Get The Look: Au Naturel with a Pop of Color at the MTV Video Music Awards

Donna Kim
Get The Look: Au Naturel with a Pop of Color at the MTV Video Music Awards
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Natural beauty was celebrated on the VMA’s red carpet last night. Stars like Demi Lovato and Rihanna were practically bare faced with very little eye makeup; just false lashes and subtle contoured shadow. But what made the natural look pop was a bold matte lip color.

Mickey Williams, celebrity makeup artist and CVS/pharmacy Beauty Board Expert explains how to achieve neutral lids when rocking a bold lip, “For eyes, keep the shadow light, contouring eyes slightly with a pale bone-colored shadow on lids.”

Also, make sure to shape your eyebrows with a handy brow pencil. It’ll add definition to your look and by using soft, feathery strokes it will even out of the brow shape.  Also, apply mascara and dramatic false lashes to compliment the thick brows.

Check out the gallery to see how to achieve these looks effortlessly. What do you think about the natural looks?

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Demi's mega-watt smile shows how comfortable she is rocking a very natural but still glamorous look. Apply a generous amount of mascara to both the top and bottom lashes, fill in your eyebrows with a natural brown eyebrow pencil, amplify your gorgeous skin with a tinted moisturizer, and perfect your pout with a matte lipstick.


Cover Girl Aqua Smoothers Tinted Moisturizer, $6,

Illamasqua "Liable" Lipstick, $30,

Estee Lauder Automatic Brow Pencil Duo, $27,

Lancome Hypnose Mascara, $26,

MAC Cosmetics "43" Faux Lashes, $16,

Benefit's "They're Real!" Mascara, $23,

Pixi Beauty "Poppy Red" Succulent Lip Twin, $18,

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