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The secrets behind Adele’s 2013 Grammy Awards makeup

Adele debuted a new look at the 2013 Grammy Awards — and it’s all rosy! We asked her makeup artist, Michael Ashton, for the secrets behind her glowing beauty look.

AdeleAdele‘s usual awards-show look is all black, but maybe motherhood has inspired her to do a little something different. The “Someone Like You” singer wore a seriously colorful Valentino creation to the show.

As for the makeup? Michael Ashton said he was inspired to create a vintage look that complemented her gown — and most of it came courtesy of Lancôme.


  • Armani Maestro Fusion Foundation Shade 3
  • YSL Touche Eclat


  • Lancôme Le Crayon Poudre brow pencil
  • Lancôme Color Design Infinité 24H Eye Shadow in Continuous Creme
  • Lancôme Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Coral Crush
  • Maybelline Studio Gel Liner in Black
  • Lancôme Hypnôse Star Mascara in Noir Midnight


  • Armani Lip Maestro 500 in Blush
  • MyFace Lip Liner in Nude
  • Sisley Phyto-Lip Star Lip Gloss in White Diamond

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Photo: Adriana M. Barraza/

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