Bey, Sasha Fierce, Yonce, Mrs. Carter—Beyoncé is a woman of many monikers and even more faces (all of which happen to be gorgeous). In honor of the superstar’s birthday, we gathered 10 of her most show-stopping looks. Ready to bow down? Scroll through to see Beyoncé’s best beauty moments!
10 Times Queen Bey Totally Killed it in the Beauty Department
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2013 Grammy Awards
Center part. Sleek pony. Red lips. Perfect skin. Plenty of lash. The result? #Flawless.
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2012 BET Awards
The Beyoncé who lets her curls run wild just may be our favorite Beyoncé. Plus, how many people can pull off a green smoky eye with a chartreuse dress?
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2008 Grammy Awards
Leave it to Beyoncé to rock a lob years before everyone else. Her tousled blonde waves and soft, shimmering makeup even managed to shift the focus from her sparkling Elie Saab couture gown.
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Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show Press Conference
Forget football. Fresh-faced with an abundance of cascading curls, Queen Bey looked radiant at the Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show Press Conference.
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Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show
A few days later, Sasha Fierce hit the stage with performance-ready tresses (read: very flippable hair), a bronze smoky eye, and a metallic manicure to match.
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2014 Grammy Awards
If anyone can pull off statement eyes and lips at the same time, it’s Beyoncé. Proof? Check out her look—deep red lips and kohl-lined eyes—at the 2014 Grammy Awards.
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2013 Met Gala
It was all about the eyes at the 2013 Met Gala. Just add glowy skin, brushed-up brows, and a pale pink pout, and you’ve got a Queen Bey-approved beauty look.
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2008 American Music Awards
If you’re going to perform “Single Ladies,” you need a ponytail to whip around, like Bey’s high, bouncy, and voluminous version.
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2011 MTV Video Music Awards
The mom-to-be showed up to the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards looking even more radiant than usual, thanks to rosy cheeks, glossy peach lips, and pregnancy glow.
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2012 Met Gala
We’re crazy in love for Bey’s deep side part and smoothed back hair, which gives us a clear view of her gorgeous face and poppy tangerine lip.
Which Beyoncé is your favorite? Cast your vote for Bey’s best beauty look in the comments below!