Cannes 2024: A Celebration of Beauty and Glamour

The red carpet at this year’s Cannes Film Festival radiated with unmatched glamour and a “we’re so back” vibe. Stars like Anya Taylor-Joy, Francis Ford Coppola, and Yorgos Lanthimos made waves not just with their films but with their stunning beauty looks, turning the event into a dazzling spectacle.

Elsa Hosk.

The red carpet at this year’s Cannes Film Festival radiated a palpable “we’re so back” energy, accompanied by unparalleled glamour. Familiar faces and newcomers alike graced the two-week-long event, showcasing not only highly anticipated films but also their impeccable beauty looks. Anya Taylor-Joy transformed the carpet into her runway for the premiere of “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” Francis Ford Coppola unveiled his long-awaited “Megalopolis,” and Yorgos Lanthimos and Emma Stone continued their creative partnership with “Kinds of Kindness.” Yet, before these films could even begin, the true spectacle was the red carpet itself, where celebrities dazzled with stunning hair and makeup.

This year’s Cannes Film Festival was a testament to the enduring allure of cinematic glamour. From sleek updos to voluminous waves, and bold red lips to sun-kissed complexions, the red carpet was a showcase of diverse beauty looks. Each celebrity brought their unique style to the event, creating a tapestry of stunning aesthetics that highlighted the creativity and skill of their hairstylists and makeup artists. As we look back at the festival, these beautiful moments remind us of the magic and allure that Cannes continues to inspire, both on and off the screen.

Here’s a look back at the best beauty moments from this year’s festival, featuring new hair colours, bombshell waves, bold red lips, and more.


A regular at Cannes, Elsa Hosk channelled classic glamour with her beauty choices this year. Her hair was styled into bouncy, full-bodied waves, a nod to vintage Hollywood elegance. Accompanying her timeless waves were feline flicks of eyeliner and a classic red lipstick, creating a look that was both sophisticated and alluring. Hosk’s red carpet-presence was a testament to the enduring appeal of classic beauty.

Elsa Hosk.


Barbara Palvin showcased one of the summer’s biggest hair trends—ethereal waves—on the Cannes red carpet. Her hair, styled into soft, flowing waves, captured a boho-chic aesthetic while maintaining a glamorous edge. To complement her ethereal hairstyle, Palvin wore a vibrant red lipstick that added a touch of old-world charm to her modern bohemian look. The combination of soft waves and bold lip colour created a captivating appearance that was both glamorous and effortlessly chic.

Barbara Palvinn.


Anya Taylor-Joy embraced old Hollywood glamour with a contemporary twist for the “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga” premiere. Gregory Russell styled her hair into an intricate twist, merging classic elegance with a modern edge. Makeup artist Georgie Eisdell used Dior Beauty products to create a timeless look featuring a bold red lip and heavy eyeliner with shiny lids. Taylor-Joy’s look was a perfect blend of vintage and contemporary, capturing the essence of Hollywood’s golden age.

Anya Taylor-Joy.


Selena Gomez brought dramatic flair to the “Emilia Perez” premiere with her voluminous ponytail. Hairstylist Renato Campora crafted the high ponytail, adding significant volume that framed Gomez’s face beautifully. For her makeup, Gomez opted for her Rare Beauty line, showcasing a flawless complexion, bold eyes, and a nude lip. The voluminous ponytail paired with high-drama makeup made for a standout look that was both chic and bold.

Selena Gomez.


Hunter Schafer’s appearance at the “Kinds of Kindness” premiere was nothing short of iconic. Draped in a sleek, liquid-effect Armani gown, Schafer’s hairstyle was a minimalist’s dream. Thanks to hairstylist Jillian Halouska, her hair was styled in a sleek updo that perfectly complemented her sophisticated ensemble. The look exuded modern elegance, allowing Schafer’s natural beauty to shine through with a fresh and polished finish.

Hunter Schafer.


Bella Hadid epitomized bombshell beauty on the Cannes red carpet. Hairstylist Bryce Scarlett crafted side-swept, loose waves that cascaded over Hadid’s shoulders, enhancing her natural allure. Her makeup, done by Nadia Tayeh, featured bronze, sun-kissed tones that highlighted her striking features. The combination of effortless waves and radiant makeup cemented Hadid’s status as a red carpet-icon.

Bella Hadid.