Top 5 Looks at the 2009 American Music Awards

Did you catch the AMAs last night? Music mavens rarely disappoint when it comes to edgy hair and makeup concepts. Here, my top five favorite beauty looks of the evening.


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Shakira stuns in sweeping bangs giving way to side-parted Rapunzel waves. Her makeup is soft and natural: the songbird went for a neutral palette of shadows paired with a nude glossy lip. Statement earrings complete her look.


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Fergie’s center part and long, voluminous waves yield a polished bombshell effect when paired with her subtly smoked-out lavender eye shadow and nude lip combo. Just one look and you’ll get a feeling that “Tonight’s gonna be a good night” for Ferg.


Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood skewed far more low key than her typical lots-of-hair moments, but she still looks prettily polished with her loose waves pinned on one side with a barrette. Her pale violet eye shadow makes her hazel eyes pop, while her lips are softly glossed with a nudish peach hue. Fresh and subtly appealing, no?

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1 Comment Top 5 Looks at the 2009 American Music Awards

  1. theglossarie

    i totally agree on carrie and shakira. also thought selena gomez looked beautiful. i was not a fan of fergie’s look OR alicia keys. ohh how i love red carpet makeup recaps!


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