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This Throwback Eye Makeup Trend Was Everywhere At The Grammys

The eyes have it.

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Y2K might currently have a death grip on viral beauty trends, but it seems like a new decade might finally edge it out. A classic ‘80s staple, colorful eyeliner ruled the 65th Grammys red carpet, illuminating elaborate and low-key looks alike with bold, standout shades.

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It’s all about the details — look closely and you’ll notice Cardi B has two distinct shades of blue lining her eyes on the 2023 Grammys red carpet. Her lower waterline is rimmed with eyeliner in the same royal blue as her gown, while her upper lash line features a richer indigo shade.Amy Sussman/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Cinching a legendary EGOT victory with her Best Audiobook Narration Grammy, Viola Davis went for maximum sparkle on the red carpet. In a nod to her silver, red, and blue sequin-covered gown, she wore matching eye makeup, complete with twinkling silver liner along her waterline.Leon Bennett/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Though nominated for Red (Taylor’s Version), Taylor Swift paid homage to her Midnights album on the Grammys red carpet. Her winged liner features an ombré effect, starting with a bright peacock blue at her inner corners and blending out into a deeper, purple-tinged blue through the ends of her eyes.Amy Sussman/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Bringing a bright, gilded pop of color to her otherwise-straightforward cat-eye, Muni Long’s gold metallic eyeliner is so luminous on the Grammys red carpet. While her upper lid features a classic elongated wing with fluttery lashes, the gold in her waterline adds an ethereal element.Lester Cohen/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Shania Twain’s legend status means she’s never afraid to experiment on the red carpet, both with her wardrobe and beauty choices. In a bold, pop art-style contrast to her siren-red hair and matching lipstick, Twain’s lower lash line is ringed with both classic black and yellow eyeliner.ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

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