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Award-worthy beauty looks to try in 2018

We've been counting down the days for awards season to officially kick off, and it’s nearly time for the star-studded Golden Globes 2018 to raise the bar in the beauty department. So, what better time to be inspired by some of the nominee’s iconic beauty looks?

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Let’s start from the top: eyes are the windows to your soul, so quite rightly they should have the wow factor. Take Mary J Blige, star of Mudbound: she rocks subtle golden hues to create effortlessly smokey eyes. To copy her natural-looking shimmery lids, we’re currently lusting over the Bright Quartet Baked Eyeshadow Palette in 01 Warm Natural Tones, £12.50, Kiko Milano. It’s a versatile palette that suits all eye colours to really make your peepers pop. Want to add that extra flutter to perk up your look? Invest in the MAC 33 Lash, £11.50, MAC.

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We all know how important a good skincare regime is so let’s take a leaf out of Big Little Lies’ Zoe Kravitz’s book. To achieve her dewy glow, cleanse and buff away any dry, dull looking skin – Clarins Gentle Refining Exfoliating Cream£26, Boots, does a bang-up job. This lightweight cream unblocks pores and smoothes the skin’s surface leaving you prepped and primed. And for removing your makeup after a long day? Use Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronised Recovery Complex II 30ml, £53, Boots. It helps replenish your face overnight, leaving you with visibly restored skin by morning.

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A slick of well-applied lippy is a great way to look groomed with minimum effort. We’re big fans of Molly’s Game star Jessica Chastain’s bright and bold collection. A fail-safe red lipstick that’s spot on for all skin tones is Dior Rouge Dior Double Rouge, £27.50, Boots. This lightweight lipstick glides on easily and you can play around with the buildable coverage to your liking. For an everyday nude, give MAC Lipstick in Easy Babe, £16.50, MAC, a try. Add sumptuous, hydrating colour to your pout in one stroke – and thanks to its enriching moisturising properties, it’ll leave lips soft and defined. Style yourself effortlessly with Style Seeker – a brand new feature on the Union Square PLUS app. See it. Snap it. Own it.