These Are 42 of the Hands-Down Best Red Carpet Beauty Looks of 2019

05/11/2019 - 11:13 AM

Celebrities and their glam teams brought their A game to the red carpet this year, setting the trends for hair, makeup, and nails. In 2019, the hair got shorter, the makeup got brighter, and the nails went from afterthought to the main event. Some of the best beauty looks were ones we won't forget, like Lady Gaga [1]'s dramatic Met Gala entrance and metallic eyelashes and Amandla Stenberg's finger wave braids at the Oscars.

We've rounded up the very best red carpet beauty looks of 2019 so you can reminisce with us or maybe even get inspired to experiment with your own hair and makeup. Check them out ahead.

Yara Shahidi's Curls at the SAG Awards

We loved Yara Shahidi's voluminous curls [2] at the SAG Awards.

Lucy Boynton's Floating Eyeliner at the SAG Awards

The Bohemian Rhapsody [3] star looked like a real-life doll with her pink wide-eye mascara and chic floating eyeliner [4].

Dua Lipa's Voluminous Hair at the Met Gala

We had never seen Dua Lipa [5] with hair this long and voluminous before, and we loved it.

Zendaya's Hair Color at the Emmy Awards

Zendaya [6]'s spicy ginger hair color [7] made us do a double take at the Emmy Awards.

Halsey's Long Brown Hair at the Met Gala

Halsey's long hair [8] and bright red nails made our jaws drop at the Met Gala.

Gigi Hadid's White Eyelashes at the Met Gala

Maybelline global makeup artist Erin Parsons [9] applied these killer lashes on Gigi Hadid [10].

Madelaine Petsch's Bangs at the Met Gala

At her debut at the Met Gala, Madelaine Petsch sported an ethereal pink shadow and blunt bangs.

Margot Robbie's Golden Makeup at the SAG Awards

The Mary Queen of Scots actress [11] opted for gold, glowing eye shadow and a pink lip. Let's be real, when does she not look like a queen?

Emma Stone's Copper Hair and Red Lip at the SAG Awards

As always, Emma Stone's makeup [12] was done to perfection. Her red lip complemented her neutral eye shadow effortlessly.

Lupita Nyong'o's Blue Eyelashes at the Golden Globes

Lupita Nyong'o's blue eyelashes made us do a double take at the Golden Globes.

Sandra Oh With Curly Bangs at the Critics' Choice Awards

Sandra Oh [13] was one of the first celebrities we saw wearing curly bangs [14] this year, and we were instantly obsessed.

Jamie Lee Curtis's White Hair at the Golden Globes

Who could forget when Jamie Lee Curtis walked the Globes red carpet with a head of beautiful white hair?

H.E.R.'s Hair at the Grammys

H.E.R.'s stunning waves and bedazzled part were the stars of her Grammys beauty look.

Constance Wu With Baby Bangs at the Critics' Choice Awards

Constance Wu looked stunning at the Critics' Choice Awards when she debuted baby bangs [15].

Alison Brie's Chignon at the SAG Awards

Alison Brie [16] looked elegant with her sleek chignon at the SAG Awards.

Awkwafina's Red Lip at the SAG Awards

Awkwafina's red lip and sleek hair blew us away when she walked the SAG Awards red carpet.

Elisabeth Moss's Blond Blowout at the SAG Awards

We loved how pretty Elisabeth Moss [17]'s blond blowout was at the SAG Awards.

Elle Fanning's Charmed Manicure at the Met Gala

We couldn't believe it when Elle Fanning had charms dangling from her manicure at the Met Gala.

Priyanka Chopra's Curly Hair at the Met Gala

Priyanka Chopra's curly hair and bold makeup at the Met Gala were truly amazing.

Lupita Nyong'o's Hair Picks and Drag Makeup at the Met Gala

Celebrity makeup artist Nick Barose [18] created a look inspired by Divine in John Waters's films.

Lizzo's Pink Hair and Makeup at the Met Gala

Lizzo [19]'s monochromatic moment included a cotton-candy-pink wig and makeup.

Ciara's Emerald Makeup and Curly Hair at the Met Gala

Ciara's larger-than-life hair and emerald makeup had us swooning.

Lili Reinhart's Monochromatic Pink Makeup Look at the Met Gala

Makeup artist Adam Breuchaud [20] turned Lili Reinhart [21] into Lili Antoinette by creating an exaggerated eye and cheek moment.

Lily Collins's Lilac Eye Shadow and Floral Hair Accessories at the Met Gala

Lily Collins channeled Priscilla Presley at the Met Gala with lilac eye shadow, huge teased hair, and a generous amount of eyeliner and false eyelashes.

Lady Gaga's Enormous Eyelashes at the Met Gala

Lady Gaga [22]'s Met Gala entrance was like nothing we'd ever seen before, and we're still thinking about her metallic false eyelashes.

Mindy Kaling's Rose Gold Hair at the Met Gala

We loved Mindy Kaling's rose gold hair so much, we hope she'll bring it back.

Ashley Graham's Adorned Ponytail at the Met Gala

Ashley Graham took the hair accessories trend to new levels when she wore this ponytail at the Met Gala.

Maisie Williams's Baby Bangs and Bob Haircut at the Emmy Awards

While we loved Maisie Williams's pink hair, there's no denying how great she looked with a brown bob haircut [23].

Halsey's Black Curls at the Emmy Awards

Halsey proved she's a hair color chameleon at the Emmy Awards [24] with her gorgeous black curls.

Joey King's Pixie Cut at the Emmy Awards

Joey King's curly pixie cut [25] made us tempted to cut our own hair.

Lizzo's Hair at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

The singer opted for a head-turning hairdo that included multiple ponytails.

Kiernan Shipka's Bob Haircut at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

Kiernan Shipka rocked her chic blunt bob, which was parted to the side to shape her face in the most flattering way.

Barbie Ferreira's Pink Eyeliner at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

The model and star [26] of the HBO series Euphoria [27] flaunted a chic, short bob that was parted to the side and combed to perfection.

Storm Reid's Subtle Makeup at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

At the MTV Movie & TV Awards, Storm Reid [28]
's subtle beauty look shone the brightest. Her light pink lip gloss and natural eye shadow blended perfectly to create a beauty look that was simple and tasteful.

Kacey Musgraves's Long Hair at the Academy of Country Music Awards

Kacey Musgraves took a note out of Cher's beauty book [29] with her superlong hair at the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Lady Gaga's Platinum Hair at the Oscars

Lady Gaga [30] reminded us of an Old Hollywood starlet with her gorgeous updo at the Oscars.

Danai Gurira's Braids at the Oscars

Danai Gurira's braids were truly beautiful at the Oscars, and we still can't get over the golden headband.

Amandla Stenberg's Finger Wave Braids at the Oscars

Amandla Stenberg's finger wave braids [31] were like no other style we had seen before on the star.

Cardi B's Pearl Hair Accessory at the Grammys

The pearl hair accessory Cardi B wore to the Grammys matched her clam dress perfectly.

Jennifer Lopez's Ponytail at the Grammys

Jennifer Lopez's ponytail [32] was so shiny and long, we almost ran out to buy extensions.

Lady Gaga's Eyeliner at the Grammys

Lady Gaga [33]'s bold cat eye brought her Grammys look to life.

Halle Bailey at the Grammys

Halle Bailey [34] of Chloe X Halle wore an eye-catching headband with a cute and playful ponytail.

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