The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) are always a great opportunity for celebrities to showcase their creativity and individuality through their fashion and beauty choices. This year was no exception, as the stars dazzled on the red carpet and the stage with their stunning hair, makeup, and nails. While the fashion was certainly impressive, it was the beauty looks that really stole the show. From bold lips to intricate updos, here are some of the most stunning beauty looks from the VMAs 2023.
10 best beauty looks from the VMAs 2023.
The host of the night made several outfit changes throughout the show, but her first look was one of the most memorable. She wore a light pink Dolce and Gabbana bridal ensemble with a corset bodice, a lace veil, and matching gloves. Her hair was styled in a sleek bun with a side part, and her makeup was glamorous and dramatic. She rocked a smokey eye with silver glitter, winged eyeliner, and false lashes. She also wore a pink lip gloss that matched her outfit, and a tooth accessory that added some edge to her look.
Rising Afrobeats star, Ayra Starr made her VMAs debut in a stunning black dress. She complimented her outfit with a bold beauty look that featured silver eyeshadow, black eyeliner, and red lipstick. She also wore her hair in a sleek ponytail with bangs that framed her face. Her nails were painted black with silver accents, completing her fierce and fabulous look.
The rapper and singer performed her new single “Bongos” with Megan Thee Stallion for the first time at the VMAs, and she made sure to turn heads with her outfit and beauty look. She wore a dress by DILARA made entirely of hair clips in different colours and shapes, creating a unique and eye-catching effect. Her hair was styled in long waves that cascaded down her back, and her makeup was mild but fun.
Singer-songwriter Victoria Monet turned heads with her striking beauty look. Her long, sleek hair was styled in a deep side part and cascaded down her back in loose blonde waves. Her makeup was equally stunning, with smoky eyes and a nude lip that perfectly complemented her all-black ensemble.
The singer and actress, who is set to played Ariel in the hit live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, looked like a mermaid princess in a sparkling orange Le Thanh Hoa gown with a plunging neckline and a high slit. Her beauty look was equally enchanting, as she wore her long hair down. Her makeup was soft and glowy, with peachy tones on her eyes, cheeks, and lips. She also added some sparkle to her nails with green glitter polish.
Gomez dazzled in a makeup look that matched the color of her latte: a warm, brown eyeshadow and a spicy lip. Her hair was smooth and long, with a center part, and her brows were groomed to perfection.
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Rapper Megan Thee Stallion brought the heat to the VMAs with her fierce beauty look. Her hair was styled sleek with a deep side part, while her makeup showed off her flawless complexion, ombre lips, and soft eye makeup by Lauren Child. She also had long nails with a glittery gold base and animal-print accents, cut at an angle.
Well damn! Karol G’s hair and makeup are a perfect match for each other! The pink hue of her hair is echoed in her rosy cheeks and lips, while her silver roots match her glowing highlighter. She keeps her look casual and cool with her natural hair texture and minimal eye makeup.
Swift wore a Versace asymmetrical black gown with metallic accents and layers of necklaces. For her makeup, she went with a sultry cat-eye paired with a deconstructed French twist.
Miss Ashanti confirmed her rekindled romance with Nelly at the 2023 VMAs with a sentimental accessory: a clutch bag with a throwback photo of them. The singer also looked stunning in a cut-out Monica Ivena Kaleidoscope Dreams bedazzled gown with sea turtle appliques. Her beauty look was glamorous and elegant, with a smokey eye, nude lip, and bronzed skin. She wore her hair in a sleek updo.