Over the years, MTV’s Video Music Awards have played host to some of the most iconic celebrity moments of all time. Think Rose McGowan’s 1998 “naked” dress (aka a barely there, drippy beaded ensemble by Hanson’s label, Maja), Lil Kim’s 1999 lavender, sequined nipple pasties, Britney Spears’ 2001 onstage python moment, Lady Gaga’s 2010 raw meat venture… Do we need to continue?
Noting what our favorite entertainers choose to don for the festivities is always a wild and exciting ride, but their chosen aesthetic in the beauty department is just as important. (For instance, what would Lil Kim’s aforementioned outfit have been without her matching lavender wig!?) We’re expecting nothing but the best from this year’s roster of attendees, and lucky for you, we’ll be cataloging each and every jaw-dropping beauty look in real time so you don’t miss a beat. Keep scrolling!