11 Gorgeous Celebs Reveal What Is Always In Their Makeup Bags
HDTV isn’t especially forgiving. That’s why A-listers rely on the best products in the biz for flawless skin, perfect brows, and bouncy hair. Here, we rounded up the beauty essentials that earned rave reviews.
The Pretty Little Liars actress took to the little screen, YouTube, to share her everyday makeup look. In the uber-popular vlog (it has over 3 million views to date), she detailed her secret to sun-kissed skin: “It has an awesome little marbling of gold in it and it works really well on a lot of people’s skin,” she said of drugstore find, Milani Baked Bronzer in Soleil #5. She is tops on our list of for celebrity makeup bags.
Milani Baked Bronzer, $20.41 at walmart.ca.
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The Huntsman: Winter’s War actress takes the golden rule of sunscreen application very seriously, even calling herself a “fanatic” about it. In a recent interview, she told InStyle that her go-to is La Roche-Posay Anthelios AOX Daily Antioxidant Serum With Sunscreen. Using SPF not only helps delay aging but it also keeps skin healthy since 90 percent of skin cancers occur on skin that’s regularly exposed to UV radiation from the sun or tanning lights.
La Roche-Posay Anthelios AOX Daily Antioxidant Serum With Sunscreen, 60.53 at amazon.ca.
The best thing you can do for skin? Give it a breather after a few days of heavy makeup application. Same goes for long days on set with a thick mask of products. Avatar’s leading lady told People StyleWatch that she goes minimalist-chic on her days off with a little Mineral Fusion Waterproof Mineral Mascara in Raven. Bonus: It conditions lashes with argan oil, aloe, and panthenol.
Mineral Fusion Waterproof Mineral Mascara, $18.62 at amazon.ca.
We just had to include this in our celebrity makeup bags list. Skinceuticals has earned endless praise for their potent – and effective – skin care formulations, and the Twilight darling shared another glowing review with Byrdie: “They have one that’s for stressed-out skin, one for your pores if you’re breaking out, and then the preventative one for problematic skin. I use a few of them,” she said of making a cocktail with the brand’s best-sellers.
Skinceuticals Blemish and Age Defense Serum, $100 at select retailers.
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Kim Kardashian West
It’s safe to assume the reality star has access to any product on the planet. And yet she took to social media to share her top-shelf face cream, Guerlain’s Orchidée Impériale The Cream. The luxe texture delivers diamond powder over skin’s surface for mega-watt radiance.
Guerlain Orchidée Impériale The Gel Cream, $400 at beautyboutique.ca.
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The My Cousin Vinny star lives by the old adage that less is more when it comes to beauty products. One item that did make the cut was BrowFood (a brow and lash line) for its paraben and sulfate-free formula, she said in an interview with Vogue.
BrowFood Phyto-Medic Eyebrow Enhancer, $91 at sephora.ca.
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#SelfcareSunday may be the buzzword of the moment but there’s a reason for it: Stress can take a serious toll on your health. Find time to unwind like the country pop singer-songwriter who revealed her affinity for baths with Dr Teal’s Epsom Salts on social media. While it’s not a glam product we expected inside celebrity makeup bags, we’ll definitely indulge with this pick.
Dr Teal’s Lavender Epsom Salt, $9.99 at well.ca.
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Yes, the Mad Max: Fury Road actress did hit the genetic jackpot, but she gets a little help from a bottle, according to a recent Teen Vogue interview. James Read’s Sleep Mask Tan, which tans and soothes skin, gives the model “extra body confidence for my shoots and on the catwalk.” You just knew a tanning product – especially because of all the flashing bulbs on the red carpet – would be inside celebrity makeup bags.
James Reads Sleep Mask Tan, $45 at saksfifthavenue.com.
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Clear adult acne with Mario Badescu Drying Lotion. The founder of Kylie Cosmetics by Kylie Jenner recently demonstrated how to apply the spot treatment, filled with salicylic acid and calamine, for her millions of Snapchat followers. And this is how you Make Adult Acne Disappear: How to Get Clear Skin Once and For All.
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion, $22.24 at amazon.ca.
Pregnancy can throw skin out of whack pretty quickly. But the mom-to-be and Southern Charm cast member looks perfectly dewy in a recent video shared on Instagram, crediting budget-friendly NYX Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder in Lavender Steel for her ethereal glow.
NYX Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder in Lavender Steel, $13 at nyxcosmetics.ca.
What’s a must-have product inside celebrity makeup bags? Nunzio Saviano Anti-Frizz Sheets to keeps the hair of the youngest of the Kardashian sisters (not including the Jenner sisters) camera-ready. “Coconut oil-infused sheets tame frizz and keep my curls looking tight and right,” she shared on her app. You might also be interested in how she looks so fit: Khloe Kardashian’s Diet And What She Eats For A Flat Tummy.
Nunzio Saviano Anti-Frizz Sheets, $58.43 at amazon.ca.
Originally published as 11 Celebs Reveal the Beauty Product They Can’t Live Without on ReadersDigest.com.