Kerry Washington, Claire Danes, Jessica Pare
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Even without the designer dresses these leading ladies would have turned heads on the Emmys red carpet with their perfectly made-up faces.We loved how Kerry Washington worked the nude lip trend, while Claire Danes contrasted her sunny dress with kohl-rimmed eyes. And Jessica Paré added a pop of color to her white gown with a scarlet lip, courtesy of Chanel. Click through for exclusive details about the hair and makeup looks we loved!

EMMYS BEST MAKEUP

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