We all wonder what tools and tricks it takes to make celebrities perfect their look. Everyone deserves glowing skin, dazzling nails, and hair that blows gracefully in the wind just like the stars in the Hollywood Hills. Whether it’s getting ready for a red carpet event, or simply dolling up for the day, every star has his or her secret weapon. From products to routines, we have compiled some of Hollywood’s hottest beauty secrets. With these tips and tricks, the paps will be chasing you down asking if you’re a starlet in no time. Read below and tell us your favorite beauty secret!
100. “Makeup artist Linda Cantello taught me this tip: If you make a mistake with your mascara, dip a cotton ball into some foundation to remove it and conceal at the same time.” – Emma Watson
98. “There are tricks I’ve learned from makeup artists on shoots. They put on the red lipstick, then blot it with a tissue, then they put powder over the tissue and sort of press it onto your lips. Then re-apply. It turns it into a stain that lasts much longer.” – Taylor Swift
97. “This look is less harsh and very spring-appropriate. I like Too Faced’s Beauty Mark duo — use the Gilded Rose as a light shadow and apply Black Foil as your liner with a thin-tip brush.” –Rachel Zoe
96. Referring to eyes, Lauren Conrad suggests, “to reduce puffiness, slice up a few refrigerated potatoes, soak them in water for a moment or two and then place them over your lids for 15 minutes. Works like a charm.”
94. Jennifer Lopez uses L’Oreal’s Paris Sublime Sun Advanced Sunscreen not only on herself, but on her twins, Max and Emme.
91. Brittany Snow indulges in Olay products for her skin. “I have to be really picky about what I use, because my face is really oily in some places and then really dry in some places…my dermatologist recommended this one to me.”
90. Rihanna‘s secret to her banging bod? “I love swimming, [and doing] anything in the ocean…that’s very, very good for your body.”
89. When referring to her fit physique, Cameron Diaz says, “I guess it’s just exercise, healthy diet, lots of water, lots of laughter, lots of sex–yes, sex.”
88. Alison Sweeney is not opposed to reverting to childhood games to lose weight. She loves the Nintendo Wii! “It definitely challenges you, so if anyone says, ‘Working out isn’t tough,’ then they don’t know what they’re talking about because it’s the hardest things you could ever do.”
87. “I do yoga and Bio Think, a Pilates program where you’re getting a massage while you stretch. I do a kickboxing workout that is so intense, a lot of guys can’t take it because they can’t keep up.” – Carrie Ann Inaba
86. “The beauty product I can’t live without is Oil of Olay face wash and lotion. It’s geared towards an older audience, but I find that if I start working on my skin now, it can’t do me any harm!” – Selena Gomez
84. On the Rachael Ray Show: RuPaul, drag queen extraordinaire, suggests to apply your fake lashes a little differently than normal. “If you clip them into four different pieces it makes it easier to apply the lashes. Most people cant put the whole strip on at once. Sometimes its hard to do one strip at once.”
79: To stay fit, Sara Jessica Parker states, “I do yoga whenever I can, and I do like feeling fit and healthy.”
78. “I prefer a set, like a roller set, or I’ll use a combination of rollers, like Velcro rollers on top and a hot roller on the bottom.” – Zooey Deschanel referring to curling her hair.
77. “Probably the top three things would be: moisturize, sleep and work on the eyebrows. Those are the three things I try to focus on in my daily life!” – Emma Stone
75. Justin Bieber told People magazine, “I know that for a teenager, it doesn’t matter how many people are looking at you, you don’t want acne on your face. I’m in the limelight all the time. I’m constantly doing interviews, constantly doing photo shoots and, you know, I’m determined to keep myself clear. Using Proactiv will help that.”
