Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

The best ever beauty moments from the met ball

With adventurous themes and spectacular dresses at the annual Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute gala, comes equally brilliant hair, make-up and nails.

From Sarah Jessica Parker's punk inspired plait in 2013 to Kate Moss' turban in 2009, we take a look at the 20 most memorable beauty looks in Met Ball history.

(Images: Rex Features, Getty)

Related

hero.jpg

The most spectacular Met Ball dresses of all time

rexfeatures-2053823a.jpg

Beauty hacks from the world’s leading experts

alic615x330.jpg

Disney stories re-imagined with tragic endings

dana615.jpg

Get inspired: Our pick of the best make-up bloggers, vloggers and 'grammers

wedding-dresses-1775-2014-1.jpg

Exquisite wedding dresses at V&A's bridal exhibition

trainers-hero.jpg

20 best trainers and sneakers to wear right now

Comments

More

Lush staff hit back at viral tweet with hilarious video

“Hi, I'm Catrina!”

by Amy Lewis
08 Dec 2016

Edible manicures are a thing and they’re crafted from chocolate

You’d be forgiven for biting these.

by Amy Lewis
06 Dec 2016

The 30 best beauty buys for every Christmas party

From sparkly eyeshadow to glittery lipstick

by Sarah Biddlecombe
05 Dec 2016

Jessica Alba reveals the budget products that give her gorgeous hair

Her regime's not for everyone though...

by Anna Pollitt
05 Dec 2016

These are the top 10 cities where tattoos are given as gifts

And two of them are in the UK...

by Sarah Biddlecombe
30 Nov 2016

Alicia Keys speaks out about impossible beauty standards

“It’s sad that girls can’t be themselves”

by Harriet Hall
28 Nov 2016

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche: “Women can like make-up and be intellectual”

“I think it’s time to really stop that ridiculous idea that somehow if you’re a serious woman you can’t and should not care about how you look.”

by Harriet Hall
23 Nov 2016

Model Winnie Harlow speaks out against beauty ideals

“My skin doesn’t define me”

by Harriet Hall
22 Nov 2016

It’s now possible to digitally design your own nail art

Get you nails WAH did

by Anna Pollitt
21 Nov 2016

Scientists have discovered an “uncombable hair” gene

Mystery solved.

by Moya Crockett
21 Nov 2016