This Is The Exact Highlighter Emma Stone Wore During Her Oscars Acceptance Speech

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The red carpet at the Academy Awards has earned its reputation as the crème de la crème of beauty moments. Actors and actresses alike are gearing up for quite possibly the biggest night of the year for them. And there are two things one should always prepare for such a moment: The possible acceptance speech in case of a win, and the perfect glow. The latter might seem a little subjective, but hear us out. Standing under those bright lights can wash out anyone, and a complexion that appears too matte isn't exactly flattering on the big screen. So wouldn't you agree it's better to look just as glowing as the gilded statue you're (potentially) going to be holding?
Last night's Oscars offered plenty of examples of highlighter done right. When the spotlight hit, it made some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities look downright ethereal — all on the brink of beauty perfection. (Hell, some of their looks will remain on our best of beauty lists for months to come.) The moment Emma Stone took the stage to accept her Best Actress award? We could not stop staring at her golden cheekbones. And when Taraji struck every pose on the red carpet, it was her beaming strobe that took center stage. We immediately had to know how to duplicate each one. With a little digging, we've uncovered the very products our favorite stars used to get there. Click through the slides ahead to check them all out for yourself, then get to planning your own time to shine.
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Nina Dobrev
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Spencer Barnes, makeup artist for E.L.F., took Dobrev’s punk-rock look to a whole new level with this intense highlighter. Even better? It only costs $4.

E.L.F. Baked Highlighter in Moonlight Pearls, $4, available at E.L.F. Cosmetics.
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Kate Hudson
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If Charlotte Tilbury's makeup line is known for anything, it's that it can get you glowy and fresh in no time at all. Makeup artist Debra Ferullo used the brand's Wonderglow as a base to bring Hudson’s complexion to life. She then swept on Light Wonder in #3 to the actress's T-zone, and used Light Wonder in #5 and #6 on the hollows of her Hudson's cheekbones to add dimension.

Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder, $46, available at Charlotte Tilbury.
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Jessica Alba
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Alba donned her very own Honest Beauty Contour + Highlight Kit for the post-Oscars after-party — and the results were breathtaking. The kit is cream-based to ensure a sculpted look that won’t appear muddy.

Honest Beauty Contour + Highlight Kit, $34, available at Honest Beauty.
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Adriana Lima
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To emphasize Lima’s berry blush, makeup artist Victor Henao used the Maybelline Strobing Stick along her cheekbones, temples, down the center of the nose, and Cupid’s bow.

Maybelline FaceStudio Master Strobing Stick Illuminating Highlighter, $8.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Taraji P. Henson
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Henson skipped the Champagne hues and went for something more dramatic to match her skin tone, like this gold powder that helped bring out a natural glow.

Danessa Myricks Beauty Enlight Halo Powder in Heat, $20, available at Danessa Myricks Beauty.
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Emma Stone
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Stone wore NARS’ brand-new (unreleased) Orgasm Liquid Blush last night, which is infused with golden flecks that instantly amped up her fair complexion like that. To top it off, NARS Director of PRO Artistry and Red Carpet, Rachel Goodwin, added a swipe of NARS Dual-Intensity Blush in Jubilation to enhance the striking shimmer.

NARS Orgasm Liquid Blush, available in May 2017.
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Priyanka Chopra
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While she kept the rest of her hair and makeup simple and sleek, Chopra made sure to finish off her look with a hit of shimmer. Celebrity makeup artist for Laura Mercier, Pati Dubroff, mixed two shades from the new Laura Mercier highlighting palette (Aura and Reflect) to create this unique glow.

Laura Mercier Lightstruck Prismatic Glow Palette, $52, available at Sephora.
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Emily Ratajkowski
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Ratajkowski could have easily taken home the Oscar for Best Glow last night. Makeup artist Hung Vanngo even posted a photo to Instagram of the actress' shoulders, where the highlight was so bright, you almost needed sunglasses to look at it. The product behind her head-to-toe illumination was the Marc Jacobs Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator — perfect for on-the-go touch-ups.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator, $42, available at Sephora.
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Brie Larson
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Sometimes the glow isn’t necessarily in the highlight, but in the bronzer. NARS is launching a new bronzer this spring, which is responsible for Larson's standout look.

NARS Seaside Sun Wash Diffusing Bronzer, available in March 2017.
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Rashida Jones
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Celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg used Glossier’s cult highlighter in Topaz to make Jones appear sun-kissed and radiant.

Glossier Haloscope in Topaz, $22, available at Glossier.
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Emma Roberts
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To mimic Robert’s standout sheen, reach for Charlotte Tilbury’s holy grail product that we often consider the essential contour kit. Just use the highlighter shade along your cheekbones and collarbone to create the ethereal effect.

Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow, $68, available at Charlotte Tilbury.
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