R n' B star Monica went for a more conservative look in this structured and shouldered black gown for the 2011 Grammy Awards red carpet. Makeup aritst Mylah Morales was inspired by the sleekness of Monica's black dress, and wanted to create a "sophisticated, sultry look."
Celebrity hair stylist Ursula Stephen created a semi-faux hawk that suited Monica beautifully. "Monica was wearing an origami inspired dress, so I wanted the hair to have some contrast and shape," says Ursula. This short hair style is perfect for everyday wear so you can easily recreate this at home.
Keep reading for a breakdown of what Cover Girl cosmetics were used on Monica and how to get her hair look from the 2011 Grammy Awards.