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SAG Awards 2016: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Alicia Vikander to Emilia Clarke.
SAG Awards 2016

The Screen Actors Guild Awards (a.k.a. "the SAGs") took place on Saturday night, marking the halfway point of this year's awards season. 

Let's dive in and discuss! 

From The Styling Edit Archives

Alicia Vikander 

Alicia Vikander SAG Awards 2016

Alicia Vikander at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Alicia Vikander SAG Awards 2016

Alicia Vikander at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Alicia really suits these tone-on-tone neutrals on top of her warm golden skin. What makes this special is the pale gold shadow at the inner corners of her eyes, and her shiny, healthy, ultra-straight hair. I like this hairstyle way better than when she wears it half-up. 

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke SAG Awards 2016

Emilia Clarke at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Emilia Clarke SAG Awards 2016

Emilia Clarke at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Emilia looks amazing in a bubblegum pink lipstick, shimmery shadow and subtle cat eyes. As usual, her full brows and lobbed brown hair give her this polished yet approachable vibe. 

Brie Larson

Brie Larson SAG Awards 2016

Brie Larson at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Brie Larson SAG Awards 2016

Brie Larson at the 2016 SAG Awards.

I love this orangey-red lipstick on Brie, especially after she'd been wearing so many muddy brown tones (which don't flatter her as well). The tone is carried through on her lids and cheeks, and it's all super-gorgeous with her dress in the opposite colour, baby blue.

Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara SAG Awards 2016

Rooney Mara at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Rooney Mara SAG Awards 2016

Rooney Mara at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Rooney's beauty look rarely changes, but I always love it. Her lashes are particularly pretty this time, so gorgeously soft and defined. I appreciate her confidence in baring every feature with a scraped-back tight hairstyle. 

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra SAG Awards 2016

Priyanka Chopra at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Priyanka Chopra SAG Awards 2016

Priyanka Chopra at the 2016 SAG Awards.

I love that Priyanka did a vibrant fuchsia lipstick instead of sticking with a Kardashian-esque neutral palette. I just wish the rest of her styling wasn't so "prom." I don't like the volume in her updo, and feel this would have been better with sleek hair and edgier accessories. 

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams SAG Awards 2016

Rachel McAdams at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Rachel McAdams SAG Awards 2016

Rachel McAdams at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Rachel looks young and pretty in delicate baby pink lipstick, matching blush, smudgy-shimmery liner and defined lashes. While I'm still of the opinion that her hair colour is too blonde, I love the textured waves in her bob. 

January Jones

January Jones SAG Awards 2016

January Jones at the 2016 SAG Awards.

January Jones SAG Awards 2016

January Jones at the 2016 SAG Awards.

These shimmery, silvery-blue tones around January's eyes are similar to what she wore at the Critics' Choice Awards. I think they're super-flattering with her colouring. I also like the pink lips and the insane amount of volume she's got going in her updo. Modern '60s chic! 

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet SAG Awards 2016

Kate Winslet at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Kate Winslet SAG Awards 2016

Kate Winslet at the 2016 SAG Awards.

This look is nothing exciting, but Kate looks so fresh—her skin is just flawless! I'm also loving her brows, which don't have that obviously filled-in look like so many celebs we see. I like the subtle black liner, peachy shadow and lipstick, and simple updo. 

Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks SAG Awards 2016

Christina Hendricks at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Christina Hendricks SAG Awards 2016

Christina Hendricks at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Christina is channelling Brigitte Bardot, and is that ever a bad thing? I always dig the combo of curtain bangs and cat eyes, and her updo looks so romantic and effortless. I also like that she went for a deeper rose on her lips, instead of a baby pink.

Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara SAG Awards 2016

Sofia Vergara at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Sofia Vergara SAG Awards 2016

Sofia Vergara at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Sofia wore her hair straight this time, and I think it loosens up her style a bit. But she still wore her favourite berry-toned lipstick and false lashes, which don't seem the most current. I think I speak for all of us—I'd LOVE to see her in a sheer, pale lip colour, with a little brow gel and natural lashes.

Jessica Paré

Jessica Pare SAG Awards 2016

Jessica Paré at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Jessica Pare SAG Awards 2016

Jessica Paré at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Jessica looks so amazing in sleek, dramatic hairstyles and sophisticated, statement makeup. Notice how we never see her in beachy waves or bronzer? I love that! She is so striking that this juicy red lipstick makes this entire look.

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts SAG Awards 2016

Naomi Watts at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Naomi Watts SAG Awards 2016

Naomi Watts at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Naomi looks beautiful in this rich raspberry lipstick, which brightens her entire face. I also love her thick, mid-length hair with bendy waves. I'm okay with the strong brows, although I'm not sure she needed so much dark eyeliner. 

Kiernan Shipka

Kiernan Shipka SAG Awards 2016

Kiernan Shipka at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Kiernan Shipka SAG Awards 2016

Kiernan Shipka at the 2016 SAG Awards.

I don't like to spend too much time analyzing celebs who are still teenagers (Kiernan is only 16), but I have to say, I like what she did here for ANY age. The soft brown shading, fluffy lashes and brushed-up brows are the ideal way to bring out brown eyes. I also love her seamless blush, bare lips, and of course, insanely good skin. 

Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei SAG Awards 2016

Marisa Tomei at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Marisa Tomei SAG Awards 2016

Marisa Tomei at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Marisa looks glamorous, but not too "done." I like her hair most of all—the colour and brushed-out wavy texture are absolutely gorgeous. I also appreciate her fresh skin, and the little flash of green on her lids is a fun touch. The false lashes aren't the worst I've seen, by far, but I'd still prefer a texture closer to Rooney Mara's.

Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan SAG Awards 2016

Saoirse Ronan at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Saoirse Ronan SAG Awards 2016

Saoirse Ronan at the 2016 SAG Awards.

This entire look really, REALLY suits Saoirse. I don't like heavy makeup on her, so the wash of silver shadow is honestly enough—no liner, heavy false lashes, filled-in brows or lip colour needed. With the loose ballerina bun, the effect is ethereal and fresh. 

Claire Danes

Claire Danes SAG Awards 2016

Claire Danes at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Claire Danes SAG Awards 2016

Claire Danes at the 2016 SAG Awards.

Less is more on Claire, so I like that she didn't try too hard here—just a little shimmery shadow and pink lipstick with a loose long bob. But I feel like she needed a stronger pop of colour on her lips to make this interesting. Also, I've long felt her blonde was too brassy.

Amanda Peet