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The Most Showstopping Beauty Looks from the 2019 Met Gala

From Barbie realness to Cleopatra-level drama, attendees did this year's Camp theme proud.

Rainbows! Glitter! Sequins! Latex-wrapped ponytails! Last night’s Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was a feast for the eyes, with attendees embracing this year’s “Camp: Notes on Fashion” theme with true spirit. Dramatic entrance after dramatic entrance ushered in over-the-top hair, makeup and manicures, the likes of which this pink carpet had definitely never seen before. In the words of Susan Sontag, “indeed the essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration.”

Without further ado, here are last night’s most memorably exaggerated beauty looks: