From throwbacks to Cannes Film Festival antics: this week’s best A-List Instagrams

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Nicola Rachel Colyer

The Cannes Film Festival is upon us and the stars are out: Susan Sarandon hits the beauty jackpot with a bathtub full of lipstick before throwing it back to 1978, while Blake Lively gives us accessory envy with her lustworthy look.

Elsewhere, Drew Barrymore enjoys the scenery in Florida and Lena Dunham gets a birthday surprise.

Come see all the best celebrity snaps from the week so far, right here.

  • Beyoncé and Blue Ivy work a coordinated look

  • Gwyneth Paltrow wishes Valentino happy birthday

    Before the 11th of May bids us farewell, happy birthday to @realmrvalentino, a friend for life. I love you so much Vava


  • Victoria Beckham and Eva Longoria kick back in Cannes

    High kicks in Cannes X
    I [heart] @Evalongoria 
    Good night Cannes X #Girlsgirl x VB


  • ... while Victoria perfects her fashion bunny look

    Dinner time at #Cannes2016 fashion bunnies! x vb


  • ... and keeps up her beauty routine on the road

    Cannes 2016 beauty must! @esteelauder PowerFoil mask! Au Revoir X Thank u @kenpaves @wendyrowe Love u!! XVB


  • Blake Lively gets distracted by her reflection

    Unsuccessfully hiding to get some shut eye, when I opened my eyes to this vertigo. time #Cannes2016 #CafeSociety @lorealmakeup


  • ... before showing off her beautiful jewels

    @lorraineschwartz and @ofirajewelz turned it out once again!!! Thank you!!!


  • Alexa Chung jumps for joy

    High fiving ghosts.


  • Karlie Kloss tries out a new 'do

  • Kendall Jenner throws it back

    flashback Cannes 2015. I'm back


  • Kim and Kourtney Kardashian take a stroll with Valentino

  • Anna Kendrick cruises around Cannes with Justin Timberlake

    #Cannes cruising....with @annakendrick47 #DreamWorksTrolls (: @gregwilliamsphotography)


  • Sofia Vergara takes over the fruit stand



  • Drew Barrymore hits the beach

    Oh my goodness, I woke up in Florida! #helloocean #hellosunshine #hellotuesday #wwdbeautyceosummit


  • Blake Lively blends in

    One of these is not actually the poster.


  • Gwyneth Paltrow takes it lying down

    #doingthings @outdoorvoices 


  • Kelly Osbourne makes lemonade

    Guess who's turning [lemon]'s into #lemonade?


  • Naomi Campbell sends birthday wishes

    #happybirthday @lindaevangelista wishing you best and most high in regards to all you do !!' We have come up together and I consider you my true family would not be here without you . I love you Naomi #icon #queen #legend #family #friend #unconditionallove #trinity forever


  • Naomi Watts hangs with Susan Sarandon in Cannes

    My L'Orealista sister. We got this. #righthererightnow @susansarandon @lorealmakeup #lorealcannes2016


  • Mindy Kaling is ready for summer

    My filter is "Bret Easton Ellis". #hiatus


  • Bella Hadid enjoys some pool time

  • ... and perfects modern Riviera chic



  • Zoe Saldana shares a sweet family moment

    " I summon you now Not to think of The ceaseless battle With pain and ill health, The frailty and the anguish. No, today I remember The creator, The lion-hearted." ~May Sarton. #mother #madre


  • Alexa Chung gets into the holiday spirit

    @longchamp Hi Singgggggggapore where people come to sing


  • Allison Williams stays in character

    The GIRLS Singularity - noun - 1. A hypothetical moment in time when Marnie has become so advanced that humanity undergoes a dramatic and irreversible change. 2. Twinning to the point of becoming indistinguishable from one's fictional GIRLS character.#Matchcidental #MarnieForever


  • Kelly Rowland celebrates her anniversary

    "I think I like the sound of your song, and I think I'm gonna sing it forever"
    -Anita Baker
    "Giving You The Best That I've Got"
    I love you Mr.'Spoon!


