This Surprising Makeup Trend Took Over at the MET Gala

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Suki Waterhouse’s water color eye makeup aside, the 2023 Met Gala Carpet was filled with a similar “soft glam” minimalist aesthetic. From Nicole Kidman’s pinky nude flush to Gisele Bündchen’s fresh-faced glow, the gorgeous attendees put their flawless complexions on display. Here, the top clean, natural makeup looks that illuminated the Met Ball’s best red carpet fashions.

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Olivia Wilde

Giving minimilistic glam in Chloé and curtain bangs, Wilde gave a nod to the night’s theme and designer Karl Lagerfeld in one of the designer’s 1983 designs for the fashion house. Celebrity makeup artist Jo Baker said, “I elongated the lash line using the cool tones and soft brown shadow from the Bakeup Desert Road Trip palette ($24), the shade name is Saddle, to shape the eye and achieve that cool girl, bronzed sun kissed vibes.

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Gisele Bündchen

In her first appearance at the Met Gala since 2022, the Brazilian bombshell wore Chanel and a bronzed glow.

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Penélope Cruz 

This year’s Gala co-chair kept things clean with a minimal-makeup look that allowed her ethereal ball gown and bejeweled veil to shine.

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Nicole Kidman

Wearing the same gown from her iconic 2004 Chanel No. 5 commercial, Kidman stayed true to its delicate blush tones for her minimalist makeup look.

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Margot Robbie

Robbie ditched the Barbiecore for Balletcore with her fresh-faced glam. Celebrity makeup artist Pati Dubroff shared a sneak peak of the Chanel products and we’re adding the Les 4 Rouges Yeux et Jouse eyeshadow and blush palette in Tendresse ($90) to cart.

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Halle Bailey

The Little Mermaid star donned a new bob and a stunning smile to go along with her illuminated skin and Gucci pearl-white, halter-neck gown. 

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Sydney Sweeney

Wearing a full face of Armani Beauty, Sweeney called on celebrity makeup artist Melissa Hernandez for her pretty in pink Mademoiselle glam.


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