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The 2023 awards season kicked off with the 80th Annual Golden Globes held on January 10 in Beverly Hills, California. The awards show reviewed some of the best TV shows and movies that have graced screens everywhere in 2022, such as Elvis, The Fabelmans, Abbott Elementary and The White Lotus..“While TV and film were the main focus of the evening last year, we at Reviewed wondered what beauty products are behind the stars’ looks. Here you’ll find a small selection of items used at the Golden Globes 2023 to get attendees ready for the red carpet.
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1. Essie shimmery nail polish
Manicurist Tom Bachik teamed up with nail care brand Essie to give actress Margot Robbie a sparkling manicure for her big night. The Babylon star wore Expressie FX Nail Holo Top Coat, a glossy holographic polish, on rounded mid-length nails. “It gave our nails just the right amount of shine to mimic [sic] sequins in the dress,” Bachik wrote on his Instagram. Bacsik also opted for Essie Gel Setter Top Coat “for a deep, rich glossy sheen.”
$10 in Ulta
2. Glowing highlighter by Charlotte Tilbury
Actress Lily James’ red carpet glow is credited to the Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Glow Glide Face Architect Highlighter in Moonlit Glow. Makeup artist Nina Park applied powder highlighter to Ambassador Charlotte Tilbury’s face to create what she called a “golden hour glow effect.” Moonlit Glow is one of seven new highlighter shades, each claiming to create a “multidimensional megawatt glow”.
$48 at Sephora
3. Silky leave-in conditioner from Sol de Janeiro.
To create Ana de Armas’ sleek “face-framing hairstyle”, hairstylist Jennie Cho teamed up with Sol de Janeiro, a Brazilian-inspired beauty brand. Cho prepped the Blonde star’s hair for hot styling with Milky Leave-In Conditioner, a styling product for all hair types and textures. “I applied generously to the hair, focusing on the mid-shaft and ends to detangle, hydrate, reduce frizz and add thermal protection,” Cho said of the styling process. Cho also used Brazilian Glossy Nourishing Hair Oil to add shine to her hair and protect it from moisture.
From 10 dollars to Sol de Janeiro
4. This peach lip gloss from Anastasia Beverly Hills
Jamie Lee Curtis covered her lips with a glossy lipstick courtesy of Anastasia Beverly Hills Lip Gloss in the shade “Peachy”. Makeup artist Grace Ahn collaborated with the cosmetics brand to create Curtis’ evening makeup, and Curtis’s peach lips were also paired with Hazelnut Nude Beige Lip Pencil and Taupe Beige Matte & Satin Velvet Lipstick.
$20 at Sephora
5. This nude lipstick is from Urban Decay
“Russian doll” star Natasha Lyonne graced the “your lips but better” situation at this year’s Golden Globes. Makeup artist Robert Rumsey worked on the ceremony with Urban Decay and painted her lips with a 24/7 Glide On Lip Pencil in “Naked” before filling them in with Vice Lip Bond, a glossy liquid lipstick in an apricot-nude shade called “Satisfied.” The brand claims that the lip liner “holds the color in place and prevents bleed,” while the lipstick lasts up to 16 hours.
From $25 at Urban Decay
6. This hair straightener is from Dyson
“Everything is everywhere and at once” star Michelle Yeoh donned a long, sleek hairstyle for the night. Yeoh’s hairstylist for the occasion, Robert Vetika, worked with Dyson to prep the actress’ locks for the red carpet. Vetika used a Dyson Corrale Straightener as the final step in Yeo’s look, “to ensure the perfect shine and damage protection,” he explained. According to the brand, the straightener uses “flexible plates designed to shape your hair for improved styling with less heat and half as much damage.”
$500 at Sephora
7. Fekkai elastic hold hairspray.
Jenna Ortega, star of the hit Netflix show Wednesday, hit the red carpet in a ’90s-inspired bob. Hairstylist David Stanwell worked with Fekkai for the big night and the hairstyle was left untouched with Fekkai Clean Stylers Flexi-Hold Hairspray, a self-proclaimed “Ultra Fine Mist for Maximum Styling Versatility” for all hair types and textures. “We didn’t want it to be too stiff or styled, and I still wanted to work with the haircut we just did a few weeks ago,” Stanwell said of the loose nature of the look. “I love when the haircut makes a statement, sculpting it around her face and playing with shapes that work.”
$26 in Ulta
8. This dazzling eyeshadow palette from Danessa Myricks
The evening makeup of Abbott Elementary star Sheryl Lee Ralph was based on glitter and radiance. Makeup artist Mila Thomas partnered with Danessa Myricks Beauty to create a radiant look, while the nightly product list included the Lightwork IV Transcendence Palette, a 14-color eye and face palette. Thomas used “Aura” (lavender with a chrome hue) along Ralph’s lower waterline for a “smoky effect”.
$125 at Sephora
9. Modeling hair gel from René Furterer.
Selena Gomez’s semi-groomed ponytail for the 2023 Golden Globes got some help from René Furterer’s Style Holding Gel. Marissa Marino, Only Murders in the Building actress hairdresser for the night, joined forces with the brand to create this voluminous look that certainly needed some serious work. The gel is designed to give the hair “a strong yet flexible hold, ideal for styling and shaping the hair” and also adds a glossy sheen to the strands.
$30 on Amazon
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