Our Favorite Makeup Moments from the 2021 Critics Choice Awards


If you’re obsessed with award show fashion, hair and makeup like us, then you’ve come to right place! Last night’s Critics Choice Awards brought some of Hollywood’s biggest names together virtually. And needless to say, lewks were served. While the entire event was filled with glitz and glamour, the stars’ glam took center stage.

Here are the best makeup moments from the 2021 Critics Choice Awards.


Zendaya always slays award show fashion and glam. Nominated for Best Actress for her role in Malcolm and Marie, the SeeHer Award recipient rocked a glowing complexion and subtle but stunning makeup thanks to Sheika Daley.

Yara Shahidi

Makeup artist Emily Cheng crafted gorgeous glam for Yara Shahidi’s look last night. The Grown-ish actress looked incredible in her natural brow, blue eye liner and shimmering face.

Amanda Seyfried

Nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Mank, Amanda Seyfried was a vison at the award show. Thanks to makeup artist Genevieve Herr, her glittering shadow and bright pink lip perfectly complemented her 1920’s inspired look.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis is constantly serving looks during award season! Nominated for her role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, the actress looked incredible in her Greta Constantine dress, Lorraine West jewels and gorgeous blue glam from Autumn Moultrie.

Ashley Park

Emily in Paris’Ashley Park shined as she graced the award show last night. Rocking a stunning green gown, the Best Supporting Actress nominee’s glam perfectly showcased her natural beauty. Makeup artist Melissa Hernandez supplied the lashes, shadow and glossy lips of our dreams. 

Daisy Edgar Jones

Another actress who slayed at the Critics Choice Awards was Daisy Edgar Jones. With glam from Gina Kane, the Normal People actress served an intense eye liner, defined eyebrows and gorgeous glowing skin.

Anya Taylor-Joy

Taking home the award for Best Actress for her incredible work in The Queen’s Gambit, Anya Taylor-Joy brought class and beauty to the event. Thanks to makeup artist Georgie Eisdell, her bold lip, natural skin and long lashes left our jaws on the floor. 

Gal Gadot

Acting as presenter for the night, Gal Gadot’s glam was simple yet breath-taking. The Wonder Woman star went with a more sophisticated look that featured a pouty lip, bronzed cheeks and a natural brow from makeup artist Mélanie Inglessis.

Maria Bakalova

Awarded Best Supporting Actress for her comedic role in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Maria Bakalova stunned in her Prada gown and pink glam. Crafted by makeup artist James Molloy, the actress’ pink eye shadow and matching lip is everything.


Last but not least, H.E.R.’s award show glam was the glimmering makeup of our dreams! Thanks to Marissa Vossen, the musician’s green shadow perfectly complemented her Miu Miu suit, as her rosy cheeks and long lashes elevated the entire look.

Which glam moments are your fave? Let us know in the comments!

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