The 2019 Grammy Awards are only a few days away and we could hardly wait. So to curb our Grammy excitement we took a look back at the some of the best beauty looks over the years, from Grace Jones’ metallic makeup in 1983 to Beyonce’s chic curly bob in 2014. But along with these stunning looks we discovered a few beauty hacks the pros shared with Us after the stars walked the red carpet.
It’s no secret that it takes a lot of work and a good glam squad to get celebs red-carpet ready. And while it’s always good to know how to recreate a braid or achieve an A-list worthy smokey eye, there are some tips pros share that go above and beyond the rest.
Case in point: Makeup artist Sir John created Beyonce’s full nude lips at the 2017 Grammy’s by applying one lip shade all over then a bit of a darker shade on the outer corners to it look extra pouty. For lived-in waves like Amber Heard‘s at the 2016 Grammy’s, use a dry shampoo instead of a hairspray after bending strands into an S.
Music legend and beauty icon Alicia Keys will be hosting the awards show on Sunday, February 10. The lineup is filled with lots of killer female performers which means we won’t only get to see some awesome performances, but there will also be some great beauty looks to save to our inspo files. Among others, singers like Lady Gaga, Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile, Camila Cabello, Miley Cyrus and Janelle Monáe are all lined up to sing. We can only imagine the sort of tips their glam squads will use to keep their looks in tact for a long night of speeches and performances.
But until then we rounded up 17 of our favorite beauty tricks glam-squad members have shared over the years. So from Adele’s flawless complexion to Rihanna’s secret way she boosted her low-key look without using makeup, check out the best beauty hacks of Grammy awards past.