The Easy-to-Do Makeup Trend That Was All Over Last Night’s Red Carpet

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The Billboard Music Awards honors a variety of different music genres, but a singular makeup look seemed to be a celeb favorite at last night’s show. Monochromatic makeup—the simple task of matching your makeup to your outfit—is not only easy to do, but pulls together any outfit in a pinch. From classic black to of-the-moment lavender, these celebs show us how it’s done.

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Crimson Queens
Pairing her signature nude lip with a deep burgundy smoky eye, Jennifer Lopez’s makeup aligned perfectly with her velvet outfit. Going a more sparkly route, Halsey’s makeup artist used Lemonhead LA’s pigmented, shimmery hues to keep her crimson theme vibrant.


Garden Party
Taylor Swift’s
 lavender gown was paired with a hint of the same hue on her lids, and behind Dua Lipa’s crisp cat’s-eye was a matching shade of violet to take both purple dresses up a notch.


Gold Goddess
Demi Lovato
and Ciara dusted their lids with gold shadow to mirror their gowns and allow their brown eyes to stand out.

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Dark and Stormy
Mila Kunis’s
 little black dress paired perfectly with her graphite/black smoky eye; Jenna Dewan’s fresh, chin-length bob and leather dress worked perfectly with her dark smoky eye; and Christina Aguilera’s dark, luscious lashes and clear skin let her dress pop—even her lips were nude, with help from Kat Von D Everlasting Lip Liner in Lolita ($18) and Studded Kiss Creme Lipstick in Ophelia ($19).

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