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Met Gala 2017: The most exciting hair and makeup from the red carpet

At the Met Gala 2017, celebrities took fun fashion risks with their hair and makeup looks.
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At the 2017 Met Gala, celebrities took plenty of fashion risks in their wardrobe choices. And many took their styles to the next level by trying unique and special hair and makeup looks as well.

The night was filled with fabulous updos and dramatic smokey eyes in all colors to accent this year's theme honoring designer Rei Kawakubo and her avant-garde fashion brand, Comme des Garçons.

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Selena Gomez contrasted her flowery, flirty Coach gown with an edgy pop of bright magenta shadow on her eyelids.

Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez's magenta eye makeup really stood out against her simple, elegant gown.Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images

Halle Berry made her Met Gala entrance decked in a sheer Versace jumpsuit. From the front, her hair looked like a standard, middle-parted updo, but weaved into the back was a decorative gold headband, adding a touch of shine.

Halle Berry
Met Gala 2017 was 50-year-old Halle Berry's first. Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images

Janelle Monae stunned with her hair accessories yet again. She added decorative crystals to her hair to complement the tulle and feathered neckline on her gown by Ralph & Russo. Monae finished the look with a simple, striking red lip.

From Jennifer Lopez to Blake Lively, see the most notable looks from fashion's big night.
Janelle Monae
Janelle Monae bedazzled her sleek pixie cut for the Met Gala 2017. Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images

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Kate Hudson's effortless topknot perfectly matched her minimalist Stella McCartney gown. The actress made the transformation from her usual blond to winter white with the help of colorist Sharon Dorram.

Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson even changed her hair color for the high-profile event. Neilson Barnard / Getty Images

To see even more of the night's most exciting hair and makeup choice, take a look at the gallery below.

From Celine Dion's wild updo to Zendaya's angelic curls, here are all the must-see looks from the 2017 Met Gala red carpet.