by Alexandra Tunell
Only Bey could make black eyeliner, red lips, and a choppy bob look so fresh and new. Yep. We're drunk in love with everything she's doing here.
OK, so no one is ever going to accuse Swift of being super daring with her beauty look. But man--it always just works, huh? This time the star brought it with side-swept bangs, a bouncy, Bardot-esque ponytail, and softly smoky eyes. We loved everything--all the way down to the pop of silvery white shadow on the inner corners of her eyes.
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Mom-to-be Ciara looked like a total babe herself, channeling a head-to-toe ray of sunshine with golden highlights, peachy lips, and sexy, rose-gold Pucci dress. And how perfectly imperfect was that messy faux-bob? To copy it, take the bottom half of your hair and pin two-inch sections up against your scalp and let the shorter, top pieces hang down to frame your face.
With her superblonde hair and bombshell curls, it's safe to say that Ora likely took major inspiration from another glam star: Marilyn Monroe. To keep the style modern though, she went easy on the hairspray so that her waves had plenty of movement, and skipped retro red lipstick in favor of a soft, pretty pink.
Perhaps inspired by Cara Delevingne's punk rock hair at last year's Met Ball, the gorgeous Mrs. Legend balanced a badass braided undercut with beachy waves. Peach blush and glossy, nude lips finished the (smokin' hot) look.
The Grammys are known for wild, over-the-top, even straight-up kooky beauty looks. But this newcomer played it sweet and safe--and we loved every minute of it. The mussed-up asymmetrical bun. The subtle ombré. The soft makeup. We're betting on seeing lots more of this pretty new face.