Celebrities Saved Their Most Intense Glam Of The Season For The TIME 100 Gala

It’s all so good.

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Ostensibly, the annual TIME 100 Gala is for honoring the most impactful stars across several mediums. But the crop of A-listers in attendance this year also happen to be some of the most versatile ever, especially when it comes to hair and makeup. Here, a look at TIME 100’s best beauty looks.

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Ever-glamorous Salma Hayek went for a shimmering take on her signature look: sleek, blown-out hair and sultry rings of dark eyeliner. By packing the onyx-colored liner through her waterline, Hayek’s gaze is all the more intense.Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
The Internet’s fairy godmother turned up at the TIME 100 gala in an appropriately romantic gown, with flowing waves to match the ethereal factor. For little pops of color, her bright red nails and coral blush offer some rosy warmth.Nina Westervelt/Variety/Getty Images
After a year-long dalliance with platinum blonde, it’s still so nice to see Kim Kardashian’s return to form on the red carpet. For the event, she called in all her most instantly-recognizable beauty signatures, like long, dark hair, extra-long lashes, chiseled contour, and warm orange-toned blush.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images
All awards season long, Angela Bassett’s been a red carpet highlight — the TIME 100 event simply continues her streak. With soft center-parted curls in a dimensional shade of rich mahogany and a twinkling one-of-a-kind Gismondi 1754 necklace, she’s just luminous.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Fresh off a Maxim cover declaring her the hottest woman on earth, Ashley Graham successfully defended the title with a sleek bun and sultry winged makeup on the TIME red carpet. By concentrating her false lashes at the ends of her eyes, they appear especially cat-like.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images
VGiving fans a rare glimpse at her floral rib tattoo, Kaia Gerber’s red carpet look while supporting boyfriend Austin Butler is a masterclass is balancing sultry and sophisticated. Her caramel highlights, like the kind just seen on Kendall Jenner, are a subtle touch.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images
In a high-necked Ao Dai-style gown and traditional Vietnamese headpiece, Ali Wong is radiant on the red carpet. The blooming effect of her warm blush, concentrated toward her hairline, is one to recreate.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Aubrey Plaza kept things simple and streamlined with her deeply trendy bangs pushed the side of her retro-inspired updo and a mod eyeliner. By going with a sculpted French twist, Plaza can also show off her earrings.Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Natasha Lyonne’s famously fiery hair color is looking extra electric lately, particularly when it’s fluffed out to its full potential like at the TIME 100 gala.Taylor Hill/FilmMagic/Getty Images
Behold, the It-est of all It-girls. Jennifer Coolidge’s reign continued on the TIME red carpet where she experimented with long, coquettish curtain bangs and a super smoky eye.Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

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