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Exclusive: Getting Ready With Bella Hadid for the Grammys


Oh, the Grammys. Whether or not you watched the star-studded spectacle last night, chances are you've seen some of the head-turning looks that graced the red carpet by now (thank you, Instagram). One of our favorites of the night was Bella Hadid's sultry, sleek, and romantic hair-and-makeup combo. "Our inspiration for Bella's makeup look was a modern, bronzed Italian sex bomb in La Dolce Vita!" says her makeup artist,В Vincent Oquendo, who used Kat Von DВ and Sephora Collectionmakeup products to create the look. Sex bomb indeed-we couldn't stop staring at her smoldering yet subdued smoky eye and taupe lip. Luckily for us, Oquendo gave Byrdie the exclusive behind-the-scenes diary of how exactly he got Hadid red carpet-ready. Plush lips, perfectly groomed eyebrows, and a well-deserved post-glam nap (amid a pile of beauty products, naturally) were involved.

Keep scrolling for Oquendo's Grammys photo diary!В

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“Starting my day off right with my Baby Bells!”

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“READY. SET. BEAT.”

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“You can never have too much money. Or too much mascara!”В

Ed. note: Oquendo used Sephora Collection's The MascaraВ ($12) then layered the brand's Luxe False LashesВ ($17) on top for a fluttery fringe. On Hadid's eyes, he used the Liberatus shade from Kat Von D's Shade + Light Contour PaletteВ ($46) then added Metal Crush EyeshadowВ ($21) in Thunderstruck on the inner corners of her eyes.В

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“Final touches on my girl before she slays the red carpet.”

Ed. note: The lip product is Sephora Collection'sOil Infusion Color & CareВ ($14) in Iced Coffee. Meanwhile, hairstylist Mark Townsend smoothed down Hadid's baby hairs with a mascara wand coated inВ Dove's Strength & Shine Extra Hold Hairspray($5).

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“Serving sex.”

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“A well-deserved nap!”

What did you think of Bella's look? Tell us in the comments, and seeВ all the best beauty looks from last night's Grammys!