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If the Academy gave out awards for hair, The Help actress would be a shoo-in for a statue, thanks to her half-updo featuring a center part and delicate, face-framing tendrils.
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While she normally looks ultra-polished, opts for a slightly more mussed-up style – flowing, golden waves and minimal makeup, save for red lips – that perfectly showcases her natural beauty.
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Sometimes matchy-matchy is a good thing – the blush and lipstick in the same pink shade (along with her bold brows and deep side part) make her one of the night’s standout stars.
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Normally when people talk about big bun, they’re referring to something else. But this time it was her sleek, oversize updo – pulled taut off her face to reveal her flawless complexion and smoky eyes – that turned heads.
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Flaunting her terrific figure and spot-on style in a plunging strapless grecian Marchesa gown, Jimmy Choo sandals, Judith Leiber clutch and Cathy Waterman jewels, the actress picked up a Best Actress trophy at the SAGs.
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Proving that pairing red and pink isn’t just for fashion, combines the hues (via her fiery red hair, worn in a low bun, and girlie pink shadow and lips) and adds a dramatic cat eye for a look that’s funky and feminine.
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The Bridesmaids actress’s hairstylist, Dove’s Mark Townsend, tells PEOPLE he was going for edgy and sexy – and we’d say he nailed it with those loose, beach-appropriate waves that are a nice contrast to traditional red carpet updos.