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Steal the 3 best beauty looks from the Met Gala 2016

Pretty, innovative and sometimes OTT fashion and beauty is what you can expect at every Met Gala Dinner – and this year was no different.

Here are our three favourite beauty looks, plus tips on how to recreate them. Remember: For these statement looks, keep the rest of your face nearly bare. A light-coverage foundation and a dab of highlighter will do.

1 Solange Knowles

The look: Solange lit up the room with her canary yellow outfit and we loved the sparkle on her lids even more!

How to: Apply eyeshadow primer then sweep a shimmery shadow across your eyelids. Finish off with a metallic liquid liner like Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Liquid Metal Eyeliner Trio (R219,95).

2 Taylor Swift

The look: Taylor stunned with a daring deep plum lip.

How to:  Line your lip with a lip pencil closest to the shade you want and apply the lipstick evenly. TRY Smashbox Be Legendary Matte Lipstick in Plum Role (R260).

3 Kim Kardashian West

The look: Kim’s bold robotic makeup was a standout!

How to: If bleaching your eyebrows is a bit OTT for you, recreate her bold eye with Clinique All About Shadow Quads in Sand Dunes (R495). Sweep a nude eyeshadow across your eyelid to your crease then apply a darker brown shadow above your crease. Apply the same brown shade on your lower lashline to create a smoky effect. Finish off with two layers of mascara and voilà!

For all the red carpet fashion from the Met Gala 2016, click here.

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