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Splashlights! Baby buns! Glitter! No, 2013 was definitely not a subtle year for beauty. Not that we're complaining, mind you. This year's biggest and best moments in hair and makeup took risks that paid off. Of course, certain red-carpet staples (hi there, smoky eyes) aren't going anywhere — nor would we want them to. Still, this year proved that with beauty, one size definitely doesn't fit all. Because really, who wants to look like everyone else?
So, come with us, reader, as we traipse back through the past 12 months for a beauty retrospective. From YouTube highs (and lows) to product innovations, 2013 delivered plenty to talk about. And, here's hoping for even more good stuff in 2014.