The 38 best — and wildest — hair and makeup looks celebrities wore to the 2019 Met Gala

Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesLady Gaga wears giant eyelash extensions to the 2019 Met Gala.

Each year, tons of celebrities attend the Met Gala in New York City wearing their most daring ensembles. But aside from their wild fashion choices, many people also wear showstopping makeup and hair looks to the event.

On Monday, a number of stars attended the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art wearing everything from false eyelashes to bright eye makeup in an attempt to match the event’s theme of “Camp: Notes on Fashion.”

Below, take a look at some of the best – and wildest – looks worn to this year’s gala.


Lady Gaga arrived wearing long eyelashes and fake tears.

Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesLady Gaga at the 2019 Met Gala.

She also matched her lips to her ensemble with Barbie-pink lipstick, and donned a short blonde hairstyle.


Laverne Cox used her makeup to add pops of colour to her black ensemble.

Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesLaverne Cox at the 2019 Met Gala

The actress wore blue eye shadow, purple lipstick, and a light-blue hairstyle.


Ashley Graham added pearls and a bow to her ponytail for a touch of glam.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesAshley Graham at the 2019 Met Gala.

The model also accessorized with Gucci hair clips, green eyeliner, and bright highlighter.


Regina Hall dazzled with gems across her eyelids.

Theo WargoRegina Hall at the 2019 Met Gala

Her look was completed with bold eye shadow and pink hair.


Sara Sampaio’s eyelashes feathered out at the corners.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesSara Sampaio at the 2019 Met Gala.

The model looked fierce, especially thanks to her smoky eye makeup.


Awkwafina matched her eye shadow to her dress.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesAwkwafina at the 2019 Met Gala.

For her first Met Gala appearance, the actress wore gold glitter across her eyelids, and glossy red lipstick.


Charli XCX contrasted her yellow dress with a pink-and-red beauty look.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesCharli XCX at the 2019 Met Gala.

As she walked the red carpet, the musician showed off her bright-pink eye shadow, and brown hair with red tips.


Mindy Kaling ditched her usually dark hair for a lighter shade.

Kaling’s blonde hairstyle perfectly complimented her gold dress.


Billy Porter stunned with his golden makeup.

Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesBilly Porter at the 2019 Met Gala.

His eyelids and eyebrows were entirely covered with sparkles, small pearls, and jewels. He also wore berry-coloured lipstick with a gold streak down the middle.


Aquaria donned a bold white hairstyle and equally daring makeup.

Her hairstyle appears to have been slicked down with white paint, while her eye makeup looked geometric.


Natasha Lyonne went for a smoky eye look.

John Shearer/Getty ImagesNatasha Lyonne at the 2019 Met Gala.

She also wore her hair in a curled style that sat right above the wings of her suit.


Darren Criss made a case for blue eye shadow at the 2019 Met Gala.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesDarren Criss at the 2019 Met Gala.

Like Billy Porter, Criss also drew a line down the center of his lips, though in red.


Madelaine Petsch experimented with bangs on the red carpet.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesMadelaine Petsch at the 2019 Met Gala.

Her pink eye shadow perfectly complimented her turquoise gown.


Lucy Boynton also mixed shades of blue and pink.

Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesLucy Boynton at the 2019 Met Gala.

The actress wore a blue hairstyle to the Met Gala, as well as silver lines surrounding her eyes.


Constance Wu opted for a dark version of a 1920s beauty look.

She wore dark lipstick, as well as a short and curled hairstyle.


Alessia Cara had black dots drawn across her eyes.

The musician paired winged eyeliner with six black circles across her face.


Elle Fanning looked like she stepped out of another decade with her half-up half-down hairstyle.

Mike Coppola/MG19/Getty ImagesElle Fanning at the 2019 Met Gala.

She paired the look with blue winged eyeliner, and shiny pink lipstick.


The actress also had the most eye-catching nails on the red carpet.

Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty ImagesElle Fanning at the 2019 Met Gala.

Fanning wore tiny charms on the end of eight fingernails at the 2019 Met Gala, which represented everything from food to toothpaste.


Kacey Musgraves channeled Barbie in a blonde wig.

And to match her outfit, the musician wore simple eye makeup and a bold pink lip colour.


