18 Times Emma Watson Looked Just Like Belle, As If You Needed More Proof That She's Perfect For 'Beauty & The Beast'

Have you heard the best news ever? Emma Watson will be playing Belle in the upcoming live adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.

We all thought the ultra-intelligent, supremely mature Emma Watson was perfectly cast as Hermione in the Harry Potter films, but she might just have been cast as someone even more like her (who knew that was even possible?). Yup, a gracious, elegant, and well-read princess — could there (Chandler Bing inflection) be a role more perfect for the former Hermione?

Basically, she fits the part in every way possible, but right now, I'm focusing on her Disney Princess-approved makeup prowess. So, here are 18 times Emma's flawlessly fresh-faced/natural/etc makeup was just like Belle's!

At the BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards


Belle would approve of that updo (and that pink lipstick)

At Christian Dior: Paris Fashion Week

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Forget princess, she’s a fashion week queen.

At Giambattista Valli: Paris Fashion Week

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At Prince William's Royal Marsden Dinner

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Watson hangs out with Prince William, so she’s basically royalty anyway.

At the UK Premiere of 'Noah'

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How has she never played a princess before?

At the German Premiere of 'Noah'

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Beauty and the Beast, operative word: beauty.

At the 2014 Academy Awards

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She’s even got the princess pose nailed down perfectly.

At the Cannes Premiere of 'The Bling Ring'


She’s got the waving down pat, too.

At a Golden Globes Party

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Very enchanting, no?

At the LA Premiere of 'The Bling Ring'

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Belle may be French, but Emma’s serving up some serious English Rose right here.

At the 2013 ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards

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Another Belle-approved hairstyle (the tendrils are very Disney).

At a Special Screening of 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'

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She is beauty, she is grace, she is… A LIVE-ACTION DISNEY PRINCESS.

At the Premiere of 'My Week with Marilyn'

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Modern-chic princess.

At the Glastonbury Music Festival

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Boho-chic princess.

At the London Premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2'

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Ooh, she should bring the pixie back.

At Burberry: London Fashion Week

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Belle would totally approve of the gold dress.

At the Premiere of 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'

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Elegant through rain or shine (and wardrobe malfunctions, as the case may be).

At the HeForShe Campaign Launch

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I mean, come on: She’s already a UN ambassador, and if that’s not like being a princess to the nth power, I don’t know what is.