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Beauty At the Awards : Lupita Nyong'o 's Looks on the Red Carpet

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Awards season is upon us and so far The Critics Choice Awards , The SAG Awards, The Golden Globes,and The 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards are all completed.

We have seen some hits and misses with fashion and beauty. But today I'm going to highlight some of my favorite beauty looks on actress Lupita Nyong'o who has been winning over every red carpet critic with her glowing skin and fantastic figure. Her look from the hair to shoes has been flawless. If you have been living under a rock Lupita Nyong'o is the actress from 12 Years A Slave who won The SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress.

So lets take a look at Lupita's looks .

Lupita's Award Looks
Lupita's Award Looks Getty Images/Gabriel Olson

Lupita's Award Looks

Lupita capitvated the red carpet stunning all in this  Ralph Lauren off the shoulder dress with built in cape. 

Her look:

Lupita's natural was amped up by stylist Larry Sims. Here's how to get the look using Smooth n Shine Pro Curls products 

Larry started Lupita’s glam look by liberally applying Smooth ‘N Shine Go Pro Curls Curl-Licious Mist ($9.99) to refresh and reactivate her natural curls.

Next, Larry used a rat tail comb to insert a dramatic deep side part on the right side of her head. He then took the part back to the crown of Lupita’s head and combed her hair to each side.

After the dramatic part was put in place, Larry then used Smooth ‘N Shine Go Pro Curls Butter Bouncin’($12.69) to hydrate Lupita’s hair to give it an easy moldable texture.

For a finishing touch, Larry used got2b 2sexy voluptuous volume hairspray($5.99) to keep her tresses in place through a long night of Golden Globe after parties. All products available at drugstores .

Lupita's Award Looks
Lupita's Award Looks Getty Images/Gabriel Olson

Lupita's Award Looks

Nails were keeping with the theme in Gold. But nothing was taking away from the crimson dress. 

 Deborah Lippman shares her mani process:

 
Hands were Exfoliated hands with deborah lippmann Cuticle Remover ($20)
She then rehydrated nail beds with deborah lippmann Cuticle Oil ($20) complete with jojoba and coconut oils and protecting vitamin E.
Nourished Lupita’s hands with Rich Girl SPF25 Hand Cream ($28) and NEW The Cure ultra-nourishing cuticle lotion.
Finished by applying Cuticle Oil over the entire hand for a luxe treatment and repair.
 
The color:
Deborah applied a layer of Gel Lab Base Coat to make the polish last twice as long as a traditional polish, without harsh gel lights.
Applied one coat of Naked ($17), a sheer clean bare beige lacquer
Then applied a second coat of Diamonds And Pearls ($17), an iridescent fresh water pearl sheer shimmer
To complete, Deborah added a layer of Gel Lab Top Coat.
 
Lupita's Award Looks
Lupita's Award Looks Getty Images /Ethan Miller

Lupita's Award Looks

Lupita wowed again at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards , this time in a white Calvin Klein dress. Her make up was flawless again . I've got the behind the scenes scoop on her make up looks: Celebrity make up artist Nick Barose is the man behind this flawless face at the Golden Globes and the Critics Choice. 

"We went for a 'pearl goddess' look with the eyes, starting with shimmering pearlized cream shadow on her upper lids," says celebrity makeup artist Nick Barose (he used Chanel Illusion d'Ombre in 81 Fantasme). "Then I smudged black shimmery powder and pencil (Surratt Smokey Eye Baton in Fumee Noir) along the outer corners and lower lash line as well as in the crease. When pairing black shadow next to white, the contrast creates enough drama already, so always be sure to blend the edges where the two colors merge into each other."

You could go with a low-key lip with these eyes, but if you're feeling a little more sassy, go ahead and double up on shine. "I dabbed a light pink opal tone gloss—MAC Lipglass in LoveChild—on Lupita's lips and added an extra dot in the center for added sheen," Nick says.

Lupita's Award Looks
Lupita's Award Looks Getty Images /Ethan Miller

Lupita's Award Looks

Here she is looking flawless  after winning the award for Best Supporting Actress at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards.  Dress by Calvin Klein 

Lupita's Award Looks
Lupita's Award Looks Getty Images /Ethan Miller

Lupita's Award Looks

This woman owns the red carpet in a teal Gucci complemented equally amazing colorful make up for the SAG Awards.

Celebrity make up artist Nick Barose does it again using the unexpected combination of blue, purple and yellow on the eyes. Blues from  Chanel's Quadra Eye Shadow in Fascination, Chanel Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow in Amethyst and the shimmering yellow Chanel Limited Edition Le Crayon Khol Intense Eye Pencil in Peche Cuivre. 

And the lips were anything but conventional . 

" I opted for a soft pink peony pout that's sheer so the color doesn't compete with the eyes." (He used Chanel Le Crayon Levres Precision Lip Definer in Framboise to line and fill in lips, and topped that with Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Passion.)  "We broke all the rules with this look."

Lupita's Award Looks
Lupita's Award Looks Getty Images/Alberto E. Rodriguez

Lupita's Award Looks

 Her stylist deserves an award for maintaining this much red carpet perfection at each award show. I love this nude bodycon dress and sexy strappy sandal on Lupita by Stella McCartney at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards

Here she is wearing a darker lip in a chocolate tone and peach gold shadow on the lids 

Lupita's Award Looks
Lupita's Award Looks Getty Images/Alberto E. Rodriguez

Lupita's Award Looks

Here is the full on look . I couldn't resist showing the completed look of hair make up, the dress, and shoes.  The beauty world is waiting to see what how she will capture us again at the Oscars. Slaying in Stella McCartney!

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