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2013's Most Popular Products According to Celebrity Hair & Makeup Artists

  • 2013's Most Popular Products According to Celebrity Hair & Makeup Artists
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  • Elnett
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    Mara Roszak

    CLIENTS: Emma Stone, Zoe Saldana
    “L’Oreal Elnett ($14)—everyone needs hairspray! Especially that one; it’s light and adds volume and shine. I go through cans like they’re water!”

  • Eyelash Curler
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    Katey Denno

    CLIENTS: Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried
    “The Kevyn Aucoin Beauty Eyelash Curler ($21). I love the red pad–it helps so much because I can actually see the lashes laying against it, instead of the dark pad on most others, into which the lashes just blend. Also, the Beauty Blender ($20)! It helps me give skin the most perfect finish.”

  • 3-in-1 Face Color
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    Hung Vanngo

    CLIENTS: Anne Hathaway, Rooney Mara
    “I used CK One Color 3-in-1 Face Color ($30) the most this year. It's an amazing light foundation that has serum, primer and face color all in one product—the perfect sheer foundation for everyday wear!”

  • Potion 9 Lite
    4 of 17
    Thomas Dunkin

    CLIENTS: Rachel McAdams, Carey Mulligan
    “I know for a fact my most used product this year is Sebastian's Potion 9 Lite ($20). It’s the perfect foundation product for all looks and textures, and doesn’t add any weight to the hair.”

  • Beachwaver
    5 of 17
    Sarah Potempa

    CLIENTS: Evan Rachel Wood, Lea Michele
    “The Beachwaver ($199)! I used the Beachwaver on almost all of my clients this year, whether it was big, sexy waves or an old Hollywood glam look.”

  • Lip Sheers
    6 of 17
    Christy Coleman

    CLIENTS: Heidi Klum, Emmy Rossum
    “I mostly used Beautycounter Lip Sheers ($28) as they double as a cream blush. Perfect for an everyday look.”

  • Thickening Dryspun Finish
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    Anthony Campbell

    CLIENTS: Catherine Zeta Jones, Emma Stone
    “I would say the product I used most this year was actually Bumble and bumble Thickening Dryspun Finish ($29). It creates a soft texture for the hair, but also gives great volume—and you can still run your hands through it!”

  • Le Blush Cremes
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    Beau Nelson

    CLIENTS: Nicole Richie, Blake Lively
    “I reached for my Chanel Le Blush Cremes ($38) a lot this year. They have the perfect texture and come in great shades. I apply them with a natural-hair brush just as I would a powder blush, and they blend seamlessly into the skin.”

  • Wedge Sponges
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    Jillian Dempsey

    CLIENTS: Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence
    “Brush Up With Barbara Wedge Sponges ($1), because I go through at least two to three on each client!”

  • Skin Tight Body Lotion
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    Sage Maitri

    CLIENTS: Alexa Chung, Hannah Simone
    “Prtty Peaushun Skin Tight Body Lotion ($39)—hands down. This ‘lotion’ can be used not only on the body to create a subtle glow–never glittery or greasy—but also on the face. A little dollop mixed into foundation makes you look so radiant. I use it on all of my red carpet clients and photo shoots. (Everyone loves that it’s 99.7% raw natural ingredients and never tested on animals.”

  • Hair Oil
    11 of 17
    Gregory Russell

    CLIENTS: Chloë Moretz, Christina Hendricks
    “Recine's Hair Oil ($65) for Rodin. Beautiful and healing hair oil is necessary for all long or color treated hair. Apply it heavily the night before washing for optimum penetration.”

  • That's Brilliant Face & Eye Luminizer
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    Fiona Stiles

    CLIENTS: Eva Mendez, Abbie Cornish
    “The product I used the most this year was Mark. That's Brilliant Face & Eye Luminizer ($14). I use it on everyone! A little down the bridge of the nose and on the tops of the cheekbones gives a beautiful soft glow that’s incredibly flattering.”

  • Eye and Lip Protection
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    Pati Dubroff

    CLIENTS: Charlize Theron, Jessica Biel
    “I am constantly reaching for my La Prairie Eye and Lip Protection ($150). So chic and practical!”

  • Dry Texture Spray
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    Jen Atkin

    CLIENTS: Jessica Alba, Mindy Kaling
    “Oribe’s Dry Texture Spray ($39) has made itself a staple in my kit. Whether I'm on set, or in the salon, I always find myself using it. It gives hair that ‘second-day’ feel on the first day.”

  • Vitalumiere Aqua Ultra Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15
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    Kate Lee

    CLIENTS: Keira Knightley, Rosie Huntington Whiteley
    “Chanel’s Vitalumiere Aqua Ultra Light Skin Perfecting Sunscreen Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 ($45). It works for everyone no matter what age; it's light, luminous and makes your skin look like the very best version of itself!”

  • Invigorating Dry Shampoo
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    Mark Townsend

    CLIENTS: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Rachel McAdams
    Dry shampoo is my obsession, specifically Dove’s Invigorating Dry Shampoo ($5)! When used as a styling product it creates amazing texture in the hair.”

  • Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain
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    Mai Quynh

    CLIENTS: Amber Heard, Ginnifer Goodwin
    “Probably the YSL Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain ($34). I love the texture of this gloss. It's not sticky at all and it leaves a beautiful stain on the lips. It has so many different colors to choose from so you can get a natural, soft look or a bright, bold lip color. It's a great alternative for someone who doesn't like to wear lipstick or super goopy gloss.”

Celebrity hair and makeup artists have the best of everything at their disposal. Over the course of this year, they’ve helped us shop the drugstore, shoot beautiful editorials, and learn the best way to use the toughest products. So as the year comes to a close, we had to ask which products they reach for more than anything else in their kit. Between them, the above artists handle glam for all of our favorites, from the Olsens to Emma Stone, Blake Lively to Kristen Stewart, so go ahead and use this as your shopping list for the new year!

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