Best of beauty at the Cannes Film Festival 2017

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Honoring a repertoire of films from around the world, the esteemed Cannes Film Festival opened for its 70th year in the South of France Wednesday. The red carpet was flooded with some of the most talented faces across the globe, including director Pedro Almodóvar, Will Smith and Jessica Chastain -- all of whom are part of the festival's jury.

The 10-day festival was established in 1946, just as Europe was trying to regroup after the Second World War. Consequently, the Cannes Festival is rooted in a deep, artistic history; out of the destruction of the war came a worldwide celebration of the arts.

The "Palme d'Or" is the top prize awarded to a film that reflects this significant past. "The winning films have often mirrored changes taking place in the wider world," wrote the New York Times. While the festival was initially attended by faces like Grace Kelly (who attended in 1955) and Brigitte Bardot (a favorite of 1953), Cannes wasn't regarded with today's worldly significance until the '70s and '80s.

The Cannes red carpet is responsible for launching "a thousand careers." Whether or not these faces arrived at Cannes already as household names, they left with an opportunity: the ability to have an even greater impact on the arts. And it's the red carpet that propels them into the spotlight.

Before Brigette Bardot became the Brigette Bardot, she was an unknown 18-year-old aspiring star who shot to stardom at the festival in 1953. Her impact on cinematography and stardom is apparent. "She invented a new image of the French starlet: anti-snobbish, non-intimidating," said film professor Edward Baron Turk, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

It was her beauty that caught the attention of photographers. As Turk put it, the beautiful "Bardot flaunted spontaneity and informality via her girlish barefoot gait, long, loose hair and unfussy, mostly skimpy attire." Consequently, we're keeping an eye out for all the beautiful unknowns and well-knowns who possess the chance to have a similar impact as Bardot.

Scroll through to see the best beauty looks from the festival so far:

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 19: Lily Collins attends the 'Okja' Photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 19, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Elle Fanning attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Emily Ratajkowski is spotted during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/GC Images)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Actress Park Shin-hye, wearing Swarovski jewelry, attends the Atelier Swarovski Lunch during the annual 70th Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 17, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 20: Actress Elizabeth Olsen attends the 'The Square' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 20, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage).

She stunned in a sequined rose-pink Miu Miu gown with Chopard jewelry. Olsen combined the dress with a messy updo, blush lips and subtle eyeliner. 

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Jury member US actress Jessica Chastain poses at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 17, 2017. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Fan Bingbing attends the Jury photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Monica Bellucci attends a photocall for her duty as Mistress of Ceremonies during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Actress Marion Cotillard attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Un Certain Regard jury president Uma Thurman attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Princess Stephanie of Luxembourg attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Model Emily Ratajkowski attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Clotilde Courau attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Sara Sampaio attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Jury member Jessica Chastain's look was achieved with the help of celebrity hair stylist Renato Campora for Moroccanoil.

