Whenever the Met Gala comes around, red carpet beauty veers away from the standard sultry smoky eyes and sleek updos and instead toward fun, out-of-the-box looks. On the first Monday of May, eye makeup gets glitzier, hairstyles become more sculptural, and lipsticks take a technicolor turn at the star-studded event. With this year’s theme being “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” celebrities, like Joan Collins, Jennifer Loez, and Lupita Nyong’o, are interpreting it through hair and makeup moments that are cheekier and more innovative than ever before. As a bold makeup lover, this year’s Met Gala is my Super Bowl, birthday, and first night of Hanukkah wrapped into one major occasion.

Makeup artists and hairstylists, such as Fiona Stiles, Frederic Asprias, and Patrick Ta, continue to turn the faces and hair of their celebrity clients into walking works of art. Honestly, their campy creations deserve to be displayed alongside the dresses that will be exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute starting May 8.

Interestingly enough, one product that several of these celebs, including our digital cover star Lizzo, Lady Gaga, and Ciara, all have in common is the brand-new Marc Jacobs Youthquake Hydra-Full Retexturizing Gel Crème. Yup, no matter how they camp it up, their moisturizer is exactly the same.

Read on to find out about the most stunning hair and makeup looks of the night. I can guarantee you can catch me recreating a bunch of them over the next couple of weeks. And be sure to follow the rest of our Met Gala coverage.

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