The Raddest Beauty Looks At This Year's Met Gala

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Bleached brows, purple lips, colored contacts. What do these three things have in common? To be honest, not much — besides the Met Gala. The annual event is the time for celebs to let their beauty freak flags fly. And this year was no exception.
Tonight, stars paid tribute to Rei Kawakubo, the legendary designer behind Commes Des Garçons. Kawakubo is known for her risk-taking, out-of-the-box aesthetic, and attendees channeled that with a stream of rad beauty looks. Think razor-sharp black bobs (to honor Rei herself), voluminous curls, face jewelry, pink highlighter, glitter lips, and more.
Ahead, see our favorite beauty moments from the 2017 Met Gala — which we'll be updating through the night as more celebs arrive. Let us know your favorites in the comments below, and keep checking back for more. We're in for a wild ride, that's for sure.
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Lily Collins

Crimson lips, spider lashes, and a jet black baby bangs. Collins, we are here for this goth makeover. To score her same lip color, start with a base of Lancôme Le Crayon Khol in Black Ebony (yep, that's an eyeliner) then layer Lancôme L'Absolu Rouge Lipstick in 397 Berry Noir on top.
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Kendall Jenner

If you wanted to know what lipstick Kendall was wearing the second you saw it, we have good news and bad news. It's Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick in Restless, a limited edition shade from her collection with the brand. But there's a solid dupe: Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick in Carnal.
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Selena Gomez

If you're wondering how to do this exact look at home, know this: Makeup artist Hung Vanngo first lined Gomez’s eyes with Marc Jacobs Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner in (pop)ular 49. He then brushed soft pink shades from the Marc Jacobs Style Eye-Con No. 7 Plush Eyeshadow Palette on her lids, and coated her lashes with Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara from the line. And damn did all that hard work pay off.
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Katy Perry

Underneath that printed veil was a pair of glitter lips and blue glitter shadow dreamed up by makeup legend Pat McGrath herself.
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Lupita Nyong'o

To get that crazy glow, makeup up artist Nick Barose used a combination of Lancôme Miracle Cushion Foundation and Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage Concealer. Then he went in on Lupita's eyes with a variety of pencils and shadows until it dreamy pastel perfection. Check out what it looked like behind-the-scenes, here.
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Kerry Washington

Washington was one of the many who paid tribute to Kawakubo with a short, black, very cool wig.
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That hair. That lipstick. Zendaya has rocked a lot of looks, but this honestly might be our favorite.

And good news: You can cop her exact lip color this July when CoverGirl releases Melting Pout Liquid Lipstick in Tan-Gel-O. Longest two months ever?
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Daisy Ridley

Even on our best day, we couldn't do two cat eyes as perfect as Ridley's.
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When everyone else starts wearing bright pink highlighter in three months, you can point them back to this exact moment
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Rose Byrne

Her voluminous curls and red lips are extra in the best way.
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Candice Swanepoel

Make way for Met Gala Barbie. The model slayed with graphic eyes and a ponytail that we can only imagine is giving her a headache right about now.
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Joan Smalls

Underneath Smalls' badass lip rings? The perfect glossy nude color: Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick in Insatiable Ivory
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Priyanka Chopra

Makeup artist Pati Dubroff compared Priyanka Chopra’s silvery lids and metallic lips to a “bolt of lightning.” That's certainly what we felt like we got hit by when we saw it.
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La La Anthony

We are living for La La's ponytail, soft pink lips, and featherlight smoky eyes.
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Katie Holmes

Holmes' makeup looks like just another glam eye from far away, but get closer and you'll notice a seriously cool, two-toned ombré effect.
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Emma Roberts

Emma Roberts mauve lip is so on trend — and delightfully unexpected with her red gown.
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Zoe Kravitz

Kravitz, who’s still slaying her new cropped cut, chose a smoky eye and pale pink lip to complement her Oscar de la Renta gown.
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Kylie Jenner

“When Donatella wants you to go blonde... you go BLONDE,” Kylie Jenner explained via Instagram.
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Lily Aldridge

That hot pink veil (a tribute to one of the designer's past collections) couldn't shield Aldridge's glowing skin and lips.
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Janelle Monae

Janelle paired a complex dress with a simple red-orange lip and lashes for days. That lip color is CoverGirl Outlast All-Day Custom Reds Lip Color in You’re On Fire. (Yes, she is.)
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Sofia Richie

Gold hair, gold eyes, gold dress, can't lose.
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Sasha Lane

Sasha Lane's affordable H&M dress was all the buzz, but her bright winged eye is priceless.
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Brie Larson

Gold-leaf hair is nothing new, but a deep side part and waves adds a romantic touch. Larson's haistylist Mara Roszak misted her hair with L'Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Sleek It Strand Smoother Serum-Spray for the intense shine.
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Ruby Rose

Punk meets pretty in this effortless look from Ruby Rose.
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Halle Berry

We love the front of Berry's simple braided 'do...
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but it's even better from the back.
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