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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

 

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Britney Spears "loves a smoky eye," says her makeup artist Melanie Inglessis. "I created a sexy, smoldery eye with browns and golds and intensified the look with a black kohl liner in the water line. It's all about blending." (Ingless recommends cream and kohl pencils to make blending easier.)

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

We can't fault Ariana Grande for doing her classic sleek pony, it suits her well.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

One of Ciara's many looks at this year's Billboard Music Awards.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Ciara again – this time in a fishtail braid.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Jessica Alba stepped way outside her beauty comfort zone with this punky look.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Zendaya makes the case for a centre part, and breaking out your straightener.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Demi Lovato rivals Britney for smoky eye of the night.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

WAIT until you see the back of Lucy Hale's hair.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Surprise braid!

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Kesha looks amazing with this shaggy blond hair.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Rihanna, making everyone reconsider their long hair.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Best beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Britney Spears again, this time post-Millennium Award win. "Gorgeous skin is very important to me," says Brit's makeup artist Melanie Inglessis. "But I also have to keep in mind that the makeup has to stay on for her performance." Inglessis used EX1 Cosmetics Invisiwear Foundation, which has natural-looking yellow undertones, then followed up with the brand's compact powder. "The powder gives a matte finish without looking heavy," she explains.

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The best red carpet beauty looks at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards