ESC: Priv x E!ssentials Grammy Awards, Cardi B

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ESC: Priv x E!ssentials Grammy Awards

Although Cardi B loves faux lashes, wigs and makeup, the Grammy-nominated star is as real as they come.

On the red carpet, the hitmaker likes to be dolled up, rocking dramatic looks that usually include gold chains, bodycon dresses and designer shoes. On the other hand, if you look through the star's Instagram profile, you'll easily spot her without makeup or fancy things. The "Motorsport" rapper will even talk to her 17 million fans with a hairnet on her head, because that's truly what she was wearing when she decided to make the video.

According to this pop star, no one looks perfect all the time and preferring a "beat face" (read: lots of makeup) doesn't necessarily mean you're uncomfortable with the way you look. If you're like Cardi B, you probably just enjoy being extra.

When she does decide to get glam, the star has a go-to look: long, bejeweled nails, a bold lip and dramatic lashes. She goes all the way, while somehow keeping her look as relatable as her social media. Seriously, you can achieve the star's look in a few easy steps. 

Thanks to PRIV makeup artist, Jared Lipscomb, we've got the breakdown below! 

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