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Post the Met, the MTV Movie Awards are the mecca for celebrity. Hosted by Pitch Perfect and Workoholics actor Adam Devine, the awards have been revamped this year so as not to differentiate between actors based on gender. Translated: female, male and gender non-binary actors will all compete for the same top awards. That progressive move aside, let’s follow GRAZIA’s beauty editor Chrisanthi Kaliviotis and entertainment editor Jessica Bailey as they cast their sartorial votes while the winners polish their golden popcorns.

Hailee Steinfeld
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Chrisanthi: Hailee played on a newly sexed-up image with some serious va-va-voom beauty vibrato. Hair was parted down the middle, tucked neatly behind ears and sat straight and long, like very long, at her waist. Eyes were smoky and smudgy, whilst a creamy complexion and nude lip rounded out the sultry makeup look.

Jessica: It’s a far cry look from her Vera Wang creation at this year’s Met Gala. The slimmed-down The Edge Of Seventeen actress – who performed as Beauty And The Beast’s Belle on stage at the awards – teams together a look that is while not necessarily fashion-forward, it’s exactly what you’d expect from a 20-year-old: long extensions and a lilac cut-out. Shield your eyes Nadine!

Gal Gadot
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Chrisanthi: Wonder Woman typically nails her beauty look, but Gal slightly missed the makeup mark, with a muddy rendition of a chocolate smoky eye and an odd, slightly dated take on the quiff.

Jessica: Just giving birth to her second daughter, Gadot proves she actually is Wonder Woman in a lace mini. But her designer choice tonight is underwhelming. Here’s hoping she’s ups her sartorial game for the DC Universe title film premiere come June. 

Jasmine Sanders
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Chrisanthi: With a canvas like Jasmine, it would be a difficult task getting her makeup wrong. Eyes were stellar, with a beautifully precise feline flick and dusting of shimmery pink atop lids, whilst radiance was keynote to her complexion. Hair was sectioned and braided with a youthful exuberance.

Jessica: Golden Barbie is making a statement. A glorified Rita Ora, the influencer – with 2.4 million global followers and counting – is a stand-out tonight and takes home my Best Dressed award with these shoulder-baring, intricate embellishments. 

Cara Delevingne
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Chrisanthi: Cara’s head has been garnering some serious attention as of late, and the MTV Movie Awards were no exception. Like a YSL-clad bald eagle, Cara stole the beauty show once more with her freshly-buzzed head. The melodrama was exaggerated with a futuristic eye, with an overly elongated winged line in dusty taupe shadow, whilst a deep carmine pout sealed the deal.

Jessica: Her latest Instagram reads: “Some women fear the fire. And some simply become it” – and “fire” is the perfect adjective to describe Delevingne’s red carpet game of late. All eyes were on her – and her shaved head – at the 2017 Met in Chanel and tonight is no different.

Zendaya
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Chrisanthi: Hair was Old Hollywood-esque for the pop princess, bouncy and buoyant from obvious pin-curls. A burnished complexion made way for a stellar eye, with Zendaya seeing green, literally, sparkly sage was dusted above a winged line and harmonised perfectly with her frock.

Jessica: Is anyone else feeling like Zendaya – who slayed in Dolce and Gabanna at the Met last week – is looking a little mumsy in this Zuhair Murad? The dress, the hair, it’s a deviation from her usual style and from the MTV carpet vibe.

Alexandra Daddario
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Chrisanthi: Her trademark baby blues were to be the star of this makeup look, but the execution was slightly frightening, with a graphic and dramatic winged-eye.

Jessica: Far removed from the red one-piece, the Baywatch actress – who now counts Zac Efron as a good friend on speed-dial – is one of our favourites tonight. 

Taraji P. Henson
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Chrisanthi: A sleek and deeply side-parted ‘do set the glam tone for Taraji, with a pigmented plum lip adding some much needed colour to a very neutral palette.

Jessica: Wow! My favourite look from the Hidden Figures actress was no doubt her Oscars gown. But never one to settle without some sparkle, Henson literally shone tonight in the backless, futuristic rose-gold sequinned dress. Empire’s Cookie would be proud.

Millie Bobby Brown
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Chrisanthi: A mature guise for the diminutive wunderkind, makeup was simple and earthy with a slick of brick red as its star. Her notable pixie observed the Slick Rick memo of the night, gelled up and back.

Jessica: The little darling not only fangirled hard when she met Emma Watson tonight, she broke down in tears when she won Best Actor in a Show for her role as the telekinetic Eleven in Stranger Things. And this Calvin Klein white shift and cowboy boots were the perfect, age-appropriate dress to accept such an accolade in.   

Emma Watson
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Chrisanthi: A beauty nod to Belle’s virtuousness, Watson played it safe with makeup and hair. Skin was barely-there, as too was lip, with eyes coated in cocoa and a subtle winged-line. Hair had a wet finish and slicked entirely off her face, slightly teased down the centre for some textural dimension.

Jessica: Ethically sourced no doubt, Watson’s dress sparkled as she accepted the Best Actor In A Movie award for her role as Belle in Bill Conden’s Beauty And The Beast.

Jourdan Dunn
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Chrisanthi: Leave it to the models to execute editorial beauty trends with ease, for example, Jourdan Dunn. With a makeup memo that read: ghetto glam, both eye and lip were played up with sweeps of rusty red. Hair, too, was dramatic; slicked down tightly until a cascade of ‘fro-like curls popped out with textural delight around ears.

Jessica: You can always expect a fierce fashion face-off between Dunn and fellow Victoria’s Secret supermodel and friend Jasmine Tookes. Tonight, the former went for silk flares in a bold move for a a group of women renowned for showing off some skin.

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