

Margot Robbie, made a special entrance in her deep espresso shimmery gown from Versace’s autumn/winter 2024 ready-to-wear collection which was totally opposite to her iconic pink Barbie era. Robbie’s long-time makeup artist Patti Dubroff gave justice to the dress by opting for the deep expresso colour pallet for the makeup. Dubroff gave her the ‘kitten liner look’ with nude brown lip and subtle, shimmery blush. Robbie’s hair was done by Bryce Scarlet featuring a casual centre-parting, bed head-esque crown lift and the whisper of a wave. And for the nails, artist Betina Goldstein gave her a “warm caramel” manicure with Chanel Le Vernis Légende polish.