16 Oscars Red Carpet Beauty Looks That Made Our Hearts Sing

After months of campaigning, countless parties, and red carpets galore, Hollywood’s biggest night is here, and with it comes a whole lot of stunning hair and makeup for us to ogle. Usually, the Academy Awards' red carpet is a parade of pretty, but safe, beauty looks — which is fine, but we sometimes wish the stars would throw a few beauty curve balls our way.

While there were plenty of predictable beauty moments, this year brought us a few more surprises than we’re used to seeing from Hollywood’s A-List. From dreads to undercuts, contoured cheeks to blackened plum lipsticks, keep clicking to see the best, most beautiful, and (occasionally) surprising beauty looks at the 2015 Oscars.