Best of 2014: Top beauty moments

For every dramatic, high-fashion gown that stole headlines in 2014, there was an equally stunning beauty look to envy. From flawless red lips (think: Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift) to the Duchess of Cambridge’s perfected smokey eye, the past 12 months have seen some truly striking red-carpet makeup moments.

Stylish A-listers experimented with their hairstyles, too, opting for chic updos and milkmaid braids as well as soft, flowing locks and cascading curls.

Not sure how to do your hair and makeup this New Year’s eve? Take inspiration from these gorgeous stars for your end-of-year beauty look…

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