The 8 Best Beauty Looks at the MTV Movie Awards

Updated 04/22/19

History has taught us to expect the unexpected at any MTV-generated award show, but it's pretty safe to assume that no one anticipated the rare Los Angeles hailstorm that swiftly evacuated the red carpet at last night's Movie & TV Awards. Still, in spite of the weather conditions, the usual slew of A-listers managed to turn a few poses in front of the cameras before being hurried inside—and there were more than a few beauty looks that caught our eye.

Perhaps the most notable looks of the evening came courtesy of Cara Delevingne, who has used her newly shaved head (for a movie in which she plays a cancer patient) to challenge society's all-too-rigid definition of beauty, as well as the perpetually norm-defying Amandla Stenberg, who played up her own crop with an unexpected lip color. To see how their looks came together, as well as some of our other favorites from the night, keep scrolling.

 

Allison Williams - MTV Movie and TV Awards 2017
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Allison Williams

Williams's rose gold makeup palette perfectly complemented her newly blond locks. To channel the actress's modern take on the smoky eye, try Nudestix's Magnetic Eye Color ($24) in Rustique.

Cara Delevingne Shaved Head - MTV Movie Awards 2017
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Cara Delevingne

The actress put a '90s-inspired spin on her new buzz with a dark-brown lip and winged eye shadow.

Amandla Stenberg - MTV Movie Awards 2017
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Amandla Stenberg

Stenberg also walked the red carpet with a short buzz cut, but her lip color of choice was a punchy shade of royal blue. If you're feeling so bold, you might try MAC's Lipstick ($17) in Anything Once. (See what they did there?)

Emma Watson - MTV Movie Awards 2017
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Emma Watson

The actress kept it classic with a rumpled coif and sweet cat eye.

Yara Shahidi - MTV Movie Awards
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Yara Shahidi

Between her braids and the ever-so-subtle hint of burgundy eyeliner, Shahidi proves that opting for something more understated can still turn heads. Still, her look did involve something unexpected: Makeup artist Tasha Brown actually lined the actress's eyes with Laura Mercier's Lip Pencil ($25) in Deep Wine.

Holland Roden - MTV Movie Awards
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Holland Roden

We're loving the undone look of Roden's pony, which perfectly offsets her more glamorous eye makeup.

Jasmine Tookes - MTV Movie Awards
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Jasmine Tookes

With her slicked-back 'do, the model puts her glowing skin on full display. 

Zendaya - MTV Moie Awards
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Zendaya

Zendaya kept it simple (but gorgeous) with luminous skin and a perfectly winged cat eye.

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