Good morning, sunshines! As we come down from the glitz and the glamor that was the 2023 Met Gala, we’re zooming in on the fantastic thing about the evening. (When you’re right here, do not miss our evaluate of the sartorial wins — and losses — that hit the pink carpet.)
From Lil Nas X’s glittery physique paint to Gisele Bündchen’s post-divorce glow, these have been the perfect, boldest, and most memorable 2023 Met Gala hair and make-up seems to be.
Lil Nas X’s full-body glam
As a substitute of garments, Lil Nas X opted to put on a coat of glittery, silver physique paint topped with 5,000 Swarovski crystals. Executed by none aside from Pat McGrath, the show-stopping feat took practically 12 hours to finish. We salute the rapper and make-up artist’s dedication to turning a lewk.
Doja Cat’s Choupette prosthetics
Doja went full Cat, reworking right into a feline Animorph by way of scary-good prosthetics by particular results artist Malina Stearns. Flawlessly executed, the prosthetics weren’t simply an inventive accomplishment — the have been additionally a artistic technique to pay homage to the evening’s theme, Karl Lagerfeld, who famously lavished his cat Choupette with luxuries most people do not get pleasure from.
Michaela Coel’s gilded hair
Considered one of this yr’s Met Gala co-hosts, Michaela Coel topped her braided hair with a gold, branch-shaped barrette that snaked from the nape of her neck up the again of her head. It was a gilded contact that complemented her Schiaparelli robe, additionally dripping in gold.
Gisele Bündchen’s “dump him” glow
Posing on the pink carpet in a feathered cape and robe from Chanel’s Fall/Winter 1992 assortment, Gisele Bündchen appeared like she was having the time of her life. Radiant, the grinning supermodel — who just lately finalized her very public divorce from Tom Brady — appears to be transferring on simply advantageous. We’ll attribute Bündchen’s glow to each her make-up artist for the evening, Georgi Sandev, and the truth that she’s now not married to a person posting thirst traps at age 45.
Paloma Elsesser’s Swarovski lids
Mannequin Paloma Elsesser wore a smokey eye accented with Swarovski crystals, a sultry look executed by Fara Homidi that complemented her darkish, crystal-dotted Luar robe. The cherry on prime? Her half-slicked-back, half-slicked-forward hair (styled by Sonny Molina), accessorized with a plume of black feathers.
Florence Pugh’s feathered buzz reduce
Elsesser wasn’t the one one who put a feather in her proverbial cap. Florence Pugh donned a vertiginous, plumed headpiece atop a contemporary buzz reduce, courtesy of hair stylist Peter Lux.