74. “When another friend introduced me to the Lipfusion Lip Glosses I was instantly in love” – Kim Kardashian
72. “I use the BeautyBlender, that pink sponge. It’s my favorite thing. You have to get it wet, put it under warm water and then squeeze it out really well and then it just makes your foundation go on really dewy and nice. I love it!” – Emma Roberts
71. “I rarely wear nail polish because I hate how it doesn’t go with everything you wear. But this cool gray color (Lancome Vernis in Love Nail Polish in Gris Angora) is super-neutral and goes with everything.” – Emma Watson
70. Red lipstick – No1 in the Rimmel range – is Kate Moss‘ top beauty secret: “It’s the ultimate shade. I wouldn’t wear it during the day, but at night, or if it’s a do, then it’s good. Lipstick is the classic, iconic makeup, isn’t it? You think of Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly, and it’s always about the lips.”
69. Chanel Iman believes “Mascara, moisturizer, lip balm, clean skin, and good brows” are the most important part of every beauty look.
67. Recent face of Chanel, Keira Knightley adores Chanel’s Black Inimitable Mascara
66. “I just rinse my face with cold water — I don’t believe in overzealous cleansing — and then I apply La Roche-Posay 50 sunblock, a bit of foundation and mascara and I’m out the door.” – Charlize Theron
60. “I think the quality of your skin is genetic, but if you eat right and exercise, that helps keep the elasticity in your skin and that youthful, healthy glow.” – Halle Berry
59. “If you really want your hair to look good, just don’t wash it for a day. That’s my secret.” – Zac Efron
58. “My change of season regimen is all about getting lighter and more au natural in the makeup and hair department, while throwing a few other warm-weather picks in the mix: bright polish shades, sun-kissed body lotion, and moisturizers with a high SPF.” – Rachel Zoe
56. Learn to accept your “flaws.” Lily Colins, known for her bushy eyebrows, states. “Now I embrace them. I’ve realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful.”
55. “Kevin Murphy has a really, really great hair mask. There are times where my hair just looks like a crispy French fry, and I sleep with it on. You put that on and you don’t have to do anything — you can use any type of conditioner. Just put that on and sleep with it on and that really helps.” –Kellie Pickler
53. “I don’t use any hair products because I have this fear of putting too much mousse in it or something and my hair ending up feeling crunchy.” – Taylor Swift
52. Although it may seem like an odd beauty product, Oprah considers Bliss’s Glamour Gloves to be one of her favorite beauty regimens. These gloves are used to sooth and moisturize hands.
50. Ashley Olsen has stressed that unless she gets a full night of sleep, it shows.
49. The Tweezerman Spa Slant Tweezer is an item that Mary-Kate Olsen always brings with her wherever she goes.
48. “I like to dilute my cover-up with a little eye cream during the warmer months. It makes this traditionally heavier makeup a bit lighter and sheerer, which is ideal for summer” – Lauren Conrad
47. “The secret for me has been making up my mind to want to do it…just knowing this is what I wanted and going for it.” – Jennifer Hudson on weight loss (on the Dr. Oz Show)
44. Want a healthy glow just like Elle MacPherson, the cast of Glee, and contestants of American Idol? These are just some stars that use St. Tropez Whipped Bronze Self-Tanning Mousse.
43. Fergie maintains her Fergalicious look by using “Moroccan Argon Oil for hair (Avon). I put it up in a bun with the product in. It’s good for the hair because it makes it so shiny. I take it out of the bun and then I have nice beach waves.”
42. ” I will never get a regular manicure again if I don’t have to because the gels are just an amazing invention. A regular one lasts two or three days; with the gels you can bang your hands against anything. And those Sally Hansen Salon Effects strips are genius. All of my dancers are using them—amazing designs.” – Katy Perry
40. “I go through a lot of damage everyday with my hair getting ready filming the show. It’s blow drying, straightening, all that stuff isn’t good even as girls we really love it. It’s important to find good products that will be good for your hair and what’s so great about the new Dove Haircare line is that it allows you to do all your favorite things and it takes care of the damage.” – Lea Michele
39. “I don’t know if these are beauty secrets, but what I do to feel my best is just exercise regularly, laugh and play often, and make love every moment I can. Oh, yeah, and lots of water” – Cameron Diaz
38. Moisturizer seems to be Demi Moore’s fountain of youth at age 49. “I moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. No matter how late it is, when I get home, I take the time to clean and moisturize my face. I’m a big believer in that if you focus on good skin care, you really won’t need a lot of makeup.”
