2018 Grammys may have been the most “woke” ceremony in the award show’s 60-year history, as music’s brightest stars raised their voices to speak about the #TimesUp movement. But celebrities also made a statement with beauty looks that didn’t require having unlimited funds or an American Express black card.
All eyes were on
Beyoncé’s Black Panther-inspired getup, but would you believe the “first lady of music” was actually sporting millennial-fave (and wallet-friendly) beauty line Glossier? Cardi B‘s heavenly Ashi gown moment, meanwhile, was elevated by her $10 fluttery fake eyelashes, while Chrissy Teigen bumped around with a bold mani customized with $5 press-on nails.
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Celebrity makeup artist Sir John “groomed and shaped” Queen Bey’s brows with
Glossier Boy Brow in Brown ($16). “Her brows are superaccentuated, as she is wearing sunglasses throughout the ceremony, so I wanted them to look superstrong,” he said in a statement. The pro blended Glossier Cloud Paint in Beam and Haze ($18) to contour her coral-colored cheeks for “extra dimension.” Then he finished with L’Oreal True Match Lumi Liquid Glow ($12) to give her complexion a “fresh, natural look.” (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
Celebrity makeup artist Erika La Pearl used Kiss Lash Couture’s new 5th Avenue Collection in Grandeur ($10, available at
Ulta) for the rapper’s “ethereal” red carpet look. (Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images)
Sarah Tanno, the global artistry ambassador for Marc Jacobs Beauty, decked out
Gaga’s eyelids in a gothic cat eye inspired by a “dark, starry night.” To complete the look, she dressed up her pucker with Marc Jacobs Beauty Poutliner Longwear Lip Liner Pencil in Prim(rose) 304 ($24). (Photo: Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
For SZA’s big night at the Grammys, makeup artist Samuel Paul “wanted to up the etherealness with a flushed cheek and glossy pink nude lips.” To achieve this, he groomed the singer’s brows with
Glossier Boy Brow in Brown ($16) and created a “bright blush” by layering Kyrolan Blusher in Mandarin on top of Glossier Cloud Paint in Beam ($18). (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for NARAS)
Like a true pro, celebrity makeup artist Allan Avendaño perfected a beauty look for Camila that “would suit each of her outfits and complement her features.” The singer’s perfect nude lip color was a combo of
L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Lip Liner in Au Naturale ($6) and L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Shine Lipstick in Glossy Fawn ($8). (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for NARAS)
always gives us a moment, and her makeup artist Jessica Smalls nailed this Twiggy-esque bold eye look using Buxom Cosmetics Hold the Line waterproof eyeliner in Ring My Bell ($17) and Eylure Luxe Silk “Trillion” false lashes ($12). (Photo: Mike Coppola/FilmMagic)
Celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees created a “dark, vampy” mani to accentuate the model-mama’s glam ensemble. To get the look, Kyees cut
KISS Salon Acrylic Natural Nails in Forbidden ($5) into a stiletto shape and topped them with KISS New York Gel Strong Nail Polish in Vampire ($3). (Photo: Getty Images)
Zayn held it down for the fellas in the grooming department at the Grammys. However, Joanna Simkin was the woman behind this well-groomed look. Her product of choice:
Baxter of California Clay Pomade ($23). The pro started with a dime-size amount of the pomade, and warmed it between her palms to make sure there were no clumps of product or too much concentration of the product in any one section of hair. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)