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The night was indeed a celebration of music and mutual adoration at the 66th Grammy Awards

Let’s be real. We are watching award shows not just for the actual winners, but also for the captured moments of celebrities with their fellow creatives and friends. Indeed, the 66th Grammy Awards had its own fair share of interactions that showed how music could bring two or more people together. With that, here are a few moments that prove there’s more room for mad love than bad blood at tonight’s Grammys. 

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Miley Cyrus and Mariah Carey

Apart from winning her two first Grammy Awards tonight, Miley Cyrus had a fangirling moment on stage after Mariah Carey announced her track, “Flowers,” as the winner of the Best Pop Solo Performance. “This MC is [going to] stand by this MC!” She spoke at the beginning of her speech. “I could’ve missed the award, that’s fine, but not Mariah Carey,” she added. 

15 years ago, in 2008, the two shared the stage for the live performance of “Just Stand Up” at the Stand Up 2 Cancer event. They performed alongside female artists including Beyoncé, Rihanna, and more. 

Olivia Rodrigo and Beyoncé

In a previous interview, Rodrigo declared her love for the 32-time Grammy winner, and revealed that she watched Beyoncé’s 2009 Grammy performance 25 times. This year, the BeyHive in Olivia had a successful fangirl moment as she posed with the singer-songwriter for a photo. Just like her personal idol, did you know that Olivia and Beyoncé both won their first Grammy at the age of 19?

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Lizzo and SZA

Calling SZA “My actual sister,” Lizzo has shared friendship milestones with the“Kill Bill” singer, including a collaboration on her own track called “Special.” The 66th Grammy Awards was no exception in fronting their friendship, as it was Lizzo herself who presented SZA’s Best R&B Song for “Snooze.” The latter, who had the most nominations for this year with nine titles, also thanked her friend in the speech. “Lizzo and I have been friends since 2013, when we were both on a tiny Red Bull tour together. Opening up in small rooms for like a hundred people, and to be on the stage with her is so amazing. I’m so grateful,” she said. 

Victoria Monet and Ariana Grande

Although Ariana was a no-show at the awards show, she stayed tuned to the program and even declared a real time support to Victoria Monét. “You have worked so hard and given so much of yourself to this industry for so, so long while quietly being in your absolute own league,” Grande wrote on her Instagram story. Music has solidified their friendship over the years, with Monét co-writing some of Ariana’s tracks “Be Alright,” “needy,” and “thank u next.” In 2019, they also collaborated on Victoria’s track, “MONOPOLY.”

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Photo: ARIANA GRANDE (via Instagram)

Taylor Swift and Lana Del Rey

Completing this roster of friendship and fangirl interactions is Taylor Swift and Lana Del Rey who initially met through their mutual producer-slash-friend, Jack Antonoff. Walking on the occasion’s red carpet like yin and yang, the two posed for a photo together and shared a moment on stage as Taylor received her Grammy for “Album of the Year.” 

“Lana Del Rey was hiding, but I think so many female artists wouldn’t be where they are, and would not have the inspiration that they have if it weren’t for the work that she’s done. I think she’s a legacy artist, a legend in her prime right now. I’m so lucky to know you and to be your friend,” Taylor said in her speech.

Another friendship moment worth noting at the event was Taylor and Olivia, who squashed their alleged rift by showing their mutual admiration for each other during each other’s time to shine. In Rodrigo’s “Vampire” performance, the camera panned to Taylor who stood up and sang along with her. Meanwhile, Olivia was all smiles when Swift announced her upcoming album called The Tortured Poets Department. In 2021, the two met for the very first time at the BRIT Awards.

Photos: MTV (via Twitter and Instagram)

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How to Recreate Liza Soberano’s 2024 SAG Awards Look Using Filipino Beauty Brands

Still reeling from Liza Soberano’s glam look at the SAG Awards? MEGA lists down the makeup products from Filipino brands that have similar shades and finishes

While dressed in a splendid Pamella Roland Pre-Fall 2024 ensemble and ornamented with Le Vian Jewelry, Liza Soberano cemented her place in Hollywood with her first-ever attendance of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. From her charming red carpet interviews to her GLAMbot appearance, it’s safe to say that the actress made an impact, with help from wardrobe stylist Maeve Reilly, makeup artist Melissa Hernandez, and hairstylist Renz Pangilinan. If you’re still as enamored by Liza’s glam look as we are, here are the details you need to know to recreate it.

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Liza Soberano styled by Maeve Reilly in Pamella Roland

Hollywood glamor

Notably, Melissa Hernandez is a makeup artist under The Wall Group who routinely works with Hollywood celebrities, like Olivia Rodrigo and Sydney Sweeney. For the Lisa Frankenstein actress, the makeup artist opted for a soft glam look that would subtly enhance Liza’s natural beauty. She also revealed in an Instagram post that she used Maybelline products to achieve it. If you don’t have the actual Maybelline products in hand, we also listed alternatives from Filipino makeup brands.