35. Model, Miranda Kerr uses household utensils for beauty products. “You can curl your eyelashes with a spoon if you don’t have an eyelash curler.”
34. Style icon, Olivia Palermo always refers back to simplicity when getting ready. “Red nails (she loves Topshop in Lacquered), a sleek ponytail and either a smoky eye or bold lips” (Her go-to shade is Topshop Make Up Lipstick in Mischief).
33. Minka Kelly has admitted to taking half-hour power naps in the middle of the day. Is this how she looks like a fresh, glowing goddess every second of the day?
32. Audrey Hepburn has been documented stating, “for beautiful hair, let a child run his or her fingers through it once a day.” We’re not sure if this is true, but for those who want to follow in the footsteps of this glamazon, why not try it out!?
31. “Use an eyelash curler before you put the (false) eyelashes on, that will support the lash.” – RuPaul on the Rachael Ray Show.
30. It is said that Marilyn Monroe “washed her face with Shu Uemura Cleansing Oil , then slathered a couple of layers of Vaseline on as a moisturizing base.”
28. “The key to a beautiful look starts with beautiful clear skin, which is the foundation for any great look. My favorite face wash is the Neutrogena Visibly Clear Pink Grapefruit Wash because it keeps my skin clear so I never have to worry about breakouts.” – Vanessa Hudgens
27. “If you want to look a little more awake use a cream pencil on the inside of your eye, it opens up your eyes. Put a shimmer in the corners…it makes it pop.” – Candice Swanepoel
26. Kate Moss admits to having three eyelash curlers. “I don’t feel complete without them, it’s one of those things. [The secret to a false lash look is] curling and then tons and tons and tons of mascara.”
25. “The night before (a VS show), I use Victoria’s Secret Bare Bronze Self-Tanner all over.” – Adriana Lima
24. Rihanna, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Hudson, and Goldie Hawn all use Perfekt Skin Perfection Gel.
22. Miranda Cosgrove regularly cleanses her face with Neutrogena SkinClearing Foundation in Natural Ivory.
21. Kiehl’s Lip Balm #1 is Nicole Richie’s favorite way of keeping her pout perfect.
20. Gabrielle Union’s makeup artist, Fiona Stiles, says that for a dramatic red carpet look, she applies not one, but two pairs of Shu Uemura Faux Eye Lashes.
19. Jennifer Garner has been using Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Sunblock Lotion for a long time. “My mom has always been a big believer in sunblock, and now I use this sunscreen on myself and my daughters. I like that it contains naturally sourced minerals and a strong SPF.”
16. Ageless Gwyneth Paltrow uses Perricone MD’s No Foundation Foundation.
15. Lucy Liu, who is young at just 43 years old, uses Acupuncture. “It can help you lose weight, it can help your skin stay young.”
14. Preparation H. It might sound odd, but Sandra Bullock swears by it. No not for that, Bullock admits, “putting butt cream under my eyes is one of my best beauty secrets, and stops me from getting lines.”
13. “My favorite quick and healthy eating tip would be to always have an apple with you because I’ve learned eating one apple is equivalent to a cup of coffee.” – Audrina Patridge of The Hills
10. Christina Applegate admits to using “Creme de la Mer.”
8. “Wash your face before you go to bed. And double your pillowcases. I learned that early. That and change them regularly.” - Mila Kunis
6. “I have blonde, invisible eyebrows, so I try to make them with a gray-brown pencil from Pout, Blonde Bombshell.” –Gisele Bundchen
5. It’s all about being simplistic. “I put on moisturizer, then a little bit of powder, mascara, and a natural-toned lip color. Wearing a lot of makeup is not practical for a college student” – Lily Colins
3. Origins’ A Perfect World Body Cream With White Tea is another one of Oprah’s favorite things…and trust us, she has a lot of favorite things.
2. Kelly Ripa lives by “Oscar Blandi’s Olio Di Jasmine Hair Serum.”
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