From Selena Gomez to Lady Gaga, the Best Hair and Makeup at the 2016 American Music Awards

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While the red carpet looks at the 2016 American Music Awards were loud, bold, and voluminous, the best beauty looks were fairly quiet and simple–stars like Selena Gomez, Taraji P. Henson and Ciara wore their hair in ponytails, for example. Here, the best hair and makeup of the night.

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With her pulled-back, center-part ponytail; bold brows; and shimmering bronze eyeshadow, Selena Gomez was, by far, the best beauty look of the night.

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Like Selena Gomez, actress Taraji P. Henson wore her hair in a pulled-back ponytail with a center part. Unlike the pop star, however, she also wore fierce purple lipstick.

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With her teased, retro hair, heavily contoured cheekbones and a bright pink lip, supermodel Gigi Hadid was a modern day vision of Bewitched‘s Samantha Stephens.

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Chrissy Teigen’s revealing gown got her a lot of attention at the American Music Awards, but it’s her stick-straight hair and glowing complexion that caught our eye.

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With her wavy, side-parted hair, actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld channeled Veronica Lake on the red carpet. False eyelashes and a berry-colored pout were the perfect glamorous touches.

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Ciara was positively glowing on the red carpet–and wispy, honey-colored bangs were the perfect hairstyle for the expecting mother.

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Lady Gaga is not known for her subtlety on the red carpet (remember the meat dress…), but at the American Music Awards she opted for a pretty makeup look featuring black, winged eyeliner and a shimmering pink lip.