Pearls Have Become Fall’s Biggest Beauty Trend

Machine Gun Kelly at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
Machine Gun Kelly at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock (12439060ii)

While we’re used to seeing pearls on clothes, jewelry, and bags, pearls have become the latest beauty accessory. Pearl designs in makeup and hair have been all over the red carpet and they’ve become fall’s biggest beauty accessory. Celebrities can’t seem to get enough pearls and we’re loving the modern take on the classic gem. Here are some of the best pearl looks from your favorite stars.


Grimes looked super futuristic at the 2021 Met Gala, wearing pearls accentuating her eyebrows and lining her ear for a fashion-forward look.

Barbie Ferreira

The Euphoria star attended her first Met Gala in 2021 wearing a pearl dress and the pearls didn’t stop there—she wore a custom Mudd Pearl hairpiece that wrapped around to the back of her updo with strings of pearls hanging across her back.


We’ve never seen a manicure quite like SZA’s pearl one and her nail artist revealed it took over five hours and lots of prayers to achieve this look.

Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly and his girlfriend Megan Fox wore coordinated outfits to the 2021 MTV VMAs, breaking the internet, and he matched he accessorized his red Dolce and Gabbana suit by bedazzling his face with pearls. It was his first-ever makeup look and he nailed it!