MTV Video Music Awards 2018: The best beauty looks

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Text: Angelyn Kwek

Smizing on the MTV Video Music Awards 2018 red carpet are the singers, actresses, and models whose hair and makeup looks are beauty goals

The era of binge-watching MTV is done and dusted with the advent of on-demand platforms like YouTube and Spotify, but the Video Music Awards have stayed relevant thanks to the celebrities and acts that keep it up to date. Case in point, the pre-show red carpet arrivals where the goss on who wore what and who smooched who made breaking news. 

Then there's the beauty side of things, where the stars and their coifs have an 'aha!' moment that may or may not go on into the hall of fame. You know, like Video Vanguard recipient and OG makeup queen Jennifer Lopez whose win sent us on a throwback to suss out every on-point look she wore in her music videos. Keeping that inspo coming, we've now the younger generation of artistes and starlets such as Camila Cabello and Shay Mitchell with their fresh, modern looks and on-trend contouring to like and follow. For the celebs whose face paint you might just want to re-create the next time you're feeling the need to switch up your everyday look, click through the gallery above.


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