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Met Gala 2016: The showstopping beauty looks of the night

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There's no doubt that stars from Beyoncé to Taylor Swift pulled out all the stops when it came to the fashion at the Met Gala on Monday night, but the world's most glamorous women also majorly upped the beauty stakes.

We take a look at some of the most showstopping hair and make-up looks of the night…

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Beyoncé turned heads as she stepped out rocking smokey eye make-up with a twist, opting for a striking dark grey shimmering shade of eyeshadow. Instead of smudging and blending for a classic smokey finish, the star opted for flawless lines, showing off her beauty icon status.

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Kate Bosworth channelled a Grecian goddess as she added dazzling diamond hairpieces into her braided updo, completing the sultry look with an eye-catching shade of ruby red lipstick.

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Katy Perry was virtually unrecognisable as she hit the red carpet, as she debuted a bleached eyebrow look. The singer pulled out all the stops for her edgy look, rocking a black lipstick, bright blue eyelashes and a super sleek, voluminous wraparound updo.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was simply dazzling as she arrived for the glitzy bash, her hair swept back into a sleek and chic bun with a side parting. The British beauty opted for a soft and pretty make-up look, pairing a matte complexion with a slick of pale pink lipstick.

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Never afraid to make a statement on the red carpet, Lupita Nyong'o turned heads with her striking updo, which saw her glossy black tresses tied up into a towering hairdo, with a series of bands tied at various points to give the look a bubble effect.

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Blake Lively gave us major hair goals with her blonde tresses swept back into this eye-catching chignon – not one hair was out of place. The actress could have stepped out of old Hollywood as she completed the look with a slick of statement red lipstick.

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Katie Holmes had us reaching for the straighteners with her showstopping poker straight hairstyle. We're also big fans of the bold, long dramatic eyelashes she rocked, adding a slick of pale pink lipstick, one of the season's biggest beauty trends.

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While some stars match their make-up to their dress, Lily Aldridge took things one step further and had her eyebrows dyed a dazzling shimmering gold to complement her gown.

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Rose Byrne could have stepped out of old Hollywood with this dazzling look, wearing her blunt bob down in a poker straight style, teamed with a dark berry lipstick for an edgy finish.

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Kim Kardashian showed off her edgy beauty credentials with her eyebrows dyed a few shades lighter than her glossy tresses, paired with black and brown smokey eyeshadow for a bold take on the classic beauty look. The reality TV queen also gave us major hair inspiration with her slicked back wet look hairstyle.

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Selena Gomez took the ponytail from day to night, opting for a long, sleek style – take note from the star and team black winged eyeliner and pale pink lipstick for a laidback yet glamorous look.

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Emma Watson was an ethereal beauty with her bob worn in a retro-inspired style, paired with flawlessly groomed eyebrows, pale pink lipstick and shimmering gold eyeshadow.

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Karlie Kloss showed off her supermodel credentials with a dewy, fresh-faced complexion, bold matte red lipstick and her hair swept into a flawless chignon with a side parting.

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Amber Heard looked every inch a Hollywood starlet with her hair left down in a straight style, with heaps of volume at the roots for a touch of edge. Her shimmering silver eyeshadow complemented her winged eyeliner flawlessly, and she completed the look with a ruby red shade of lipstick.

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