The Oscars Beauty Looks We’ll Never Forget

By the time the Academy Awards roll around, the anticipation has already built for the extravagant gowns, the unexpected (and expected) sweeps, and even the occasional slip-up scandal. But unlike the jaw-dropping dresses and the emotional speeches, the beauty details don't always get the most recognition. From bold hair changes to makeup trends, beauty is one aspect that shouldn't go unnoticed — and there have been so many iconic looks over the years to prove that Oscars beauty should not be overlooked.

As we sit down to watch the 92nd annual presentation tonight, we're looking back at the most unforgettable looks in Oscars history. From Madonna's old-Hollywood glam to Lupita Nyong'o's most regal moment, check it all out ahead.

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Grace Kelly, 1955


For her Best Actress win, Grace Kelly accessorised her pale blue gown with rose-pink lipstick and matching fresh flowers secured in her updo.
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Barbra Streisand, 1969


Barbra Streisand rocked the quintessential '60s look to accept her Best Actress win in 1969 with a voluminous bouffant bob and mod cat-eyes.
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Donna Summer, 1979


Donna Summer stunned in her voluminous, natural ringlets and bright lipstick that matched her dazzling red gown.
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Madonna, 1991


For her performance of "Sooner or Later" at the 1991 Oscars, Madonna gave us one of her most iconic looks ever, straight-up delivering on old-Hollywood glam.
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Winona Ryder, 1996


Speaking of old-Hollywood glamour, Winona Ryder arrived at the 1996 presentation with a pixie crop styled in shiny retro finger waves.
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Halle Berry, 2002


There's no forgetting Halle Berry's speech for her Best Actress win in 2002, which she accepted with neutral-toned makeup and a striking pixie cut.
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Mila Kunis, 2011


Mila Kunis complemented her romantic lilac gown with an intricate chignon and mesmerising smoky eyes.
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Anne Hathaway, 2013


With a chic pixie crop and petal-pink lipstick, all eyes were on Anne Hathaway at the 2013 Oscars.
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Lupita Nyong'o, 2014


Paired with a subtle orange-stained lip, Lupita Nyong'o wore an 18-karat gold headband over her pixie cut at the 2014 show — a look that took centre stage as she won Best Supporting Actress.
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