2021 MTV Video Music Awards: Best Beauty Looks

2021 MTV Video Music Awards

It seems 2020’s virtual fashion shows gave celebrities incredible FOMO because they are more than making up for it this year. Case in point–the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards that saw the best of music and fashion walk red carpet and stage, the images from the night flooding our feeds certainly made our dull Monday exciting. Showcasing unique beauty briefs, celeb MUAs pulled no stops in dolling up the stars, staying true to their unique style and personality, while referencing a few latest trends. 

So, if your feed hasn’t already been flooded by Megan Fox’s ‘naked dress’ yet, check here along with more of our faves from the night.

1. Megan Fox


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Megan understood the assignment for the night – her wet-illusion glam was undoubtedly the best of the night. Glossy waves paired with dewy skin, and decolletage dripping in shimmer, Megs brought her A-game to support her equally edgy and stylish boo.

2. Camila Cabello

While Camila’s performance look was pulled directly from her recent Don’t Go Yet MV, her red carpet look is what caught our attention. Going monotone with the hot-pink theme of her outfit, Camila draped bright pink blush over her temples and added a dotted accent to the eyes. We love the killer matching red bottom acrylics as well!

3. Doja Cat

Doja was her usual *extra* self at the VMAs with not one but three different looks lined up for her presenting and performance gigs. We vote on the red carpet look as our fave, and the hair has everything to do with it. Crazy crimping paired with piercing eyes doused with purple and violet shimmer shadow, Doja looks stunning as always.

4. Olivia Rodrigo

Keeping true to her minimal glam preference, Olivia went with sheer and natural foundation, paired with vibrant eyes, brushed out brows and mauve lip. Her soft, wavy hair looks so healthy and fresh; we stan a teen red carpet icon.

5. Hailey Bieber


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Yet another non-musical gust who managed to steal the spotlight was Hailey Bieber. Decked out and glossed out in lilac, Hailey kept true to her love for ‘Glazed Donut’ complexion and a loose, face-framing hairdo that she so loves to wear.

6. Madison Beer


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Madison’s classic, old-Hollywood waves were refreshing on the red carpet. We love the champagne shimmer on the lips and lids; her fox-eye snatched eye-look on point as well.

#MadzyHack: Opt for purple blush instead of peachy or red tones to elevate your bronzed complexion. This hack comes highly recommended by Rihanna as well!

7. Saweetie


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Saweetie’s icy blonde glam for the VMAs gave us so much life – from the hair to the disco ball shimmer and frosted manicure, the talented rapper was an absolute knockout of the night.

8. Avril Lavigne


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Talking about blondes, the Queen of Punk herself was present at the event with her signature pin-straight lengths! Avril matched the glitzy details of her ensemble with an equally shimmering eye look, making it stand out more by keeping the rest of the face toned-down and matte.

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