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2022 Grammys Best Makeup: See Photos of the Top Glam Moments

YouTube gurus, step aside. For this year's 64th Grammys, stars and their A-List makeup artists came prepared to give us Grammys' best makeup looks to pin to our inspo boards. For music's biggest night, truly, we don't expect anything less.

While the red carpet fashion may take center stage, makeup is just as important to elevate our favorite musicians' looks. This year, some of our favorite beauty trends were all over the red carpet, with Olivia Rodrigo pulling off an immaculate winged liner, Rachel Zegler's unexpected lip, or Halsey's moody mug. Our favorite look of the night? Well, its simply too hard to pick just one.

Below, check out our top choices for the Grammys’ best makeup looks from this year’s red carpet.

Doja Cat

It's hard to top Doja's custom Verscace gown, but this '90s-inspired glam comes pretty darn close. The purple tones in her smokey eye is such a pretty twist on classic grey. “Doja’s minty dress lended so well to using more natural tones and we instantly felt Marie Antoinette opulence,” says makeup artist Ernesto Casillas. "The dreamy eye look was made possible by the rich pigments in the eye shadow palettes of Pat McGrath Labs MOTHERSHIP I: Subliminal Palette and MOTHERSHIP VII: Divine Rose.”

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Lady Gaga

Mother Monster looked like the picture of old Hollywood glamour to honour her dear friend and collaborator Tony Bennett.

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Megan Thee Stallion

To recreate Meg's fierce look, all you need to do is head to the drugstore—her makeup artist Lauren Child used all Revlon products. Her graphic cat eye was courtesy of the ColorStay Sharp Line Liquid Eye Pen in Blackest Black, and that perfect '90s lip was created with ColorStay Lip Liner in Chocolate and Super Lustrous The Gloss in Sandstorm.

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Halsey always knocks it out of the park with their glam, but this vampy look was especially incredible. We have no details on the look yet, but our money's on a full face of their line About Face Beauty.

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Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo always serves on the red carpet, and this shimmering black shadow is no exception. Love.

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Lil Nas X

The pop of blue shadow is so cool, and proves that guys absolutely can—and should—have fun with makeup too.

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Tinashe's subtle wash of pink across eyes, lips, and cheeks is so fresh and pretty. Don't even get us started on those hair gems either.

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From the graphic liner to the giant nails, there's a lot to love about Yola's look. And we have to commend her for sticking to the color purple from tip to toe.

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Purple eyeshadow is a major trend this evening, and we're in love with this shimmering version on Doechii.

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Michelle Zauner

The Japanese Breakfast singer stunned in a dress that's a recreation of her album cover. Her canary yellow liner tied the whole look together, and took the whole thing to the next level.

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Laverne Cox

Cox, who was hosting the red carpet, went with a stunning, sheer, vintage John Galliano gown. For her makeup, she wanted to honor Pat McGrath's legendary makeup that appeared on Galliano's runways, and she hit it out of the park.

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Inanna Sarkis

A subtle wash of mint is so pretty and fun—and easy to pull off tomorrow morning.

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Snoh Aalegra

Snoh Aalegra shows us exactly how to do classic glam updated for 2022.

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This article was originally published on Glamour US.

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