Have you ever watched the red carpet and wondered how celebrities get their makeup to look so flawless? While a fantastic makeup artist is likely the answer, we don't all have a personal makeup artist on speed dial (although that would be nice). To make it easier to get a red carpet look without having to hire a professional, we've compiled a list of must-have red carpet beauty products courtesy of our favorite celebrity makeup artists.
You could say we've covered quite a few award shows in the past, and while putting together the greatest red carpet beauty looks year after year, we've spotted the standout beauty products that makeup artists use time and time again on the red carpet. From inky liners to no-smudge mascaras and the silkiest of foundations, we've compiled the hero products in every makeup artists' red carpet kit.В Here, the most beloved red carpet makeup products according to the professionals.
1. MoisturizerClГ© de Peau BeautГ© La CrГ©me $535Shop
Celebrity makeup artist and co-founder of The Glam App, Joey MaaloufВ says the secret to a вЂњglowing from within finishвЂќ starts withВ proper preparation. HeВ recommends using this luxurious cream as itВ creates a beautiful texture that will pay off in the finished look.
2. FoundationGiorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation $64Shop
With a rather impressive client list including Kate Bosworth and Victoria Beckham, we reached out to celebrity makeup artist and Armani beauty face designer, Tim QuinnВ for his favorite red carpet beauty products. To which he recommended using thisВ second-skin foundation to create a light base, and then framing вЂњthe face with the new Giorgio ArmaniВ Power FabricВ ($64)В in a shade and a half deeperвЂќ for a camera-ready complexion.
3. LipstickChanel Rouge Allure Intense Long-Wear Lip Color $37Shop
Looking back on our red carpet coverage, the one resounding lipstick that many a red carpet goer wears is Chanel, more specifically this long-lasting version from the brand. BecauseВ let's face it, who wants to be reapplying lipstick throughout the night?В
4. Makeup ApplicatorMakeupDrop The Makeup Drop $20Shop
The most popular makeup applicator this award season is this silicon-shaped droplet, which celebrity makeup artist Patrick Ta (responsible for Chrissy Teigen's Grammy's 2017В look) says he loves to use as вЂњit doesn't waste any product.вЂќ
5. MascaraDior Diorshow Black Out Spectacular Volume KhГґl Mascara $29Shop
Maalouf, the man behind many a Rachel Zoe beauty look, swears by this mascara for the red carpet as it adds вЂњvolume and is so black that it brings attention right to the eyes.вЂќ As for bottom lashes, he suggests usingВ Clinique Bottom Lash MascaraВ ($12) to вЂњensure that it stays put all day/night.вЂќ
6. ConcealerCoverGirl Outlast All Day Concealer $9Shop
Celebrity makeup artist, and the man behind Katy Perry's Grammys 2017 beauty look, Anthony Nguyen, swears by this camera-ready concealer as вЂњIt covers well without looking heavy, photographs beautifully, and I can depend on it to last throughout the day.вЂќ
7. TannerSt. Topez Self-Tan Luxe Dry Oil $40Shop
The brand responsible for quite a few celebrity faux glows, happens to be St. Tropez. While St. Tropez has a variety of golden-tinged products, celebrity makeup artistВ Pati Dubroff previously told ByrdieВ to apply this oil on shoulders and arms for a luminous glow on the red carpet.В
Want more red carpet beauty tips? Check out this tutorialВ where makeup artist Joyce Bonelli shows us how to do red carpet makeup.