The Beauty Products Celebrities Use to Get Red Carpet-Ready Skin
There’s no denying that makeup and skin care pros pull out all the stops for their star-studded clientele ahead of an awards show. Once they step onto that red carpet, the spotlight turns to their entire fashion and beauty look, which more often than not begins with a flawless, radiant canvas. Curious to know what products makeup artists use to prep celebrities’ skin on the big day? You’re in luck. Ahead, we share the makeup and skin care essentials—from It Cosmetics and Kiehl’s—taking center stage this awards season. Whether you’re headed to a big event with all eyes on your or just want to give your skin a little extra TLC, keep reading to discover how to achieve skin that’s ready for its close-up!
Kiehl’s Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Masque
Applying makeup onto dry skin is risky business. To help reduce the risk of makeup caking over dry patches, refresh your complexion with moisture as the first step. This hydrating gel mask—formulated with hand-picked Calendula flower petals and Aloe Vera—can help instantly hydrate and soothe skin. With continued use, skin is revitalized for a healthy-looking complexion, so why not prep your skin with this mask during the months leading up to your grand affair?
Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream
Speaking of hydration, moisturizer is a must for all—no matter the occasion—after cleansing. The key is to use a lightweight blend that’s comfortable for wear underneath makeup, like this gel moisturizer. The oil-free formula—specially formulated for normal to oily skin—intensely hydrates and conditions skin to provide long-lasting moisture without leaving behind a greasy, sticky residue.
Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream, $27.50 MSRP
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
When your skin is dry, it can allow for pesky fine lines and wrinkles to appear more pronounced. Around your delicate eye contour, these lines—known as crow’s feet—can really put a damper on your skin’s appearance. Hydrate the area with a creamy and effective eye cream, like this fan-favorite formula with a rich texture of avocado oil and antioxidants. Bonus: Not only does it moisturize the eye contour, it does so without migrating into your peepers.
Kiehl’s Facial Fuel No-Shine Moisturizing Lip Balm
Moisturizer? Check. Eye Cream? Check. Before you cross into makeup territory, give your lips some extra love too! A dehydrated pout will stick out like a sore thumb, so make sure your lips are looking and feeling their best with liberal coats of this hydrating lip balm.
IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Compact with SPF 50+
Enriched with hyaluronic acid, squalane, antioxidants, and a ceramide-rich cream, this foundation helps hydrate your skin, reduce the look of discoloration, restore visible radiance, and more in one simple step. What’s more, the formula works double-duty thanks to SPF 50+ physical sunscreen to help protect skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays.
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Illumination Anti-Aging Concealer
Our skin can sometimes be a little unpredictable. When imperfections appear seemingly out of nowhere, have this concealer handy to camouflage their appearance in a pinch. The formula can be used as a spot-concealer or all-over foundation to help mask discoloration for an even looking skin tone, as well as brighten an eye area for luminous results.