There were zero crystal face masks. But still, celebrities did their best to interpret this year’s Comme des Garçons–themed Met Gala from a beauty perspective. Some decided to get Rei Kawakubo bobs, a few Victoria’s Secret models and actresses ignored the directive entirely in favor of soft waves and nude lips. Others, like Katy Perry and Lily Aldridge, experimented with the effect of impaired visibility with elaborate veils and scarves. Cara Delevingne tried crystals and a spray-painted bald head. Selena Gomez caught the red-carpet pink eye that’s been going around.
Click through the slideshow to see the 21 best, snooziest, prettiest, most elaborate, pixie-ish, and simplest beauty looks from the 2017 Met Gala.