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Beauty

the most show-stopping beauty looks at the emmys

simplicity is queen

The 2015 Emmys red carpet saw a lot of princess moments. Each actor seemed so much in their element, choosing a best so-and-so was close to impossible. Okay, so that might be a slight exaggeration, but we’re not lying when we say that everyone stepped their beauty game up this year. From red lips to slicked-back hair, the Emmys played host to a bevy of beautiful looks. Oddly (and perhaps most refreshingly), the most show-stopping looks weren’t the most outrageous. Simplicity shined and the attainability of them all is reassuring. Click through to see for yourself.

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Elisabeth Moss was among many actors to don the bold, red lip. It's her Old Hollywood waves and big, big lashes that made this beauty look one to definitely try.

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Honestly, the simplicity of Sarah Hyland's burgundy moment and sun-kissed hair looked so effortless, we're going to take the time to repurpose this red-carpet stunner for the office.

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Ariel Winter knows the value of putting a little blush on your lips.

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Mad Men's Teyonah Parris served us a mean twirl, but crop in a little closer and you'd find one stunning beauty look. The big waves combined with a super-glamorous smokey eye made for one of the best looks of the evening.

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Black-ish's Tracee Ellis Ross had us crossing our fingers we could keep this rosé look going for just a few more weeks, before fall rushes in.

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It should go without saying that Laverne Cox is going to slay any red carpet she walks, but damn! This vampy look gave us so much life. Opting for a dark eyeliner look that's not black is exciting, and Cox rocked it like a pro.

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Resident red-carpet queen Kerry Washington's faux-bob with red low-lights is our new fall 2015 inspiration.

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If ever there was someone to make a red lip seem innocent, it'd be Zoe Kazan. 

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Brunette Amy Poehler is a sassy Amy Poehler, but a warm auburn Amy Poehler is a spunkier Amy Poehler and we are SO here for her.

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Hi, Emma Roberts? Veronica Lake called and told us to tell you she's very proud you pulled off the look with relatively effortless ease.

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The 2015 Emmys were brought to you (in part) by slicked-back hair, and Jamie Alexander was the queen of the look.