Thanks to all the hours that they spend in the makeup chair on the daily, most stars have some serious beauty-know how. They've spent years picking up tips on the best products and application methods, so they really are a good resource if you're looking for makeup tips and beauty advice. Whether that means creative use of a certain popular drugstore aisle balm as a highlighter, or the secret to a flawless red lip that wears all night long — well, that depends on which celebrity you ask. Keep reading for five of our favorite celeb-approved makeup tips.
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Though she's been known to go glam on the red carpet, "Riverdale" star Lili Reinhart's day-to-day look pretty low-key. She shared with Byrdie that, like her onscreen counterpart, she favors Clinique mascaras: "For eyes, I love to wear this Clinique mascara because I really like a thin, precise brush. I'm not a fan of huge, chunky lashes, so Clinique's formula delivers a really beautiful finish, and I also use its concealer."
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The queen of contour herself Kim Kardashian is always finding new ways to sculpt and define her features. In a tutorial created for Vogue, she revealed that she even contours around her mouth. Though proceed with caution: "You can't too high up because you'll look like you have a mustache," she warns.
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On days off, Blake Lively likes to keep things au naturale. One of her tips for keeping her look simple? She uses a light lipstick as a multi-use face product. As she explained to Vogue, "I'll blot on my cheeks and eyelids. I learned that from a make-up artist years ago — you take blush and put it on your cheeks, on the tip of your nose and wherever your parting is, as that's where you get the most sun. That way it never looks like blush, it looks like the warmth showing up on your skin, asymmetrically. Not like make up."
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Red lipstick is Taylor Swift's signature look — so it makes sense that she's pretty much an expert in the stuff. Her secret to red lips that last and last? She told Redbook that when she really wants a long wearing look, she holds a "tissue against [her] mouth" then "[brushes] translucent powder over it, which sets the color."
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