The 10 best Oscar beauty looks

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OK, Blanchett, we get it: Your skin is amazing. But then you go and wear creamy peach blush, petal-pink lips, and soft blonde waves, and you're the straight-up 2014 version of Grace Kelly.

She may have been nominated for Gravity, but her look was also out of this world. Her cascading waves were so shiny, we're pretty sure we saw Ryan Seacrest's reflection in them. And we loved her shimmery brown smoky eyes and pale lips as well.

Red carpet rookie of the year, Nyong'o knocked it out of the park—again—with a thin, glittery headband that perfectly complemented her exquisite Grecian Prada gown. Paired with fresh makeup and crisp greenish blue nails, it was a winning look.

Wilde might owe her glow to that growing baby bump ("We're wearing Valentino," she said) but her beauty team also deserves some of the credit. Her soft, swirledchignon, pinky-nude lip, and thick, dramatic lashes were heartbreakingly gorgeous

Watts gave us a total '90s flashback with a tousled side-swoop and berry lips that looked striking against her pale skin and (what else?) embellished white Calvin Klein dress.

Jennifer Lawrence tripped seconds upon arriving on the red carpet, but her hair and makeup were more composed. We loved her tousled crop, pretty red lips(Dior Addict Fluid Stick in Mirage, out this May), and flushed cheeks almost as much as we loved her figure-hugging red Dior Couture gown.

We never met a Theron we didn't like. Tonight, her sleek crop, exaggerated black liner, and vampy nails stole our hearts yet again. Makeup artist Pati Dubroff credits her lit-from-within sheen to Dior Glow Maximizer Light Boosting Primer. We credit it to some really lucky genetics.

We're not sure where the blonde bombshell from Wolf of Wall Street was tonight, but the sultry 1940s screen siren that attended the Oscars in her place was equally gorgeous. Her vampy purple lips and dark (yes, dark) glossy waves stole the show.

Leave it to Kate Hudson to show up to the Oscars looking like a total badass. Her soft smoked-out shadow, glossy pink lips, and undone waves softened her beaded, plunging gown.

We always wait with baited breath for Jolie to arrive, and she didn't disappoint this year with deep brown, smoky eyes, plump nude lips, and beautiful smooth strands. (And can we talk about how stunning she looks in these Maleficent trailers during every commercial break?)

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The glitter, the shine, the rich, sensuous colors-and we're just talking about what's going on above the shoulders. Here, the top hair and makeup looks at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.

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