17 Game-Changing Beauty Looks We Loved This Year

Yes, 2016 has been quite the year for beauty. We had so many incredible looks to choose from that it was tough to whittle them down. But we persevered (it was a seriously tough job), and we've now decided on our top makeup and hair looks from the past year. From Alicia Keys opting to go completely makeup-free to Kylie Jenner's dramatic blonde 'do—as well as a couple of incredible Kim Kardashian West beauty moments (because of course)—we've picked a brilliant selection of game-changing beauty moments that will inspire you to go forth and experiment in 2017.

Click through our gallery of the 16 best celebrity beauty moments from 2016 and our notes on why we loved them.