Congrats, you’ve found your dress—now it’s time to get your glam on. Whether you want to serve up a statement-making look (bold cat-eyes, anyone?) or a pretty, polished one (think sleek bun), we’ve turned the spotlight on your fave celebs for hair and makeup inspo, hot off the red carpet. From Margot Robbie’s cool wavy bob at the Oscars to Zoë Kravitz’s classic red lip at the Golden Globes, we’ve rounded up the latest red carpet beauty looks that will help you channel your inner A-lister on prom night. 


Smoky Eye - Beauty Trend - Zendaya

Trends: Topknot and smoky eyes on Zendaya at the 2018 Oscars.

A sleek topknot paired with smoky eyes is a glam slam—and a great way to let your accessories (bring on the shoulder dusters) shine.

Charlotte Tilbury Eyeshadow

Get the Look With: The Dolce Vita Eye Kit from Charlotte Tilbury at Holt Renfrew, the perfect palette to achieve those smouldering eyes.

Beauty Trend - Fresh Face - Margot Robbie

Trends: Wavy bob and fresh face on Margot Robbie at the 2018 Oscars. 

Update a classic bob with S-shaped waves and keep makeup minimal with hints of sheer pink and metallic.

Fresh Face - Beauty Trend - Blush MAC Cosmetics

Get the Look With: MAC’s mineralize blush in Dainty, a blush that you can layer on for extra coverage or swipe lightly for that fresh face style. 

Olivia Munn

Trends: Straight hair and rosy blush on Olivia Munn at the 2018 SAG Awards.

Smooth, straight hair with a centre part is #goals—especially when paired with rosy blush and matte pink lips.

Bumble and Bumble Straight Blow Dry

Get the Look With: Straight Blow Dry from Bumble and Bumble (available at Sephora), a lightweight heat-activated styling balm guaranteed to keep your tresses on the straight and narrow.  

Esme Frost

Trends: Retro hair clip and copper eyeshadow on Esme Frost at the 2018 Critics Choice Awards.

Go old Hollywood glam with retro-inspired waves and a sparkling hair clip. Copper lids add a cool modern vibe to this throwback look. 

Urban Decay Eyeshadow

Get the Look With: Naked Petite Heat palette from Urban Decay, featuring six matte eyeshadow shades. 

Zoe Kravitz

Trends: Pixie cut and red lips on Zoë Kravitz at the 2018 Golden Globes.

A classic red lip will always be in style. Pair this hot hue with a sleek pixie cut (try a deep side part) for a sassy meets sophisticated statement.

YSL Lipstick

Get the Look With: YSL Rouge Pur Couture Satin Radiance Lipstick in Orange Electro (available at Hudson’s Bay).  

Hailee Steinfeld

Trends: Loose waves and teal shadow on Hailee Steinfeld at the 2018 Grammys.

Give your look a cool ‘70s spin with long, loose waves and a sheer wash of teal on lids. 

NYX Eyeshadow Palette

Get the Look With: In Your Element Shadow Palette in Water from NYX, which includes 12 oceanic blue shades that you can play around with. 

Yara Shahidi

Trends: Sleek bun and winged liner on Yara Shahidi at the 2018 Critics Choice Awards.

For a chic no-fail evening look, pull hair back into a low bun and try an understated winged liner. 

Smashbox Eyeliner

Get the Look With: Always Sharp Waterproof Kohn Liner from Smashbox (available at Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutique), which has a built-in pencil sharpener at your disposal–brilliant! 

Dakota Johnson

Trends: Tousled ponytail and glowy skin on Dakota Johnson at the 2018 Golden Globes. 

A flirty ponytail with beachy waves makes a splash after dark. Add a swipe of highlighter on cheekbones for a luminous A-lister glow. 

Moroccanoil Curl Cream

Get the Look With: Moroccanoil’s Curl Defining Cream (available at Trade Secrets)–an argan oil-infused curler that fight frizz and keeps hair hydrated. 

Ashley Graham

Trends: Slick hair and bold cat-eyes on Ashley Graham at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscars After-Party. 

The wet look is back—dive into this 80s-inspired trend with a slick, side parted style. Dramatic cat-eyes and glossy nude lips round out this fierce look. 

Living Proof Pomade

Get the Look With: Modern Clay by The Living Proof (available at Sephora), a buildable clay that’ll keep your hairstyle in place and works well on wet or dry hair. 

Sarah Casselman
Sarah Casselman

Sarah Casselman is a Toronto-based fashion writer, editor and custom content creator. Formerly the editor-in-chief of 1879 by Birks, she’s also worked at FASHION Magazine and Flare, two of Canada’s top fashion publications. She’s been featured as a style expert on a variety of media programs including The Social, CityLine, ET Canada and The Morning Show. Accessories and 80s prep are her kryptonite.