Best 2020 SAG Awards Red Carpet Beauty Looks

Holly Rhue


Holly Rhue

Holly Rhue is the associate editor at Byrdie, covering all things beauty, wellness, and health.

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Updated Jan 20, 2020

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While there's undeniably a weight that a vote from the Hollywood Foreign Press or the Academy holds (albeit controversy often notwithstanding), there's a certain camaraderie that comes with earning a nomination and—even better—a win from SAG-AFTRA. The Screen Actors Guild Awards is the award show for the actors, by the actors—a chance for thespians to recognize their peers for their outstanding work, perennially as it relates to the lens of the audience rather than the critics (which has made for fascinating discrepancies between SAG wins and those of the upcoming Oscars). 

The SAG Awards red carpet (or rather, the silver carpet) is certainly not without its glamor, but historically, the reverberating solidarity of the evening brings a warmer, more relaxed vibe that lends itself to especially experimental looks. Ahead, our favorite looks of the night, from Lupita Nyong'o to Sophie Turner.

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Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o's beauty look was created by her longtime makeup artist Nick Barose, using lash products from Lashify, Lancome Juicy Tubes ($19), and Lancome complexion products. Her hair was styled by celebrity hairstylist Vernon Francois using Matrix products, including Length Goals Extensions Perfector Multi-Benefit Styling Spray ($18), and High Amplify Proforma Hairspray ($17).

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Sophie Turner

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner is walking the 2020 SAG Awards red carpet wearing natural glam by Georgie Eisdell and subtle waves by Christian Wood.

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Charlize Theron

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On tonight's red carpet, Charlize Theron joked that she didn't have time to touch up her roots. Instead, her hair stylist Adir Abergel added Tiffany & Co diamonds to her middle part, styling the look with Virtue Labs Healing Oil ($42).

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Cynthia Erivo

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Breakout Harriet star Cynthia Erivo is walking the 2020 Sag Awards red carpet wearing bleached hair and brows, spidery lashes, and blue-grey shadow on her upper and lower lash lines. Her makeup was created by Terrell Mullin using Armani Beauty products, including Eyes to Kill Eyeshadow ($35), Luminous Silk Foundation ($64), and more. Meanwhile, her hair was styled by Coree Moreno using Dove Hair to create finger waves: Amplified Textures Twist In Moisture Shaping Butter Cream ($7, available in February), Amplified Textures Shine & Moisture Finishing Gel ($7, available in February), Style+Care Micro Mist Extra Hold Hairspray ($5), and more.

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Millie Bobby Brown

Millie Bobby Brown is wearing Louis Vuitton for tonight's 2020 SAG Awards, complementing her look with glossy lips and a nude-toned smoky eye by Kelsey Deenihan. Brown's skin was prepped using Babor skincare products, then her makeup look was created using Pat McGrath Labs: Skin Fetish Sublime Perfection Foundation ($68), Eye Ecstacy Eyeshadow Palette ($28), Lust Lip Gloss in shade Flesh Astral ($30), and more. Her sleek, middle-parted hair was styled by Bridget Brager using ghd products: the Helios Professional Hairdryer ($249), Tail Comb ($22), Platinum+ Styler ($249) and more.

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Kathryn Newton

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The Big Little Lies star is wearing a wash of bright orange eyeshadow paired with her electric orange Maison Valentino gown. Her look is complete with feathery, brushed-up brows and peach-toned blush.

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Nathalie Emmanuel

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Game of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel is walking the 2020 SAG Awards red carpet with curls wrapped into a modern ballerina bun-ponytail hybrid, styled by Neeko using Dove Hair products.

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Chloe Coleman

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Big Little Lies star Chloe Coleman walked the 2020 SAG Awards red carpet wearing a ponytail adorned with pearly, star-shaped hair pins and baby hairs on display.

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Zoë Kravitz

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Zoë Kravitz lands a spot on our list tonight for her peach monochromatic makeup by Hung Vanngo and classic pixie by hair stylist Nikki Nelms.

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Joey King

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Joey King is nominated for a SAG Award for her role in Hulu's The Act. For the occasion, she's wearing a slicked-back bob by Dimitri Giannetos using Suave Professionals hair products. Her makeup look features a fierce smoky eye by her longtime makeup artist Allan Avendaño using Urban Decay products: All Nighter Face Primer ($36), The Fix Powder ($39), and All Nighter Setting Spray ($33).

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Camila Mendes

Camila Mendes is walking the 2020 SAG Awards red carpet wearing taupe shadow, mauve lips, and her iconic structured brows by makeup artist Mai Quynh using Giorgio Armani Beauty products: Luminous Silk Hydrating Primer ($42), Luminous Silk Foundation, Eyes to Kill Classic Mascara ($32), Eyes to Kill Eye Quattro Eyeshadow in Fame ($58), and more.

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Scarlett Johansson

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For tonight's 2020 SAG Awards, Scarlett Johansson is walking the red carpet in a teal gown with contrasting red lips and dewy highlight along her cheekbones.

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Michelle Williams

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Michelle Williams channels old Hollywood for tonight's awards in a vampy red lip and side-swept hair.

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Logan Browning

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Tonight is Logan Browning's first SAG Awards, where she is also appearing as a SAG Ambassador (along with Joey King). For the occasion, she's wearing baby pink lips and muted eyeshadow to put her green eyes on display.

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Madeline Brewer

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Handmaid's Tale star Madeline Brewer stepped onto the silver carpet wearing a makeup look by Jenna Kristina, including a neon red-orange lip, a shade created by a combination of Maybelline New York SuperStay Ink Crayon in Laugh Louder ($10) and Maybelline New York Color Sensational Shine Compulsion Lipstick in Pink Fetish ($8). Her side-swept hair was styled by Bobby Eliot using Suave Professional hair products.

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