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Daria Strokous attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Robin Wright attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Eva Herzigova attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Lily-Rose Depp attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Fr��ique Bel attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Marrakech International Film Festival director Melita Toscan Du Plantier attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Elsa Zylberstein attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Bella Hadid attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Actor Naomie Harris attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Nadja Swarovski attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Actress Julianne Moore attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Kristina Nikishina/Epsilon/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Iman Perez attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Tiziana Rocca attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Frederique Bel attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Hailey Baldwin attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' screening and Opening Gala during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Japanese actress Hanna Sugisaki poses during a photocall of the Mugen No Junin' (Blade of the Immortal) out of competition at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 18, 2017. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Kate Gorney attends the 'Wonderstruck' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Amber Valletta attends the 'Wonderstruck' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Maren Ade at the 'Western' photocall during the 70th Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. PHOTOGRAPH BY John Rasimus / Barcroft Images London-T:+44 207 033 1031 E:hello@barcroftmedia.com - New York-T:+1 212 796 2458 E:hello@barcroftusa.com - New Delhi-T:+91 11 4053 2429 E:hello@barcroftindia.com www.barcroftimages.com (Photo credit should read John Rasimus / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Michelle Williams attends the 'Wonderstruck' photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Julianne Moore attends the 'Wonderstruck' photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Actress Jeanne Balibar attends 'Barbara' Photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Alba Rohrwacher attends the 'Ismael's Ghosts (Les Fantomes d'Ismael)' photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 19: Tilda Swinton attends the 'Okja' Photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 19, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 19: Soudabeh Beizaee attends the 'Lerd (Un Homme Integre)' photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 19, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Tunisian director Kaouther Ben Hania poses on May 19, 2017 during a photocall for the film 'Beauty and the Dogs' (Aala Kaf Ifrit) at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Valery HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 19: Actress Isabelle Huppert attends 'Women In Motion: Isabelle Huppert' during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Majestic Hotel on May 19, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Actress and director Robin Wright poses for a photo before screening of the movie 'Nelyubov' (Loveless) by Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anatoliy Zhdanov/Kommersant via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Model Lily Donaldson poses for a photo before screening of the movie 'Nelyubov' (Loveless) by Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anatoliy Zhdanov/Kommersant via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 18: Petra Nemcova attends the 'Loveless (Nelyubov)' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Foc Kan/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 22: Actress Cho Yunhee attends the 'The Day After (Geu Hu)' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 22, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 22: Nicole Kidman at the 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' photocall during the 70th Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 22, 2017 in Cannes, France. PHOTOGRAPH BY John Rasimus / Barcroft Images London-T:+44 207 033 1031 E:hello@barcroftmedia.com - New York-T:+1 212 796 2458 E:hello@barcroftusa.com - New Delhi-T:+91 11 4053 2429 E:hello@barcroftindia.com www.barcroftimages.com (Photo credit should read John Rasimus / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
South Korean actress Kim Min-hee attends on May 22, 2017 a press conference for the film 'Geu-Hu' (The Day After) at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Laurent EMMANUEL (Photo credit should read LAURENT EMMANUEL/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 22: Actress Nadia Kaci attends 'Waiting For Swallows (En Attendant Les Hirondelles)' photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 22, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 22: Actress Aure Atika attends the 'Waiting For Swallows (En Attendant Les Hirondelles)' photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 22, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 22: Actress Marina Fois attends the 'L'Atelier' photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 22, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Heike Makatsch attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Isabelle Huppert attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Molly Sims attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Clotilde Courau attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Guest attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Kimberley Garner attends the 'How To Talk To Girls At Parties' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: John Cameron Mitchell attends the 'How To Talk To Girls At Parties' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Emma Thompson attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' Photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Heidi Klum attends the Fashion for Relief gala dinner during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Aeroport Cannes Mandelieu on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Sara Sampaio attends the Fashion for Relief event during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Aeroport Cannes Mandelieu on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Maria Borges backstage at the Fashion for Relief event during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Aeroport Cannes Mandelieu on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Ki Price/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Valery Kaufman attends the Fashion for Relief event during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Aeroport Cannes Mandelieu on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Ming Xi attends the Fashion for Relief event during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Aeroport Cannes Mandelieu on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Victoria Bonya attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Epsilon/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Barbara Meier attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Epsilon/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: SCoco Rocha attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Epsilon/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Patricia Contreras attends the 'The Meyerowitz Stories' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Kristina Nikishina/Epsilon/Getty Images)
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Our favorites of the festival, so far, include actresses Elle Fanning,Jessica Chastain and Uma Thurman -- all of whom were visions in the beautiful South of France. Lily Collins, too, looked as radiant as ever with bold lips and a sophisticated updo.

'Okja' Photocall - The 70th Annual Cannes Film FestivalPhoto: Getty

With that said, we still have ten days of the festival left -- so the fun has only just begun.

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