From video tutorials to make-up transformations trend, it is no secret that we are crazy about how our favorite celebrities look like. Ever wondered how Cara Delevigne always keeps her eyebrows on-point? Or what shade of red does Angelina Jolie uses on her luscious lips?
By seeing these celebrities’ perfect look on the TV or even in your Instagram feed, you also want to use what they put on their face. Purchasing the same products that celebrities use is not about jumping into a bandwagon, but it’s most likely about the quality of these products. Here are five of celebrities most trusted and widely-used makeup brands today.
MAC Cosmetics is one of the pioneer cosmetic brands that local and international celebrities patronize today. Started in 1984, it becomes a powerhouse cosmetic brand used by renowned makeup artists all around the world. While creating a buzz in the cosmetic world, MAC creates makeup collection that also serves as fundraising initiatives such as Viva Glam and M-A-C AIDS Fund. MAC Cosmetics is widely known for its quality, makeup artists need not worry about putting heavy layers of makeup to their models because MAC cosmetics can provide the special effect it needed to project on stage. Women who use their products love the fact that it is long-lasting, which is best for special occasions such as weddings. International celebrities like Boy George, Pamela Anderson, Lisa Marie Presley, and Debbie Harry have been the brand’s celebrity spokesperson. Today, well-known artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, and Miley Cyrus have been collaborating with MAC Cosmetics for their Viva Glam collection.
Started as a fragrance house in 1935, Lancôme is now one of the largest skincare companies in the world. With their classic Definicils mascara and L’Absolu Lipstick, Lancôme started to create buzz in the cosmetic world, thus, making some Hollywood’s biggest names like Isabella Rossellini, Kate Winslet, and Penelope Cruz as their face in their ‘80s ads. Today, Lancôme make beauty accessible in more than 160 countries worldwide. Other powerful names in the international limelight like Emma Watson, Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, and Lupita Nyong’o become a part of the growing community who trusts this cosmetic brand.
Another powerhouse brand in the cosmetic industry, Revlon was established in 1932 where they introduced the first ever opaque nail enamel, Cherries in the Snow that is still a favorite in the market today. After the huge success of the nail enamel, they released their collection of lipstick that matches their nail enamel. Since then, Revlon add other cosmetic products in their line such as face foundation, liquid foundation, and cheek stain. Today, a number of international personalities serve as Revlon’s Glam Ambassadors including Halle Berry, Julianne Moore, Eva Mendes, Olivia Wilde, Jessica Alba, and Emma Stone.
This world-renowned company of skincare and cosmetics opened its doors in 1946 with only four skincare products. Since then, Estee Lauder has become one of the in-demand companies in the industry, having shares on other cosmetic brands such as MAC, Bobbi Brown, Clinique, Aramie, and Aveda. Its founder, Estee Lauder took part in the innovation of the industry’s marketing game. It started the trend of giving descriptive names for their lipstick shades which include: Coral Red, Flirtation Pink, Rose Wood, and Duchess Crimson. Aside from skincare and cosmetic products, Estee Lauder even has a perfume line. Celebrities like Elizabeth Harley, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Carolyn Murphy become the leading faces of this brand throughout the years.
Known for its 125-year lineage, Avon Cosmetics has been one of the local and international celebrities’ trusted cosmetic brands. With the help of their Avon Ladies, they offer wide variations of beauty products: from perfumes, cosmetics, and even skin care. Today, Avon is one of the most celebrated cosmetic brands in the whole world with their collections that cater different beauty needs of women of all ages. Celebrities like Fergie, Ashley Greene, Zoe Saldana, and Reese Witherspoon are part of the ambassador list of Avon Cosmetics. In the Philippines, Avon also continues its success with celebrity endorsers like Anne Curtis, Angel Locsin, Julia Montes, and Kathryn Bernardo.
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