Celebrity makeup buys are trending JUST in time for the holidays. Which product does your fave swear by?

Celebrities are always in the public eye. And for this reason, they have to be careful about their appearance at all times. One way to ensure that they look their best is to wear makeup.

Makeup can help to improve your appearance and make you look more polished and put together. It can also help to cover up any imperfections that you may have. Celebrities often have to deal with the scrutiny of the public and the media, so wearing makeup can help them to feel more confident and secure in their appearance.

Finding a Product That Works

When it comes to makeup buys, we all want to find products that work well and look great. And what better way to find out which products are worth our hard-earned money than by seeing which ones celebrities use?

Sure, celebrities have access to the best of the best when it comes to makeup artists and products. But that doesn’t mean they’re not just like us when it comes to figuring out which products work best for them. In fact, many celebrities are quite vocal about the makeup products they love and use on a regular basis. And we are most definitely here for it!

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: Makeup Buys from Your Favorite Celebs

Celebrities have access to the best makeup in the world. So whenever your favorite celeb recommends a product, chances are, it probably works. If you want to look put together like a Hollywood star, here are five celebrity makeup buys to shop this holiday season:

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1.

Rihanna

Fenty Beauty – “Match Stix Matte Skinstick”

 

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Rihanna is arguably the queen of cosmetics. Her billion-dollar company, Fenty, changed the game by introducing a more inclusive range of shades for women of all backgrounds. And in a quick makeup tutorial for Vogue, the “Lift Me Up” singer gave us yet another game changer: her favorite contour.

 

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“I learned how to contour when I gained weight, believe it or not,” she explained as she sculpted her cheeks, nose, and jawline with a “Match Stix Matte Skinsticks” from Fenty Beauty. “That’s when it comes in reeeeal handy, believe it or not. Them fat days [when] cheeks looking like baby cheeks.”

2.

Lori Harvey

MAC – “Lip Pencil

 

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When it comes to beauty, Lori Harvey is THAT girl. So when she has something —anything— to say about makeup, we’re all ears.

Fortunately, she did just that in an interview with Refinery29, where she talked about her skincare line SKN by LH AND her must-have beauty buys.

After detailing her skincare routine, she pivots to a discussion about lippies. 

 

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“My go-to lip gloss is Pat McGrath — it’s so pigmented, glides on soft, and the color lasts all night,” she explains, adding “I always use a brown MAC lip liner in the shade Cork.”

3.

Ciara

NYX – “Conceal Correct Contour Palette

 

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Ciara is a talented singer, songwriter, and businesswoman taking the Hollywood industry by storm. But aside from her incredible talents, the “Better Thangs” singer is also recognized for her beauty.

Instead of keeping her beauty buys to herself, Ciara shared them with fans as part of Vogue’s Beauty Secrets series.

 

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She explains that she prefers a more natural makeup style nowadays. “[I want to feel like] I’m just as fly, just as beautiful without the dramatic makeup looks that I do get to do a lot.”

To do this, she swears by the “Conceal Correct Contour Palette” by NYX.

4.

Saweetie

Laura Mercier – “Loose Translucent Setting Powder

Cover FX – “Cover FX Glitter Drops

 

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Sure, makeup is fun. But sometimes, it can take a long time to do, especially if you’re new to the game.

Fortunately, Saweetie knows exactly how to help. The “ICY GRL” rapper demonstrated her quick and easy, 10-minute makeup routine in a tutorial for Allure. Not to mention, she mentioned a few of her favorite beauty buys along the way, too.

She swears by Laura Mercier’s “Loose Translucent Setting Powder,” claiming that it “saves lives everyday for us oily girls.”

 

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But her “all-time favorite” product is the “Cover FX Glitter Drops.” She adds a small amount to he nose, cheeks, and body to give her what she calls “that fairy dust, highlighter, might blind a b**** look.”

5.

Lizzo

Coconut Oil

 

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As far as talent is concerned, Lizzo covers all bases. She raps, sings, dances, AND plays an instrument. But another thing that Lizzo can do really, really well is makeup. And even though the “2 Be Loved” rapper is extremely talented, her stunning good looks certainly don’t go unnoticed.

She showed off her technique in a quick day-to-night makeup tutorial for Vogue. She starts by creating a smokey eye before moving on to one of her favorite beauty buys: coconut oil.

“This stuff is so amazing,” she says, running the product through her hair. “It’s been used for centuries and centuries and centuries for hydrating, moisturizing, [and] deep conditioning [the hair].”

 

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She fluffs her hair using the bit of remaining oil on her hands. “And then your curls that fell a little bit, they just kind of get shape again.”

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