Over the years, MTV’s Video Music Awards have hosted some of the most iconic celebrity moments of all time. Think Rose McGowan’s 1998 “nude” dress (aka a barely-there dripping bead ensemble from Hanson’s label Maja), Lil Kim’s 1999 lavender sequin pie, Britney Spears’ 2001 python moment on stage, Lady Gaga’s raw meat project from 2010 … do you have to continue?
Noticing what our favorite entertainers wear for the festivities is always a wild and exhilarating ride, but their chosen aesthetic in the beauty department is just as important. (For example, what would Lil Kim’s above outfit be without her matching lavender-colored wig !?) We expect only the best from this year’s list of participants, and luckily we will catalog every single jaw-dropping beauty look in real time so you don’t miss a beat . Keep scrolling!