Before we can get excited about the 2018 award season, we’re looking back at the most beautiful moments in the world of celebrity. We’re revealing the makeup that truly make a difference, from mascara to lipstick to brow gel. Of course, we can’t forget that Hollywood’s most talented makeup artists are behind our favorite looks, and many of them have contracts or agreements with beauty brands—that’s how it works. However, once we found out the new releases that celebs and their glam squads love, we put the products to the test, so you know which products truly have a claim to fame. The best, celeb-tested makeup launches of 2017! Luckily, celebs have this primer to minimize any imperfections. Unlike other options, this rich consistency allows it to actually blur, rather than just be a base for your makeup.
Did we mention you can use it by itself as an illuminator? It has a subtle pearlescent effect that will make you looking dewy and so, so fresh. Hud can thank the primer—and makeup artist Allen Avendano—for the glow she showcased at the MTV Video Music Awards. The actress seemingly has perfect skin! Most full-coverage, matte foundations can cake, especially if you have dry skin, but this award-winning product does not, and it may have something to do with the oils bottled up in this baby.
Upon application, you’ll feel like you’re generating a second skin. Check out photos of Lily Aldridge and Sarah Paulson at the Met Gala, Jennifer Aniston at the Oscars or Demi Lovato at the Grammys to see the product at work. It offers seamless coverage that doesn’t look like it’s caked on. For a high-profile event, you need something that actually covers without taking out the natural textures away from your face. And this formula can cover the most bulbous zit without making you look, well, fake. Following up with a setting spray is recommended. Do you spot any blemishes or pigmentation?
This sheer pressed powder is effective as a setting agent for concealer and foundation, as well as a purse must-have for makeup touch-ups throughout the day. Since it’s lightweight, you can put on as much as you’d like without feeling like you’re clogging your pores. While the brand carried out a full-scale marketing campaign, doling out the product to the top makeup artists in the business for red carpet season, the product really lived up to the hype. The formula may look super pigmented, but it applies quite sheer, which is perfect because it’s meant to be built. ESC: Style Awards 2017, Taraji P. The pigment looks way too dark, right?