MTV’s Video Music Awards remains iconic because it has a hand in shaping pop culture. Aside from the awards and the over-the-top performances, it’s all about the looks that keeps us coming back every year. Unlike more formal awards shows, The VMAs are famous for having a red carpet where celebrities can let loose and feel uninhibited. Lucky for us, that creates the opportunity for some incredible, exciting, and wild beauty moments. Gearing up for this year’s show, we looked back at the beauty moments of the VMAs from our favorite decade, the 90s.
Up next, tap through to see some of our favorite ’90s beauty looks from the most fun awards show of the year.
With short haircuts on the rise, Halle Berry’s super curly pixie looks surprisingly modern. Paired with a deep lip and strong brows, what’s not to love?
You have to love the Spice Girls. At the 1997 VMAs, they were in their prime of ’90s style. From Victoria arched brows to Geri’s wild streaks to Emma’s bold bangs to Melanie’s dark glossy lips, there was a look for every girl to copy that year.