The 2016 BET Awards Was Filled With So Much Beauty Inspo 

From smokey lids to gorgeous locs, Black artists showed up and showed out at the 2016 BET Awards giveing us serious beauty inspo!

Virginia Lowman Jun, 27, 2016

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Locs owned the red carpet at the 2016 BET Awards and Eva Marcille is totally here for it! 

2 of 21 Leon Bennett

Power star, Naturi Naughton rocks the perfect weekend 'do with matte lips and smokey lids.

3 of 21 Leon Bennett

Former Destiny's Child singer, LaToya Luckett looks studding with a curcle pixie and the ultimate matte red lip.

4 of 21 Leon Bennett

Beyonce proteges, Chloe and Halle showcase cute styles for girls with loves, proving we all love a good high ponytail and a gorgeous side braid.

5 of 21 Leon Bennett

HTGWM star, Aja Naomi King plays with pastels and matte lips for the ultimate summer affair.

6 of 21 Leon Bennett

Glowing skin has always been Karrueches best beauty look. Here, she upgrades her staple look with kohl-lined eyes and glossy lips. For her strands, a sleek top bun with a few strategic fly-aways bring the whole look together.

7 of 21 Leon Bennett

Co-author and actress, Meagan Good has been owning the hair catergory lately. These shaved sides are chic and a little rebellious. We approve!

8 of 21 Frederick M. Brown

ESSENCE Festival artist, Andra Day shakes up the red carpet with her rockabilly realness! We love the addition of the ebellished hair accessory to add a touch of vintage flare.

9 of 21 Leon Bennett

2016 BET Awards MC, Tracee Ellis Ross did not come to play, she came to slay! Sleek waves, winged liner, fuchsia lip and all!

10 of 21 Allen Berezovsky

How cute is Lil DeeDee? This young gentleman has locs for days and he's giving us a serious case of  hair envy.

11 of 21 Paras Griffin/BET

Obviously, MzVee is #HairGoals. This Fro-hawk is everything!!

12 of 21 Allen Berezovsky

Mya makes sleek strands and highlighted cheeks look very 'Baewatch' meets California cool.

13 of 21 Frederick M. Brown

Jeanette Jenkins arrives on the red carpet sporting a pair of sleek french braids and glossy lips.

14 of 21 David Livingston

Bibi Bourellymake second day hair look rocker cool with smoked-out kohl-lined eyes.

15 of 21 David Livingston

Actress Danielle Truitt pairs lavender lips with the ultimate twitsted updo.

16 of 21 Leon Bennett

Songstress Janelle Monae, looked uber chic on the red carpet sporting her signature matte red lip, side-swept curls and kohl-lined eyes.

17 of 21 Leon Bennett

Singer Nandi Mngoma flaunted her claer skin with balmy pink lips and zigzag cuts in her close cropped hair. Stylish, a little edgy and super chic.

18 of 21 Leon Bennett

Yara Shahidi makes plum shadow summer-friendly with blushed cheeks and frosted pink lips.

19 of 21 Frederick M. Brown

Fantasia showed up on the red carpet with flawless skin and nude lips. To add an edgy appeal, she teased some hair at the crown.

20 of 21 Leon Bennett

Actress Raven Goodwin, pulls her locs into a high bun and smokes out her lids.

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Blue-eyed beauty Jasmine Sanders make red carpet beauty look easy, with lush lashes, glossy lips and a sleek ponytail.


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