Gigi Hadid had some of the longest eyelashes on the red carpet.

The model’s eyelashes were a stark white colour, while the rest of her face was almost bare.


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Dua Lipa wore jeweled barrettes in her hair.

Mike Coppola/MG19/Getty ImagesDua Lipa at the 2019 Met Gala.

Her usually short hair was transformed into a long style with a beehive shape.


Lily Collins wore a similar hairstyle.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesLily Collins at the 2019 Met Gala.

But rather than wearing jewel hair clips, the actress wore a white headband and flower clips. She also donned purple eye shadow.


Hailey Steinfeld opted for a curled hairstyle with a large bow on top.

Mike Coppola/MG19/Getty ImagesHailee Steinfeld at the 2019 Met Gala.

For her makeup, the star chose green eye shadow, pink lipstick, and matching blush.


Kylie Jenner matched her hair to her colourful gown.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesKylie Jenner at the 2019 Met Gala.

The reality TV star rocked a sleek purple hairstyle at the event.


Dakota Johnson was one of many celebrities to wear pink eye shadow at the Met Gala.

Mike Coppola/MG19/Getty ImagesDakota Johnson at the 2019 Met Gala.

Her hair was more simple, styled in natural-looking waves.


Priyanka Chopra Jonas looked like a completely different person on the red carpet.

John Shearer/Getty ImagesPriyanka Chopra at the 2019 Met Gala.

Her usually sleek hair was styled in curls, and her dark eyebrows were made an icy white. She also wore berry-coloured lipstick, red eye shadow, and white eyeliner.


Tessa Thompson’s hair doubled as a whip.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesTessa Thompson at the 2019 Met Gala.

Her ponytail was covered in latex, and extended past her feet.


Ciara had one of the biggest — and best — hairstyles of the night.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesCiara at the 2019 Met Gala.

She wore an afro that extended past her shoulders, as well as green eye shadow that matched her dress.


Ezra Miller turned his face into an optical illusion.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesEzra Miller at the 2019 Met Gala.

Though he carried a mask, the actor mostly walked the red carpet while showing his actual face, which was covered with seven eyes.


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La La Anthony took a unique approach to her hairstyle.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesLa La Anthony at the 2019 Met Gala.

To match her money-themed dress, the actress walked the red carpet with coins attached to her head.


Though Cara Delevingne’s makeup was minimal, the model did add one pop of colour to her face.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesCara Delevingne at the 2019 Met Gala.

From one cheek to the other, the model wore a neon-orange streak across her face.


Lili Reinhart channeled Marie Antoinette with her bold hairstyle.

John Shearer/Getty ImagesLili Reinhart at the 2019 Met Gala.

She attached flowers to one side, and completed the look with pink blush and matching eye shadow.


Kristen Stewart paired an orange-and-yellow beauty look with her dark ensemble.

John Shearer/Getty ImagesKristen Stewart at the 2019 Met Gala.

Her eyes were decorated with the same colours – Stewart wore an orange shade over her eyebrows, and white shadow directly underneath.


Lupita Nyong’o had one of the most eye-catching beauty looks of the night.

John Shearer/Getty ImagesLupita Nyong’o at the 2019 Met Gala.

She wore five gold combs in her hair, and sparkling eye makeup across her lids. She also donned lipstick in a deep shade of purple.


Nicki Minaj chose to wear pink hair for the occasion.

John Shearer/Getty ImagesNicki Minaj at the 2019 Met Gala.

The rest of her beauty look was understated, and included winged eyeliner, minimal blush, and glossy lips.


Kim Kardashian West looked stunning in neutral makeup with a smokey eye.

Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesKim Kardashian West at the 2019 Met Gala.

Her hairstyle was just as flattering, and came down in lose waves.


Lizzo arrived wearing a bold hairstyle that matched her pink ensemble.

Karwai Tang/Getty ImagesLizzo at the 2019 Met Gala.

Not only was her hair pink, but she also wore a variety of jeweled barrettes, and miniature pearls across her head.


Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas wore matching slicked-back hairstyles to the Met Gala.

John Shearer/Getty ImagesJoe Jonas and Sophie Turner at the 2019 Met Gala.

Turner took an extra step by adding bright-blue eye makeup.

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