The best beauty looks from last night's 2020 Baftas

Stars gathered in London for the Baftas, the last movie awards before the Oscars at the end of the season

Between Bridget Jones jokes, Graham Norton's hosting, and Joaquin Phoenix's brilliant acceptance speech, last night's 2020 Baftas did not disappoint in water cooler talking points for this cold Monday morning. Here at IMAGE, we love to pore over each detail of award season, and one of our favourite themes of the evenings is beauty.

Stars from some of the year's biggest movies put on their glad rags and employed the industry's top make-up artists and hairstylists to create looks that would hit the headlines and inspire DIY-looks for the next few months.

Apart from a few sparkly showstoppers, the trend of the year for this Baftas was a very demure and fresh-faced look. Flushes of pinks and soft reds across lips, eyes and cheeks gave us a range of feminine and classicly beautiful looks across the red carpet, with the odd cat-eye black eyeliner applied to finish it off. Red lips were everywhere, but have moved away from the Hollywood matte crimson look, and towards corals and glossy pinky-reds, in a colour scheme that has us very excited for SS20.


On the hair front, slick and stylish up-dos were the style of choice for many stars, preferring to let their fresh and simple make-up looks do the talking. High ponytails, intricate twists and turns, and slicked down curls — all had pride of place on the red carpet.

Want to see more? Here are our favourite beauty looks of the 2020 Baftas

Zoe Kravitz

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Makeup — Nina Park

Hair — Nikki Helms


Zoe Kravitz has not put a foot wrong this awards season, and last night's Baftas were no exception. Kravitz complemented her simple (but stunning) gold YSL gown with coral red lips, eyes and ears (by way of dangling earrings).

Saoirse Ronan

Makeup — Karen Alder

Hair — Adir Abergel

Our own Saoirse Ronan provided one of the most fun looks of the evening, pairing a rockabilly twist of blonde hair with flushed coral lips and rainbow earrings.

Zazie Beetz

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Khaki eyes & deepest claret lips on @zaziebeetz attending tonight’s BAFTAs with @jokermovie. After putting the makeup brushes down, we realised that we’d subconsciously channelled The Joker’s colours; green & purple 🙊🃏💚💜 All makeup @lancomeofficial - COMPLEXION; Skin Feels Good Hydrating Skin Tint, Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage Concealer, Long Time No Shine Powder, Belle de Teint Bronzer in “Belle de Moka” EYES; Hypnôse Palette in “Kaki Electrique,” Crayon Khôl in “Noir,” Volume-a-Porter Mascara LIPS; Le Lip Liner in “Rose Hé,” L’Absolu Rouge Drama Matte Lipstick in “Purple Temptation” Styling @solangefranklin, makeup by me & braids by @lacyredway 💚💜💚💜 🃏🃏🃏 #zaziebeetz #joker #jokermovie #bafta #eebaftas #darklipstick #lipstick #mattelipstick

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Makeup — Alex Babsky

Hair — Lacy Redway

Beetz provided a delightful verge from the norm, opting for vampy lips and cascading hair rather than the slick up-dos and barely-there make-up of the rest of the red carpet last night.

Ella Balinska

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My boo #ellabalinska for the Baftas tonight 🍒🌸

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Makeup — Vincent Oquendo

Hair — Rio Sreedharan

A high ponytail, pretty-in-pink eyes and a Giambattista Valli gown meant that Ella Balinska's youthful and feminine features could have some fun at the Baftas last night.

Jodie Smith


Makeup — Lucy Burt

Hair — Issac Poleon

A personal favourite of the red carpet looks this season, Jodie Smith, who is seven months pregnant with her first child, looked stunning in a vibrant yellow Gucci gown, complemented to no end by her hair and make-up. A curly chopped bob paired with a violet smokey eye made Smith one of the stand-outs of the night.

Florence Pugh

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Tonight’s look on @florencepugh for @bafta #London 💕 Makeup Look using all @chantecailleuk @chantecaille #chantecaille #chantecailleoncamera Makeup Breakdown: BASE: Firstly, I used a few drops of the 'Radiance Gel Bronzer', all over the face and neck, working the product in the skin with my fingertips, for a natural healthy glow to the skin. 'Future Skin' Oil Free Gel Foundation is like a dream like texture. I used a mixture of 'Vanilla' and 'Camomile', with a little squeeze of 'Just Skin' Tinted Moisurizer in ‘Wheat’, to create a perfect base. Using a blending brush, I used circular motions to work in the product to the skin, so the skin appears flawless and dewy.  I used 'Real Skin' Concealer under the eyes and around the nose, patting in the product with my finger tips, for a seamless finish. I mixed '3' and '4W', to create a perfect shade. To set the base, I used Loose Powder in Subtle on the T-zone of the face, and under the eyes only. I wanted to keep the dewiness texture on the rest of the face, so no powder was needed anywhere else. For a Radiant Blush on the cheeks, I mixed 'Cheek Gelee' in 'Lively' and 'Happy', for a bespoke shade. I concentrated 'Happy' more on the apples of the cheeks, and 'Lively' to diffuses outwards. To add even more radiance to the skin, I dabbed 'Liquid Lumiere' in 'Luster' on the cheek bones, and bridge of the nose, for a 'glowing' effect to the skin. ‘Face Powder' in its pressed formation was used to retouch any shin, just before Florence went on to the red carpet.  EYES: I used a wash of the Hummingbird Eye Quartet in ‘Warm’ and ‘cool’, mixed together all over the lids, and at the bottom of the eyes. Both colours were in the bottom right hand side of the palette. Eyeliner: I used the ‘Le Stylo Ultra Silm’ in ‘Brown’ in a feline flick, to give definition to the eyes. On the lower lash line, I used ‘Mermaid Eye Matte’ in ‘Sylvie’, to create a natural shadow. I used 3 coats of Mascara, top and bottom lashes, using Faux Cils Black Mascara, for a more dramatic finish to the eyes. LIPS: Lipliner in ‘Darling’ Lipstick in ‘Tulipe’ for a orange red satin finish to the lips. ❤️

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Makeup — Naoko Scintu


Hair — Peter Lux

The now-famed 'Pugh pout' was decorated with an orange-red Chantecaille lipstick, giving us a perfectly complementary beauty look to go with her divine Dries gown. Fluffy brows, a slicked-back do (which has become something of a signature for Pugh this season), and accentuated cat-eyes completed her look.

Kaitlyn Dever

Make-up — Emma White Turle

Hair — Carlos Ferraz


Prom-ready in a sweet bun and pink-flushed features, Dever's look was a perfect English rose.

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