Sports and makeup — not two things you would normally put together, but last night our makeup artists were backstage at the ESPY awards, touching up the top athletes with our high-performance products. Our genius makeup artists brushed up some of the best athletes and presenters before the big night. Just who was was ‘sporting’ tarte last night? You may be surprised…


 Peyton Manning

tarte makeup artist Tania poses with Manning backstage.

Matt Kemp

Tania also got the chance to touch up Dodger’s player  — and Rihanna Ex — Matt Kemp. Lucky girl!

Danica Patrick

Race car driver Danica Patrick looked glamorous in a printed scarf inspired dress and soft, natural eye makeup.

Rob Lowe

The Parks and Recreations regular looked dapper in a purple tie. But doesn’t he always?

Kenny Chesney

The country singer now (more) famous for being in the ESPN “This is SportCenter” commercial, performed at the awards.

Connie Britton

The gorgeous redhead, star of American Horror Story, always looks stunning — last night was no different.

Olivia Munn

The Magic Mike star’s dress was simple yet elegant.