If you’re like us, you spent the better half of last night poring over all of the gorgeous, gravity-defying looks from this year’s Met Gala. As usual, the hair was big, the shadows were bright, and the lips were lacquered (looking at you, Ms. Swift)— no surprise, since fashion’s most daring night always lends itself to bold beauty as well.
If you’ve ever wondered what happens before your favorite celebs gracefully arrive on the red carpet, look no further—we’ve gathered the best behind-the-scenes beauty Instagrams to give you a glimpse. Warning: may cause extreme FOMO.
Click through the slideshow above for the best behind-the-scenes beauty Instagrams from this year’s Met Gala!