Before you start asking yourself “why can’t I look like the celebrities”? Remember that they have access to world’s leading experts in makeup and how to use it. The makeup artists that are working on celebrities are using only the highest quality makeup and they know exactly how to put the makeup on to create flawless, beautiful artwork. In the following paragraphs you will find some of the top celebrity makeup secrets on what makeup to use and just how to use it.
Scarlett’s Plump Lips
Matthew Van Leeuwen, the makeup artist that works on Scarlett Johansson, takes a damp wash cloth and strokes her lips in a horizontal fashion. Doing this creates a naturally plump look by increasing the circulation in her lips. When he is done creating a plump look he finishes them off by adding a bit of gloss.
Mischa Barton’s Natural Blush
The makeup artist that works on Mischa Barton, Nick Barose, adds a thin layer of liquid foundation on a layer of a creamy blush to create a natural flush to your cheeks. This gives a blushing appearance.
Kate Hudson’s Smokey eyes
To Leslie Lopez, Kate Hudson’s artist, smoky eyes can be a little dramatic for a light complexioned woman. She instead uses a light grayish eye shadow with a black eye liner for a subtly sexy look.
Natalie Portman’s Thick Eyebrows
The makeup artist that works on Natalie Portman, Jeanine Lobell, says that one should use a little bit less color in the area where your eye brows are thickest. If you blend a soft brown with a shade of taupe you can create a natural look.