  • Miley Cyrus performs a cleansing ritual

    Sage-N w MuMu


  • Cindy Crawford is on mum duty

    In mom mode! @KaiaGerber and I visiting @PresleyGerber on set with @ODDAMagazine and @TaylorTupy yesterday.


  • Victoria Beckham goofs around

    Fun night out with @victoriabeckham


  • Chrissy Teigen whips up brunch

    Mother's Day Brunch - low and slow scrambled eggs, chicken and waffles and roasted bacon, oh my!


  • Ciara gets gleeful with Elmo

    After Having The Best Mothers Day Weekend.@DangeRussWilson You Rocked It Babe.#Loved #Mom


  • Gwen Stefani snaps a selfie

    #goaheadandbreakmyheart Gx


  • ... and her little one gets in on the action

    #baby Gx


  • Brie Larson takes a slice

    I hosted @nbcsnl AND IT WAS THE MOST FUN THING EVER AND NOW IM BAREFOOT EATING PIZZA! Thank you for tuning in!!!!!!!


  • Diane Kruger bares all

  • Kendall and Kylie take a trip to Legoland

    natural habitat


  • Bella Hadid shows off the family genes

    Ps Thank u for giving birth to my beautiful sister and my beautiful brother.


  • Kim Kardashian is rocking braids

    Now off again after the best Mothers Day. Thank you@letsjetsmarter for being so amazing! LA-Chicago-NY-Miami-Vegas


  • Chloe Grace Moretz grabs a late night take-away

    Late night take out with bae


  • Naomie Harris wills the sun to return

    Dark skies today! Willing the #weather on by continuing to wear my summer dresses! Come on #england!! #ootd


  • Lena Dunham shares her latest portrait

    @dylanbonner90 you made my day and painted my dreams. In high school I wanted a tattoo that said Urban Mermaid. Pretty glad I was stopped but pretty glad this exists #merlife


  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley sails through jet lag

    0 hours sleep (thanks jet lag)...but looking forward to a week of #RosieforAutograph work...


  • Blake Lively heads out in Cannes

    Putting my strap on. #Cannes2016 #CafeSociety @lorealmakeup Sneak shot by @rodortega4hair


  • Victoria Beckham makes the most of the heat wave

    What to do in London when it's hot? Set up a jazzy paddling pool for the kids!! #majorhosework #mummypoints X VB


  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley gives her pooch a smooch

  • Naomie Harris enjoys London in the sun

    On the streets of #london...the sunshine is making me feel high on life!!!! Happy Days!! Enjoy!! Xx


  • Kendall Jenner throws it back in back in honour of International Mother's Day

    monkey days


  • Allison Williams shares a snap from her wedding day

    Sold out. Thank you all! Also, you might be wondering, "why Horizons?" Well, I inherited my love for this cause from these two extraordinary Moms: my Mom and my Grandmother. I wouldn't be the woman I am today without their strength, fierce intelligence, and love. I love you, Mimi and Mommy!



  • Lena Dunham treats her mum to a preview of Gloria Steinem's new show

    Mother of @lenadunham & Mother of Everyone @GloriaSteinhambest Mother's Day ever


  • Drew Barrymore sends her thanks

    #oldschool #happymothersdsy #thankyoumom #1982


  • ... before spending the day with her mother- and sister-in-law

    #newschool #iloveauntyjill #iheartgrammy #happymothersday #greatmoms #2016 @jillkargman @cocokopelman


  • ... and daughter Frankie

    Three generations. Grammy. Me and Frank's. @cocokopelman #happymothersday #iheartgrammy.


