These Celebs Do Their Own Makeup And Here Are Some Of Their Go-To Beauty Tips

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Stars always have the best of the best as far as glam squads go, but many celebs have opted out of having help and are now doing their own makeup.

Whether they crave normalcy or just trust their own hand, they are, in their own way, old pros themselves. Think about it—before they became big they had to look their best to impress countless agents, casting directors and fashion designers along the way to get where they are today. Their game is now so good that some have their own makeup lines, and the ones that don't still offer pretty solid tips as far as application and product.

You may be surprised at who is shunning their squad to have a more natural look, on and off the red carpet. Who of the celebrities below do you think has a knack for makeup application and who do you think is just "winging" it? Vote for your favorite below!

  • Zendaya's Amazing Makeup Looks Are All Hers
    Photo: Instagram

    There's no doubt singer, dancer, and actress Zendaya has a lot of talent - and that includes makeup skills. She consistently does her own makeup for red carpet events, and has even showcased her makeup skills on Instagram.

    Her secret weapon is Aquaphor. She applies the ointment to her lips for extra shine and to her cheekbones to finish off her highlight.  

    • Category: Dancer
    640 votes
  • Ariana Grande Gets Up Close And Personal To Apply Her Makeup
    Photo: larryfisherman / Instagram

    In December 2016, Mac Miller shared a photo on Instagram of the girlfriend he was missing while out on the road. 

    In it, Ariana Grande is shown applying her own makeup while perched on the bathroom counter with her feet in the sink to get that oh-so-close view for precise application. 

    When she's not perfecting her winged eyeliner or applying her favorite false eyelashes, she stresses the importance of skincare. Her favorite skincare product is coconut oil which she not only applies to her face but also her body and hair. 

    • Category: Person
    563 votes
  • Blake Lively Opts For A Quick And Natural Look
    Photo: Neilson Barnard / Getty Images

    Blake Lively is a pro at keeping her makeup regimen short and sweet. When she's not on the red carpet, she says:  

    "I just normally wear sunscreen, tinted moisturizer, and nothing else really. I also like to have a light lipstick in my purse, just a kiss of color [that] I'll blot on my cheeks and eyelids. I learned that from a make-up artist years ago. You take blush and put it on your cheeks, on the tip of your nose, and wherever your parting is, as that's where you get the most sun. That way it never looks like blush, it looks like the warmth [is] showing up on your skin asymmetrically. Not like makeup."

    • Category: Person
    384 votes
  • It's long been rumored that "Hips Don't Lie" songstress Shakira does her own makeup. She set the record straight back in 2014 when asked if she could relay any tricks on how to get her flawless look. She revealed

    "I usually wear a natural color on my lips and accent my eyes. I feel like the less makeup I use, the better I look. After so many years in front of the camera, sometimes, I think I look better now than ten years ago when I wore so much! It’s important to let your own skin shine through."

    • Category: Band/Musician
    326 votes
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    Jessica Alba Gives Tutorials To Promote Her Line

    Jessica Alba Gives Tutorials To Promote Her Line
    Video: YouTube

    Honesty Beauty owner Jessica Alba frequently takes to social media to plug her popular makeup line. What's her secret for smooth, ageless skin? Prep your face with quality skin care products before your makeup regimen.  She recommends exfoliating, plumping, brightening and hydrating before even cracking open the concealer.

    188 votes
  • Sophia Bush Says Applying Her Own Makeup Gives Her Confidence
    Photo: Christopher Polk / Getty Images

    Sophia Bush's beauty secret? Keep your look simple and do what's right for you. Even on the red carpet, the actress and former One Tree Hill star does her own makeup, saying

    “I do my makeup by myself 98 percent of the time. Honestly, I don’t like to spend that long [on it]. I always joke that I have a five-minute face routine. It’s really fast. I have a couple of things I like and that’s it. I own a ton of makeup and if it’s a red carpet event I can do a full-on look; I think it’s fun. But my day-to-day is super simple. I just feel comfortable that way. I’m a tinted moisturizer kind of person; I might put two drops of foundation in if I’m feeling like I want a little more coverage. I like a cream blush and an eyebrow gel and mascara, [then] I’m out the door.”

    • Category: Actor
    223 votes