Best and Worst Red Carpet Beauty Trends of 2012 (PHOTOS)

By: Aly Walansky / December 27, 2012

When it comes to red carpet tends, one things for certain, 2012 was all about bold beauty.

Donning bright pouts and vibrant shadows, colorful streaks and retro dos, starlets didn’t play it safe on the red carpet this year.

From the runways to the red carpet, makeup artists introduced bold, new looks — some more adaptable to real life than others. And some of our favorite red carpet regulars took some serious gambles with their hair and makeup.

So as we look forward to trying out Spring 2013’s new crop of hair and makeup trends, we’re counting down all of 2012’s biggest and boldest beauty trends.

While some of the year’s beauty trends fell on the wacky to plain weird spectrum, others turned out to be surprisingly wearable.

So what were the year’s best and worst beauty trends — and which stars tried them all?

Find out which 2012 beauty trends were hits — and which missed the mark — in our round-up of the year’s biggest red carpet beauty trends.

Check out the best and worst red carpet beauty trends of 2012.

Which beauty trends did you try — and which did you pass by? Share below.

Get some last-minute beauty tricks for getting party-ready from beauty guru Bobbi Brown.

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