The BAFTA TV Awards are here and unlike other recent award ceremonies, the hotly anticipated event actually happened IRL. Dressed to impress, the stars took this opportunity to undergo a serious glow up, impressing us with many major hair and make-up moments.
Michaela Coel, winner of Best Actress for her role in_I May Destroy You_, ruled the runway with her slicked back bob and radiant complexion. Billie Piper gave us all nostalgia with her 90s half-up ‘do that featured two strands teased out as well as silky black scrunchie. Always one to be adventurous in the beauty department, Nicola Coughlan turned heads in her bright orange frock accompanied with a matte blue eyeshadow.
For all the best hair and make-up looks from the night, scroll on down.
BAFTA TV Awards 2021: The Best Beauty Looks
To finish off her understated trouser-top combo, Jodie Comer went for laidback hair and make-up. Hair stylist Sam McKnight created those loose beachy waves, while make-up artist Alex Babsky used soft neutral and pink shades on eyes, lips and cheeks.
With the attention on her custom-made Maximilian gown, Michaela Coel's beauty look was simple yet classy featuring radiant skin and a slicked-back bob.
A nod to the '60s, hair legend Patrick Wilson created this bouffant hair style going big on volume. In keeping with the theme, make-up artist Emily Wood used Charlotte Tilbury's Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Mascara, £23, to create those doll-like, Twiggy-esque lashes.
Seriously sophisticated, Lydia West looked elegant and chic with puff sleeves, a sculptural side fringe and effortless make-up. Make-up artist Valeria Ferreira applied Lancôme Monsieur Big Mascara, £22.50, on the eyes and L'Absolu Rouge Drama Matte in 274 Sensualité, £27.50, on the lips.
One of our favourite looks from the night, Nicola wowed in her Valentino tangerine dress and peacock blue eyeshadow. Make-up artist Neil Young layered the two blue hues found in the Lancôme Hypnôse Palette in Bleu Hypnôtique, £42.50.
Presenter Vick Hope ruled the runway in her LBD, glow-y make-up and long locs (from brand Boho Locs) that hair stylist Michelle Sultan styled in a deep side-part.
'I did Rock chic glam on Stacey! A dark smokey eye complimented with dewy bronzed skin,' says Sarah Burrows, the make-up artist behind Stacey's look. To define and line her eyes, Sarah used Charlotte Tilbury's Rock 'N' Kohl Eyeliner Pencil in Bedroom Black, £19.
There's so much to love about Ikumelo's look. From her floral, frilly frock and dramatic smoked-out eye to her intricate, detailed hair style that features braids at the front, while the back was left loose.
Throwing it back to the '90s, Piper went all out with her half-up 'do featuring two-strands teased out to frame her face. Over on make-up, artist Heidi North went for a dusty rose lip and smoked-out eye using Lancôme.
Bridgeton star, Golda Rosheuvel looked sensational in her Simone Rocha dress and '20s finger waves c/o hair stylist Dionne Smith. Over on make-up, artist Kenneth Soh said that 'subtle bronzy tones were used to compliment Golda's natural beauty.' On the eyes, Soh used Lancôme Hypnôse Palette in Terre de Sienne, £43.50, and Ombre Hypnôse Style in Brun Captivant, £22.50, before finishing with a slick of L'Absolu Rouge Intimatte in 212 Undressed, £27, on lips.
'We wanted to highlight Cush's beautiful skin with golden and peach highlights,' says make-up artist Emma White Turle who swirled Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear Blush Stick in Daring Peach, £29.50, on the apples of the cheeks.