Taylor Swift-Inspired Grammy Makeup Tutorial

I think Taylor Swift is the cutest thing since sliced bread. Okay, sliced bread isn't super cute, but Taylor sure is!


Her Grammy makeup this year was so simple and age-appropriate, I couldn't resist copying it on another willing niece!

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Step 1. Apply foundation, concealer and powder. Brush on a light dusting of peach-toned blush to the apples of the cheeks and just below the cheekbones.

Step 2. Fill in eyebrows using either a brow pencil or eye shadow.

Step 3. With a pale, shimmery eye shadow, highlight the brow bone, just below the eyebrow.

Step 4. Use the same shadow on the inner corner of the eyes.

Step 5. Brush a light tan shadow on the entire eyelid and along the lower lash line.

Step 6. With a medium or dark bronze shadow, contour along the crease of the eye, taking it down into a V at the outer corner of each eye.

Step 7. Line the upper lash line with a black eyeliner. Apply dark brown or black mascara to both upper and lower lashes. Finish the look with a creamy peachy-pink lipstick. Add a dab of lip gloss to the middle of the bottom lip for a cute pout.

Here's a closeup on the eyes. Super simple.


And the final look.


(Not sure why the lip color looks super bold in this light.)

Here are the products I used for this tutorial. All makeup and brushes are from MAC except mascara, which my model provided.


Pro Longwear Foundation, NW 20

Mineralize Concealer, NW 20

Select/Sheer Loose Powder, NC5

Mineralize Blush, Gleeful

Brush 130

Brush 217

Brush 129


Eye Shadow, Omega (on brows)

Eye Shadow, Phloof

Eye Shadow, Tempting

Eye Shadow, Bronze

Pearlglide Intense Eye Liner, Black Swan

Brush 266

Brush 239

Brush 224


Lipstick, See Sheer

Tendertone Lip Balm; Hush, Hush

Brush, 316

Would you wear this look on the red carpet or every day?