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VMAs 2022: The Best (And Worst) Celebrity Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Taylor Swift to Dove Cameron.
VMAs 2022

End-of-summer beauty looks are usually about bronzey skin, gleaming highlighter and easy-breezy hairstyles. But not at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards (a.k.a. the VMAs).

The celebs who walked this red carpet showed off the complete opposite vibe: dark, Gothic and glamorous. I’m talking about red lipstick, precision cat eyes, smoky shadow and crystal appliqués. 

From The Styling Edit Archives

Keep scrolling to see the night’s most memorable hair and makeup:

Taylor Swift at the 2022 VMAs
Taylor Swift at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Dove Cameron at the 2022 VMAs
Dove Cameron at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Becky G at the 2022 VMAs
Becky G at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Lili Reinhart at the 2022 VMAs
Lili Reinhart at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Chloe Bailey at the 2022 VMAs
Chloe Bailey at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Dixie D'Amelio at the 2022 VMAs
Dixie D'Amelio at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Ashley Graham at the 2022 VMAs
Ashley Graham at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Sabrina Carpenter at the 2022 VMAs
Sabrina Carpenter at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Lizzo at the 2022 VMAs
Lizzo at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Sofia Carson at the 2022 VMAs
Sofia Carson at the 2022 VMAs close-up
Bebe Rexha at the 2022 VMAs
Bebe Rexha at the 2022 VMAs close-up