They might have a team of beauty experts taking care of their hair, makeup and skin but Holywood’s A-list celebrities definitely know the power of a good beauty product. After hours of heat styling on their precious locks, long days spent on their feet and regular jet-setting around the globe, a celebrity’s hair and skin can really be put to the test. So, we set out to uncover which beauty products celebs were turning to when they needed a pick-me-up. Here are our top 5 beauty products celebrities love.
Since its launch in 2009, the brand has become a celebrity favourite of note. Celebrities like Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries), Charlize Theron, Scarlett Johannson, and Kim Kardashian West all use MoroccanOil to smooth their locks. Celebrity Hair Stylist, Michael Silva used MoroccanOil to style Kim Kardashian West’s hair at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards and Charlize Theron says she uses it like a leave-in conditioner to help save her hair from damage due to over dyeing.
2. Benefit Benetint
Benefit has loads of celebrity fans but it’s the Benetint that really has celeb tongues wagging. Nicole Kidman swears by this multi-purpose product and uses it on her lips and cheeks to give her a rosy glow on the go. Christina Applegate also says she can’t live without the rose-tinted lip and cheek stain from Benefit and always keeps it in her handbag for a quick pick-me-up. Rosey cheeked lass, Keira Knightley is also a massive fan of the brand and the beauty tint which comes in a range of different colours.
3. Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream
It’s no secret that the Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream is the best thing in the history of ever so it should come as no surprise that the product has hordes of celebrity fans. Kourtney Kardashian says she always keeps Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream on hand. Whether she is using it to hydrates her skin, shape her brows, moisturise her cuticles or resuscitate dry lips Kourtney loves to reach for this all-in-one hero product. Victoria Beckham is also a massive fan of the product and says she loves it because; “There’s no frilliness about it. It just does what it says.” Carmen Electra is also a fan of the products as is Jennifer Love Hewitt who says she adores it because; “You can use it for practically anything. It gives a fresh glow.”
This multi-purpose oil can be used on the face, body and hair to prevent dryness and reduce the appearance of stretch marks or scarring. Kim Kardashian West and Khloé Kardashian swear by this old favourite. “I put it on my skin at night and use it as lotion, and I learned that from Khloé,” says Kim. But they’re not the only ones who love this ‘miracle oil’ – celebs like former Spice Girl, Mel B, and singer Kym Marsh have also gushed about the oil.
5. EOS Lipbalm
These little balls of awesome are loved by women all over the world but they also have some big name fans who never leave home with their EOS lip balm. Gwen Stefani, Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian West, Christina Aguilera, Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lopez, Hilary Duff, and Nicole Scherzinger have all been spotted on Instagram loving the lip balm. The balms come in a variety of different flavours and are a great way to keep lips smooth and nourished all day long.
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After years of working as an Editor and writer for popular websites like Joburg’s Darling, Cape Town’s Darling and Joburg.co.za, Crystal left her sanity and an established career in lifestyle journalism behind to follow her dream of creating a website for the intellectual and discerning woman. Today she spends her time chasing the thrill of being the first to know about ‘the next big thing’. She’ll try anything once and has been known to put her body, hair and health on the line – all in the name of research.