Change up your look with inspiration from these stars.

By Lauren Saccone
Updated December 29, 2017
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Drew Barrymore
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We love experimenting with makeup. It’s a great way to get creative, and learn exactly what works (or doesn’t work) for you. And while it’s a lot of fun to try out a range of new techniques and products, sometimes you need a little inspiration. That’s where your favorite celebrities can come in handy. From red-carpet looks to everyday casual styles, there’s a beauty look every occasion. Here are some of our favorite beauty tips, taken directly from the celebrities we love.

Take Care of Your Skin

All the makeup in the world can’t save your complexion if you don’t take the proper precautions. Drew Barrymore—who looks eternally youthful and fresh-faced—shared her morning beauty routine with her followers. Best of all, her whole beauty routine takes just a few minutes. Who says you can’t look great in a hurry?

Keep Your Favorites Handy

Even the busiest of us wants to look good on the go, so make sure to pack up your must-have beauty products before you hit the road. Reese Witherspoon doesn’t go anywhere without her beloved Elizabeth Arden products. They provide just what she needs for a quick pick-me-up to her look. Keep your supply of makeup essentials stocked no matter where you go so you can spend less time stressing about your lipstick, and more time have fun with your friends.

Dare to Be Different

Makeup is about exploring your own look and finding out what works best for you. So if you’ve been stuck in a style rut for a while, take a page out of Lady Gaga’s book. The superstar singer is constantly changing up her look with a host of makeup techniques and tricks.

Have Fun

Makeup is supposed to be fun, not a chore. If it feels like a burden or obligation to slather on some foundation, take a break and try something new. Maybe go with a wild new color to pump up your look. Or you can be like Jennifer Lopez and apply makeup to someone else. Enhancing someone else’s look (be it for Halloween or a gala event) is a great way to practice new techniques and get comfortable with different tools. It’s also fun to bond over beauty products.

Try New Things

Bubbling facial masks? Magnetic pore cleaners? Celebrities are usually on the cutting edge of beauty products, and Kate Hudson is no different. The superstar actress loves trying new things, particularly when they pertain to her health and wellness. Whether it’s oxygen bubbles to boost your skin or an infrared sauna for an all-over glow, don’t be afraid to explore uncharted makeup territories. You might end up finding an unexpected favorite!