Billboard Music Awards 2017: The Best Skin, Hair and Makeup Looks on the Red Carpet

From Olivia Munn to Hailee Steinfeld.
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The annual Billboard Music Awards took place this week, honouring the musicians behind the most popular songs of the year. Meanwhile, on the red carpet, the beauty was all about a bold statement. 

Keep scrolling for lots of smoky eyes, long lashes and pops of shimmer...

Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn Billboard Music Awards 2017

Olivia Munn at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Olivia Munn Billboard Music Awards 2017

Olivia Munn at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Olivia looks so good in this voluminous wavy lob with a deep side part. I also really like the pinky-burgundy tones under her eyes, that match her lipstick, blush and the flowers on her dress. The lip liner along her bottom lip is supposed to create the illusion of fuller lips, and it does—but I don't get why she needs it. Her lips are already plump from injections!

Olivia is wearing: Blush in Rouge ProfondBlush in VibrationEyeshadow in Désert RougeEyeshadow in Bronze Antique

Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld Billboard Music Awards 2017

Hailee Steinfeld at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Hailee Steinfeld Billboard Music Awards 2017

Hailee Steinfeld at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Hailee's smoky eyes are impeccably blended. They're framed by au naturel brows and long lashes. (Notice how her lower lashes aren't emphasized at all.) Lips are nude to balance things out, with her hair neatly gelled off the face. After so much dewiness, the matte skin feels refreshing. 

Rita Ora

Rita Ora Billboard Music Awards 2017

Rita Ora at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Rita Ora Billboard Music Awards 2017

Rita Ora at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

I love the luminosity of Rita's silvery shadow to highlight the inner corners of her eyes. Like Hailee, she went with long lashes, nude lips and an off-the-face hairstyle—I like this softness on her! I'm also pleased with the lash texture. Not quite sure what's going on with the hairstyle; is it a faux bob or tucked into her collar?

Rita is wearing: PrimerFoundation • Concealer in LightContour and highlighter in Coral GlowBronzer in Sun Bronze • Brow powderBrow gel in Clear • Eyeshadow in Keep Calm & Wear GoldEyeshadow in Grunge Glamour • Eyeshadow in Witness WhiteEyeliner in BlackMascara in Very Black • Lip liner in InnocentLipstick in Latte To Go

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens Billboard Music Awards 2017

Vanessa Hudgens at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Vanessa Hudgens Billboard Music Awards 2017

Vanessa Hudgens at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Vanessa's flippy bob is so cute. I've always loved bobs and lobs on her, and she looks super-adorable with this length. I'm a fan of the makeup concept, too. The pink eyeshadow is on trend but not heavy, with lovely soft lashes and shiny nude lips. 

Vanessa is wearing: Illuminator in Original • Eyeshadow in You Had Me at Merlot • Eyeshadow in Oh So Pink

Halsey

Halsey Billboard Music Awards 2017

Halsey at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Halsey Billboard Music Awards 2017

Halsey at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

I like the freshness of Halsey's glossy lips and pink eyeshadow. As usual, her sprinkling of freckles makes everything cuter and more natural-looking. The false lashes could be a little better, but I think they generally work in this instance. She actually looks really good with a shaved head!

Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale Billboard Music Awards 2017

Kate Beckinsale at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Kate Beckinsale Billboard Music Awards 2017

Kate Beckinsale at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Kate surprised us with metallic blue and gold eyeliners along her upper lash lines, and a candy pink lip gloss. What a great change from her usual muddy browns! I love the volume in her ponytail as well. 

Lea Michele

Lea Michele Billboard Music Awards 2017

Lea Michele at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Lea Michele Billboard Music Awards 2017

Lea Michele at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards.

Lea's top knot is cute and playful. And her brows look good here as well. But I never like it when she goes so heavy on the lashes; this pair is too overpowering. Also, the contour powder is doing her skin texture no favours.

Who had your favourite (and least favourite) look on this red carpet?

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