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BET Awards 2021: Cardi B’s Best Beauty Moments

The "WAP" rapper and five-time nominee takes her glam sessions seriously, and these photos prove it!

Cardi B takes her glam sessions seriously! If you don’t believe us, just ask her nail artist who reports the rapper can sit upwards to 2 hours when getting her signature embellished manicure. Of course, her love for beauty doesn’t end in the nail salon. In fact, the trendsetting star has also become known for enlisting the help of hair stylist Tokyo Stylez to create wigs to match her colorful Hermès Birkin bag collection. And don’t even get us started about her flawless face done by her go-to makeup expert, Erika La' Pearl.

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As we countdown to the star-studded  BET Awards 2021, we decided to take a deep dive into the star’s best beauty moments over the years. Keep scrolling to see the most eye-catching looks from Cardi, who snagged a whopping five nominations this year, including "Video of the Year."

  1. Rainbow Hair And Makeup

    (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/Getty Images)
    (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/Getty Images)

    Dressed in a colorful ensemble, the “Money” rapper brightened up the step-and-repeat with her bone-straight hair that expertly matched her tie-dyed wrap dress. To compliment her mint-green hair, which featured highlights of pink and blue, the trendsetting entertainer enlisted the help of her MUA to perfectly blend her rainbow eyeshadow. 

  2. Sleek And Sexy Tresses

    Rocking her signature long lashes and shimmery eyeshadow, Cardi once again wowed us with her extra long tresses. For the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, the fashionable rapper rocked black waist-length hair that effortlessly cascaded down her shoulders.

  3. Bantu Knots

    (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
    (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

    When you’re a movie star, sometimes you have to switch it up! While snapping a few photos at the premiere of Hustlers, the multi-talented actress debuted a crown of freshly styled bantu knots. The fresh take on the high-low ponytail trend definitely caught our attention, especially with the retro hair flip that's inspiring our next hair appointment right now! 

  4. Embellished Nails

    (Photo by Aurora Rose/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
    (Photo by Aurora Rose/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

    There’s almost never a time when Cardi B is spotted without 6-inch nails complete with fabulous embellishments. In case you are wondering, her signature talons are often styled by her favorite nail tech from the Bronx,  Jenny Bui, also known as the "Queen of Bling." 

    Speaking of bling, take a look at this intricately embellished manicure that perfectly matches the tear-drop shaped engagement diamond given to her by her rapper husband, Offset. Gorgeous!

  5. Highlighter And A Natural Glow

    (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
    (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

    While pregnant with her daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus, Cardi had a gorgeous natural  glow. Keeping her makeup minimalistic, the soon-to-be mom opted for soft highlights on her cheekbones, long lashes to compliment her smokey eyes, and a simple nude lip. Classic!

  6. Body Glitter

    (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
    (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

    The “Money” rapper really knows how to dazzle. No, seriously. Covered in body glitter, Cardi arrived at Power 105.1’s Powerhouse shimmering from head-to-toe. Her beach babe look was complimented with gray-blonde waves, pink eyeshadow, and a glossy lip for the perfect finish. 

  7. Bardi Bob

    (Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)
    (Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)

    Is this officially the “Bardi Bob”? Dressed in a red-hot Givenchy suit, the “Be Careful” rapper attended the BET Awards 2017 with an impeccable beauty look, which included a platinum blonde lob, shiny metallic eyeshadow, and frosted lips.  

    We surely wonder what's next for the beauty trendsetter! Watch BET Awards 2021 on June 27 at 8/7C!

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