This year will mark the 90th anniversary of the film industry's annual Academy Awards ceremony -- an event that has played host to Hollywood's brightest stars since 1929. We take a look at the ways in which the beauty looks seen on its red carpet have evolved over the decades.


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1. Vivien Leigh 

"Best Actress" winner Vivien Leigh sported a mid-length bob styled into voluminous curls back in 1940.


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2. Audrey Hepburn

Hollywood legend Audrey Hepburn's feathered, super-short bangs stole the show in 1954.


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3. Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow set the bar for an ultra sleek, unapologetically feminine Oscars beauty look in 1999 with a glossy chignon and a healthy dose of pink blusher and lipstick.


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4. Cher

Singer Cher proved she was one step ahead at the 2000 ceremony, sporting a sculpted curly updo and holographic eye makeup.


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5. Halle Berry

Halle Berry had everyone talking in 2002 with her super modern spiky pixie crop and taupe lipstick combination.


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6. Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron gave a new meaning to the term "sunkissed skin" in 2004, with an all-over golden glow that extended to her complexion, her eyeshadow and her dress.


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7. Nicole Kidman

She is the queen of the tousled chignon, but in 2007 Nicole Kidman switched things up with a poker-straight ‘do and a fierce red lip.


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8. Penelope Cruz

Blunt bangs, a glamorous chignon and a metallic-themed makeup look served Penelope Cruz well in 2009.


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9 .Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway's gamine pixie crop and pink lipstick was one of the most striking beauty looks on show during the 2013 ceremony.


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10. Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o set the tone for many stunning red carpet looks to come in 2014, with a hot pink lip, smoky eye and a short, natural hairstyle embellished with a dazzling gold band.