The Worst Celebrity Makeup Fails In Red Carpet History

Before celebrities hit the red carpet, they sit for at least two hours in the makeup chair. With that much time and money spent with professionals, you would think that their makeup would look stellar. Nope! Plenty of makeup artists have messed up, from leaving chalky powder all over an actress’s face to making a rock star look like he has pink eye. Check out the worst makeup fails in red carpet history!

The Definition Of “Raccoon Eye”

When Avril Lavigne used to wear heavy eyeliner, people joked that she had “raccoon eyes.” But Lavigne had nothing on singer-songwriter Taylor Momsen. She went overboard with this 2010 red carpet look.

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Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Eyeliner and eyeshadow are supposed to accentuate the eye, not consume it. You can’t even see her eyelids with that much black. Momsen has gorgeous blue eyes, but they are entirely obscured by makeup. That’s the opposite of what makeup is supposed to do!