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Michael Kovac

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Nikki Brown
Jan, 08, 2017

As of late, we've become enamored with Janelle Monáe's accessorized hairstyles, but make no mistake: her makeup is just as noteworthy.

This evening, the Hidden Figures and Moonlight star hit the 2017 Golden Globes red carpet in a polka-dotted, high-low Armani Privé gown, making for one of the most daring looks of the night. And of course, her pearl-accented coif and fresh makeup were also standouts. 

2017 Steve Granitz

Steve Granitz

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While many will assume the A-lister is clad in designer makeup that costs a pretty penny, her award-worthy mug is actually courtesy of the drugstore. 

2017 Steve Granitz

Steve Granitz

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Makeup artist Jessica Smalls prepped Monáe in a bevy of COVERGIRL staples, with emphasis on a "kissable pinkish nude lip" that she prepped by exfoliating with lemon juice and sugar. 

Sounds easy enough, right?! If you want to steal Monáe's effortless glow, shop her entire look below: