Kanye, we’re going to let you finish that presidency speech, but cat eye makeup was one of the biggest show-stealers of the night. No but really, if the MTV Video Music Awards had an unofficial beauty look, it was definitely some sort of take on the style. Check out five stars who pulled it off — dare we say it — purr-fectly. (Sorry, had to. It’s late you guys!)
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First up, Taylor Swift went for a striking, futuristic twist on her signature classic cat eye — with sharp lines drawn all the way to the inner corners of her eyes. (Note the pretty pop of metallic in there.) She also eschewed her usual red lipstick for clear, glossy lips.
Nicki Minaj’s blunt-cut bangs perfectly framed her voluminous lashes and dark black liner. She kept the rest of her makeup pared-down.
Meanwhile Hailee Steinfeld, who’s never one to play it safe when it comes her beauty or fashion game, teamed her dramatic winged liner with brilliantly disheveled brows.
Demi Lovato looked cool for the summer (and fall and winter, pretty much all the time) with wispy lashes, sculpted arches and a hint of blush to match her cutout mini.
And finally, Rita Ora opted for a sultry, smoky version of the trend, also sticking to neutral lipstick so as not to compete with her eye makeup.
Who do you think rocked the look the best? Sound off in the comments below.
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