First Base

For Liza’s base, blush, bronzer, and highlight, Melissa used the Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation in 310, Instant Age Rewind Eraser in Medium, Cheek Heat in Fuchsia Spark, Lasting Fix Banana Powder, City Bronzer in Medium, and Master Chrome in Molten Gold.

For Filipino makeup, to perfect your complexion and add an alluring flush, look to Teviant Beauty’s The Ultimate Skin Master Foundation in Trench, Lucky Beauty’s Ethereal Liquid Pigment in Poppy, and Issy’s Active Concealer in MW2.

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Filipino beauty brands have great formulations that work best in our climate

For powder contour, loose powder, and highlight, check out Vice Cosmetics’ Aura So Sculpted in Toasty Cocoa, BarenBliss’s Soul-Matte Loose Powder in Medium Mango Sorbet, and Strokes Cosmetics’ Face Flash in Gold Rush.

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Cream-to-powder formulas also work best if you want a long-lasting but natural finish

Eye-To-Eye

As for Liza’s eye makeup, Melissa used The City Mini eyeshadow palette in Rooftop Bronzes, Master Precise liquid eyeliner in Brown, and The Falsies Lash Lift mascara.

For local alternatives, you can look to DAZZLE ME’s World Traveler Eyeshadow Palette in Arabian Nights for the gorgeous brown shades and gold shimmers, plus Happy Skin’s Generation Happy Skin Pretty Easy Budge-Proof Liquid Eyeliner in Brown and blk Cosmetics’s Daydream False Lash Waterproof Mascara to enhance your eyes.

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When putting on makeup for a formal event, we recommend using water-proof and budge-proof products to ensure that they will last all night

Kiss and Tell

To complete the makeup look, she then applied Color Sensational in Magnetic Mauve to line her lips and the Super Stay Ink Crayon Lipstick in Achieve It All. Meanwhile, Liza’s eyebrows were kept natural-looking and brushed up, so you can use whatever products you like to tame your own into shape.

For a similar-looking result to Liza’s lip look at the SAG Awards, you can check out GRWM Cosmetics’ Lip Contour in Ann and Happy Skin’s Off Duty Lip Cloud Matte Lipstick in Honeymoon Glow. Both have matte finishes and result in a pinkish-mauve hue.

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Don’t forget to line your lips before putting on lipstick to avoid it from smearing

Altogether, the products worked to make Liza ready to face the flashing lights and shutters of the cameras on the red carpet. These particular products are also effective yet uncomplicated to use, so anyone from beginners to beauty experts can rely on them to look good.

RELATED: These Are Liza Soberano’s Daily Skincare Non-Negotiables

Expert Tips

That said, it’s important to remember that since they are mattifying, it’s best to prep your skin with moisturizing products to make sure the products cling to the skin properly. And since the desired effect is a soft and subtle glam, it’s best to use as little product as possible. Go easy on the cream product and blend until your complexion looks flawless and apply the powder products where you need them most.

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Makeup by Melissa Hernandez and hair by Renz Pangilinan

Like Liza, apply your bronzer on the hollows of your cheeks, your jawline, and close to your hairline to add some depth and dimension to your face. For a subtle enhancement, the metallic highlighter was also kept to the high points of Liza’s face and applied with a light hand, so it’s best to do the same on your cheeks, inner corners, brow bone, and nose. The star of this look is the soft brown cat eye, light matte eyeshadow, and matte lips.

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Keep these product lineups and tips in mind, and you’re all set to rock the red carpet like Liza!


Photos: LIZA SOBERANO and PAMELLA ROLAND (via Instagram)
Featured Image: LIZA SOBERANO (via Instagram)

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Angel Aquino Finally Reveals the Secret to Her Timeless Beauty

Learn more about the award-winning actress’ refreshing approach to skincare that nourishes both the skin and the mind

This is an excerpt from MEGA March 2024 Main Beauty story.

With a profile that has been turning heads since the ’90s, Angel Aquino continues to be a timeless-beauty muse to many. Her secret? Embracing a skin-first beauty philosophy. “Clean skin is my best makeup,” she tells MEGA. “If I have good skin, I feel confident and I don’t have to put so much makeup on. I just like to keep it clean, hydrated, and protected, and then I’m ready.”

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As for the key to a youthful gaze? One of her most trusted makeup artists, Muriel Vega Perez, explained “The skin around the eyes is more delicate than in other areas of your face and body—the exact reason why it needs more care.” He continues, “Application of non-comedogenic under eye creams and hydrating masks can benefit many. Apart from that, the right treatment can be more face-changing.”

