Shopping for cosmetics should never be a costly case of trial and error. Although luxury cosmetics can rack up quite a bill, we don’t want you to settle for anything less than the best. That’s why we reached out to the pros to help you find the worth-the-splurge beauty products.
Below, makeup artists share their top product picks that are worth every penny.
Sir John, a world-renowned celebrity makeup artist, works his magic on stars like Beyoncé, Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss, and more. He recommends Tom Ford’s bronzers for a natural-looking, sun-kissed glow — a must now that summer is officially over.
If anyone can convince us to buy a $250 foundation, it’s celebrity makeup artist Carissa Ferreri. Her glow-inducing looks on Gina Rodriguez, Annette Bening, and Suki Waterhouse have us convinced that her pick for a perfect base is totally worth the splurge.
Celeb makeup artist Spencer Barnes, who has worked with beauties including Meghan Markle, Angie Harmon, and Olivia Wilde, launched the answer to dreaded “tech neck.” This trusty little wand sculpts and contours the neck, chin, and jawline, and it’s an absolute game-changer.
Katrina Klein has created looks for stars like Bailey Madison, Luna Blaise, and Willa Ford (just to name a few) while assisting legendary makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan. For fresh-faced complexions with flawless coverage, she looks to the J-Beauty brand Suqqu.
Courtney Dapper is an L.A.-based makeup artist, and even when she’s not assisting with celebrity beauty looks, she recommends this bougie buy by Givenchy for creating luminescent looks.
Makeup artist Phoebe Dawson, who’s worked with celebs including Kendra Wilkinson and Holly Madison, notes that the next best thing to getting eyelash extensions is snagging a pair of the reusable mink or premium synthetic lashes made by Lily Ghalichi.
New Orleans-based makeup artist Whitney Leigh adores all things Pat McGrath. When it’s eye-popping pigment you seek, she suggests this stunning shimmer eyeshadow.
xx, The FabFitFun Team