The Best Beauty Looks From MTV Video Music Awards 2016

This year’s MTV Video Music Awards was all about the red carpet. And while fashion and music always go hand in hand, it was the beauty looks that truly stood out this year. Music icons always set trends and push the envelopes when it comes to beauty. And there’s no better place than to do that then at an award show. From fake tattoos to no makeup crusaders, get ready to see a wave of YouTubers trying to recreate these incredible and fun beauty trends.

Here we rounded up the best red carpet beauty statements that stunned:

Alicia Keys keeps her promise at keeping it clean hitting the red carpet bare faced yet again. Her youthful glow has us coveting her skin care routine stat.

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Model Winnie Harlow slayed the red carpet with her naturally stunning beauty. Her natural curls and subtle makeup made her shine.

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Kim K’s wet haired side part was perfection. This summery look is super sexy and natural looking. While the side part was a huge red carpet trend at this year’s VMAs.

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Beyonce’s down to there double braid was epic. Her hair game is flawless and we will be trying out this cool and easy look.

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Rihanna’s dark lip and smokey eye was on point. Coupled with elegant slicked back hair she looked absolutely glamourous.

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Beyonce’s gold eye shadow will surely be a Fall makeup must-have.

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Simone Biles may have won gold at this year’s Summer olympics but she truly shined on the VMAs red carpet with her megawatt smile.

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Pimples were sent down the fashion runways in Milan and Shelley Hennig tried out the look at the VMAs. The model didn’t hide her blemish and even had fun exposing it on her Instagram account.

Fake tattoos were all the rage during summer festival season, but Rihannas performers took it to a whole new level. The team of Bang Bang NY freehanded the most incredible body tattoo designs that were absolutely artistic.

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