Grammys 2022: The Best Hair and Makeup Looks From the Red Carpet

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Megan Thee Stallion, Olivia Rodrigo, Dua Lipa, and Lil Nas X on the 2022 Grammys red carpet

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As music's biggest night, the Grammys red carpet is always a little bit different than other award shows, even award shows of the same prestige level. The artists honored at the Grammy Awards are just that—artists—and the endless creativity that fuels their works (like the nominated songs, albums, and performances) shows up in their red carpet looks, too. The best Grammys beauty moments are always an effortless extension of the artist's own aesthetic. Be it Doja Cat's spiky Y2K-inspired half-updo, BTS and their matching heartthrob coifs, or Olivia Rodrigo's pink-on-pink makeup, the attending musicians never fail to express themselves—and the vibe of their latest album—through their red carpet beauty picks.

To catalog the coolest looks from what's sure to be an unforgettable Grammy Awards, we're rounding up the very best in nails, hair, makeup, and more. With so many industry A-listers packed in to present and perform (Lady Gaga! Lil Nas X!), expect to see not only the best beauty moments of the season but possibly of all year. Keep scrolling for the very best in beauty at the 2022 Grammy Awards.

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Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish 2022 Grammys

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After a lengthy affair with blonde, Billie Eilish is back to black, complete with lash-grazing bangs and the coolest glam-goth spiked updo.

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Doja Cat

Doja Cat 2022 Grammy Awards

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Doja Cat's new millennium half-updo, styled by Jared “JStayReady” Henderson using a slew of Joico products and GHD tools, would look just as at home at the 2002 Grammys as it does at the 2022 ceremony. Intricate on top with woven bits, platinum spikes, and trendy flipped-out pieces, it's an ideal combination for the red carpet.

Ernesto Casillas, the artist behind her equally stunning makeup, cited "Marie Antoinette opulence" as inspiration. The artist used the new Pat McGrath x Bridgerton II collection and a set of fluttery KISS Lashes to bring the look to life.

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Dreezy grammy awards

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Impossibly elegant in a classic smoky eye and arched brows, Dreezy's delicately-swirled baby hairs add even more sophistication to her cascading Old Hollywood curls.

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Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo at 2022 Grammys

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Industry analysts predict a big night for Olivia Rodrigo, and her red carpet look of pink-tinted eye makeup with just the right amount of choker-complementing shimmer—courtesy of Glossier products applied by pro-MUA Lilly Keys—proves she's feeling it too.

As for her long and lustrous waves, we can thank hairstylist Clayton Hawkins for the glossy hair inspiration. He used Dove's Brilliant Gloss & Repair Serum ($7) to achieve a healthy dose of shine.

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Saweetie Grammy Awards 2022

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Saweetie's soft glam makeup is impeccable, but it's her icy silver close-cropped pixie that takes her hot-pink look to the next level. Celebrity hairstylist Kendall Dorsey gave Saweetie’s hair a bit of a metallic makeover using götb Metallics Permanent Hair Color ($11) in silver and the Glued Freeze Blasting Spray, ($8).

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Halsey 2022 Grammys

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The very definition of a main character moment, Halsey's red carpet look is a noir film dream with her deep oxblood hair peeking out from her hat and the flawless two-toned deep re lip liner-lipstick combo. Her hair, styled by celebrity hairstylist Marty Harper, used Tresemmé's Two Freeze Hold Hair Spray ($6) and the Harry JoshCeramic Flat Styling Iron ($200).

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Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion 2022 Grammys

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More like Megan Thee Ultimate Eye Makeup Inspiration. Putting a dramatic twist on the much-loved graphic eyeliner trend, Megan's curled-up smoky wings and extended inner corner liner is sure to be everywhere by next weekend. Created by Lauren Child, the look used Megan's very own Revlon x Megan Thee Stallion Big Bad Palette ($15) in the shades Heat Wave and Bring The Heat.

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Lenny Kravitz

Lenny Kravitz 2022 Grammys

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Looking cooler than anyone one human should, Lenny Kravitz's signature locs are pulled half up, allowing the rest to spill down and graze his shimmery, celestial-silver party top.

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Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa blonde 2022 Grammys

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What better place to debut for Dua Lipa to debut new extra-long blonde hair than the Grammys red carpet? Hip-length and ultra-straight, it's the perfect complement to her velvety red lip color.

Celebrity nail artist  Kim Truong created her matching gold chrome manicure using OPI's Gold Digger to pair perfectly with Dua’s gold jewelry and hardware.

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Chloe Bailey

Chloe Bailey 2022 Grammys

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Looking like a modern disco queen in her reflective silver gown and matching caplet, Chloe Bailey's hip-length crimped hair and baby hairs arranged in baroque curls are nothing short of immaculate.

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Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X eyeliner Grammys 2022

Part of the reason Lil Nas X always ends up on best beauty and fashion lists is that the superstar always seems to be having so much fun with his look (not to mention the fact that said looks are so consistently great). Here, his frosty inner corner eyeliner both complements the blue in his jacket and adds a fun pop of color to the rest of his makeup.

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SZA grammys 2022 makeup

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A floral dream in her bloom-covered gown, SZA's delicate lilac eyeshadow and shimmering lipgloss (courtesy of makeup artist Deanna Paley) are the cottagecore aesthetic in its most glamorous, modern form.

Paley used a host of Byredo makeup products to create the "enchanted floral goddess" moment, including the brand's beloved Tinted Lip Balm in Rosa ($44).

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Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga 2022 Grammys

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Looking especially ladylike this evening, Lady Gaga adds vintage flair to her always-stunning hair with an intricate updo full of curls (courtesy of hairstylist Frederic Aspiras and some excellent ghd tools)—not to mention her classic winged liner and thick, sultry lashes.

Celebrity makeup artist Sarah Tanno created the "modern jazz glam" using Haus Labs. We especially love her perfectly lined pout, using the brand's RIP Lip Liner ($16). 

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Tinashe grammys 2022 pink

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Looking so radiant in her candy pink dress and matching eye makeup, Tinashe's romantic curly updo is accented by coordinating pink jewels just above her cheek-skimming tendrils.

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Rachel Zegler

Rachel Zegler 2022 grammys

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The only thing better than Rachel Zegler's flipped-out lob? The warm wash of coral-red lipstick and blush that illuminated her entire look.

Celebrity hairstylist David von Cannon created Zegler's hair look using Bumble and bumble products, including the Full Form Soft Mousse ($32), Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil ($23), Thickening Dryspun Texture Spray ($47), Hairdresser’s Dry Oil Finishing Spray ($34), and Spray de Mode ($28).

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Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton ponytail grammys 2022

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Now that's what you call a power ponytail. Hoisted high for maximum swing with a hair tie-concealing wraparound and some face-cupping bangs, it's the gold standard for award show ponies.

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HER grammy awards red carpet 2022

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H.E.R.'s gloriously full and voluminous waves—the award-winning singer's signature look, styled here by Nina Monique for L'Oréal Paris—are always great on their own. For the Grammys, however, she took the look to new heights with her minimalist yellow-toned eyeshadow and glossy lips by makeup artist Marissa Vossen, who also used L'Oréal Paris makeup.

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