Super Bowl Beauties: How to Get Gaga's Rad Eye Makeup and Beyoncé's Glowing Skin
What a Super Bowl, right? Lady Gaga slayed the national anthem, Beyoncé slayed the halftime show (and the entire weekend), Blue Ivy chilled with Apple Paltrow, and… football was played. (JK—we won't discount the Broncos' amazing upset over the Panthers.)
But back to Gaga and Bey, who also brought their A-game to the stadium—via their respective performances, for sure, but also their beauty getups. Gaga's glam-rock makeup and sky-high hair payed homage to the late, great David Bowie while Queen Bey channeled her own "Formation" lyrics with her more natural look.
See how to try them out yourself, below.
Between the sculpted coif, the glittery red makeup, and a suit to match, this is a whole lot of look for anyone who hasn't donned a meat dress in their lifetime. So, try just one element: Rusty-red eye shadow happens to be one of our favorite trends of the moment, and it's actually pretty easy to pare down this particular take for us mere mortals to wear on the daily. Kat Von D's Metal Crush Eyeshadow ($21) in Raw Power is heavy on pigment but much lighter on the glitter; plus it's layerable, making it easy to customize the look depending on the occasion. (If you're just heading to the office, for example, maybe you don't need such a saturated take.) Play with different washes and try making the edges hazier and less defined, for a sultry look. (Psst: This looks amazing on hazel eyes.)
Her natural curls were epic, but can we also talk about Bey's glow? This is strobing at its finest, and it makes complete sense that L'Oreal makeup artist Sir John was inspired by Cleopatra for the look. "We used matte browns with copper metallics to create dimension and contrast," he says. Try it yourself by using bronzer (we love Make's Terrazzo Bronzer, $32) to add some warmth to your face and contour, dusting a good amount of highlighter (like L'Oreal's True Match Lumi Liquid Gold Illuminator, $13) along your cheekbones, brow bones, and anywhere else the light naturally hits your face. For the bronze eye shadow look, try Burberry's Complete Eye Palette ($60) in Mocha. The Bey-worthy attitude is all you.
Which look did you like more: Gaga's or Bey's? Tell us what you think in the comments below.