Every Iconic Beauty Look Greta Lee Has Worn on the Red Carpet

Award season may be fast approaching a standstill, but we’re still thinking about the red carpet beauty looks that have captured our attention. Throughout the years, we’ve witnessed the sudden rise of many beauty icons as they’ve stepped onto star-studded red carpets, but there’s always one standout individual who keeps us on our toes. Since making her first viral award-show appearance last year at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, actress Greta Lee has continued to wow with showstopping beauty looks, ranging from modern-day takes on Old Hollywood makeup to high-fashion haircuts, and we can’t get enough.

With so many great looks from Lee to fall in love with, it was challenging—but not entirely impossible—to decide which ones we’ll be copying at the earliest opportunity. Keep reading to discover the nine best beauty looks from Lee that we love along with the exact products used. Plus, learn the tips, tricks, and original visions behind each of them from the beauty team that brought these looks to life.

1. Vanity Fair Oscar Party, March 2023


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For her first appearance on the Vanity Fair Oscar Party red carpet in 2023, Lee was pictured with a dewy-looking complexion, ultra-bronzed cheekbones, and full eyebrows groomed to perfection. For us, the unsung star of the look was her mauve pout. Lee looked undeniably chic in a short pixie cut with a side part that frames the face to perfection.

2. CFDA Fashion Awards, November 2023

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Once again, Lee’s freckles were on full display while posing for the cameras during the CFDA Fashion Awards. This time, the Russian Doll and Morning Show actress wore brown winged eyeliner with a pink frosted lip and pearlescent highlighter on the high points of her face—most notably, the nose bridge. For hair, Lee wore a messy bun with loose, face-framing strands.

3. 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards, January 2024

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The next time she stepped onto a red carpet, Lee was spotted in a makeup look by Naoko Scintu that paired Sisley-Paris’s Phyto-Blush Twist in Passion and L’Orchidee with the Phyto-Lip Twist in Nut for a rosy lip. Celebrity hairstylist Jenny Cho created waves and sculpted curls with the Olivia Garden thermal hair brush and curling iron before pinning them into place for an Old Hollywood–inspired look.

4. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards, January 2024

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Clearly, Lee has sky-high cheekbones on lock! Here, the actress wore a makeup look that showed off one of her best features with a glowy base, a dusty-rose matte lip, and stunning copper eye shadow. Her slicked-back hair was reminiscent of her first red carpet appearance but offered the edginess we’ve come to expect from the star.

5. Critics Choice Awards, January 2024

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Gone are the days of the clean girl aesthetic. Scintu accentuated the strong planes of Lee’s face using a full face of Merit products, including its Shade Slick Tinted Lip Oil in Bel Air for added shine. Lee’s wet and shiny hair, created by celebrity hairstylist Takuya Yamaguchi, was achieved with multiple products by award-winning J-beauty brand NatureLab Tokyo.