Best hair and makeup looks at the 2019 VMAs

Summer has gone out with a bang as our favorite A-listers congregated at the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Monday night to celebrate the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. 

Despite a night filled with a fair share of standout moments during the show, (Taylor Swift's shading the White House! John Travolta's epic mixup! A controversial K-Pop Award!) the red carpet was packed with equally as many highlights, especially in the beauty department. 

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Adriana Lima's wet locks and metallic smokey eye  

Makeup artist Robert Sesnek went with Maybelline's The City Mini Palette in Urban Jungle to perfect the supermodel's glam. 

Halsey's rainbow roots 

 Said celebrity hairstylist Florido on Halsey's vibrant roots: “The rainbow part was Halsey’s idea. She loves to stand out and switch things up. I made sure to give her a simpler hairstyle to showcase the part and make sure the rainbow was the star of the show.” The Dove Care Between Washes Restyler Re-Styling Milk was essential to getting the singer red carpet ready. 

Lizzo's volumized updo

“We wanted a sultry, glam look for Lizzo tonight. Using legend Brigette Bardot as inspo, we landed on this cheeky-but-chic retro beehive," explained hairstylist Shelby Swain on her red carpet look. The Dove Style + Care Flexible Hold Hairspray helped keep the performer's look together. 

Bella Hadid's rose gold smokey eye 

The supermodel went with a sleek '60s-inspired ponytail and a shimmery rose gold shadow for the red carpet event. 

Taylor Swift's coral lip 

In true T-swift fashion, the VMA winner brought hot pops of color to the red carpet with her outfit and makeup, including her signature coral lip.

Lance Bass's blue tips

Leave it to the NYSYNCer to take the red carpet in a hot pink patterned suit and sky blue locks.

Keke Palmer's perfect top knot 

The actress took the red carpet in a sleek and shiny top knot and a subtle smokey metallic eye. 

Camila Cabello's long curls and glossy lip 

Makeup artist Patrick Ta used L'Oréal Paris Infallible 8 HR Pro Gloss in blush and L'Oréal Paris EverSleek Sulfate-Free Frizz Finish Oil for her locks. 

Cardi B's sleek bob 

“Cardi is known for her bold looks, but we kept it lowkey tonight! As a team, we decided short and shiny would be best for the hair, since the look was busy. Cardi loves a simple moment!” said hairstylist Tokyo Stylez on the winner's look. Two essentials for the rapper's red carpet glam?  Suave Professionals Sleek Anti-Frizz Smooth & Shine Cream and DERMAFLASH LUXE exfoliating device

Alison Brie's simple hair and bold eyes

The "Glow" starlet spiced up her sparkly Alaia LBD with some shimmery eyeshadow and bold brows. 

Normani's purple shadow and side-swept waves 

“Normani and I wanted to go with a more graceful, flowing waves of hair to draw attention to her sparkly, colorful outfit – and show off her amazing abs!” said hairstylist Jay "Stay Ready" on the singer's look. He relied on Suave Professionals for Natural Hair Define & Shine Serum Gel for her look. 

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We saw Lizzo's epic Brigette Bardot-inspired updo, Halsey's rainbow hair and Keke Palmer's sleek top knot take center stage at the annual awards show, but it was supermodel Adriana Lima's wet hair and metallic eyes that reigned supreme for hair and beauty. 

Scroll through above to see who else made our list of the best beauty looks of the night, including Taylor Swift, Camilla Cabello and Lance Bass! 

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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Hailee Steinfeld attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Camila Cabello attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Lizzo attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Normani attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim Spellman/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Heidi Klum attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Keke Palmer attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: (L-R) Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Nick Jonas attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Queen Latifah attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Shawn Mendes attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Halsey attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Billy Ray Cyrus attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Bebe Rexha attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Char Defrancesco and Marc Jacobs attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Alison Brie attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Lil' Kim attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: H.E.R. attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Lindsey Vonn attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Lil Nas X attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Blac Chyna attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Diplo attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Monica attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Lenny Kravitz attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: DJ Khaled attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim Spellman/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Ice-T and Coco Austin attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Whitney Port attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Sebastian Maniscalco attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Jonathan Van Ness attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Adriana Lima attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Alex Morgan attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Zara Larsson attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Jennifer Farley attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Hayley Kiyoko attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Brandon Lee attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: French Montana attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Rick Ross attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Fetty Wap attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Jamie-Lynn Sigler attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: ROSALÍA attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: J Balvin attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Lance Bass wore the Mr Turk Thurston Jacket and Clyde Slim Trouser at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Jesse Tyler Ferguson attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/WireImage)
US singer Ava Max arrives for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on August 26, 2019. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: James Charles attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Big Sean and 2 Chainz attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: (L-R) Angelina Claudinelle Jean, Wyclef Jean, and Claudinette Jean attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: CNCO attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Jennifer Farley and Nicole Polizzi attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Skylar Grey attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Todrick Hall attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Tom Murro, Dolores Catania and Brent Qvale attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Tana Mongeau attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim Spellman/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Bianca Quiñones and 6lack attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Maude Apatow attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Terrence J attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Benito Skinner (R) attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Mariah Lynn attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Jason Lee attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Juan Betancourt attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Tammy Hembrow attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Bregje Heinen attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Justina Valentine attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Joey Essex attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Jazzy Amra attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Amara La Negra attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: EarthGang attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Kiana Lede attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Hugo Gloss attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Jena Frumes attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Chanel West Coast attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: JWoww and Clayton Carpinello attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Hannah Hart attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Lauv attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Prince Derek Doll attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Nikita Dragun attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Peppermint attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Charm La'Donna attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Hilary Roberts attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: FKA twigs attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Shay Johnson attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)
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