Vampire lips and slicked hair: The best beauty trends from the Met Ball 2012

The Costume Institute Gala continues to be one of the most talked about events in the showbiz calendar.

Which isn’t strange considering the amount of celebrities per square metre that come together for the Oscars of fashion.

And this inevitably leads to a wealth of different beauty looks – HELLO! Online has compiled the best.



Vampy lips

Dark, rich, wine-stained lips was the make-up du jour.

Camilla Belle, Lana del Rey and Kate Bosworth all chose the vampy, intense hue lip to accessorise their stunning gowns.

We love the gothic feel to this statement look.


Manes to one side

A host of stars swept their hair to one side, revealing some seriously dazzling earrings.

This hairstyle is perfect if you have a one-shouldered dress à la Jessica Alba and Amy Adams.

And Hilary Swank and Coco Rocha showed off a mane of curls with their funky side do.


Slicked back

Slicked-back hair is ideal if you have a show-stopping dress and want to attract full attention to it.

Beyonce, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rooney Mara all showed off their stunning gowns with the wet-look hairstyle.

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