11 Weird Celebrity Makeup Hacks You Need To Try

by Emily McClure

When it comes to stepping up your beauty game, you may want to turn to some of these weird celebrity makeup hacks for inspiration. Even though many Hollywood's most famous faces have teams of dermatologists and makeup artists on speed dial, some prefer their own DIY methods to create a flawless finish. Whether it's a mayonnaise hair mask or an icy skincare secret, celebrities know how to fake their way to total perfection. In fact, some are so good that you may just want to steal them for your own routine.

As individuals who are constantly being photographed, interviewed, and live-streamed, these famous ladies have found some pretty interesting ways to keep themselves looking impeccable. What impresses me is that most of these celebrity-approved beauty hacks are completely achievable for everyday women, too. No top-shelf creams or serums here. These hacks are totally consumer friendly. How awesome is that? In fact, many of their hacks involve items that can be found in your pantry or medicine cabinet. You won't even need to leave your house in order to look like some of these gorgeous gals. Wondering what some of their top tricks are? Here are 11 weird celebrity makeup hacks that will help to improve your own beauty routine. No glam squad required.

1. Kate Hudson's Glowing Skin

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Despite what you may think, not all celebrities are born with radiant skin. In an interview with Redbook, Kate Hudson reveals that she'll occasionally dunk her face in ice water to revive her tired looking skin. According to the actress, this icy secret is her special trick to bringing color back to her complexion.

2. Cameron Diaz's Zit-Fighting Routine

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Did you accidentally (or not so accidentally) pop a pimple? Steal Cameron Diaz's skincare trick by applying Neosporin and Visine to the pimple. Her makeup artist, Gucci Westman, swears that this will take down the redness and swelling of the pimple, according to

3. Bella Hadid's Flawless Finish

If you're looking for a softer makeup look, Bella Hadid suggests to lie down while applying your makeup. According to, this will give you a more relaxed looking finish as your face isn't scrunched in front of a mirror.

4. Lauren Conrad's Wide Awake Eyes

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Reduce under eye puffiness like Lauren Conrad by using chilled potato slices. According to, she recommends chilling the potatoes, soaking them in water, and then applying to the lids for 15 minutes for refreshed, wide awake looking eyes.

5. Sandra Bullock's Youthful Eyes

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According to the, Sandra Bullock reportedly keeps lines and wrinkles at bay by using Preparation H under her eyes. As weird as it may sound, the cream is meant to shrink your swollen tissue, so it's not too far of a stretch for her to be using this under her eyes. See: Preparation H Ointment, $16, Amazon

6. Cindy Crawford's Skin Secret

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Spraying milk on your face may just be the secret to gorgeous skin. According to, model Cindy Crawford mixes a small amount of milk with water and spritzes the mixture on her face throughout the day to keep it hydrated.

7. Miranda Kerr's Flirty Lashes

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Don't have an eyelash curler on hand? In an interview with, Miranda Kerr suggests reaching for a spoon to curl your lashes.

8. Zoe Saldana's Shiny Hair

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As we all know, Zoe Saldana has amazing hair, and her secret to such shiny locks can be found at the grocery store. In an interview with Refinery29, Zaldana reports that she uses mayonnaise as a hair mask to keep her strands looking shiny and healthy.

9. Salma Hayek's DIY Salve

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There are few hair traumas that hurt worse than curling iron burns. However, actress, Salma Hayek has the perfect DIY for treating a burn. In an interview with Refinery29, the actress states that whipped egg whites will help to ease the pain of the burn while also preventing blisters or scarring.

10. Gigi Hadid's Perfected Pout

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Perfecting your pout for a selfie doesn't have to involve a filter. In fact, all you need is a nude lip gloss and a camera flash to give your lips a fuller look according to Gigi Hadid. The flash reflects off of the gloss giving your lips a wider appearance.

11. Lady Gaga's Glitter Removal Hack

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While glitter can look absolutely amazing when applied to the eyes, the fallout can totally ruin your face makeup. However, before you give up on glitter for good, steal Lady Gaga's trick for easy glitter removal. According to The Daily Mail, Gaga uses sellotape to remove excess glitter. Just pat the tape onto the fallout, and blot away. It's that simple!

See? Celebs are just like us. Well, sort of.