No Bad Blood Here! See the Best Beauty Moments from This Year's VMA-Nominated Music Videos

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The Video Music Awards are just over a week away, and we're already pumped to see who's going to be taking home a Moonman on August 30. To count down the days until the awards show airs on MTV (9/8c), we're re-watching some of this year's most killer videos. Because, really, you can never see T.Swift's epic "Bad Blood" video too many times...right?

As we look back at this year's nominated videos, the amazing beauty moments are what truly stand out, from Beyoncé's blow-drying skills to Colbie Caillat's makeup-free face. Scroll down to see who we think should take home Moonmen if these best-of-beauty categories existed at the 2015 VMAs.

01 of 10

Best at Blow-Drying Her Hair in a Crowded Bathroom

Beyonce in "7/11"
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In "7/11," Queen Bey shows us how to get glam with a squad in tow.

02 of 10

Best at Applying Mascara in Flourescent Lighting

Ariana Grande in Bang Bang
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Putting her makeup skills to the test, Ariana Grande gives her lashes a boost in "Bang Bang," her collaboration with Jessie J and Nicki Minaj.

03 of 10

Best at Getting Tangled Up in Her Own Hair

FKA twigs in pendulum
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FKA twigs impressively navigates her super-long braids in "Pendulum."

04 of 10

Best at Looking Glam with Mascara Running Down Her Face

Taylor Swift in Blank Space
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Taylor Swift may have forgotten to keep things waterproof, but she still manages to look completely put-together while sobbing in "Blank Space."

05 of 10

Best at Looking #Flawless Sans Makeup

Colbie Caillat in Try
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A completely fresh-faced Colbie Caillat sings about embracing imperfections and natural beauty in "Try." Message received.

06 of 10

Best at Rocking a Neon Updo

Nicki Minaj in Anaconda
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Who else could make this bold two-tone style work other than Nicki Minaj? Surprisingly, it was one of her tamer looks in "Anaconda."

07 of 10

Best at Making Windblown Grey Hair Look Cool

Rihanna in American Oxygen
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Rihanna rocks a grey-tinted voluminous 'do as she gets political in "American Oxygen"

08 of 10

Best at Pulling Off Sia's Blunt Bob

Maddie Zeigler in Sia's "Elastic Heart"
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Maddie Zeigler nails Sia's signature look while starring as a younger version of the singer in "Elastic Heart."

09 of 10

Best at Applying Lipstick Mid-Battle


Even during a fight, Taylor Swift makes sure that she looks good. The singer puckers up while getting ready to duke it out in "Bad Blood."

10 of 10

Best at Using a Compact to Combat an Enemy


Because we couldn't just choose one beauty moment from "Bad Blood," obviously. Selena Gomez takes the cake with her pressed powder-blowing method of attack.

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