Grammy Awards 2011 DIY Beauty

Rihanna's tousled bob! Nicole Kidman's elegant palette! Get the step-by-step how-to from the celebs' hair and make-up pros to recreate Hollywood's best red carpet looks

01 of 07


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“It’s a heavier look, not a lot of layers, just big, bouncy and sexy!” says hair stylist Ursula Stephen, who used Motions products to amp up new tousled bob.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply the Light Hold Working Spritz to hair.
2: Use a large-barrel curling iron to create voluminous curls, pinning them up to cool.
3: Let hair down, again applying the Light Hold Working Spritz. Style with fingers so that the curls frame the face.
4: Mist Hold & Shine Styling Spray all over for a glossy finish.

02 of 07


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The supported her at the awards show in a romantic look by LORAC makeup artist Carol Shaw, using the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Prime skin and add Breakthrough Performance Foundation in SMS1, then set the look with Translucent Touchup Powder in TL1.
2: Define eyes with shimmer shadows from Multiplex 3D Eye Shadow Palette, then make them pop with Front of the Line black eyeliner and Multiplex 3D mascara.
3: Highlight cheeks using Perfectly Lit Oil-Free Luminizing Powder and Baked Matte Satin Blush in plum Velvet Rope.
4: Create a natural lip with Breakthrough Performance Lipstick in soft pink Premiere.

03 of 07


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“I wanted to hide Lea’s bangs and give her a sharp, defined middle part with textured curls,” says stylist Mark Townsend of the Glee star’s sexy waves, which he achieved with Dove products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply a drop of the Nutritive Therapy Nourishing Oil Care Serum to wet hair.
2: Rake Body & Lift Volumizing Mousse through damp hair and blow dry 5-in. sections with a round brush before spritzing with the Heat Defense Therapy Heat Activated Protect & Shine Mist.
3: Curl 2- to 3-in. sections of hair in alternating directions while spraying Unscented Flexible Hold Hairspray.
4: Finish the look by spraying hair with the Unscented Extra Hold Hairspray with Natural Movement (Aerosol) and brush out waves.

04 of 07


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The fresh-faced look was designed by Karan Mitchell, using CoverGirl Products, to complement Selena’s champagne dress.
Four Easy Steps
1: Use both golden shades in the Smoky Shadow Blast stick in Bronze Fire to make eyes pop.
2: Trace lash lines with Liquiline Blast eyeliner in Brown Blaze, then layer on Line Exact liquid liner on the upper lid. Add two coats of mascara.
3: Even skin tone with NatureLuxe Silk Foundation, then dust on Cheekers Blush in Pretty Peach.
4: Go bright with Lip Perfection lip color in hot pink Siren.

05 of 07


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The multi-talented relied on hair stylist David Babaii for a “wild bohemian” look – perfect for her Grammy stage performance.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Couture Colour Pequi Oil Treatment and gently massage through clean hair before rough-drying hair with an IT&LY Hairfashion Ionic Blow Dryer.
2: Create a center part and wrap the mid-shaft portion of random sections around a 1” curling iron, leaving top and ends free.
3: Let cool and then run fingers through to create a fanning effect.
4: Finish the look by tousling waves with Couture Colour Pequi Oil Treatment.

06 of 07


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Makeup artist Jake Bailey emphasized color – and glitter! – to complement the “disco angel” look for the evening.
Four Easy Steps
1: Prep skin with Nars Aqua Gel Hydrator, then add shimmery pink blush to cheeks. 2: Apply the lavender shade from CoverGirl’s Smoky Shadow Blast in Silver Sky stick over the eyelid, then use CoverGirl Liquiline Blast in green glow beneath lower lid. 3: Add sparkle with Make Up For Ever Glitter, dusting liberally on eyelids and cheeks.
4: Complete the look with CoverGirl Lip Perfection Lip Color in rich rose Temptress.

07 of 07


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Frederic Fekkai stylist Adir Abergel created a fresh take on the rockabilly do for the Glee star using the brand’s products.
Four Easy Steps
1: Apply Coiff Strong Hold Volume Mousse to roots on dry hair and Advanced Silky Straight Ironless Smooth Finish Serum to ends.
2: Curl hair using a 1.25-in. curling iron, pinning it up and pulling the back of the hair into a sleek bun at the crown. Backcomb roots to give sufficient volume for a pompadour effect.
3: Spray Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray at roots and smooth the top of hair into place using a brush.
4: Apply Coiff Nonchalant Piecing & Forming Wax to separate hair before locking style in place with the Coiff Sheer Hold Hairspray.

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