Celeb secrets no more
money were no object, what products would you pick to stay gorgeous?
dug up the dirt on celebrities who can afford to look pretty at any price. Their
product picks range from pricey creams to bargain basement lip balms.
Adored by: Gwen Stefani
may seem effortless, but we have an inkling that breezy beauty Gwen works at looking
great just like the rest of us. An insider peek into Gwen's makeup bag reveals
that the girl who invented rocker chic has a little help from a product called
the Beautyblender. Makeup artists Rea Ann Silva and Veronica Lorenz created this
egg-shaped makeup sponge applicator to blend makeup flawlessly, without streaking.
The shape also allows easy access to hard to reach areas of the face while it
fits contours perfectly ($19.95 at Beautyblender.net).
Adored by: Jennifer Lopez
seems to pair every look in her wardrobe with her famous golden glow and glossy
lips - the star says she always keeps gloss in her bag. How to keep lips supple
and smooth? Scott Barnes (Jenny's ex-longtime makeup artist) used a simple trick
on her wedding day; lips were conditioned and exfoliated simultaneously by applying
Blistex to a dry toothbrush and gently brushing over lips.Less than 2 bucks at drugstore.com and your lips will benefit
from SPF 15 to boot.
Adored by: Alicia Keys
Keys swears by this product. This plant-based gel reportedly promotes eyelash
growth by nourishing lashes at the root. Used twice daily, the company promises
that consumers will see results within 28 days. Perfect for those with short or
sparse lashes or for those who are losing their lashes. Lipocils are applied much
like mascara, once in the morning and once at night for optimum results. Available
online at Talika.com
Brandt Skin Care
Adored by: All A-listers
Fredric Brandt, also known as the Botox Baron, has a mile-long list of celebrity
clientele. Who's who? The doctor is too discreet to divulge, but some say Madonna
is just one of the many admirers of his skin care line. The collection includes
celebrity favorites such as "Crease Release" and "Laser in a Bottle." The line
is sold at national retailers such as Sephora,
where offerings range from $30 to $150.