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The Best Beauty Looks From the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards

The hair and makeup were as dramatic as the clothes.
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Camila Cabello

The Cinderella star was in a playful mood with cotton candy pink nails and a coordinating makeup look created by celebrity makeup artist Patrick Ta. He used L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Creamy Matte Lipstick in Aromatte-ic Rose, $9.99, on her pout plus L'Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Liquid Lipstick in Red Affair, $9.99, and Framboise Frenzy, $5.45, to make the graphic dots highlighting her eyes. The sleek ponytail courtesy of celebrity hairstylist Dimitris Giannetos was totally on trend.

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All gloss lovers should promptly check out Normani's high-shine beauty look. Her café au lait lips combined with silver eyes offered a modern take on aughts makeup. Swirling gelled baby hairs and a high ponytail kept the glam vibes going.

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Kacey Musgraves

The singer's prismatic purple eyeshadow and winged liner definitely added to her dramatic look. Makeup artist Moani Lee created the romantic makeup using all Pat McGrath Labs products, including Mothership IX: Huetopian Dream, $125, and Skin Fetish: Divine Blush in Nymphette, $38.

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Ciara went with the timeless combination of black smoky eyes and neutral lipstick. A sleek low ponytail with a side part rounded out the sexy look.

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Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo once again gave us Y2K vibes with a wash of Melody from Byredo's Eyeshadow 5 Colours in Syren, $70, paired with shocking pink lipstick in the form of Byredo's Lipstick in Tokio Rose, $42. Clayton Hawkins for Matrix gave her a sleek middle part with a cascade of waves that brought plenty of charm.

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