10 oscar beauty looks that took our breath away

because red carpets can be radical

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An event that will be referenced for decades to come isn't the place to try out a crazy-cool trend like, say, blue lipstick–but that doesn't mean that you can't roll up to the Academy Awards with a look that steals the show. Our favorite hair and makeup situations this evening had the kind of edginess that still fis into the glamour of the event, from the vampiest lipstick to the most creative way to style a mohawk. 

Click through to see our picks, and then just try to not copy each and every one of them.