Reframing aging

Angel Aquino embraces a refreshing approach to skincare with a routine that requires to be present and intentional
Angel Aquino embraces a refreshing approach to skincare with a routine that requires one to be present and intentional

The key to positive aging? “Just try to tiptoe your way to aging, handle it as graciously and gracefully as you can,” Angel Aquino says. “Yes, aging is inevitable. But be mindful enough to tell yourself that what truly matters are the lives that you are going to touch today, the differences that you can make, and if you can make somebody smile and feel good today. That’s what you should count and not the years that go by.”

The mind-skin connection

Beyond the right formulas and techniques, Angel Aquino reminds everyone that a good beauty mindset can just be as transformative
Beyond the right formulas and techniques, Angel Aquino reminds everyone that a good beauty mindset can just be as transformative

The skin often reflects what’s going on below the surface, like a canvas that communicates the intricacies of our mental well-being. “I used to take myself too seriously and I decided—f*ck it!” Angel confesses. “I just want to have fun, I want to know fun, I want to live fun, and I guess that translates to my overall aura—it becomes more youthful. Overall, it’s the mindset.”


Read more about Angel Aquino’s ultimate beauty secret in MEGA’s March 2024 issue, now available on Readly, Magzter, Press Reader and Zinio.

Photographed by GIAMPIERO GASTALDI. Creative Direction PATRICK TY. Sittings Editor AGOO AZCUNA-BENGZON. Photography Assistant SELA GONZALES. Art Direction BRIE VENTURA. Makeup MURIEL VEGA PEREZ OF CLÉ DE PEAU BEAUTÉ. Hair MARK IBARROLA. Fashion H._.WAA, MARXS YEUNG, OKEY.

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MEGA Man’s Best Dressed List at the 30th SAG Awards

The SAG Awards 2024 presented another level of men’s fashion on the red carpet. Explore who made the cut in our MEGA Man’s Best Dressed List, from Glen Powell to Jeremy Allen White

I nominate you. The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards 2024 is special in a way that it’s an awards ceremony where actors themselves champion one another. It proved to be a night of excellence, as leading men graced the red carpet in their most impeccable ensembles. From classic sophistication to daring innovation, MEGA presents the standout looks that define masculine elegance at this event. This is MEGA Man’s Best Dressed List.

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Matt Bomer

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Matt Bomer in Boss

Matt Bomer captivated onlookers in a sleek ensemble by Boss, accentuated by the IWC Schaffhausen watch and Jewels Afficianado lapel pin. His understated yet refined style set a high bar for sophistication on the red carpet.

Glen Powell

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Glen Powell in Brioni

Glen Powell exuded masculine charisma in a dark brown Brioni suit, complemented by a Tag Heuer watch. With precise tailoring and meticulous attention to detail, Powell epitomized classic Hollywood style at the SAG Awards.

Tyler Jesse Williams

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Tyler Jesse Williams in Amiri

Tyler Jesse Williams made a baby-blue statement in Amiri, embracing contemporary flair. His vibrant choice stood out as a testament to the evolution of men’s style, showcasing the power of color done right.

Taylor Zakhar Perez

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Taylor Zakhar Perez in Louis Vuitton

Taylor Zakhar Perez turned heads in Louis Vuitton, forwarding strength with a touch of worldly charm. His confident demeanor and impeccable style made him a standout on the red carpet.

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Jeremy Allen White

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Jeremy Allen White in Saint Laurent

Jeremy Allen White brings out effortless chef-cool in a Saint Laurent outfit. With its sleek lines and otherwise lounged style, White’s ensemble captured the essence of contemporary chic.

Colman Domingo

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Colman Domingo in Off-White

Colman Domingo brought a dose of urban edge in rose to the SAG Awards red carpet in Off-White. His approach to fashion presented his unique sense of style, as seen in the blazer’s detail at the front. Highlighting his individuality, his distinctive style shone through, particularly in the detailed design of the blazer’s front.

Dominic Sessa

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Dominic Sessa in Zegna

Dominic Sessa showcased classic style in a Zegna suit. Sessa made this everlasting silhouette look understatedly sophisticated, looking Old Hollywood himself.

From classic tailoring to next-level designs, MEGA Man’s Best Dressed List at the SAG Awards 2024 celebrates the diversity and elevation of men’s fashion on the red carpet. These leading men have redefined masculine elegance, leaving a lasting impression with their impeccable style choices. It’s exciting to think where men’s fashion will go next.

Photos: THE WALL GROUP, RED CARPET SPACE, FRAZER HARRISON, WARREN ALFIE BAKER
Featured Image: THE WALL GROUP

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