All the Must-See Beauty Looks from the 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet

Rachel Krause
All the Must-See Beauty Looks from the 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet
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Awards season red carpets are great and all, but the Met Gala is where the real hair-and-makeup magic happens. Shit gets weird! There’s glitz, there’s glamour, there’s a theme—and this year’s exhibit, “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” lends itself beautifully to futuristic, over-the-top looks, for better or for worse.

Click through to see the best beauty looks of the evening—as well as those for which a simple scale from “best” to “worst” does not apply. (Looking at you, DVF. You’ve got a real good thing going there.)

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The new Edgy Taylor Swift wore her new platinum bob shaggy and her lips very, very dark.

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So many questions, so few answers, so much joy at seeing Diane Von Furstenberg's beautiful head covered in butterflies.

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Hailee Steinfeld did the dark lip her way with a modern glossy finish.

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Kate Bosworth dragged herself away from Coachella long enough to attend the Met Gala. (JK, Coachella's over.)

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Kerry Washington. :\

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Kylie Jenner looks very mature (pronounced "ma-toor") with a sleek bob.

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Lady Gaga is, as always, somethin' else.

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Lara Stone looks gooooorgeous.

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Piece-y, '90s-y baby bangs on Michelle Williams. Discuss.

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Poppy Delevingne out-Taylor Swifted Taylor Swift.

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Bella Hadid doesn't even have to say anything; you just already know why she's here, which is to remind you that no amount of black lipstick or body armor can outshine natural beauty and good hair.

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And speaking of black lipstick, here's Katy Perry, who has never met a theme party she didn't like.

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That's a teal smoky eye you're looking at, c/o Beyoncé.

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Madonna's Childlike Empress vibes do not go unnoticed.

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Ten bucks says Kristen Stewart is going to Silent Barn later tonight.

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When in doubt, do as Lily Aldridge did and just put gold glitter on your eyebrows.

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Zendaya's hairstyles are the stuff of legend. This incredibly shiny bowl cut is no different.

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These people are famous and also insane.

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Every Single Look from the 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet

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2016 Met Gala Red Carpet
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