Our Pick: The Top 10 Hair & Makeup Looks From The 2021 Critics Choice Awards

Mar 08, 2021
10:00 A.M.
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Treat your eyes with the most incredible glam shots from the 26th Critics Choice Awards, that continue in the spirit of the 78th Golden Globes from last week. Be prepared for your favorite A-listers to stun you with their impeccable style, from Gal Gadot’s iconic makeup to Yara Shahidi’s phenomenal hair updo.


There is no scarcity of glitz and glamor in the fashion and beauty arena, even if it means resorting to a virtual appearance. And like many mainstream events, The 2021 Critics Choice Awards were also impacted by the pandemic, but celebrities left no stone unturned to flaunt their awe-inspiring beauty statements.

The spectacular award show was hosted by Taye Diggs, who participated from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. So without wasting another second, let’s dive into the best hair, and makeup looks from this year’s Critics Choice Awards that still have us hyperventilating.

Yara Shahidi


The Grown-ish actress stole the show with her brilliant updo style, featuring a light blue fabric woven around her towering hair knot, courtesy of her hairstylist, Nikkie Nelms. To make things more interesting, she opted for a purple smokey eye look and some black kohl to bring out the best in her killer gaze.

Regina King


King claimed the throne with her incredible and dreamy hair-do, perfected by her hairstylist, Larry Sims. Her makeup artist, Latrice Johnson, was responsible for the star’s glamorous golden eye look.

Amanda Seyfried


Seyfried brought back the antique Hollywood style with an intricate and stunning hair knot style, inspired by Berlin 1920’s Cabaret. Her gorgeous dewy makeup look was courtesy of the makeup guru, Genevieve Herr.

Gal Gadot


We are so lagging in the beauty and fashion arcades, but our beloved Wonder Woman has some expert tips to help us catch up. One brief look at that signature side hair part and that radiant skin have us mesmerized.

Audrey Grace Marshall


Marshall lived up to her middle name’s reputation and gracefully pulled her stunning blue cat-eye. The Small Times’ diva paired her eye makeup with rosy pink lip color and glowy, dewy skin.

Emma Corrin


We are high-key screaming at the top of our lungs because of our reel Princess Di’s strong swag game. Just look at how marvelously her messy hair look has settled in with her subtle smokey makeup. A complete wow moment.

Dominique Fishback


The Black Messiah star cast an enchanting spell with her signature cat-eye and glossy mocha lips. She had her hair game on with a cool side part to top things off, decorated on one side with beautiful rhinestones.

Julia Garner


Garner garnered her dramatic blue eye makeup with her gorgeous glossy lips and a rosy glow. Her bold nail color and messy golden hair locks served as icing on the cake.

Andra Day


Day brought forth her cool-girl style with a pretty side ponytail and our favorite side part. Her extraordinaire beauty statement was set right with a bronze-toned nude makeup look, featuring the classic glossy lips.

Phoebe Dynevor

There is undoubtedly nothing a Bridgerton cannot do, and Daphne’s Critics Choice look is all the proof we need. The 25-year-old actress rocked in a neat pulled-back hairstyle, coupled with a perfect winged liner and natural nude makeup.