Marie Lodi
May 06, 2019 7:39 pm

The 2019 Met Gala may have been filled with tons of stunningly outlandish outfits, but there were plenty of beauty details that, at first glance, weren’t as obvious. Whether vintage nail charms or secret tributes to other celebs, our favorite stars (and their glam teams) know how to spice up a red carpet look, especially when it comes to the theme of camp.

Below, hidden beauty details from the 2019 Met Gala that you might have missed. We don’t blame you if you did, because our eyes were all overstimulated.

Lily Collins’s homage to Priscilla Presley

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Lily Collins reminded us of a certain Elvis bride, didn’t she? Celebrity hairstylist Gregory Russell gave her a Sharon Tate/Priscilla Presley look using Marc Anthony True Professional.

Lupita Nyongo’s hidden hair stars

While we were all fawning over Lupita’s gold hair picks, we almost missed the stars in the back.

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Harry Styles’s nail game

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Nails are the best way to low-key accessorize, as evidenced by these different-colored hues on Harry’s hands.

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Jennifer Lopez’s ode to Cher

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J.Lo had to be paying homage to an iconic Cher look.

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Emma Stone’s sparkly cat-eye

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Emma Stone’s ’80s-inspired outfit was topped off with the coolest take on a cat-eye—a blinged-out wing.

Gemma Chan’s rhinestone-studded fingers

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Who needs rings when you can just bedazzle your fingers?

Solange’s python nails (and real python!)


Solange always slays the accessories game. Remember last year’s Florida water prop?

Tessa Thompson’s bondage ponytail

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No, that wasn’t a bondage rope Tessa Thompson was holding; it was, in fact, her ponytail.

Elle Fanning’s nail charms

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Elle’s bright nails, which were painted with Essie’s Strike a Rose hue, were done by celeb manicurist Mar y Sol Inzerillo. She used vintage nail charms in the shape of snacks and candy, like French fries and bubblegum. We know what we’re bringing to the salon this summer.