Getting glammed up for the Met Gala (aka the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art) is no easy feat. From spa treatments to manicures to hours in the makeup chair, it can take time and manpower to pul off a put-together beauty look. Luckily, stars like Lea Michele  and Taylor Swift  shared their behind-the-scenes beauty routines for us to enjoy. Scroll through to see the night's gorgeous beauty snapshots, and don't forget to keep up with our editors by following POPSUGAR Beauty on Instagram !
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Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss
These two puckered up for a pouty shot.
It took a team to get Rashida prepared for the big night.
Suki was squeezed into the car with her gorgeous gown.
Alexa was dressed and ready for her big night.
Lea was all smiles while getting glammed up.
Reese picked a bright pink lip for the red carpet.
Deep red was the toe-color choice for Joan.
There's nothing sweeter than delicious treats while getting your makeup done.
Kate lounged with colorful baubles and some bubbly.
Lily showed off a sparkling choker by sweeping her hair back into a bun.
Hairstylist Mara Roszak showed off Emma's textured braid.
Beyoncé and Jay Z
Beyoncé peered out from under a dramatic headpiece.
Emmy's mix of primary colors was anything but basic.
Lena Dunham and Taylor Swift
Makeup artist Pat McGrath caught these beauties sharing the love.
Anna borrowed this showstopping topper.
Makeup artist Jillian Dempsey shared a sneak peek of Kristen Stewart 's edgy eye makeup.
Before the Met Gala, Kirsten showed off her dark eye makeup.
Hairstylist Keith Carpenter caught a candid of Shailene all dolled up.
Rosie paired stick-straight hair with sexy cat-eye makeup.
Kate opted to finish her outfit with this dramatic floral topper.
Nicole's sparkling eye makeup was like a fine layer of pixie dust.