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Last night was one of the year's most important nights for fashion: The Met Gala, this year inspired by the Catholic church. As always, it was do-or-die for the invited celebrities to nail the theme with their gowns and tuxedos.

But it wasn't just all about the fashion — this year's theme called for dazzling gold and dramatic cherry red makeup, and all your favorites PULLED THROUGH. 

Take at look at 40 intense close-ups of the best beauty looks from the 2018 Met Gala:

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Amanda Seyfried

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Emily Ratajowski

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Cynthia Erivo

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Lena Waithe

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Winnie Harlow

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Bella Hadid

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Shailene Woodley

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Alicia Vikander

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Tessa Thompson

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Cara Delevigne

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Amber Heard

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Kate Bosworth

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Scarlett Johansson

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Hailee Steinfeld

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Gigi Hadid

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Selena Gomez

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Ariana Grande

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Lili Reinhart

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Hailee Baldwin

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Blake Lively

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Solange

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Zoe Kravitz

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Emma Stone

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Priyanka Chopra

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Nicki Minaj

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SZA

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Jennifer Lopez

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Janelle Monae

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Kim Kardashian

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Kylie Jenner

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Kendall Jenner

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Ruby Rose

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Rita Ora

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Emilia Clarke

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Lily Collins

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Katy Perry

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Letitia Wright

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Cardi B

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Zendaya

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Rihanna

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