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When it comes to beauty, who else to look to for sage advice than celebrities themselves? I mean, it’s their job to be beautiful nearly 24/7. The following 20 celebrity quotes about beauty are practical, inspiration and extraordinarily helpful. Up your game in the beauty department and know that you’re learning from the crème de la crème of beauty experts.

1. The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you. – Coco Chanel

2. A woman is most beautiful when she smiles. Other than that, the most valuable tip I’ve learned is always use a skin moisturizer! – Beyoncé

3. I use omega-3 oil. I love light oil on my skin. It’s one of my favorite feelings in the world. – Gwyneth Paltrow

4. Once I started drinking more water, my skin, hair and nails all flourished. – America Ferrera

5. There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion. – Edgar Allan Poe

6. When in doubt, wear red. – Bill Blass

7. Happy girls are the prettiest girls. – Audrey Hepburn

8. I always like to start with a matte base then add shimmer. – Scarlett Johansson

9. After applying foundation and a little blush, dust your face with translucent powder, then mist skin with a rosewater spray and lay a Kleenex over for a second. It makes your face seem flawless in a way that looks as if you aren’t wearing any makeup. – Liv Tyler

10. Nature gives you the face you have at 20; it is up to you to merit the face you have at 50. – Coco Chanel

11. Gorgeous hair is the best revenge. – Ivana Trump

12. To make lashes curl better, take a hair dryer to your eyelash curler for one or two seconds before using it. – Isla Fisher

13. Every woman – even women of color – should wear a blush bronzer. Not a sel-tanner bronzer. – Iman

14. My look is attainable. Women can look like Audrey Hepburn by flipping out their hair, buying the large sunglasses, and the little sleeveless dresses. – Audrey Hepburn

15. Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful. – Sophia Loren

16. Use concealer that’s two shades lighter than your actual skin tone and dot it under your eyes. It draws attention to your eyes and makes you look refreshed – which is great when you’re extra tired or have traveled a lot. – AnnaLynne McCord

17. To make lips look naturally pink, I put on red lipstick, wipe it off, and then apply clear gloss. – Halle Berry

18. I don’t like standard beauty. There is no beauty without strangeness. – Karl Lagerfeld

19. I don’t like plain nails. I get sad. – Zooey Deschanel

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