  • Jessica Biel sees her mum in a new light

    Happy Mother's Day to you, Mom. I only, just now, understand what you did for me. And to all moms everywhere, I'm having a champagne in your honor. And when I say champagne I mean seltzer water cause mama's gotta do carpool in the am. #momlife


  • Reese Witherspoon shares a mother-daughter throwback

    #fbf to me and my Mama Can't wait to celebrate her on Sunday #MothersDay #Memories


  • ... before celebrating the day together with friends

    Nothing better than Mother's Day with some of my favorite women - Diane Ladd, Laura Dern, and my own sweet mom Sharing our love for the world, the arts and our wonderful kids...and lots of cookies #MothersDay#SouthernWisdom


  • Jessica Alba toasts to her mum

    #happymothersday love you @cathyalba 


  • Gwyneth Paltrow enjoys a relaxing day with her kids

    Lazin' in the grass. Happy Mother's Day to all


  • Blake Lively receives an abundance of blooms

    Happy Mother's Day to all the mamas out there!! Especially the two best mama's I know-- my mama and my sis @robynlively Thank you @vancityreynolds Best Mother's Day ever


  • Kim Kardashian celebrates with a matching mother-daughter look

    Happy Mothers Day mom! I'm so lucky to have you as my mom. Being a mom now makes me appreciate how hard it was to raise all of us! I love finding old pics and seeing us always dressed as twins (even though I look cray with the bangs I just cut). I love you!


  • Khloe Kardashian is full of gratitude

    To the most selfless person I know.... Mom, the words "I love you" are not adequate enough to express how grateful I am to be your daughter, how much you are appreciated or how much you will always mean to me, so I will simply say: 
    Thank you mom for being my superhero, my inspiration, my miss fix it, my problem solver,
    my expert-in-everything, and most importantly my very best friend. I know your kids drive you insane but we all adore you endlessly and I can't imagine life without you!! You are my everything! I love you madly mama @krisjenner


  • Kate Hudson holds a mothers' meeting

    House of Moms #HappyMothersDay #TodayWasAGoodDay


  • ... and makes a special shout out to her mum

    Us kids must have done some pretty good stuff in a past life to deserve such a Mom Happy Mothers Day Mama Goldie! Come over! @officialgoldiehawn


  • Miranda Kerr celebrates motherhood

    Nothing brings me more joy than being a Mother Happy Mothers Day to all Mothers


  • Dianna Agron hits the tourist trail

    The tourist.


  • Jourdan Dunn goes for a ride

    Riding dirty in Jamaica
    Follow me on snap chat MissJourdanDunn


  • The Kardashian-West clan cruise around Cuba

    Cuban cruise.


  • Emily Ratajkowski clowns around

    Always a little performer


  • Susan Sarandon shares a retro Cannes snap

    Cannes 1978 w/ @brookeshields #tbt #prettybaby


  • ... and hits the beauty jackpot with Naomi Watts and Julianne Moore

    One is never enough.#lipstickbath #lorealcannes2016


  • Drew Barrymore stops to smell the... bougainvillea

    Riding my bike through Florida, I found this patch of bright red bougainvillea flowers. So of course I had to stop and say hello. #hellobougainvillea #hellobikeride #thankyouflorida for a great two days!


  • Blake Lively tries out a new pout

    Who's in Cannes?! See you in 2 hours (3pm) at the Hotel Martinez. I get to meet whoever shows up with the most CREATIVE lip!! send me pics now at #BlakeScoutsPouts


  • ... and shows off her lustworthy accessories

  • It's all hands on deck to get Naomi Watts ready

    How many hands does it take for a #hairdo #thousands #forreal @lorealhair @stephanelancien   #lorealcannes2016


  • Eva Longoria is head over heels

    How cute are these heels?! Thank you @giuseppezanottiworld!! #LorealCannes2016 #RedCarpetReady


  • Lena Dunham receives a birthday surprise

    Arrived home from a late night of shooting to find this display waiting for me. I already love being 30 (and I love my boyfriend. A lot a lot a lot.) UPDATE: Asked sleeping Jack if he made me the birthday sign. He mumbled sarcastically "no, I ordered it."


  • Karlie Kloss makes a new friend

    whatever floats your goat



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Nicola Rachel Colyer

Nicola Colyer is a freelance writer and ex-corporate girl. A francophile and relapsing sugar-free graduate, she'll often be found seeking out the best places for brunch or struggling to choose between a green juice and a G&T.

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