The evolution of social media, 24-hour news cycles and endless box set TV exposes us even more to the wonderful glitz and glamour of female celebrities. They inspire us as women to go the extra mile and want to learn any little extra secrets of their beauty routine, especially the glamour they embody on the red carpet and glossy magazines.
They appear as if they have spent the day in the spa having top to toe treatments. We idolize their perfect skin and make-up and wish we could have an on-call artist on hand to pamper and make us look the best versions of ourselves on all occasions. Well, I have scoured the internet and put together the top 15 Best beauty tips of all time to help you with your regime and mine!
All about the eyes
Isla Fisher a great actress and natural beauty uses this as a quick and easy winner she says: – ‘To make lashes curl better and look longer, take a hair dryer to your eye lash curler for two to three seconds before using it”. This allows more natural curl and length and has the same effect as heated rollers on our hair.
Jennifer Aniston is known to use petroleum jelly (Vaseline) under her eyes every night to moisturize and prevent wrinkles. It’s no surprise that this multipurpose and inexpensive bathroom cabinet essential was equally cherished by Hollywood’s greatest including Tyra Banks, the statuesque model and television personality. Tyra famously was so enamoured with Vaseline, she gave everyone in the audience of her TV show a jar while promoting this low-priced product.
Reese Witherspoon’s eyebrow artist, Anastasia Soare, “treats brow colour like hair colour”. She approaches Reese’s brows considering the top and undertone and advises trying on different brow powders and liners in the store and see how the brow shade compare compliments your hair and skin tone.
Cara Delevingne’s A-List make-up artist, Wendy Rowe, uses a dark brown mascara to brush through, always applying in the same direction the hair naturally grow. This will have a more see through quality and look more natural and won’t be heavy and solid.
Lily Collin’s make-up artist uses a glue stick (applied with a finger) to set the brows instead of gel as it stops the gel flaking off. It also washes off easily with warm water.
Halle Berry, the Oscar winning actress, swears by the following to give you a perfect pout “to make your lips look naturally pink, I put on red lipstick, wipe it off and then apply clear gloss”.
Priyanka Chopra’s uses her own home made Sea Salt Lip Scrub. Using a bowl mixture of pink rose water drops for added hydration, a pinch of sea salt and a few drops of pure glycerine, she mixes and combines the ingredients. Then gently rubs the mixture over her lips and washes off leaving “plumper, pinker, and smoother lips instantly.” A few drops of fresh lemon juice can be added to brighten uneven colour.
Nicole Kidman is a huge fan of rose-tinted stick from Benefit which has been applauded by many A-listers and has said, “I’m a mom so I don’t have a lot of room in my bag, but I always try to have an all-in-one product. I use Benefit Benetint on my lips and cheeks.”
Taylor Swift has picked up a few tricks learned from make-up artists on shoots in regards to lip beauty. When they put on the red lipstick, they blot it with a tissue, then put powder over the tissue and sort of press it onto your lips. Then re-apply the lipstick. It turns it into a stain that lasts much longer.”
America Ferrara is a big fan of the cost free most important element for your face and body – WATER, she has said that “once I started drinking more water my skin, hair and nails all flourished. “We cannot stress this tip enough and I have seen great results when I follow this beauty tip myself!”
Miranda Kerr’s, a renowned beauty addict (she blogs constantly about her beauty regime and even has her own skincare range, Kora Organics). She swears by four daily tablespoons of coconut oil (full of anti-inflammatories and skin friendly fats) poured over her food, or in her tea, for glowing, healthy skin, and hair.
Jessica Albas uses the do-it-all oil world famous Johnson’s baby oil, which is more than 100 years old and a family favorite. The actress has her own trick for using it, she says “I highlight my skin by using a pea shaped amount of baby oil mixed with my usual moisturizer to create a subtle shimmer.”
Eva Mendes creates her natural look with this top tip: – If you don’t want to wear makeup, mix “shimmery bronzer with your usual moisturizer and you’ll look pretty but not made up” and the perfect way to look alive with a natural glow.
Nina Dobrev. The Vampire Diaries star uses Moroccan Oil, the most searched for hair oil brand on Google since its launch in 2009. “I’m very anal about my hair,” she says. “When I first got my job on the show, my mom told me, ‘We know they need your hair for today, but you need it for life. To maintain Dobrev’s long luscious locks, the show’s hairstylist, Riawna Capri, washed her brunette strands three times a week and rotated in one of three mask treatments every third wash—a Keratin treatment, Softa Treatment by Unite, or a hair mask by Moroccan Oil.
Kelly Brook’s hair stylist Errol Douglas offers this top tip. “If your hair is frazzled, apply a deep conditioning treatment to your hair after washing. Then prepare a towel that has been put in a bowl of water and popped in the microwave for a minute and a half. Wring out the water and wrap around your head until its cool. This will help the conditioning treatment penetrate your hair and give you really glossy locks