By Kelly Holechek
Updated Nov 19, 2012 @ 6:33 pm
Credit: Retna ltd; Pacific Coast News (2)

At the 40th Annual American Music Awards, fabulous fashion wasn't the only thing that grabbed our attention! Complementing the stunning gowns and jaw-dropping jewels was pretty makeup and enviable hair. Carrie Underwood made a regal red carpet statement with gilded eyes, while Taylor Swift went for a dewy, au naturel finish. Carly Rae Jepsen played up her pretty peepers with winged liner and Christina Aguilera debuted a Cleopatra-inspired A-line bob. Click through the gallery below for our favorite beauty of the night and to get tips straight from the performers' stylists on how to recreate the looks!