Celebrities, o celebrities. They seem to look gorgeous 24 hours out of the day, 7 days a week. Many of us believe that they wake up looking amazing day in and day out, but truth is they are just like the rest of us. Question is though, unlike us, how do they manage to look impeccable every day of their lives? We have the answer, celebrity beauty secrets here to the rescue.
On any given day, celebrities have unlimited resources to stylists, make up artists, hair stylists and fashion consultants that help them look at the top of their game. Although not all of us can afford these fancy amenities, truth is that the majority of glamour and looks has to do with the celebrities themselves, not hired help. Each celebrity has their own remedy, beauty or cosmetic tip that helps them look rejuvenated and glowing all day, every day. Now it is time for those celebrities to share their secret tips with us!
Just like these famous celebrities, it took them time to find just what worked best for them, so do the same! We all have different skin types, complexions and body types, so find what works best for you and do exactly as the celebrity did to find the best beauty secret to suit you! Here are some celebrity beauty secrets for you to check out:
Gwyneth Paltrow swears by fresh and organic foods to help keep her skin bright, refreshed and glowing. As well as consuming organic and fresh foods, she likes to drink lots of water and applies sunscreen regularly to protect her skin and help it stay younger and firmer for longer. One of her biggest beauty secrets is continuing to take prenatal vitamins, even after her children were born because of what it did for her hair. She vows that prenatal vitamins keep her double processed blonde long locks looking untouched and not damaged.
Catherine Zeta Jones, the Welsh bombshell enjoys staying beautiful for her husband Michael Douglas. She swears by some of her grandmothers home remedies passed through the family, that to this day she practices daily. Catherine has one of the best smiles in the industry, so to keep it perfect she brushes her teeth with mashed up strawberries. Strawberries contain all sorts of acids and antioxidants, but what is most important is malic acid found in strawberries that act like an astringent when mixed with baking soda. One of the other tips Catherine has to share is using castor oil to keep her hair looking healthy and shiny. She brushes the oil through it like ancient Egyptians used to.
Julia Roberts known by many as America’s sweetheart continues to be known for her genuine, flawless smile. But one of her secret beauty tips has to do with her nails! She regularly soaks her fingertips in olive oil for several minutes at least once or twice a week. Olive oil helps moisturize the nails without weakening them, and it also helps soften your cuticles too.Rihanna is a musical sensation brought to us courtesy of Barbados. With a punishing tour schedule, it is a wonder how she continues to look luminous and fresh. One of her secrets has to do with making sure she gets plenty of rest and drinks lots of water. Every moment she is in the spotlight, she is always looking radiant and seems to glow. Well she is glowing because before she jets out, she lightly dusts gold bronzer onto her cheeks and brow to give her the added shine we all envy.
Jessica Biel was first brought to out TV screens thanks to the show 7th Heaven. Well now, she has blossomed into an incredibly beautiful and fit woman. She keeps her skin youthful and glowing by regularly mixing at least 2 teaspoons of sugar into her regular cleanser and using it as a soft scrub. Try adding some sugar, salt of even oatmeal to your favorite cleanser to gently exfoliate your skin with irritating it.
Mariah Carey has been hitting high notes all throughout her career while looking amazing while doing so. Many critics believe that Mariah looks better now than she did at the beginning of her career. One of her many secrets includes applying a small dab of peppermint extract to her lips before going out into public. The peppermint acts as a catalyst that helps increase blood flow to her lips and gives her the soft, but sultry pout that the camera just loves!
Whether it be peppermint extract applied to your lips, olive oil for your nails or castor oil for your hair, there are an endless amount of celebrity beauty secrets out there to find what best suits your needs. Being a celebrity is a one and million opportunity, but looking like them isn’t. Beauty comes from the inside out, but for now at least you have just some of the techniques to help polish and revive your own beauty to help keep you looking more youthful and radiant 24/7 just like the celebrities.Julie Riggs MED RD LD
Registered and Licensed Dietician
Julie Riggs has been teaching fitness and nutrition skills to every population, from NFL players to the elderly, pre and post-natal moms to professional bodybuilders for her entire career. As a writer and consultant for www.i-supplements.com and as a registered dietician, personal trainer, and mom of three Julie brings real life perspective to the every day person's fitness and nutritional concerns.