You’ve heard celebrities recite their favorite beauty products and boast about their skincare budgets. You’ve watched them shop for piles of expensive clothes and advertise their exclusive fragrances lines. Now it’s time for some basic tips, nuggets of gold from the ladies you love to envy. It’s been said the best way to learn about someone is by reading between the lines of their real-life quotes. Well, now you can have a go at your favorite flawless celebrities with these top quotes about your beauty lifestyle. From Queen Bey to Rachel Bilson, you’re in for a big complexion-driven treat. Which star will become your muse when it comes to healing regimens?
“A woman is most beautiful when she smiles,” claimed Queen Bey. Better plump those lips and get some teeth whitening strips for maximum smile power.
Kate wants you to know that “a good eye cream is really important.” Whether you’re traveling or just busy with daily life, don’t forget to massage away those dark puffy circles.
MARY J. BLIGE
“Don’t go a full day or night without washing your face,” says Blige. Even if it’s a splash in the sink before bed, your skin will be much happier if you heed Mary’s advice.
When there is beauty advice being passed around, Gwyneth is sure to be present. Her tip to you is a little cryptic. “I love light oil on my skin.” Guess it’s time to shop for some Omega-3 product.
Listen to this. “If you take a little bit of Aquaphor and dab it on your face, it keeps your skin looking fresh. Liu is so on it, we kind of wish this list could just be Lucy Liu quotes.
Ferrera thinks you should get serious about drinking water. When she started being a water baby, her “skin, hair and nails all flourished.”
“I always like to start with a matte base then add shimmer,” suggests Johansson. When transforming your makeup look is this easy, you’ve got to give it a try.
How does Jewel give her cheeks that extra bit of oomph? “I wear lip stain on my cheeks underneath my foundation,” she says. Sneaky, but we like it.
“I dust my cheeks and eyelids with bronzing powder,” coaches Bilson. A light fleck of product like this might do you well too.
Here’s some bold advice from one of fashion’s top models. “Every woman – even women of color – should wear a blush bronzer. Not a self-tanner bronzer!”
Are you all about curly lashes? Isla has the answer to all your troubles. “Take a hair dryer to your eyelash curler for one or two seconds.” The result will be fabulous.
Another Hollywood beauty favorite, Berry has some lip tips you might enjoy. “To make lips look naturally pink, I put on red lipstick, wipe it off, and then apply clear gloss.”
SARAH JESSICA PARKER
SJP loves “walking into a closet and smelling lingering perfume.” If you’re running low on perfume, take those last few drops and pour them onto a t-shirt or dress.
Ashlee doesn’t craft her smoky eye the conventional way. Instead, she uses the spongy brush in the package. “I blend, add a little black eyeliner on the inside and I’m done,” she says. Smooth and simple.
Last but not least, Dawson says the most important thing is to be yourself. “I’m a really smiley person,” she laughs. “As amazing as the Victoria Beckham pout is, I just can’t do it!” If you can’t either, don’t fret.
So, there you have it. Celebrity beauty advice from their very own perfectly coated lips. Take what you like and use it to further your own style as a beautician and everyday trendy girl.
— Timothy Vest