NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 28: Dove Cameron attends the 2022 MTV VMAs at Prudential Center on Augus...
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Gothic Glamour Ruled The 2022 MTV VMAs

Welcome to the dark side.

Although the 2022 MTV VMAs took place on August 28 with a little bit of summer still left to enjoy, the Halloween spirit was already in the air. The vibe was dark and witchy and it seemed everyone from the usual suspects like Avril Lavigne to the goth first-timers like Lizzo brought a little extra edge to the red carpet.

Up ahead, we rounded up the best of the gothic glam beauty looks of the night.

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Lizzo had a major beauty breakout moment with teal lipstick and a faux lip ring.

Avril Lavigne

The pop-punk princess did not disappoint with her orange hair streaks and coordinated black-and-orange eye shadow.

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Dove Cameron

Dove’s dark braids and red-and-black 3D manicure made her look particularly vampiric.

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Every member of the Italian rock band looks incredible in smudgy black eyeliner — and they know it.

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Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X was the picture of a dark angel in a Harris Reed headdress and metallic eyeliner.

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Nessa Barrett

E-girl bright pink blush balances out Nessa’s Morticia Addams-esque look.

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Lili Reinhart

Softer makeup and a strong center part paired perfectly with Lili’s black lace dress.

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Doechii looked spooky cool wearing a black grill and dark smoky eyes.

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Ashley Graham

The model went heavy on the eyeliner to go with her black cutout dress accessorized with sparkling safety pins.

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Conan Gray

Conan’s pale complexion, strong dark brows, and black neck ruffle offer a more understated take on the trend.

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Sofia Carson

Sofia went full goth bride with winged black liner and a veil built into her black gown.

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